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Locke Hughes

Locke is the Lead Editor of the Pulse Blog at Oura. She’s a health journalist, health coach, and author of Melatonin: The Natural Supplement for Better Sleep. Locke has worked and written for publications including Shape, WebMD, Women’s Health, Greatist, Well+Good, NBC News, Oprah Daily, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, and many more.

9 Ways to Be More Present

You hear these phrases all the time: “Be present,” “Live in the moment,” “The present is life’s best present.” But how do you do this when your mind keeps wandering to yesterday’s regrets and tomorrow’s worries? 

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Why Am I Tired? How to Stop Feeling Sleepy in the Afternoon

Can’t stop yawning? Feeling sleepy in the afternoon is a common experience. Sometimes, we put this down to overeating at lunch, but the ‘post-lunch dip’ is driven by our body clock. Find out what you can start doing to counter this.

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Does Sleeping Multiple Times A Day Work? Polyphasic Sleep Explained

Conventionally, adult humans are “monophasic sleepers,” which means they sleep in a single block, depositing sleep as one payment each night. However, some individuals have tried “polyphasic sleeping,” where sleep is divided up throughout the day in a series of smaller sleep segments of a few hours scattered throughout the day.

Oura Partners With USA Surfing for Their Olympic Debut

As USA Surfing heads into their Olympic debut, kicking off their season, surfers will use Oura Ring to monitor their sleep and recovery. By delivering personalized Readiness, Activity, and Sleep insights and guidance directly to their apps, Oura will help surfers stay present, improve performance, and maximize recovery. 

Naps Around the World

We’ve all been there. It’s 2 pm, you just had lunch, loads more to get done, but your body wants a breather. What if you just took a nap? Naps, when done right, are a perfect way to take a short mental timeout during the day. 

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