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Sleep debt might be the reason you’re always tired—here’s how to avoid it

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you’re all revved up for the new semester, it’s easy to skip sleep in favor of diving into your new coursework. OK, it’s easy to skip sleep...
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Prioritize Your Mental Health this School Year

Start the school year off right and prioritize your mental health! Getting enough sleep, developing stress resiliency and managing anxiety are all important factors in maintaining your mental health. Student Health Services offers a...
Student Health Services – Resources for the 2017-2018 School Year

Student Health Services – Resources for the 2017-2018 School Year

The 2017-2018 school year is upon us and Student Health Services is here for you to make sure you have all the resources you need to have a healthy, happy and successful school year!Click...
Sleep Advice from WashU Students

Sleep Advice from WashU Students

 Students and faculty share their personal and professional advice on the importance of sleep and how to get a better night's rest!Click here for sleep articles, tips and info.  
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Take a nap or push on through?

Rate this article and enter to winWhat’s in a nap? If you’re doing it right, napping brings a bunch of benefits: improved learning ability, memory, alertness, physical and mental stamina, and relief from stress....
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Bliss out, don’t miss out: The joy and solace of sleep

Rate this article and enter to winStudents adore and crave sleep. When we asked hundreds of you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked second—behind only “being with someone I love,”...
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How to stretch your way to better sleep

Rate this article and enter to winJust as you crawl into bed, you remember that you forgot to finish your calculus assignment (now you’ll need to wake up early to do it). Then you...
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Still awake? How to get to sleep when you can’t

Rate this article and enter to winTired? Lying awake at night? If you have insomnia, you may take a half-hour or longer to fall asleep and frequently get less than six hours, according to...
Upgrade your sleep: Simple bedroom solutions

Upgrade your sleep: Simple bedroom solutions

Rate this article and enter to winStudents sleep in all kinds of places: residence halls, shared apartments, random couches, the occasional classroom. Some of those spots work far better than others, in part because...
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Sleep study: Top 10 tips for better nights

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of sleep have been unarguably established by science. Restful nights are strongly associated with happiness, healthy weight maintenance, reduced risk of chronic disease, and having a...