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5 Items to Help You Sleep Anywhere

While most of your nights are probably spent in a bed, there might be moments when you find yourself needing to sleep in a less-than-desirable location. Here’s a prime example: when you’re traveling and are forced to sleep while sitting in a plane, train, or car. What can you do so that you can actually […]

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Debunking Thread Count Myths, Choosing the Right Sheets

Don’t waste your money on inflated numbers – find out what those digits really mean when picking new sheets. When you’re shopping for sheets, it’s easy to believe that thread count is king—and that anything less than a 1,000 thread count will have you sleeping like a pauper. Yes, thread count does impact how your […]

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Workouts That Can Help You Sleep

Reason number 4,597 to finally commit to regular exercise: It’s been proven time and again to improve your nightlife (sleep, that is). People who work out both drift off faster and wake up less during the night, netting better overall sleep. And that means waking up feeling more refreshed—and more likely to have the energy […]

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How to Help Veterans Sleep Better

Sleep loss is a widespread problem, and military veterans are particularly susceptible. Vets are four times as likely to have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). In addition, those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or a traumatic brain injury have a higher incidence of OSA, meaning that psychiatric and sleep disorders are often linked. Research-based sleep […]

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When is it Time to Replace Your Pillow?

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Admit it – you’ve had it FOREVER. You claim you can’t sleep without it or they “don’t make them like they used to,” maybe you are even slightly in denial. A pillow might not seem as important to a good night’s sleep as a mattress, but it actually has a very important purpose: to support […]

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Help Your Kids Share a Bedroom (Peacefully)

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Sharing a bedroom, whether by choice or necessity, can be an opportunity for siblings to bond and learn important life lessons about cooperation. But for many parents, the real concern is whether their cohabitating kids are going to get any sleep. Here are some tips for making the most of your kids’ shared sleep space […]

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Spring-Clean Your Bedroom and Prevent Allergies

Spring weather is upon us which means we have come out of the dark days and finally see things more clearly in the light. We may feel a renewed sense to spruce up things around the house and get a fresh start. With longer and warmer days approaching, flowers and other common allergens start to bloom […]

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Am I Allergic to My Bed?

Waking up with itchy eyes, a stuffy nose, and repeated sneezing is unpleasant and may even be confusing. What, exactly, is making you feel sick? The down feathers inside your pillow? The type of fabric that your sheets are made of? Something else? It turns out that dust mites are often to blame for much […]

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How Often Should I Wash My Bedding?

Every week, you likely spend anywhere from 49 to 63 hours on your sheets. That leaves a lot of time for sweat, oil, dirt, and maybe even makeup to build up, possibly leading to skin issues like breakouts, more allergy symptoms, and even conditions like fungal infections. That’s why it’s so important to keep your […]

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Sleep Habits of: Bears

Find out what hibernation is, exactly, and how bears’ habits change with the seasons. If asked to describe how bears sleep, most people would probably say something about how they hibernate all winter. That’s true…sort of. The deciding factors in how much these animals sleep are the season and how much foraging for food they […]

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