Blog Posts - Sleep Deprivation



Why I Am Tired (Hint: It is Baowa’s Fault)

Guys, I am so tired. I never truly understand why I heard all of these parents saying they were tired when I was younger (and naive). How could they possibly be tired? Don’t babies sleep all of the time? Only now do I realize how misguided my e...
by New Crunchy Mom on May 26, 2016

How to Sleep Like A Baby By Dr Juliet McGrattan

I'm excited to welcome Dr Juliet McGrattan, GP, writer and runner extraordinaire to Honest Mum. Read more...
by Honest Mum on May 25, 2016

5 Top Tips to Help Insomnia

by Mike Geary - Certified Nutrition SpecialistAuthor of the best sellers: The Fat Burning KitchenI've noticed in my travels and with working with clients that a large majority of people in today's fast-paced stressful world are struggling at lea...
by My Fitness Hut Blog on May 13, 2016

Triangles and Wommmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

I fell into bed early, and slept like someone who had a full day of fresh mountain air that was crisp and full of goodness. I slept hard, drooling on my husband's pillow until the sound made me sit straight up in bed.It was was Julia. I heard her voi...

4 In The Bed…

We’ve all been there. Clinging to the edges of our beds while the kids Lord it up, spread eagled, in the middle.  There were 4 in the bed and the little one said “Let’s all kick Mammy and Daddy so they get fuck all sleep and their...
by Confessions Of An Irish Mammy on Jan 14, 2016

five Ways To Hack Your Brain Into Awesomeness

five Ways To Hack Your Brain Into Awesomeness  Learn More While You SleepSo say you haven't followed that first step up there and choose to continue sleeping like other mere mortals. A very minor change in your schedule can still let you us...
by Best Daily Entries on Nov 13, 2015

ACLU sues psychologists over CIA interrogation tactics, Rise in child abuse investigations linked to fears of witchcraft

ACLU sues psychologists over CIA interrogation tactics   The Associated Press  ERIC TUCKER Oct 13th 2015  WASHINGTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday sued two former Air Force psychologists who designed a CIA...

Sleep Lay Behind Me Like a Broken Ocean

It's 5:19 am and I've been awake for more than an hour. Traditionally I go to sleep fast. I can wake up ten times a night and then immediately roll over and be back to sleep in nothing flat. Often I don't recall that I've awoken. Not tonight.First I...
by Live From The Wang of America on Aug 12, 2015

Why You Need More Sleep and How to Get It

I often write on here about my endless goal to achieve a good work/life balance and how it's intrinsically linked to health and well being, because I want to feel my best, for myself and my kids.  Read more...
by Honest Mum on Aug 8, 2015

The Benefits of Swaddling, Plus Adorable Swaddle Blankets from Captain SillyPants at Eleventh Avenue!

When babies have trouble sleeping, their parents do, too. And the effects of sleep deprivation can be extremely acute on one’s mental and physical health. A mother may lose up to 350 hours of sleep during her baby’s first year of life, resulting...
by Susan Heim on Parenting on Apr 12, 2015

Sick of Winter Bugs

So, I'm not usually one to throw a pity party in real life or online but you know what, I'm about to and it's going to be a full on get your freak on' pity RAVE, so I understand if you have another, non-whiney sweet as pie blog to hit right now and w...
by Honest Mum on Feb 16, 2015

10 Tips To Help Sleep-Deprived Parents

Sleep-deprivation isn't just for parents of newborns, I'm still waiting for my 5 year old, Oliver to sleep through the night, every night. Really.Both he and Alexander are light sleepers like their Mama and both will usually wake up at least once a n...
by Honest Mum on Jan 27, 2015

5 Hunger Questions Help Beat Food Cravings

by Alexa Fleckenstein, MDUse these questions to crush your cravings for good!Adapted From The Diabetes Cure#1. Are you really hungry, or are you just a creature of habit?When the clock strikes noon, what's your first thought? Odds are, you begin...
by My Fitness Hut Blog on Jan 13, 2015

Mobile Devices Taking Toll on Teen Sleep

Last summer, Zintro experts shared their views about the lack of sleep among teenagers. At the time, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) had just released a statement that later... Read More The post Mobile Devices Taking Toll on Teen...
by Zintro Blog on Jan 8, 2015

My Beauty Sleep - Every Mattress Has A Story

I know some of us are suffering from sleep deprivation due to our workloads, stress or too many late night activities / parties. This can caused us to look haggard, fatigue, under performed or make silly mistakes. So how many hours do you sleep a day...
by Sunshine Kelly on Dec 19, 2014

CIA Torture Report: Chinese Communist Methods, Waterboarding, Sleep deprivation, Exposure to cold, Physical isolation, Sensory deprivation, Physical degradation

"They were interrogated using methods such as waterboarding, slapping, humiliation, exposure to cold, and sleep deprivation." "It described how two instructors from the Navy went to the Guantanamo Bay detention centre in 2002 to teach 24 guards there...

Sleep deprived?

Sleep deprived?WHAT IS IT?Sleep deprivation is the condition of not having enough sleep; it can be either chronic or acute. A chronic sleep-restricted state can cause fatigue, daytime sleepiness, clumsiness and weight lo...
by Health and Life on Dec 5, 2014

Authoritarian Fall-Back

I haven’t slept in 4 days. Or maybe it’s 5 days.  I can’t remember anymore and it’s unimportant.  The point is that I’m bone tired and I’ve fallen into the patterns that I learned as a child.   The patterns...
by TouchstoneZ on Nov 25, 2014

Authoritarian Fall-Back

I haven’t slept in 4 days. Or maybe it’s 5 days.  I can’t remember anymore and it’s unimportant.  The point is that I’m bone tired and I’ve fallen into the patterns that I learned as a child.   The patterns...
by TouchstoneZ on Nov 25, 2014

Bill, I believe this is killing me

Here’s a helpful hint for anyone who comes into contact with parents of twins. (Actually, this is good advice for dealing with parents of newborns in general) There is one word that you should never use to describe yourself: Tired. … Cont...
by The Cutter Rambles on Oct 22, 2014


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