Saturday, June 6, 2020

Time Change Disruption—and Countermeasures

What time is it anyway? The clocks on the wall are being shifted back and forth, the sun is rising at a different hour,...

Your Doctor Is In, But Is She Awake?

Last week, to my delight, a returning patient whom I have followed since 2011, began our session with a smile, “I am still cured.”...

Interminable Terminal Insomnia, Part II

SO THERE I WAS, NIGHT AFTER NIGHT, WAKING UP AT 3 A.M. despite my best efforts at sleep hygiene. My new therapist suggested a...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Nap

Napoleon napped; so did Einstein; Churchill, too. What can naps do for YOU? HOW DO WE EXPLAIN naps and siestas? The best explanation we have...
A Wake Up Call About Sleep and Rest

A Wake-up Call About Sleep and Rest

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD A Lancet Psychiatry study published in May 2018 measured the activity/rest patterns in more than 90,000 people by having them wear wrist...

Depressed, Then Sleepless? Or Vice Versa?

New research addresses this classic chicken-and-egg problem by showing that direct attention to insomnia can speed up relief from depression. read more
A Tale of two sleepers

A Tale of Two Sleepers

How a champion sleeper and an insomniac learned to synchronize their sleep schedules. It was the best of sleep, it was the worst of sleep—in...

Welcome to Chronotherapy!

If you find yourself plodding through the day, chronotherapy may provide the key. Learn how to adjust your circadian rhythms so they get into...

Does Counting Sheep Work? And What Can You Do If It Doesn’t?

Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Counting sheep to go to sleep has a long history, beginning at least in the twelfth century in the Islamic world. But...

How to Take a Power Nap

How to Take a Power Nap: Tips from the Latest Research Elizabeth Saenger, PhD Use these evidence-based tips on strategic napping to: increase your energy level ...

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