How to Sleep Well | Get to Know Your Circadian Clock

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Have you ever wondered how the body’s processes are timed? How does the body know when it’s hungry? Or how does it know when it’s time for sleep?
These processes, and many others, are managed by the body’s internal clock. This biological clock is a sophisticated physical mechanism entrusted with determining the timing of processes in the body. It exists in all living creatures (even plants). The circadian rhythm – our biological clock – is responsible for adapting the body’s activities to the hours of day (sunlight) and night (darkness).

Trouble Sleeping | Eat Your Way to Better Sleep

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We all know by now that what and when we drink have a direct effect on our sleep. Drinking more than 400 mg of caffeine a day, or enjoying a cup of coffee a couple of hours before bedtime, can interfere with our sleep, as well as having an alcoholic drink prior to sleep. But what about food? The connection between sleep and what we eat might not be so obvious. If you’re having trouble sleeping, you should know that paying attention to what we eat is just as important as controlling our caffeine or alcohol consumption, and knowing how different foods affect our body can help keep us alert during the day, and better prepare our body for a good night’s sleep.

How to Fall Asleep Fast |
Do’s and Don’ts

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If it takes you long minutes, or even hours to fall asleep, or you wake up at night and have a hard time falling back to sleep, there are probably several factors rocking the foundations on which your sleep is based. Sleep hygiene, as part of sleep training, refers to the “do’s” and “don’ts” of sleep