According this study, there is such a thing as sleeping too long – and it could be deadly

2019-12-14 20:45

A large study found that people who sleep too long at night – and also those who take regular extended afternoon naps – have a significantly increased risk of having a stroke.

11 things that can happen when you're sleeping that seem weird but are actually normal

2019-03-24 12:57

INSIDER spoke to several doctors to find out what weird things can happen during the night that are actually pretty normal.

Being rocked to sleep isn't just for babies

2019-02-01 07:24

In a study, volunteers fell asleep more rapidly and had longer periods of deeper sleep when rocked.

Watch: You can sleep up to 4 hours inside these nap pods for R155 — in the middle of the city

2018-09-16 14:01

Inside the UK's first "nap pods". Located in Old Street, London, the pods are a place you can go to relax and recharge your batteries.

5 practical tips for sleeping better

2018-08-01 11:09

Having a good night's rest directly impacts your mental and physical health, and the quality of your everyday life.

Here's why you should be napping – and for just 30 minutes

2018-03-27 07:12

A nap can offer a quick recharge in the middle of a busy day.

Is taping your mouth shut the key to undisturbed sleep?

2017-05-29 14:43

Getting your eight hours can often be more challenging than making it to the end of the month with money still left in your account.

How science can make your baby sleep better

2017-02-28 12:34

Consider these tips from a psychology professor on how to get your child to sleep better.

Is your pillowcase giving you bad skin?

2015-01-29 16:24

Want better skin? Maybe the key lies in your bedding.

Babies need routine

2014-10-02 12:20

Find out how to set a reasonable routine for your baby.


Here's how to sleep well on a hot summer night if you don't have air conditioning

2019-10-28 05:59

Hot summer nights can make it difficult to take a snooze, but there are some ways to cool down without AC.

5 things you think are helping you sleep — but actually aren’t

2019-03-16 20:12

There are plenty of hacks and tricks that are supposed to help you fall asleep and stay asleep. But, a lot of these might not be working very well for you. Here are a few things that aren't actually helping you sleep.

I tried the hack that helps you fall asleep in 2 minutes — and it actually worked

2018-10-02 10:31

Over the years, I've tried a bunch of different tricks to try to get myself to fall asleep a little easier.


2018-08-20 13:11

While mourners gathered at the West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg to pay their final respect to late rapper Linda “ProKid” Mkhize, a “drunk” man caught some people’s attention.

Bose's new R3,300 Sleepbuds are designed to help you sleep — here's how they work

2018-06-23 14:03

Bose Sleepbuds are lightweight and low profile, and they block out exterior noise.

Is napping good or bad for you?

2017-09-14 10:00

Your need to nap may be genetic—or a symptom of health trouble.

How to send the bags under your eyes packing

2017-04-25 10:16

Just can't seem to get rid of those bags under your eyes? Here's a few easy hacks to avoid puffiness.

What's wrong with my 6-week-old

2015-10-12 10:20

Just as soon as you get used to your newborn's habits, he hits the six-week mark, and the whole game changes. Here's what to expect - and how to cope.

No babies napping on the couch!

2014-10-27 14:07

Sudden infant death syndrome is more likely in babies who are left to nap on the couch.

Evening workouts don't affect sleep quality

2014-02-27 15:43

Researchers found that people who exercised in the evening reported sleeping just as well as those who weren't active in the hours before bed.

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