Proper Perspectives

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

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

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 [2022]

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

6 Ways Sleep Deprivation Affects Work Performance

Discover how poor sleep affects productivity, patience, focus, decision making, creativity, + memory.

Jun. 08, 2021

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM

Sleep Deprivation + Men’s Health: What’s The Connection?

The science behind how sleep affects health for men, from athletic performance to testosterone levels, erectile dysfunction to sleep apnea.

Jun. 01, 2021

By Adam Perlman, MD, MPH

How To Read A CBD Certificate Of Analysis (COA)

Everything you need to know about a Certificate of Analysis, including what it is, why it’s important, how to read it, and red flags to look out for.

May. 18, 2021

By Sumish Khadka

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

Tips for nighttime routines, when you can't fall asleep, if you wake up in the middle of the night, or if you wake up too early.

May. 12, 2021

By Allison Siebern, PhD, CBSM