Proper Perspectives

Evidence-backed perspectives on the science of sleep to help you live well day in and day out.

How To Read A CBD Certificate Of Analysis (COA)

What to look for + why it’s so important.

By Sumish Khadka, VP Supply Chain

16 Science-Backed Things To Try If You Can’t Sleep

Behavioral tips, strategies, dos, + don'ts.

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM

For This Product Designer, Better Sleep Fuels Creativity

“My work is very creative, so it feels like a super power for me when my focus is intense.”

By Jacqueline Parisi

When To See A Sleep Specialist: 6 Signs + Symptoms

Plus how to find one.

By Michael T. Smith, PhD, CBSM, DBSM

12 Science-Backed Sleep Gifts For Mother's Day

Treat mom to a good night’s sleep with gifts vetted by the Proper team.

By Jacqueline Parisi & Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

7 Reasons You May Be Tired Even Though It Feels Like You Slept Well

With something as complex as sleep, there’s rarely a singular solution. But these common reasons are a start.

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM & Jacqueline Parisi

How Dr. Khary Dorsey Overhauled His Sleep Routine

When COVID increased his patient load, this OB/GYN + father of 3 realized sleep was the key to better productivity.

By Jacqueline Parisi

The Relationship Between Sleep + Memory

The effect of sleep deprivation extends far beyond feelings of next-day fuzziness

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

The Proper Guide To Ashwagandha For Stress + Anxiety

Plus better sleep.

By Alice D. Hirschel, PhD

The Proper Guide To GABA For Better Sleep

What it is, how it works, dosing, side effects, and more.

By Alice D. Hirschel, PhD

The 5 Best Terpenes For Sleep

All of which promote a sense of calm + relaxation.

By David Casarett, MD, MA

What's New In Sleep Science This Month: March 2021

3 new studies to note.

By Jacqueline Parisi & Adam Perlman, MD, MPH