Quiz: What Is Your Chronotype?

Learn why you have the sleep problems you have and how to solve them with this quiz created by Dr. Michael Breus.

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A chronotype is your own personal biological clock that controls your body's rhythms—it's the reason you are grumpier in the morning or focus better later in the day. This genetic biological clock affects much more than your waking and sleeping patterns, it affects when you should eat; when the best time for coffee is; and when you should socialize, work, and exercise, among other things. Find out if your chronotype is a lion, dolphin, bear, or wolf, and how these types impact your sleep and habits.

Quiz: How Clean Is Your House?

Studies show a clean house is good for your physical and mental health.

One study found women who described their living spaces as "cluttered" or full of "unfinished projects" were more likely to be depressed and fatigued than women who described their homes as "restful" and "restorative." The researchers also found that women with cluttered homes showed higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol.

Cleaning can also benefit our mental health! According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, physical activity — like the action of cleaning and the end result of a cleaner home — helps relieve stress, anxiety and depression.

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