Sleep Journal

A sleep journal can help you learn to get a better night's sleep. Follow one writer's sleep journal to find all about sleep, dream analysis and help for sleep disorders.


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The Cost of Fatigue Is Great and a Short Nap May Just Help Pay the Debt

Sleep expert Mark Rosekind, Ph.D. says naps are an undervalued resource in combating sleepiness.

On Dreams and Dreaming

Dream researcher Patricia Garfield talks about dreams and dreaming.

Acting Out Dreams

Learn why you don't physically act out your dreams in this article.

Creating the Right Sleep Environment

Sleep Dispatch 17: Writer Vince Rause looks at the importance of good sleep habits, also known as sleep hygiene.

Creative Dreaming

Sleep Dispatch 18: Writer Vince Rause talks with dream expert Patricia Garfield about creative dreaming.

Dream Experiment

Try this experiment to see the difference between imagination and dreams.

Dreaming for Science

Sleep Dispatch 14: Writer Vince Rause takes part in a dream experiment at the Dream and Nightmare Laboratory at Sacre Coeur Hospital in Montreal.

Dream Interviews

Sleep Dispatch 11: Writer Vince Rause speaks with Gayle Delaney, who suggests that you don't need to know dream theory to interpret your own dream.

Dreams: Finding Out What Really Matters

Sleep Dispatch 9: Writer Vince Rause visits the University of Creation Spirituality to explore the spiritual elements of his dreams.

Epilogue: Sleep Lessons Learned

Writer Vince Rause talks about the changes in his own sleep habits based on what he learned during his month-long quest for a good night's sleep.

Explaining Dreams to an Alien

Sleep Dispatch 12: Writer Vince Rause discusses the interview method of dream interpretation with psychologist Gayle Delaney.

Let Me Glue These Electrodes to Your Headï¾…Goodnight

Sleep Dispatch 4: Vince Rause spends the night at the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic, part of his month long quest for a good night's sleep.

Herbal Insomnia Remedy

Try this herbal remedy for insomnia and learn about treating insomnia in this article.

History of Sleep Theory

Learn about historical theories about sleep in this article.

I Can't Sleep Because I'm Worried About Not Sleeping

Sleep Dispatch 5: Writer Vince Rause learns that his worries about falling asleep are keeping him awake.

I Meet the Sleep Doc

Sleep doctors Dispatch 3: Writer Vince Rause meets Dr. Alex Clerk at the Stanford Sleep Disorders Clinic, as part of his month long expedition in search of a good night's sleep.

The Causes and Effects of Insomnia

Learn about the causes and effects of insomnia in this article.

Insomnia Remedy

Looking for a pill to cure your insomnia? Try this for a good night's sleep.

Let's Hear It For Sleep!

Sleep Dispatch 15: Writer Vince Rause talks about America's conflicted attitude toward sleep and the costs to society of sleep deprivation.

Lucid Dreaming

Until the 1970s, lucid dreaming was dismissed as a hallucination. Learn more about research into lucid dreaming in this article.

Making Your Dreams Come True

Sleep Dispatch 7: Writer Vince Rause explores the world of lucid dreaming as part of his month-long quest in search of a good night's sleep.

My Sleep Quest Begins in Earnest

Sleep Dispatch 2: Writer Vince Rause heads to the Stanford Sleep Clinic to unravel the mysteries of sleep and dreams.

Nightmares Aren't Kid-Stuff

Sleep Dispatch 13: Writer Vince Rause explores nightmare and night terrors with Dr. Antonio Zadra at Sacre Coeur Hospital's Dream and Nightmare Lab in Montreal.

Off to Dream School

Have you ever had a dream so powerful you thought it might be a lucid dream? Learn about lucid dreams in this article.

Pummeling Mattresses for Science

Learn more about what goes into a good mattress in this article.