THE MISSION BEHIND THE MATTRESS

WHEN YOU FEEL GOOD, YOU CAN DO GOOD.

WHEN YOU FEEL GOOD, YOU CAN DO GOOD.

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THE MISSION BEHIND THE MATTRESS

WHEN YOU FEEL GOOD, YOU CAN DO GOOD.

December 16, 2018

Learn To Get Your Full Night Of Zzz’s This Winter

Despite the cold, there’s something about the coziness of winter. Sipping hot drinks and snuggling with your favorite book or movie is the perfect way to […]
December 15, 2018

10 Reasons Why Nuvanna Is The Best Mattress For You

Good sleep depends on a number of things. Sticking to a regular sleep schedule, cutting out coffee after 2 pm, and learning to relax as the […]
December 13, 2018

Could Sleep Help Battle The Dreaded Flu?

Flu season is here, and this means chills, sniffles, fever, the works. Between 5 to 20 percent of Americans get the flu each year. Unlike the […]
December 9, 2018

Tips To Sleep Better With Your Pets

Pets make terrific companions, but for many pet lovers, they’re more than that. They’re family and are treated as such. If you’re one such person, you […]
December 7, 2018

Benefits Of Power Naps And How To Get The Best Out Of Them

Power naps are a great way to recharge your batteries especially when you have a lot to do. In fact, in a recent poll, as many […]
December 2, 2018

Poor Sleep And Hair Loss: Is There A Link?

Sleep is something many of us take for granted. Like breathing, we don’t really think about it unless we have trouble sleeping. But, delve a little […]
November 30, 2018

Breathing: The Key To Less Stress And Better Sleep?

It’s become so difficult to relax, with the frenetic pace of modern life and our dependence on technology. Even when we’re supposed to unwind, most of us […]
November 29, 2018

Yoga Poses You Can Do To Reduce Back Pain – Part 2

Yoga has made its way into the western world with a bang. This ancient set of practices offers much in the way of physical and mental […]
November 25, 2018

Yoga Poses You Can Do To Relieve Back Pain: Part-1

Incidents of back pain have surged to become one of the most common complaints in the US. Half of all working Americans say they have back […]
November 18, 2018

How Can Sleep Reduce Stress?

Sleep is one of the foundations for good health along with a healthy diet and regular exercise. It repairs tissues, consolidates memory and keeps us fresh […]
November 17, 2018

What’s The Link Between Diabetes And Sleep?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 9.4 percent of Americans in 2015 had diabetes. It said that it was the seventh leading […]
November 16, 2018

Irregular Sleep-Wake Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

All of us are regulated by our circadian rhythms. These ‘internal body clocks’ are responsible for regulating our body temperatures, when hormones should be released, and […]
November 11, 2018

Sleep Paralysis: Understanding It And Preventing It

Sleep paralysis can feel like a fearful phenomenon. It’s led to myths including those that believe the devil is holding them down. The truth is far […]
November 8, 2018

Oversleeping: A Health Risk You Need To Know About

The importance of getting enough sleep has been increasingly discussed in the media lately. It has many benefits including keeping weight at bay, maintaining low blood […]
November 4, 2018

Understanding Sleep Stages And The Circadian Rhythm

Sleep is one of the most essential things in life, and we spend about a third of our existence doing it. While all of us sleep […]
November 3, 2018

Sleep: An Activity That Can Reduce Migraines

Is there anything worse than a migraine? Probably, but it can feel like the end of the world. Almost 40 million people in the US suffer […]
October 29, 2018

How Better Sleep Can Help Your Child Excel In School

We’ve heard a lot about how sleep keeps us healthy, how it lowers stress, improves sex life and helps us manage weight. But what about our […]
October 29, 2018

How To Tackle Lower Back Pain During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of immense change. Your body undergoes numerous transformations in the form of breast tenderness, exhaustion, mood swings, food cravings and more. Even […]
October 29, 2018

5 Ways Sleep Helps In Your Weight Loss

There’s a close connection between how much you sleep and how much you weigh. According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]
October 22, 2018

Sleeping Naked Is Good For You And Here’s Why

Sleeping naked has many benefits and if you don’t already do it, you seriously should consider it. Not only can it improve your sleep but it […]
October 22, 2018

How To Choose A Foundation For Your Mattress

Most of us know the importance of using a good mattress. It keeps the spine supported, cushions pressure points and makes your sleep better. However, there’s […]
October 22, 2018

Why Alcohol And Sleep Don’t Mix

There’s nothing like unwinding after a long day, and a nightcap sounds like the perfect solution. In fact, about 20 percent of Americans use alcohol to […]
October 15, 2018

