Overthinking at night? 6 strategies for better sleep.

Overthinking at night — about insomnia and other matters — is a common problem for many of my patients with sleep disorders. It interferes with falling asleep or going back to sleep, and prevents peaceful rest when they can’t sleep anyway. Overthinking usually refers to thought processes such as racing thoughts or perseveration. The content —[…]

Why Can’t I Sleep?

If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, you’re not alone. The Institute of Medicine reports that between 50 million and 70 million adults in the U.S. have a sleep disorder. Nearly half of all adults report snoring, and more than one-third report that they get less than 7 hours of sleep in a typical[…]

You Asked: Is It Good or Bad to Take a Nap?

You’re right to be confused. Even as a recent study linked napping to higher mortality, companies and colleges across the U.S. are installing nap rooms to boost productivity. Truly, it would be a dream to get some napping consensus.   But whether or not napping is right for you depends. “First of all, it’s important[…]