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Category: Sleep Health

If you’re anything like us, you’d never say no to a weekend getaway or faraway destination. The advent of air travel has afforded us the luxury of condensing a weeks-long journey into mere hours, but that expedient travel comes at a cost. Money aside, the true cost of air travel comes in the form of…

We all love our furry, four-legged friends. Because they’re a source of joy, comfort and security during the day, many pet owners choose to keep their furballs close at night as well. The comfort is undeniable, but is it good for your sleep? Like many aspects of your individual sleep routine, your personal circumstances will…

There’s a certain freedom behind the adage, “age is just a number”. It reminds us not to worry about conforming to age-based expectations. After all, you can’t help growing older, but that doesn’t mean you have to look, feel or behave your age! When it comes to your sleep, it turns out age is intimately…

Ah, summer—the few months when longer daylight hours lend themselves to later nights (and mornings!) While it’s an indulgence we all enjoy, it isn’t as fun when we’re preparing to go back to school. As September rounds the corner, we know a regular routine is paramount to kids’ success in school, and that includes sleep….

If you’re anything like us, you find a certain coziness and comfort under the weight of a heavy blanket. There’s just something so satisfying about feeling tucked in, bundled, and embraced as you drift off to sleep. When the colder months come around, we heap all of the blankets on our beds and bask in…

In today’s innovative world, there is no shortage of creative sleep solutions to help you sleep better. While most of these solutions require apps, attachments, or gadgets, there’s also a growing interest in natural and environmental sleep aids, like plants. Yes, plants! It turns out that our wonderful, leafy companions have benefits beyond sprucing up…

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time to go outside for some fresh air, sunshine, and exercise. But what happens when you hop in bed after a long, adventure-filled day and it’s a little too hot? Two hours later you’re lying there, still awake—exhausted, flustered, and desperate for sleep. If only you could…

When you think of sleep apnea treatment, you probably think of the oxygen mask and tubing we see in airplane safety demonstrations: CPAP machines. While CPAP machines are one of our favourite treatments for sleep apnea, they aren’t our only one. In fact, an increasing number of mask-free alternatives have begun to hit the marketplace,…

With summer in full swing, the hot weather and the sunny evenings go hand in hand with one of the most quintessential Canadian traditions—road trips! There’s nothing quite like preparing for a long, multi-day drive to visit family, go camping in the woods, or explore a new part of the country. Clothing? Check! Food? Check!…

Sleep struggles are typically the result of one of three things: Our genetics, our environment or our lifestyle—or a combination of the three! This month, we’re tackling a specific lifestyle choice that can help get you a happier sleep and a healthier life: Quitting smoking. We all know smoking is one of the worst things…