Buying a mattress is something we rarely think about/dwell on/plan for until a critical situation occurs. The above New York Times article lists eight “Don’ts” when mattress shopping.
Because we think going home to your bed every night to reap the benefits of a good night’s sleep is priceless...here’s a positive approach to a fruitful mattress shopping experience.
Good sleep is the foundation of a healthy body.
Set yourself up for a good night’s sleep.
While better nutrition and exercise are the most popular resolutions this time of year, remember to embrace a good night’s sleep. Each resolution supports the other.
These sleep tips are promoted by the Better Sleep Council and are included in Dr. Matthew Walker’s “Twelve Tips for Healthy Sleep”.
When it’s late at night and you can’t get to sleep, what do you do? Many of us head for the kitchen, open the cupboard and try to remember what Grandma would have advised us to do. Thankfully, grandmothers everywhere have passed down recipes for drinks that can help us settle into slumber. Note the ingredients so you can have them on hand the next time you’re trolling the pantry at midnight.
We know that we need to get good sleep, but how to do it? Studies have shown that 30% of Americans experience short-lived insomnia regularly, and a whopping 10% of Americans have ongoing insomnia. Try these simple life hacks to get your sleep back on track, and unleash the power of your potential.
It’s true, we Californians care about our bodies. We eat right, avoiding fattening comfort foods, scarfing down organic veggies. We exercise, going hiking, doing yoga, even trying brain exercises and life hacks to make our bodies and minds healthier. Unfortunately, we tend to neglect the third part of the equation for well-being: sleep!
Adjustable beds, such as the Prodigy 2.0 are the ultimate in modern comfort. People love that they can spend more time in bed, and have back support for watching Hulu or playing with their computers, and then adjust the bed flat for bedtime. People who work on their feet, such as nurses or engineers find that elevating their feet for a bit at night reduces pain and swelling in their feet. There's even a zero g position that relieves pressure all over the body. People with acid reflux often can find relief by falling asleep with their heads slightly elevated.
Napping, like eating leafy greens and regular exercise is generally acknowledged to being an important component of a healthy life. Unfortunately, busy schedules and a culture that stigmatizes napping have caused many Americans to abandon the afternoon siesta. In honor of National Nap Day, here's how to build an effective napping practice and unlock mental clarity, better memory and greater efficiency.
70 million Americans have real problems sleeping. 10% of Americans suffer from chronic insomnia, up to 35% of us experience periodic loss of sleep. There can be many causes of sleep disruption – from stress and depression to poor sleep habits – here’s a few ways to combat it.
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