Week in Sleep: Wish We Woke Up in Bali

By Dylan Blanchard  |  Jun 17, 2016
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While you were dreaming of summer vacations, we stayed up to date on these sleep stories. Everything you need to know to sleep soundly this weekend:

We’ve all stayed in bed on a Saturday night to finish the new season of our favorite show. Binge-watching has become part of the “millennial starter pack”, and now Netflix has some cold, hard facts about just how quickly we fly through our favorite series.  (The New York Times)

Worried your child isn’t getting the proper amount of sleep? Looking to push bedtime a bit earlier? Sleep experts have laid out by age just how much sleep is fulfilling for your kids. (Van Winkle’s )

It’s not the first time televisions, computers, and smart devices have been called out for hindering a good night’s sleep, but the latest to get a bad rap is video games. This study gives you the lowdown on how playing video games negatively impacts an adequate slumber. (Science Daily)

There’s more to sleep then just shutting your eyes. Your weight and diet have an affect on the quality of your sleep, too! All the more reason to make health conscious decisions when hunkering down in the kitchen.  (The Indian Express)

Finding the comfort of your desk doesn’t quite equate to the comfort of your pillow? Check out this new nap accessory for work that will help your midday crash be one for the books. (PSFK)

 

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