Productivity – Amerisleep Blog https://www.amerisleep.com/blog A timely guide to staying ahead of the pack in productivity, sustainability and rest. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:54:38 +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 Productivity – Amerisleep Blog https://www.amerisleep.com/blog 32 32 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 Simple Journal Hack That Can Help You Tackle Your To-Do List https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/what-is-a-bullet-journal/ Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:55:31 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3199 Chances are, you rely on your phone to help you get stuff done. Whether it’s a calendar synched to your laptop, an app that keeps you from scrolling through Buzzfeed when you’re supposed to be working, or a running to-do list in your notes, your device is your central command center. At least, it was. […]

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Why Light is Essential for Great Sleep and Optimum Health: An Interview with Ken Ceder https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/light-sleep-interview-ken-ceder/ Tue, 03 Jan 2017 13:55:48 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3135 Natural light exposure doesn’t just have a major impact on your sleep. According to some experts, it’s essential for your overall health. Ken Ceder is a researcher who has studied the biological benefits of light for nearly three decades. He’s also the Executive Director of Science of Light, a nonprofit organization focused on biologically beneficial […]

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The Surprising Way Your Mood Might Be Messing With Your Productivity–And What to Do About It https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/mood-messing-with-productivity/ Thu, 29 Dec 2016 13:55:40 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3115 When you were 16, a bad mood could cause you entire day to spiral out of control. Crush made fun of you in gym class? Didn’t make the debate team? Chances are, you weren’t so fun to be around for the rest of the day. These days, things are different. Sure, feeling crummy always sucks. […]

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6 Ways to Get Rid of Your Old Junk Without Throwing it in the Trash https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/get-rid-of-junk-without-trash/ Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:55:37 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3132 There’s something about clutter that makes most of us break out into a cold sweat. From the piles of clothes that never get worn, to the useless gadgets that clutter your kitchen drawers (cherry pitter, anyone?), to the old skiing equipment you haven’t touched in who-knows-how-long, having stuff around that you don’t need is bizarrely […]

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6 Natural Ways to Soothe Your Tension Headache–That Work https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/soothe-tension-headache/ Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:55:33 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3158 If there’s one thing that can kill your mood and zap your ability to get anything done, it’s a headache — particularly, a tension headache. They’re shockingly common, affecting up to 80% of Americans at least once in a while. Unlike migraines, tension headaches aren’t usually severe, and they won’t leave you nauseous or cause […]

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Is Your Minimalist Space Making You Less Productive? https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/minimalist-space-less-productive/ Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12:55:50 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3081 The minimalist approach seems increasingly popular, with clean and simple designs abounding. Less physical stuff equals less stuff to think about, which equals more time to get the important stuff done. That’s the mantra of most minimalists. And if you fee your productivity nearing zero, following suit might seem like a tempting idea. Going the […]

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7 Morning People Share Their Secrets for Feeling Awake First Thing in the AM https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/morning-people-share-secrets/ Tue, 06 Sep 2016 12:55:17 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3090 If getting up early seems as horrible to you as, say, getting a root canal, you might marvel at those morning people who bound out of bed the second their alarm goes off. Where are their magical, morning-loving powers coming from? And how can they possibly be in such a good mood? Chances are, you’ve […]

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The Bedtime Habit You’re Definitely Guilty of–and How to Break it https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/bedtime-habit-guilty/ Thu, 01 Sep 2016 12:55:26 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3076 Checking your email. Snacking on a sleeve of cookies. Letting your furry friend share your sleeping space. Bad bedtime habits prove a dime a dozen, but the most common one out there might be the most overlooked of all. We’re talking about bedtime procrastination. Basically, the official scientific name for staying up too late for […]

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How a Tech-Free Bedroom Creates Smarter Sleep https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/tech-free-bedroom-sleep/ Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:55:26 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=2967 Do you remember the last time you plopped onto your mattress without a phone or tablet in hand—or at least, within arm’s reach? If you can’t remember, you’re not alone. A whopping 90% of us regularly use devices within the hour before bed. And science suggests these late-night screen sessions do no favors for your […]

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