Special reports on sleep

Eight ways you can improve your sleep and get better grades

It’s back to school time. Are you wondering how to prepare for it? Here are some suggestions that will help you stay alert and be at your best all year long.

What normal sleep changes can be expected as you age?

Getting sufficient and good-quality sleep is a key to aging well, as it improves the odds of physical,
cognitive and emotional health. Did you know that unsatisfactory sleep is NOT a hallmark of aging?

Happy Sleep-Filled Holidays: The Best Gift Ever!

Santa is at your doorstep and, like over half of Canadians who report being willing to cut back on sleep to accomplish more in the day, you are probably feeling a little sleep-deprived after spending December running around getting everything done before the holidays.

Winter is coming! Daylight Savings Time, Fall Back!

Daylight Saving Time (DST), the name says it all. DST is done to save daylight by adjusting local clock time to match peak periods of activity, e.g. work, play and travel. In the fall, we all know how the days get gradually shorter in Canada, resulting in less light/daytime. That’s why politicians invented a way for society to negotiate with Mother Nature and her seasons by adjusting the local time.

The Art and Science of Napping

Call it a snooze, a doze, some shuteye, a few winks: the nap has its fans. Some like the idea but can’t seem to pull it off, while others avoid it. It comes in different forms…