The Healthiest Sleeping Positions Infographic


We all know how important the right posture is for your health throughout the day. But did you know that this doesn’t stop once you close your eyes at night?

Which sleeping positions are best, which ones are the sleeping equivalent of walking on your hands? This great infographic lays it all out.

Healthiest Sleeping Positions

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Let Your Kids Sleep More For Better Grades


TIME

Sorry, parents, but you might need to start enforcing bedtime. Or letting your kids sleep in.

While no one likes a bedtime battle, a new study shows that a good night’s sleep can translate to improved academic performance. Researchers at McGill University and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal found that children who had a better quality sleep performed better in math and languages.

Specifically researchers found a link between academic performance and something called sleep efficiency, which is more or less how well you sleep at night. “Sleep efficiency is the proportion of the amount of time you slept to the amount of time you were in bed,” says clinical psychologist Reut Gruber, lead author of the study. “Simply put, you go to bed, you lie down and spend time in bed, but if you’re not able to sleep through the time in bed, that’s not efficient…

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