How Better Sleep Can Sharpen Memory And Learning

It should be a no-brainer that proper sleep improves memory and learning. But, not all of us try to get the sleep our minds and bodies […]
October 15, 2018

How To Get The Sleep You Need When Working Night Shifts

Working night shifts is not one’s idea of the perfect schedule. After all, it forces you to miss out on social engagements and means you need […]
October 7, 2018

Why A Boxed Mattress Is What You Need

Mattresses have come a long way from leaves and animal skins to memory foam and cooling gel technology. We’re spoiled for choice today, and while that’s […]
October 1, 2018

Tips To Sleep For New Moms

It’s a fact that new mothers are sleep-deprived. Waking up countless times a night leaves them in serious sleep debt. A poll by the National Sleep […]
September 29, 2018

5 Ways Sleep Problems Mess Up Your Sex Life

Good sleep equals better physical and mental health. It’s simple math. While it doesn’t make you immune to disease, it does decrease the risk of falling […]
September 26, 2018

Easy Self-Care Tips For Neck Pain Relief

We’ve all woken up a stiff neck, and while it’s painful, it’s seldom life-threatening. Neck pain is usually a result of muscle strain, whiplash or age-related […]
September 24, 2018

How The Best Mattress Can Help Senior Citizens Sleep Better

The more we age, the less we sleep. It’s a simple fact of life but it doesn’t mean it’s healthy. Contrary to popular opinion, senior citizens […]
September 23, 2018

Bring Nature Indoors For Better Sleep

There’s nothing like potted plants strategically placed to instantly liven up a room. They bring nature indoors and create a calm, relaxed environment that’s sorely missing […]
September 19, 2018

How To Sleep Better During Your Period?

Periods are part of every woman’s life. And with them come a host of issues including mood swings, cramps and sleepless nights. According to the National […]
September 19, 2018

Tips To Sleep Better For Stomach Sleepers

Our sleeping position plays a big role in how well we sleep and how much or little we strain our spine. It can even contribute to […]
September 19, 2018

How To Research Before Choosing The Best Mattress For You

Investing in good sleep is one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. Its physical and mental benefits are enormous as are the consequences when you […]
September 13, 2018

Eat Healthy To Sleep Healthy

There’s a saying that goes We are what we eat, and it’s true. Our food choices determine how healthy we are. If we eat foods that […]
September 11, 2018

Are Your Body Aches Caused By A Bad Mattress?

Getting a good night’s rest is important for physical and mental health. Sleep heals and repairs the body and reduces the effects of stress. However, it’s […]
September 11, 2018

Is Your Mattress The Cause Of Your Allergies?

Many people fall prey to sleeplessness due to allergies and rashes caused by unclean mattresses. An unclean mattress is a breeding ground for millions of bacteria […]
September 6, 2018

Can A Mattress Help Reduce Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which a person’s breathing halts and resumes during sleep without his or her knowledge. According to studies, more […]
September 1, 2018

The Importance Of A Good Mattress For Insomnia

Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders. Around 25 percent of Americans experience acute insomnia every year. Out of this, 75 percent recover within […]
August 29, 2018

Soft Or Hard? What Mattress Firmness To Choose For Better Sleep

Sleep is vital to health, but you already know this. You’ve also probably read numerous tips on how to get better sleep. What you may be […]
August 28, 2018

Try These Relaxing Yoga Poses Before Bed

In an article for the Huffington Post, mystic and yogi Sadhguru states: “Yoga is not an exercise; it is an ancient technology towards wellbeing and ultimate […]
August 21, 2018

Do You Sleep With Your TV?

Do you often doze off while watching TV, and then get into bed and can’t seem to fall asleep again? As a sleep coach, I commonly […]
August 19, 2018

What Are The Ways To Decrease Snoring During Sleep?

Snoring is a common problem that affects around 90 million American adults. It affects both genders although men make up the majority. It exacerbates as you […]
August 12, 2018

How To Know If You’re Truly Getting Enough Sleep?

Sleep enables us to put our best selves forward, to meet the day and its challenges with open hearts and open minds. It is crucial for […]
August 11, 2018

What Causes Insomnia In Women?

We all have trouble sleeping once in a while. But if you struggle to fall asleep frequently and find yourself anxiously staring at the clock counting […]
August 10, 2018

Top 5 Do’s And Don’ts For Better Sleep

Good sleep is one of the foundations of good health. It keeps you alert, improves learning, and helps manage stress. The physical benefits are enormous too; […]
August 8, 2018

How To Create The Best Temperature For Great Sleep

Temperature has a direct relationship with sleep and sleep quality. Thanks to new research, this relationship has been investigated to help everyday people make better decisions […]
August 3, 2018

Seasonal Allergies: Why I Can’t Sleep?

