Proper Perspectives

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

REAL-WORLD EVIDENCE: Customer Data Behind Our Formulations

What real-world customer data tells us about sleep improvements based on the amount of time taking Proper and the number of formulations evaluated.

By Kamiu Lee & Caci Massaro

FAQ: How To Get Better Sleep At Night

A comprehensive list of sleep tips and FAQ to help you get a good night's rest.

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM & Alice D. Hirschel

NEW! Beta Launch Of Proper’s Daily Sleep Journal

With a more holistic consideration for the impact of lifestyle factors on sleep, you can start taking meaningful steps towards improving your nights (and days).

By Caci Massaro, Ryan Kennedy & Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM

FORMULATION EVIDENCE: Clinical Studies + Data Behind Proper Supplements

In Proper's pilot clinical study, our Core formulation was studied for efficacy with respect to improved sleep quality.

By Kamiu Lee & Alice D. Hirschel

What Stage Of Sleep Do You Dream: REM or Deep?

Frequently asked questions around dreaming, including when it happens, why it happens, and how it impacts sleep quality.

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM

INGREDIENT EVIDENCE: Clinical Studies + Data Behind Proper's Raw Materials

Evidence-backed ingredients + dosages create benefits that build over time while supporting all 4 stages of sleep.

By Kamiu Lee & Alice D. Hirschel

How Caffeine Affects Sleep

Discover how caffeine works, why it's so impactful on a good night's sleep, and what you can do to sleep better if it's still in your system at night.

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

6 Ways To Calm A Racing Mind + Get Better Sleep

While sleep solutions aren't one-size-fits-all, there are certain evidence-backed relaxation techniques that serve as a great starting point to help calm a racing mind.

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM

Better Sleep Sets The Tone For This Literary Agent’s Entire Day

We chatted with Wendy Sherman about her years-long struggle with sleep, what she's tried in the past, and the holistic approach she now takes to sleep wellness.

By Jacqueline Parisi

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

Is six hours enough sleep? What constitutes “sleep deprivation”? Will napping impact my sleep schedule? We’re answering it all.

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM

How Long Should Sleep Supplements Take To Begin Working?

We've become so conditioned to expect fast results from sleep aids. Here's why that's a problem.

By Nancy Ramamurthi & Alice D. Hirschel

CBD vs Melatonin For Sleep

Discover the benefits and trade-offs of each, as well as a solution that combines both.

By Alice D. Hirschel, David Casarett, MD, MA & Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM