Amerisleep Blog https://www.amerisleep.com/blog A timely guide to staying ahead of the pack in productivity, sustainability and rest. Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:15:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-early-bird-amerisleep_favicon_lg-32x32.png Amerisleep Blog https://www.amerisleep.com/blog 32 32 Can you Stay Late? https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/can-you-stay-late/ Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:46:23 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3864 It’s after five p.m., and you’re trying to find a stopping point on a project your team has been struggling with for weeks. Several of your co-workers have walked briskly past your desk, juggling messenger and workout bags, treading lightly, trying to avoid the boss, eyes focused like a laser beam as they move toward […]

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Remote Workers and Rest https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/remote-workers-and-rest/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:17:55 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3851 Working adults are increasingly working from home (WFH). With 43 percent of Americans working at least some of the time from home, this modern, alternative office has expanded the bandwidth of the professional community. While working from home offers comfort and convenience, we wanted to explore both its positive and negative implications. After breaking down […]

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Caffeine Kick https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/caffeine-kick/ Wed, 30 May 2018 15:00:15 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3554 Americans are serious about their coffee. So much so that millennials are reportedly spending more to stay energized than on their retirement plans. That got us curious about other details related to their coffee consumption. To learn more about people’s caffeinated habits, we polled 1,008 respondents concerning these buzzy beverages. We asked them how often […]

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Sleeping at Work https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/sleeping-at-work/ Thu, 19 Apr 2018 22:47:58 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3570 Sleep impacts your health, well-being, and job productivity. Most adults should aim for seven or eight hours of sleep a night, and coming up short can affect how we think, feel, and perform at work. If you do fall short, it’s tempting to squeeze in a nap here and there – and according to our […]

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Sleep and Disease Correlation https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/sleep-disease-correlation/ Thu, 01 Mar 2018 16:00:28 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3536 While falling into bed at the end of a long day can feel like a luxury, medical research shows it’s more of a necessity instead. At a cellular level, our bodies rely on sleep to repair and replace crucial tissues, fight infection, and enable cognitive functions in our waking hours. Accordingly, sleep deprivation has been […]

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More Zzz’s Please https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/more-zzzs-please/ Thu, 16 Nov 2017 21:02:54 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3519 Scientists and researchers recommend the average adult should get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night, but do you know how many Americans miss this mark? Considering how important sleep is to our productivity, creativity, and general health, we surveyed more than 1,300 Americans to understand their sleeping habits – from which major […]

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How to Cope When Your Partner Has a Different Sleep Routine https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/cope-partner-different-sleep-routine/ Sun, 27 Aug 2017 23:54:19 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3346 If you’re one of the 70% of U.S. adults who share your sleeping space with a significant other, you know that bedtime isn’t all cuddles and kisses. Nope, sleeping in the same bed with someone else is often an exercise in patience—and compromise. A partner’s buzzsaw-like snoring or restless legs can keep you awake for […]

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The Stuff Dreams are Made Of https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/stuff-dreams-made/ Tue, 01 Aug 2017 17:38:23 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3443 Remembered or not, dreams occur in everybody’s sleep for roughly two hours each night. From the ones that feel indistinguishable from reality to the dreams that mentally vanish before you even open your eyes, the habit of dreaming is universal. We surveyed over 1,000 people across the country to understand what they dream about and how they […]

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Counting Sheep and Losing Sleep? https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/counting-sheep-losing-sleep/ Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:00:04 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3416 It’s no secret that sleep is a key factor in a person’s health, mental fitness, and overall wellness. Adequate sleep has been shown to improve memory, extend our life expectancy, and improve our productivity. And not getting enough of it puts us at risk for chronic health conditions, makes us more accident-prone, and can even […]

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Does Sleep Impact Work Habits https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/sleep-impact-work-habits/ Wed, 12 Apr 2017 22:37:23 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3387 On average, we spend 26 years asleep over the course of our lifetime. Science suggests that adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep every night – and for the most part, Americans are listening. In 2015, a report found that the average adult in the U.S. slept for eight hours and 50 minutes […]

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