How to sleep better, from NPR's Life Kit Getting a good night's rest is critical to your wellbeing, but it isn't always easy to go to bed or sleep through the night. Life Kit's here to help you and your loved ones achieve optimal sleep.
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Getting kids ready for bedtime can be a struggle. Here are tips to make it a smoother operation

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A 20-minute nap refreshes. Just don't sleep in so long on Sunday morning that you find it hard to fall asleep Sunday night. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images hide caption

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Nappuccinos To Weekend Z's: Strategize To Catch Up On Lost Sleep

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Insomnia has become even more common, sleep specialists say, with the rise of "collective social anxiety." Aaron McCoy/Getty Images hide caption

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How to get sleep in uneasy times

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