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New Year's Resolution: Get a Good Night's Sleep

New Year's Resolution: Get a Good Night's Sleep

January 3rd, 2021 6 minute read Education

December flew by in a flurry of gifts, family, food, and in some places, snow. Now it's time to make a New Year's Resolution and completely reinvent yourself!   Okay, that might be too much pressure, but a resolution is an excellent... more »

Prepping For Holiday Guests

Prepping For Holiday Guests

December 18th, 2020 4 minute read Education

The holidays are going to look a little different this year with the COVID-19 pandemic still wreaking havoc on our everyday lives... The CDC recommends that the safest way to enjoy holiday festivities is to celebrate at home with people who live with... more »

How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

How Often Should You Wash Your Sheets?

December 8th, 2020 4 minute read Education

Washing bedsheets is one of those chores that no one really wants to do but clean sheets are a part of good personal hygiene. Plus, doesn’t it feel so good to climb into a freshly washed and made bed? It’s like cleaning and organizing... more »

The Benefits of a Weighted Blanket

The Benefits of a Weighted Blanket

November 13th, 2020 4 minute read Education

Over the years, weighted blankets have become a popular bedding accessory due to its therapeutic benefits. They're just like regular blankets, but they're filled with either plastic or glass pellets and beads to give them their heaviness. When you... more »

Best Natural Sleep Aids For Better Sleep

Best Natural Sleep Aids For Better Sleep

October 19th, 2020 4 minute read Education

In America, more than 60 million people have trouble getting a good night's sleep. If you're one of these folks, you might be enticed to seek medication for help. However, there are several natural sleep aids worth trying.   Sleep Hygiene... more »

Is It Possible to Sleep With Your Eyes Open?

Is It Possible to Sleep With Your Eyes Open?

September 24th, 2020 3 minute read Education

Someone sleeping with their eyes wide open sounds like something you’d only see in horror movies. Surprisingly, it’s a real sleep condition called nocturnal lagophthalmos. It’s also more common than you may think. According to the... more »

Optimism May Help You Get Better Sleep, Here’s Why

Optimism May Help You Get Better Sleep, Here’s Why

September 9th, 2020 3 minute read Education

Many studies have found that having a positive outlook may carry several health benefits, including a lower risk for cardiovascular disease and an increased lifespan. Now, new research suggests that optimistic people get a better night's sleep than... more »

The Truth About How Alcohol Affects Sleep & Why

The Truth About How Alcohol Affects Sleep & Why

September 3rd, 2020 4 minute read Education

Do you drink alcohol during the evening before you get under your sheets and drift off to sleep? If so, you’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 20% of Americans use alcohol as a sleep aid. Alcohol consumption can indeed... more »

Why You Might Wake Up Tired After Taking a Nap

Why You Might Wake Up Tired After Taking a Nap

September 2nd, 2020 3 minute read Education

Naps are one of the great pleasures in life. You can feel re-energized and ready to take on the rest of your day with a cat nap.  But if you do it the wrong way, you may wake up tired and feeling worse than you did before lying down in bed. &... more »

Amazed at SpaceX's Rocket Launch? Check Out How Astronauts Sleep

Amazed at SpaceX's Rocket Launch? Check Out How Astronauts Sleep

July 16th, 2020 4 minute read Education

In the midst of the Pandemic of 2020, Americans renewed their keen interest in space travel and all of its mystery on May 30, when SpaceX became the first private aerospace organization to launch astronauts into Earth's orbit for NASA. It also became... more »

Tips for Sleeping Better in the Summer

Tips for Sleeping Better in the Summer

July 14th, 2020 4 minute read Education

Summer is here! While it comes with lots of fun outdoor activities, sunshine, and longer days, it may also bring sleepless, sweaty nights in the heat. Luckily, you can do plenty of things to beat the heat and get the rest you need. Here are some tips... more »

Is It Bad to Sleep with a Fan On?

Is It Bad to Sleep with a Fan On?

July 13th, 2020 5 minute read Education

When the temperature's reaching with the triple digits outside, you're probably blasting your fan to keep yourself cool during those hot, muggy nights. But what if it's bad to sleep with a fan? In this blog, we dive into the pros and cons of snoozing... more »

The Right Way to Work in Bed

The Right Way to Work in Bed

June 22nd, 2020 4 minute read Education

Last year 43% of Americans reported that they spent at least one day per week working from home. The telecommuting lifestyle is quickly becoming the norm, not the exception, in our globalized and digital world. While working from home comes with... more »

Is Work Stress Affecting Your Sleep?

Is Work Stress Affecting Your Sleep?

June 22nd, 2020 5 minute read Education

From the thought of daily rush-hour commutes, to the onslaught of back-to-back meetings, it's no wonder why work is called "the daily grind." The "grind" has taken on a new look in these uncertain times of the worldwide Coronavirus (COVID-19)... more »

Grad Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Recent Grads

Grad Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Recent Grads

June 16th, 2020 4 minute read Education

We've reached that time of year when hopeful college graduates leave school to venture into the professional world, and high school graduates are excited to move out of the house and make new friends at college.   It can be a stressful... more »

Father's Day Gift Guide

Father's Day Gift Guide

June 12th, 2020 5 minute read Education

The truly great fathers of the world don't ask for recognition or favors — they find happiness in watching you grow into the best possible version of yourself. Father figures can take on many forms, and whether you're celebrating your dad, an... more »

The Best Herbal Teas for a Better Night’s Sleep

The Best Herbal Teas for a Better Night’s Sleep

June 10th, 2020 4 minute read Education

If the idea of taking sleeping pills doesn't appeal to you, there are plenty of natural ways to catch a wink or two. One of them happens to be herbal tea. Not only does herbal tea contain no caffeine, but it also provides ingredients that promote... more »

How to Avoid Night Sweats: 5 Helpful Tips

How to Avoid Night Sweats: 5 Helpful Tips

June 8th, 2020 4 minute read Education

If you’re one of the many people battling nocturnal hyperhidrosis — night sweats — you know the misery of waking up in drenched PJs on soaked bedding. While it’s an uncomfortable experience, there are lifestyle changes you can... more »

Sleep-Deprived? Craving Carbs? Here's How to Cope

Sleep-Deprived? Craving Carbs? Here's How to Cope

May 11th, 2020 4 minute read Education

Social distancing and quarantining has been challenging for everyone during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the state of our world, maybe you're having trouble catching a wink at night. Or, perhaps you're eating way too much comfort food, and now it's... more »

Allergy Season In Full Bloom: How to Sleep Soundly With Allergies

Allergy Season In Full Bloom: How to Sleep Soundly With Allergies

April 14th, 2020 4 minute read Education

As the weather changes into the spring season and pollen once again fills the air, allergy season will soon be in full swing across the United States. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), allergies affect nearly 30... more »