What does yawning, fatigue, and memory deficit, weight gain, lack of energy, irritability, disrupted digestion, stunted growth, heavy eyelids, and depression all have in common?
The answer is… lack of sleep.
Sleep is one of the most essential cornerstones of our lives. This means that it is extremely important that you do your research and implement whatever methods necessary to make sure that you are getting the proper amount of sleep each night.
Whether you are learning how to help your infant sleep through the night or you personally need some coaching on how to get better sleep, we want to help you implement a better nights sleep into your household.
To make it easier for you, we have done the difficult part. Here are the top 25 sleep blogs to follow in 2017.
On The Sleeping Blog you will find a variety of topics that may cause you to lay awake at night such as divorce, relationships, bedroom issues, money, sex, sleeping alone, parenting, and even infidelity, along with advice on how to cope.
The Better Sleep Guide covers topics such as stages of sleep, dreaming, healthy sleep habits, sleep resources, snoring, CPAP equipment, snore pillows, snoring causes, how to stop snoring, and sleep disorders such as insomnia, sleep apnea, and more.
Restonic discusses everything from finding the best mattress for your individual needs to methods to implement into your daily life that are proven to help you get a better nights rest. This is truly a versatile blog that you won’t want to miss.
Very Well is a blog with a plethora of topics dedicated to helping individuals everywhere take steps toward a better night sleep. You will find a wide variety of blogs on topics like common sleep disorders, sleep and health, causes of insomnia, and even what kind of health your healthcare should provide.
Sleep.org is powered by the National Sleep Foundation and covers exclusive topics such as, “maximizing sleep during summer travel” and “foods to eat to get a good night’s sleep”. On this blog you are sure to find the unique advice you may be looking for.
With a goal of helping one million people find their way back to great mental health by 2020, Sleepio is dedicated to providing its readers with the most up to date research and information available. They call themselves the first generation of “digital medicine.”
Matthew Proctor, senior editor and founder of Sleeping Resources, began this blog in 2011 to help a friend who suffers from chronic insomnia. The blog took off and now he is dedicated to providing up to date resources for anyone looking for support and more information.
The Sleep Hub’s motto is, “Sleep Well, Be well.” The believe that sleep is paramount to healthy and happy living, so they have taken the liberty to dedicate their blog to both the science of sleep medicine and the wellness of healthy living.
The Sleep Council was established in 1995 and is funded by the National Bed Federation. They produce information leaflets and guides. They are most well known for their “bed buyers guide”, which is an informational gold mine when it comes to searching for a new bed that will help you to sleep better at night.
Beddit is a sleep tracker you can buy from beddit.com, amazon, and even the apple store. This device will help you to see your sleep patterns so that you can make adjustments where necessary. Their blog also issues helpful advice on getting a restful nights sleep.
Dr. Shane is proud to share his findings on his blog, sleep easily, where he writes sleep research articles and helpful tips for sleeping better. He discusses a plethora of topics from keeping electronics off close to bed time to tips for police officers for a better nights sleep, to insomnia, and even cognitive therapy practices.
Sleep Junkies is a research based blog dedicated to compiling relevant articles to getting a better nights sleep all in one convenient location. They provide sleep news, views, interviews, devices you can buy to aid your sleep and more. We hope this guide has been helpful and will provide you with answers to any questions you have ever had about sleep patterns and getting better rest!
The Sleep Lady, Kim West, is exactly who it sounds like she is- a guru on sleep with 17 years experience! She particularly focuses on infant sleep and alternatives methods to “crying it out”. She approaches sleep with a gentle method that trains your infant to have good sleep habits while also encouraging strong parent-child attachment.
Craig Canapari, MD, is the director of he Yale Pediatri Sleep Center. He is also a parent and has become passionate about helping other parents to get their families to sleep better. He discusses sleep patterns from age 0 through the rest of life.
On the Sleep Sisters blog you will find advice from two moms who are sisters about what sleep methods worked best for their children. You will find answers to an array of questions such as, “When is the best age to start sleep training”, “how much sleep does my baby need”, “How do I help my co-sleeping infant learn to sleep on his own”, and more.
Dana Obleman, a parenting and sleep consultant, answers questions in her blog on helping your children sleep better from newborn age through childhood. In addition to her sleep training method, she also discusses advice for parents of fussy eaters as well as help with potty training.
Alexis claims that helping your little one to sleep better is her secret super power and she is more than excited to share it with the world. She breaks down sleep schedules and waking patterns in hopes to help parents better understand that routine their little ones go through to help them teach their children what a proper sleep routine looks like.
Emily-Jane Clark is a freelance journalist, writer, scriptwriter, and mom. She provides a fresh perspective into childhood sleep patterns and is bold about her views. She provides helpful tips and resources for parents to use to help their children go to sleep and stay asleep.
The Baby Sleep Site Blog has been seen in the Huffington Post, Parents Magazine, and was even featured on NBC News. This blog is dedicated to battling and explaining everything from mommy brain, pregnancy brain, and even your child's tough sleeping patterns.
Dr. Michael Breus, PhD focuses on Cognitive Behavioural Treatment for Insomnia in Adults. CBTI is a researched based technique with many years of proven results. On his blog he covers all topics from how insomnia to parenting may be affecting your sleep and suggests different changes you can implement to see improvement.
Debra is a mom, writer, and social media specialist from Florida. On The Warm Milk Journal you will find tips for insomnia, inspirational essays, meditation exercises, encouragement, support, and a community or “support group” to be a part of who all suffer from anxiety or insomnia causing lack of sleep.
Dr. Steven Park, an author and surgeon, gives advice on his blog to people who feel they are “always sick” or “always tired” and want to reclaim their personal health. He is passionate about his line of work and this is vividly evident through his writing and his work.
Martin Reed has been researching insomnia since 2009 to help combat his own personal struggles. He openly shares on his blog the credible resources he has found and hopes that it will shed some light to others who are struggling as he has.
Julie Flygare is a narcolepsy spokesperson and is an award winning author of the book “Wide Awake and Dreaming: A memoir of Narcolepsy.” She lives in Los Angeles and has taken to passionately speaking out across the country about how to cope with narcolepsy.
Wake Up Narcolepsy is dedicated to providing the general public with as many resources to deal with narcolepsy as possible. Wake Up Narcolepsy is dedicated to providing funding to find a cure for narcolepsy along with increasing awareness and providing supportive resources.
You can't get a good nights sleep on an uncomfortable mattress. Luckily for us, Get Best Mattress offers insightful reviews and commentary on the competitive and often confusing mattress market, helping you choose the best mattress for your needs.
We hope this guide has been helpful and will provide you with answers to any questions you have ever had about sleep patterns and getting better rest.