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    15 Natural Foods to Help with Insomnia

    Did you know there are certain foods that contain naturally occurring sleep inducing substances? I wanted to share with you my top ones that I have tried and have made a difference. Of course you may need to try a few of these to find the best ones for you. Ones that will help you settle down for a really good quality sleep.

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    How to use a bed wedge pillow for sleeping

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    A bed wedge or a bed wedge pillow is a great invention! There are so many uses for the bed wedge pillow from helping you to relieve indigestion, heartburn or indeed helping raise you up to prevent snoring. I use it for the snoring part! My husband has had to put up with me snoring for so long that I opted for purchase a bed wedge to raise my head up so I wouldn’t snore. It really has helped as I haven’t heard him complain since I started to use it!

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    Top Tips for sleeping well in the third trimester of pregnancy

    pregnancy pillow

    Doctors always tell you to rest well before baby comes but what if you are struggling to get enough sleep in the third trimester of your pregnancy? When pregnant I had no problem sleeping until the third trimester when I became very uncomfortable. It’s certainly a challenge to get comfortable when baby is ready to come out in to the world.

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    How sleeping can improve your academic & work performance

    how sleep can improve grades

    There are days when my body feels like I could sleep forever.  There are days where I seem to go round in a daze because I didn’t get enough sleep the previous night.  Sleep is a biological necessity for us all.  It is designed to help us maintain a healthy lifestyle.  It is critical for our brain to function as it helps us reach optimum level of the cognitive functions such as memory, critical thinking, learning and our decision making.

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    Sleep mask benefits for aiding sleep

    Sleep mask benefits are numerous. In the winter I don’t seem to have a problem getting to sleep.  In fact I find it very hard getting up when the winter brings us dark mornings too.  However, in the spring and indeed summer it’s hard to stay asleep with the sunrise coming through curtains.  I know you can opt for black out curtains but you may not want to change your decor.

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