Are you the one who is prone to seasonal allergies and not getting enough sleep? Those itchy eyes, stuffy nose, and sneezing can leave us sleep […]
August 1, 2018

What Daytime Sleepiness Can Do To Your Health

Feeling sleepy during the day is natural if you’ve stayed up late the previous night. But, experiencing daytime sleepiness regularly is abnormal and is a sign […]
July 29, 2018

Beauty Sleep

How much would you pay for a pampering treatment that is scientifically proven to help you look amazing, requires virtually no effort, is not tested on […]
July 25, 2018

Is Not Being Able To Sleep A Sign Of Depression?

A peaceful and undisturbed sleep, for the full 7-9 hours, how often do you experience this? If you are thinking not very often, don’t be alarmed. […]
July 24, 2018

Reasons Why A Cooling Mattress Is What You Need

Food, shelter, and clothing are said to be our basic needs. But there’s one other requirement that needs to make the list: sleep. Without it, our […]
July 19, 2018

Home Remedies For Back Pain: Relieve Pain

Blame our daily lifestyle that there are more than 80% chances that you will develop back pain at least once in your lifetime. It has been […]
July 17, 2018

How To Choose The Best Mattress For Back Pain Relief?

Many people wake up in the mornings with lower back or neck pain, and it’s almost always due to their mattress. You may know your mattress […]
July 16, 2018
Solution for Overcoming Sleeplessness

Top Solutions For Overcoming Sleeplessness

Do you struggle to fall asleep even after a tired day at work? Do you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t go […]
July 15, 2018
7 SIGNS YOU’RE SLEEPING ON A BAD MATTRESS

7 Signs You’re Sleeping On A Bad Mattress

Sleep is essential, and over 60 percent of Americans believe that it contributes to next-day effectiveness. However, only 10 percent prioritize it over other aspects like […]
July 14, 2018

Best Sleeping Positions To Reduce Back Pain

Back pain has become a serious cause for complaint, affecting the ability to do work and exercise. For some, performing even simple tasks like bending and […]
July 13, 2018

Why A King-Size Mattress May Be Your Best Buy

Good sleep is one of the foundations for good health. It helps your body recover from the day’s work, improves your immune system, and improves cognitive […]
July 9, 2018

Best Sleeping Positions To Alleviate Back Pain

Most of us prefer to sleep in the positions we are used to or comfortable with. Our sleeping positions ensure that we have a good night’s […]
July 7, 2018

Not Able To Sleep? These Habits Will Make A Huge Difference

Sleep deprivation is a very real issue! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has labeled it as a public health epidemic back in 2014. […]
July 5, 2018

Beat Back Pain By Sleeping On It

Have you ever woken up in the morning and rolled out of bed, only to be greeted by an agonizing jolt of pain from your back? […]
June 29, 2018

Night Sweats: Best Ways To Sleep Cool

Uninterrupted sleep is not something afforded to all. In fact, despite Americans sleeping an average of six hours, over one-third report sleeping poorly or just fairly. […]
June 25, 2018

Are You Pregnant And Not Getting Enough Sleep?

Pregnancy is a time of hope, exciting plans, and anticipation. Unfortunately, it’s also a time of poor sleep. Falling asleep and staying asleep becomes noticeably harder […]
June 22, 2018

Sleep Matters While Pregnant- Your Mattress Guide

Are you pregnant and craving for a good night’s sleep? Pregnant women face a constant battle when trying to get sound sleep. Body and hormonal changes […]
June 18, 2018

Reasons Why We Dream

If you are like most people, you will spend approximately six years of your life dreaming. We don’t mean gazing out the window daydreaming about your […]
June 18, 2018

Wake-up call

Isn’t it awesome when you can treat yourself to waking up naturally, whenever YOU feel ready to gradually and blissfully begin your day? For most of […]
June 8, 2018

Why Is My Mattress Hot?

