James Nguyen

James Nguyen is Zoma's resident sleep expert and staff writer. James enjoys learning about the newest technologies in the mattress industry and doing deep dives into the science of sleep. He's tried nearly every gadget and gizmo in an effort to determine which sleep-promoting accessories can truly enhance your shut-eye. Outside of work, James takes his dedication to get healthy sleep seriously, and has even declared himself an "expert napper."

Not Enough Time in the Day: Exploring How Busy Schedules Affect Americans’ Sleep

Regardless of what you think you know about time management and productivity, the human brain isn’t capable of processing multiple complex situations at once. At a time when every digital device you own is constantly vying for your attention, and Americans feel so busy at work that they can’t take time off, it’s possible to …

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Opening up about overtraining

Opening Up About Overtraining: Exploring the Impacts of Excessive Exercise

Athletic training often requires months, and sometimes years, of preparation. The human body is incredible at adapting to new circumstances and physical demands—but it also gives clear warning signs when it’s being pushed too hard. However, whether due to a competitive nature or goal in sight, some people ignore these warnings and engage in strenuous …

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Sleep Training: How Sleep Affects Athletic Performance

Envision yourself training for a big athletic event—what do you see? Are you thinking Rocky-style scenes, or did quality sleep happen to make an appearance in this imaginary routine? Both, we would argue, are equally important components of acing athletic endeavors. But what better way to define how sleep impacts athletic performance than talking to …

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Public Transit Sleep Savings: Exploring the Habits of People Commuting to Work via Public Transit vs. Driving

People are getting less quality sleep, which can have serious consequences. In fact, our wellness, immune system, and overall productivity can suffer when we forgo the seven to nine hours of rest recommended by the CDC for adults. Considering this decline in sleep, do Americans commute to work based on their sleep habits? To find …

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