Sleep: Have You Had Your Eight Hours?

In 1960, according to a survey of several thousand participants, most Americans got an average of 8-8.9 hours of sleep each night. In 2002, a comparison survey found we now get an average of 6.9-7 hours of sleep each night, and a significant proportion of us get even less on a regular basis.1 Meanwhile, asContinue reading “Sleep: Have You Had Your Eight Hours?”

The Sleep Crisis – Getting Adequate Rest: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of

“What a great massage. It put me right to sleep.” For many, to be relaxed enough to fall asleep is a measure of a good massage. On the other hand, for many, it doesn’t take much skill on the therapist’s part for them to slip off to dreamland, they are so sleep-deprived that all theyContinue reading “The Sleep Crisis – Getting Adequate Rest: The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of”

Sleep: Have You Had Your Eight Hours?

In 1960, according to a survey of several thousand participants, most Americans got an average of 8-8.9 hours of sleep each night. In 2002, a comparison survey found we now get an average of 6.9-7 hours of sleep each night, and a significant proportion of us get even less on a regular basis.1 Meanwhile, asContinue reading “Sleep: Have You Had Your Eight Hours?”