Good sleep is important for good health. We’ve all heard this but how many of us actually prioritize sleep? In between work, achieving life goals, and […]
May 30, 2018

The Sleep/Sex Connection

There’s a good reason why we tend to make love in the same place we sleep—these happen to be two wonderfully pleasant activities that actually go […]
April 27, 2018

The Impact Of Human Connection On Sleep

Have you ever considered that the quality of your relationships may be having a significant impact on the quality of your sleep? Almost every aspect of […]
February 19, 2018

Wired Awake

Is running late for an important meeting really a matter of life or death? Does the prospect of speaking at a friend’s wedding seem like the […]
February 12, 2018
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Nighttime Blues

Our love affair with our devices is so pervasive that there are even memes about looking at our phones in bed. And catching up with everyone […]
January 22, 2018

Invest In rest

It’s a vicious cycle: Especially in competitive, ambitious workplaces, staff are constantly under pressure to work ever harder-the assumption being, that this is the only path […]
January 15, 2018

Improving Your Fitness Isn’t Just About Working Harder.

Would you describe yourself as ambitious, active, and motivated? If so, you’re not alone: The drive to succeed is a powerful impulse, and success in all […]
January 8, 2018

What’s More Important: Diet, Exercise, Or Sleep?

You might be paying close attention to how active you are and what you’re eating, but are you trying to get away with only a survival […]
December 26, 2017

How Can You Treat Your Pain?

The sensation of pain can be deafening. Unable to focus, pain can take up so much of our present state of awareness that there’s little room […]
December 19, 2017

Will My Pain Get Better? (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our two-part series about chronic pain, we uncovered how chronic pain in the body can be linked to unresolved emotional issues. Though […]
December 14, 2017

Sleep Better, Live Better

Sleep is the one life-giving activity we spend more time doing than any other. Most of us eat three meals a day, have a bath or […]
December 12, 2017

Will My Pain Get Better? (Part 1)

An astounding amount of people deal with the ramifications of nearly constant pain. In fact, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, more than 1.5 […]
December 5, 2017

How To Pick A Personal Trainer

Regardless of your motivation–whether it be the desire to decrease your cholesterol, improve your health, or even just an upcoming social soiree or a burning New […]
November 26, 2017

Are You Practicing Yoga Or Just Practicing Your Asanas? (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our “Are You Practicing Yoga?” series, we uncovered how many Yoga practitioners often mistakenly use the word “Yoga” to refer to the […]
November 23, 2017

Are You Practicing Yoga Or Just Practicing Your Asanas?

Just a few decades ago, Yoga was practically nonexistent in Western mainstream society, and yet, in what seems like an instant, Yoga-in one form or another-has […]
November 20, 2017

Part 4: How To Communicate Best For A Healthy Relationship

In Parts 1, 2, & 3 of our 4-part Relationship Communication Series, we’ve covered some serious territory. We looked at why you might be attracted to […]
November 17, 2017

Part 3: How To Communicate Best For A Healthy Relationship

In Part 1 & 2 of our 4-part Relationship Communication Series, we’ve uncovered that: We marry those who share both the positive and negative traits of […]
November 14, 2017

Part 2: How To Communicate Best For A Healthy Relationship

In Part 1 of our 4-part Relationship Communication Series, we uncovered how the phases of a relationship affect your levels of marital happiness, and, ultimately, how […]
November 11, 2017

Part 1: How To Communicate Best For A Healthy Relationship

At times, even the most well-matched couples experience communication breakdowns. Fighting doesn’t mean that you’ve chosen the wrong partner, it just means that you need to […]
November 8, 2017
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What’s The Best Side To Sleep On?

Because we know how vital sleep is to our overall health happiness and wellbeing, it’s understandable that we would want to maximize the hours that we […]
November 5, 2017

Mattress Rules You Should Break

In life, there are those who follow the rules…and then there are the rebels. (Bet you didn’t think that buying a mattress would give you an […]
October 29, 2017

The Importance Of Human Contact (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our series about human contact, we uncovered the numerous positive effects of non-sexual human touch, both to ourselves and the person with […]
October 26, 2017

The Importance Of Human Contact, Part 1

America, America. No matter how spacious our skies, amber our grain, or purple our mountains, it seems we, as a country, are missing out on one […]
October 25, 2017
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5 Myths About Mattresses

When it comes to purchasing a new mattress, you probably have a few questions…and, on the other hand, you may have a few mattress facts tucked […]
October 23, 2017

The Evolution Of Mattresses

Each night, when you lie down in bed, it might be noteworthy to recall how lucky you are to have a soft mattress to sleep on. […]
October 20, 2017

One Thing You Should Never Do If You Want To Have A Long & Happy Marriage (Part 2)

In Part 1 of our happy marriage blog series, we uncovered the statistics on marriage in America and shared Psychologist John Gottman’s 1986 study of newlyweds […]
October 17, 2017

