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Sleep for Performance and Recovery

Sleep for Performance and Recovery

March 16th, 2021 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

In celebration of Sleep Awareness Week, SHEEX is sharing tips for you to follow on how you can sleep and perform like a pro. To reap the benefits of counting sheep for a sound night's sleep, it pays to be active. That's right! Your sleep quality truly ... more »

Celebrating Sleep Week: Reasons Why Good Sleep Is Important

Celebrating Sleep Week: Reasons Why Good Sleep Is Important

March 15th, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

At SHEEX, we are strong advocates of getting quality sleep every night, and we're extra excited to embrace the importance of rest during Sleep Awareness Week®. We often take it for granted, but why is sleep important? From reducing the risk of ... more »

Tips to Help You Spring Forward in 2021

Tips to Help You Spring Forward in 2021

March 9th, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

Spring daylight saving time is finally here, which means we’re due for longer days and an extra boost of sunshine. You might be wondering, do we gain an hour of sleep in March? In case you’ve forgotten, the answer is no. When it comes to ... more »

The Ultimate Bedding Guide for Pet Owners

The Ultimate Bedding Guide for Pet Owners

March 1st, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

Our furry four-legged friends are often our most loyal companions, and for many dog and cat owners, keeping their pet tucked away in a separate bed on the other side of the house at night is less than ideal. If you have always wanted to bunk up with ... more »

Design a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom for Your Child

Design a Sleep-Friendly Bedroom for Your Child

February 22nd, 2021 6 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | What's New | Bedding Basics | Education

Whether you have a child, teenager, or both, it’s important for their growth and development to get a good night’s sleep. Sometimes, though, it can be difficult to get them to turn off video games or Netflix and go to bed. However, if you design ... more »

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease: What's the Connection?

Sleep Deprivation and Heart Disease: What's the Connection?

February 21st, 2021 5 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

The second month of the year might be known for Valentine’s Day, but it also honors the heart in a literal sense: February is also American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cardiovascular disease ... more »

7 Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

7 Ways to Celebrate National Love Your Pet Day

February 18th, 2021 6 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

When is National Love Your Pet Day? February 20th is the date you get to shower your companion with the utmost attention and affection they deserve. After all, your buddy is a source of joy and unconditional love, which is still needed as we get through ... more »

In Case You Forgot How to Treat Yourself With The Best Night's Sleep You Deserve

In Case You Forgot How to Treat Yourself With The Best Night's Sleep You Deserve

February 2nd, 2021 5 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

Wondering how to treat yourself? One way you can do this is by improving your sleep quality. When you get a good night’s sleep, everything falls into place the next day. You feel better, you think more clearly, and you have the energy to take on ... more »

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine's & Galentine's Day at Home

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate Valentine's & Galentine's Day at Home

February 1st, 2021 6 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

Love comes in many forms so, this Valentine's Day, we're forgoing the flowers, heart-shaped chocolates, and last-minute reservations in lieu of maximizing quality time with those who matter most. You don't have to plan a flashy night out on the town to ... more »

Hot At Night? How to Make Your Bed Cooler

Hot At Night? How to Make Your Bed Cooler

January 22nd, 2021 3 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education

Try Cooling Pillows There's a reason we flip our pillows over and over throughout the night: the cool side is much better. Ditch the traditional cotton pillows and opt for ones that are designed to keep you comfortably cool. SHEEX® Performance ... more »

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 BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | 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 opportunity to ... more »

How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

How to Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

December 18th, 2020 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | 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 BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education | Bedding Basics

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 your room. ... more »

The Benefits of a Weighted Blanket

The Benefits of a Weighted Blanket

November 13th, 2020 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | Education | Bedding Basics

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 get ... more »

Best Natural Sleep Aids For Better Sleep

Best Natural Sleep Aids For Better Sleep

October 19th, 2020 4 minute read BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | 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 National ... 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 their ... 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 help ... 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 BETWEENtheSHEEX Blog | 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 »