Lauren Hoogs, NBC-HWC

Proper Sleep Coach

Lauren Hoogs is a Proper Sleep Coach and national board-certified Health and Wellness Coach with a background in integrative healthcare. She has additional training and expertise in sleep behavior change. Her coach training is through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.

In addition to her work with Proper, Lauren works with her local hospital developing and running wellness programs, teaches fitness classes, and works with an integrative healthcare team, Total Life Concept. She experienced several health issues in her late teens and early twenties that showed her the power sleep had on her body's ability to heal.

"I understand the difference between a good day and a bad one is the night before. Quality of sleep allows us to enjoy our life to the fullest, experience a healthy body and mind, and heal from the inside out."

How To Properly Take A Nap: Benefits, Tips, + FAQs

Early afternoon snooze, siesta, cat nap, power nap, midday zzzs...whatever you call it, here's what the research shows about its benefits and trade-offs.

Mar. 22, 2022

By Jacqueline Parisi, Kelly O'Brien, NBC-HWC & Lauren Hoogs, NBC-HWC

Are Sleep Problems Hereditary?

Yes, our genes can influence our sleep problems. But that doesn’t mean we’re powerless or predestined for poor sleep.

Jan. 18, 2022

By Jacqueline Parisi, Lauren Hoogs, NBC-HWC & Kelly O'Brien, NBC-HWC

FAQ: What Does “Normal” Sleep Look Like?

Normal sleep cycles, oxygen levels, sleeping heart rate, amount of deep sleep, amount of REM sleep, amount of light sleep, total amount of sleep, and more.

Dec. 21, 2021

By Jacqueline Parisi, Kelly O'Brien, NBC-HWC & Lauren Hoogs, NBC-HWC