The Right Kind of Sleep for Better Sleep Month

Better Sleep Month

May is Better Sleep Month, so we had tips and info to help you get a better night’s sleep.   Insufficient sleep is a huge problem for Americans. Check out this guide for better sleep to improve yours. Are your mattress and bedroom helping you sleep? Take these quizzes to find out.   Getting a new […]

Stop the Tossing and Turning

My Healthy Journey: Finding Time for Sleep

It’s been a busy year for my team at Health Alliance, so I hope you’ve been enjoying Nicole’s Chasing Health series while I’ve been too busy to post! When life gets busy and stress takes over, the first thing that always goes for me is sleep. I’ve never been very good at getting a lot […]

Sleep Awareness

Sleep Awareness Week

This week is Sleep Awareness Week, just in time for the Daylight Savings Time change, so we will be giving you tips and info about getting a healthy amount of sleep each day. Approximately 30% of Americans suffer from some insomnia symptoms, and 10% have issues functioning during the day because of it. 37 million […]

Sleep for the Whole Family

Long View: Take Time to Rest Easy, Don’t Skip Sleep

I know we all think about ways to carve out more time in our busy lives, and I’m sure we’d all like to be more efficient. Sometimes I think getting by on less sleep is the way to go, but after looking into it, there are some problems with that solution. There are lots of reasons […]

Getting Sleep with Diabetes

Getting Enough Sleep with Diabetes

The Effects of Not Getting Enough Sleep Over the last decade, the number of hours Americans sleep has fallen fast. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 72% of people sleep 7 hours or less, up 10% from 2001, which can have serious health effects. And getting enough sleep with diabetes is even more important. “The […]

New Horizons on My Healthy Journey

My Healthy Journey: New Horizons

As many of you might remember, I moved to Washington about 2 years ago. What you don’t know, the reason I haven’t been posting much about my journey in 2018, is that I got a new full-time job in the tech community in Seattle last year. I’ve stayed on at Health Alliance part time, working […]

Save Your Vision Month

Save Your Vision Month

It’s Save Your Vision Month, and you can protect your vision in your day-to-day life. Between 8.2 and 15.9 million people’s vision issues are from a correctable problem that could be treated by your eye doctor, so your first priority to save your vision is regular eye checkups. Smoking is an irritant to your eyes, […]