Proper Perspectives

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

7 Ways Proper Approaches Sleep Differently

Nobody has taken a holistic, science-backed approach to solving this problem, nor presented a personalized solution that recognizes just how different everyone’s biochemistry is.

Aug. 26, 2021

By Nancy Ramamurthi & Alice D. Hirschel

How To Get Over Jet Lag: 6 Evidence-Backed Tips

How long it takes to recover from jet lag, how you can help prevent it, tips to get over it faster, + more.

Aug. 24, 2021

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

DEEP DIVE: How Safe + Effective Are Most Over-The-Counter Sleep Aids?

Outside of some medical communities, not many people are talking about this or aware of it. It’s time this changes.

Aug. 17, 2021

By Nancy Ramamurthi, Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM & Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

4 Ways A Sleep Coach Can Help You

How to improve your sleep with expert, personalized guidance + behavioral change.

Aug. 10, 2021

By Jacqueline Parisi, Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM & Kelly O'Brien, NBC-HWC

How To Cultivate An Evening Routine For Better Sleep

Why evening wind-down routines are so important for better sleep—plus specific activities to try (and avoid).

Aug. 03, 2021

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM

The Proper Guide To Valerian Root For Sleep: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, + More

What it is, how it works, how long it takes to kick in, recommended dosage, side effects, drug interactions, what to look for when choosing a supplement, and more.

Jul. 27, 2021

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM

Sleep + Athletic Performance: What’s The Connection?

New research on the importance of sleep quality, amount of sleep, + effects of jet lag on elite athletes.

Jul. 20, 2021

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

365 Days Of Proper Sleep Later

Reflecting on the past 365 days, Proper's founding team celebrates how far the company has come...and where they go from here.

Jul. 13, 2021

By Nancy Ramamurthi, Kamiu Lee & David Berzin

12 Best Podcasts To Help You Fall Asleep

From white noise to bedtime sleep stories, ASMR to guided mindfulness meditations, these podcasts will help you unplug, de-stress, relax, + fall asleep.

Jul. 06, 2021

By Jacqueline Parisi

Our Biggest News Yet: Proper Is Now In 900+ Retail Pharmacy Locations Nationwide!

“If we were serious about doing our part to make sure Americans never miss out on a night of restful, restorative sleep, we knew that Proper couldn’t just be online.”

Jun. 29, 2021

By Nancy Ramamurthi

Sleep, Nutrition, Or Exercise: What’s Most Important For Weight Loss?

We sat down PHD Weight Loss founder, Ashley Lucas, and her husband, Doug, to better understand the impact of sleep, exercise, + nutrition on weight.

Jun. 22, 2021

By Jacqueline Parisi, Ashley Lucas, PhD, RD & Doug Lucas, DO

For This Startup Exec, Better Sleep Means Sharper Mental Clarity

We chatted with Emily Matorin (ZocDoc, SignPost, Quartet Health) about how important it's been for her to prioritize sleep for better energy + focus.

Jun. 15, 2021

By Jacqueline Parisi