Why Using a Sleep Mask Could Improve Your Sleep One of the most common recommendations for creating a sleep-conducive space is to keep it cool, dark and quiet. Whether you sleep during daylight hours, your bedroom has ambient light, or a partner keeps you awake, light can be one of the hardest factors to eliminate. The answer could be as easy as slipping on a sleep mask.
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How Being Better Rested Can Make You More Creative If you’ve ever felt especially inspired to try something new, pick up a paintbrush or just tackle a work challenge with renewed energy after a solid night of sleep, you know the power of quality sleep for creative brainpower. According to a 2021 study published in the journal “Science Advances,” spending even a short amount of time in the first stage of sleep, which is the fleeting sleep-wake transition also known as non-rapid eye movement (NREM) 1, can triple creative problem solving.