New medicines make you Fight Sleepiness and Stay Awake: Adrafinil, Modafinil, Armodafinil

A bit hard to stay awake

New Wonder Drug to Fight sleepiness You probably have seen television advertisements for Shift Work Disorder (SWD) promoting Nuvigil and Provigil, new drugs developed by Cephalon, Inc. These new medications are doing wonderful things for people with narcolepsy and sleep apnea, but also excessive daytime sleepiness – but that isn’t the whole story.. They have some … Read more

Exercise Before Bed, Is it Good for Sleep?

Working Out

Exercise before bed was always regarded as not good for your night’s sleep, however new research suggest otherwise. The new findings show that people who workout at any time of the day, or night, sleep better than those who don’t exercise. Is Exercise Good for Sleep? Yes, definitely exercise is one of the best ways … Read more

Geniuses with Polyphasic Sleep Schedules

A lot of people look at polyphasic sleep, and Uberman as an oddity, and not something that could actually be done. As it turns out, this belief is unfounded, and some of the greatest minds followed polyphasic sleeping schedules. These well known figures throughout history slept polyphasically. They would all leave their mark on the … Read more

The Polyphasic Sleep Schedule and You

The Polyphasic Sleep Schedule and You The Polyphasic sleep schedule is a departure from anything you’ve ever known about sleeping. Most people sleep and night and work during the day. They’ve been told to try to get 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night, but no nap. Most people know someone who really likes … Read more

How To Get Better Sleep – 5 Simple Tips to Sleep Better

5 Simple Tips to Sleeping Better  1. Bright Lights Before Bed affects a Good Night’s Sleep Turning out all the unnecessary lights in your house, and dim those that are necessary, if possible. Darkness is key for melatonin secretion, which is very important to go to sleep quickly and easily at the right time. Light … Read more

What you should understand before starting any Polyphasic Sleep Schedule

Darkness is critical to achieve restful sleep. This may seem contrary to the goal of this site, to stay awake more, but it is actually the crux of everything we’ve done here. Quality, restful sleep in as little time as possible. Polyphasic sleep, and the uberman sleep schedule are all based on the idea that … Read more

Polyphasic Sleep: The Natural Sleeping Schedule

With all this information about sleeping and the myriad different sleeping schedules, you might wonder what the natural or normal sleeping schedule is. As it turns out, it isn’t as simple as “we are awake during the day, sleep at night” – not by a long shot. Newborns practice a form of polyphasic sleeping. They … Read more

Newborns Follow Polyphasic Sleeping Schedules

From birth to 3 months, most babies sleep for two thirds or more of a 24 hour period. The problem is, they don’t sleep all the way through, but instead wake up about every 3 hours for nourishment. This is actually perfectly normal. Babies follow a polyphasic sleep schedule, but will slowly begin to sleep … Read more