Polyphasic Sleep

By Tyler Moyer

It’s probably no surprise that we nerd out over all things sleep.  In our constant search for ways to get better sleep one topic we have continued to come across is the idea of “Polyphasic Sleep.”  Ever heard of it?

My guess is that time and time again, you’ve heard that you should try and get 8 hours of sleep per night.  It’s pretty much common knowledge these days.  What is talked about less is how and when you go about getting those 8 hours. Enter Polyphasic Sleep.

Polyphasic Sleep is the practice of dividing that sleep up over multiple smaller segments throughout a 24 hours period.  Some argue that if done correctly, there are many benefits to this.  But this is just the tip of the iceberg and we’re about to dive in…


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Recent Polyhasic Articles

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COMMON MYTHS ABOUT POLYPHASIC SLEEP

Polyphasic Sleep, if mastered correctly, can provide many benefits. People who practice polyphasic sleep can experience longer days, sharper focus, and increased time management. It’s also a common habit among some of the world’s most successful and ambitious people! But there are also a lot of myths surrounding Polyphasic Sleeping.   Let’s take a look

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR SLEEP HABITS FOR THE BETTER

Changing Your Lifestyle for Quality Sleep. The quality of your sleep starts with healthy habits. A predictable schedule, calming activities, and a relaxed mind are all positive influences on your body’s ability to find sleep. If you feel that falling asleep is difficult for you, some of the following tips may be helpful.

REGULATING YOUR SLEEP TEMPERATURE WITH THE BEDJET SYSTEM — DOES IT WORK?

My boyfriend and I can sometimes be polar opposites when it comes to body temperature. And there have been occasions where we switch the thermostat from warm to cool several times throughout a single day. This can cause some friction when it’s time to go to bed too!

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SLEEP DURING PREGNANCY

Pregnancy is a crazy time for everyone involved. There are mood swings, hormone imbalances, odd food cravings, and to top it off trouble sleeping. Sleep during pregnancy comes with its own set of challenges. This is true especially for women who naturally sleep on their stomachs.

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PREEMPTIVE POWER NAP

We have discussed how poor sleeping habits and sleep deprivation can lead to a multitude of problems. However, while we may fight to keep a strict schedule life can have its own agenda. It’s tough enough to maintain steady sleep habits but when you throw in things like work, kids, school and traveling we have…

RITUALS FOR SUCCESS: POWER OF THE MORNING ROUTINE

The terms structure and stability carry with them certain connotations. One might think “security” or “monotony”. Someone might even associate these words with “boredom”. However, for people who are among the most successful in their chosen field, these words mean “sanity”.Successful people share certain characteristics.

NATURAL SLEEP AIDS

Whether you have a restless mind, noisy environment, or you just can’t get comfortable, sometimes it is just difficult to fall asleep. It’s annoying enough when it just happens every once in a while. However, if it becomes a regular problem, loss of sleep could lead to sleep deprivation, loss of focus and…

SLEEP AND MEMORY: BUILDING BRIDGES

One of the worst habits people can have when trying to learn something is to cram in too much information at once. Whether it’s cramming for an important exam, learning a new language or memorizing a speech, most of us feel pressed for time and try to jam too much information into our brains.

DISTURBING SLEEP DISORDERS THAT WILL KEEP YOU UP AT NIGHT (PT. 6): SLEEP WALKING

Your alarm clock sounds. Waking up you feel like you didn’t get the best rest. You walk into the kitchen and see that dishes are broken and scattered on the floor. Your baking pantry is also open. Spices, sugar and most of the things in the cabinet have been taken out and are spilling on…

BUCKMINSTER FULLER: DYMAXION LIVING

Buckminster Fuller was born on July 12, 1895, in Milton Massachusettes. From a young age, he was constantly trying to solve problems. He would often make things from objects he obtained in the forest. Fuller Studied at Harvard until he was expelled for lack of interest in the school environment. He served in the Navy…


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