8 sleep stealers to avoid (1/9)

Are you tossing and turning at night? Your daily habits might be interfering with your sleep, and health

Tech in the bedroom

You take your smartphone and tablet everywhere, so it’s not unusual for your gadgets to hit the sack with you, but these accessories can interfere with snoozing. “Using these devices at bedtime has a significant impact on sleep quality. For people who struggle with sleep, technology should be turned off two to four hours before bedtime,” says Samuels. The bright light emitted from smartphone and tablet screens can interfere with your internal body clock’s sleep mechanism. So, when you’re busy searching the web, your brain can’t relax and allow sleep to take hold.

    1   ...   >>    

Related content:

Secrets to Staying Healthy & Happy



So many doctors are unfamiliar with the painful and confusing condition called fibromyalgia that just getting a diagnosis may be something of a relief. You can now begin an effective treatment program and quickly get on the road to recovery.


What is the Glycemic Index?

Research shows that improving the quality of the carbs you eat can reap major benefits, and all it takes is making some simple exchanges in your daily menu. Here’s how to tell the difference between healthy and unhealthy carbs


Events: What to do this week

Why not ride your bike to work, help the hungry, chat with a holistic nutritionist or show your support for breast cancer research? Here’s how to get involved.Ride your bike to workMay 30Greater Toronto Area (but anyone, anywhere, can partipate)Funny how riding a bike to work isn’t the norm for most Canadians. While we could […]