Week in Sleep: Back to Sleep

By Alyse Borkan  |  Oct 23, 2015
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While you were up late watching Back to the Future II for umpteenth time, we stayed up to date on these sleep stories. Here is everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

According to recent studies, about 40% of couples are now sleeping in separate beds. Though this is not necessarily a bad thing, people are beginning to realize they have different sleep habits, and they’re best off sleeping apart. Maybe it’s time to end the bedtime battles with these gadgets. (Van Winkle’s)

Today, a fancy latte in NYC can set you back $6. Quite the hefty price to pay for a morning indulgence. For only $0.05, you can get a cup of coffee at Wall Drug in Wall, South Dakota, making it a top contender for the cheapest cup in the country. (Eater)

What’s best for weight loss? Your diet, your exercise regimen… and the amount of sleep you get? Because it is tied to food intake and activity levels, sleep regulates your energy levels and hormone production, playing a large part in staying in shape. (US News)

One of the very worst sounds in the world is your alarm clock. Are you one of those people that sets it a bit earlier, only to hit the snooze button as many times as you can before you absolutely have to wake up? (We are.) But how much good is that actually doing you? Hint: not a whole lot. (Van Winkle’s)

Some people wear their sleep-deprivation like a badge of honor, bragging about how busy they are and how hard they’ve been working. Yet, is this really the case? Here’s some insight into the sleeping habits of 21 highly successful people (and they actually really prioritize their zzz’s). (Time)

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