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Amy Poehler: Get More Sleep!

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Amy Poehler is just the best!

She's super talented, crazy hard working and pretty as a spring daisy. (Is that a saying? LOLz!)

She's been answering a series of questions in a segment on YouTube called Ask Amy.

A girl wrote in asking for advice, saying she leads such a busy life with a full class load and after school activities, and only sleeps about 5 hours a night!

That's def not healthy.

It's recommended to get 8 to 10 hours of sleep a night! That shiz cray! Nobody has that kind of time!

So what is she supposed to do??

Good thing Amy is here to answer her question and give her some sound advice!

Check out the video (above) to hear Amy's awesome advice!

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What An Awful Night's Sleep Does To You!

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We all have a pretty good idea of how it feels to have an awful night's sleep.

But do you know why it feels so bad?

What's actually going on in your body?

Well lucky for you, Women's Health has it all broken down for us!

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4 Tricks To Fall Asleep Faster!

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Sleep is crazy important.

Everyone knows regularly not getting enough sleep is really bad for your health, but we still often get six hours or less!

Sometimes, people wake up more tired than they were when they laid down!

So follow these four tips to help you get to sleep faster:

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Power Naps Boost Right Brain Activity!!

| Filed under: Business BlitzHealthSleep

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We hope you're compiling all the articles we write about the benefits of napping so you can present them to your boss, because let's be honest: napping is worth it, and should not be frowned upon in the work place!

There's a common phenomenon that seems to happen when we rest. If there's a problem, sometimes you can close your eyes and relax, and have the answer waiting for you at the other end.

This is what's called a power nap, a nap that's just short of deep sleep yet somehow manages to refresh and stimulate.

How so? What's happening? This is what happened when they studied it

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Lack Of Sleep Can Increase Insulin Resistance

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We all know that regularly getting under six hours of sleep a night isn't healthy.

Well puffy eyes and a crappy mood should only be the least of your worries.

Various studies have found that long term sleep deprivation can increase the risk of serious health problems, like obesity and type II diabetes.

A new study found that sleep deprivation impairs fat cells' ability to respond to insulin, a hormone that regulates metabolism and is a big piece in the diabetes puzzle.

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