The Importance of Taking Time for Yourself

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Being a parent or caretaker always comes with challenges. These days, it’s more important than ever to remember to take some time for yourself. When you feel calmer, it’s easier to meet the needs of your loved ones and be present for them. Give yourself permission to carve out some “me time” for self-care with our tips and suggestions.

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5 Tips & Tricks for a Good Night’s Rest

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Sleep Matters

A night of tossing and turning feels rough, but the effects of persistent sleep deprivation go beyond grogginess. Being overtired can increase your risk of developing certain medical conditions, including high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes. Sleep-deprived people may overeat, leading to weight gain. And observers can see the effects as clearly as you feel them; a study published in the journal SLEEP® found that fatigued people had more wrinkles, dark eye circles, drooping mouth corners and tense lips.

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