The One Thing You Should Never Do If You Want To Have A Long & Happy Marriage

Marriage has a host of benefits. For the individual, marriage has been shown to be good for mental and physical health. For the family, marriage protects […]
October 14, 2017

How To Fit Daily Meditation Into Your Busy Schedule

Living in the present moment is the way to live. And, this is certainly not a new concept to you. You already know that there are […]
October 11, 2017

The 3 Things You Need To Be Happy Now

“All you need is love. All you need is love, love. Love is all you need.” For years and years, people have been searching for the […]
October 8, 2017

What’s The Best Posture For Sleeping? (Part 2)

While we’ve discussed how your sleep position can give insight into your personality, today we’ll delve into the best sleep postures that connect with specific attributes […]
October 5, 2017

What’s The Best Posture For Sleeping?

When it comes to sleep, have you ever thought to investigate the impact of your posture? To most of us, our sleep posture is predetermined by […]
October 2, 2017

What Wikipedia Can’t Tell You About Sleep

Wikipedia has become the Encyclopedia Brittanica of our generation. Google almost any topic you can think of, and you’ll find page after page of Wikipedia data […]
September 29, 2017

How To Sleep Soundly

Sleeping safe and sound, nestled under your duvet, snug, cozy, comfortable…it might be one of the best feelings you’ll ever experience. And when sleeping soundly is […]
September 26, 2017

How To Meditate

As we each navigate through our daily lives and routines, many of us are completely detached from our internal world. Instead of connecting with the present […]
September 23, 2017

What’s More Important Than Happiness? Part 2

In part one of our two-part series on happiness, we’ve covered how the health of our relationships is strongly tied to our life expectancy, physical, mental, […]
September 20, 2017

What’s More Important Than Happiness?

In the last few years, we’ve seen a surge of happiness researchers, classes, studies, statistics, authors, books, blogs, and articles. While it seems that we as […]
September 17, 2017

5 Facts About Sleep That Will Impress Your Friends

In Part 1 of our two-part series about chronic pain, we uncovered how chronic pain in the body can be linked to unresolved emotional issues. Though […]
September 14, 2017

Evolutionary Psychology & How It Affects Sleep (Part 2)

Survival of the fittest. Natural selection. Evolutionary psychology. Perhaps it seems odd to associate these Darwinian-based terms with sleep. Yet, from an evolutionary standpoint, sleep is […]
September 11, 2017
Evolutionary Psychology & How It Affects Sleep (Part 1)

Evolutionary Psychology & How It Affects Sleep (Part 1)

In natural selection, the success of an individual or species is linked to their ability to adjust to their specific environment; in Darwinian evolutionary theory, species […]
September 8, 2017

How To: Bedbug Treatment (Part 4)

Warning: This series of articles may make you slightly squeamish….but wouldn’t you rather be informed than completely ignorant about such an important epidemic? Please, keep reading. […]
September 5, 2017

How To: Bedbug Treatment (Part 3)

Warning: This series of articles may make you slightly squeamish….but wouldn’t you rather be informed than completely ignorant about such an important epidemic? Please, keep reading. […]
September 2, 2017

How To: Bedbug Treatment (Part 2)

Warning: This series of articles may make you slightly squeamish….but wouldn’t you rather be informed than completely ignorant about such an important epidemic? Please, keep reading. […]
August 30, 2017
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How To: Bedbug Treatment (Part 1)

Warning: This series of articles may make you slightly squeamish….but wouldn’t you rather be informed than completely ignorant about such an important epidemic? Please, keep reading. […]
August 23, 2017
Best Sleep Tracker Software

The Best Sleep Trackers

You’ve been feeling sleepy throughout the day lately, but how can that be? You’re sleeping for seven or eight hours each night, but something just seems […]
August 20, 2017
How To Motivate Yourself When You Are Down

How To Motivate Yourself When You Are Down

Even the most optimistic of us can, at times, come down with a nasty case of the blues. Maybe it’s caused by stress from a project […]
August 17, 2017
How Do I Stay In the Present Moment?

How Do I Stay In the Present Moment?

Next time that you’re in the presence of a small child, stop to bear witness to their intense connection with the present moment. Unlike adults, children […]
August 14, 2017
Gaining More Energy

Optimal Energy: Balance Structure And Flow

Stop for a moment and ponder: How are you feeling today? In a society where we have enough food to fuel our bodies, warm homes in […]
August 11, 2017
How to Return to Sleeping at Night - Nuvanna

How To Return To Sleeping At Night

Whether you’ve been up all night with the flu or barely dozing in your seat on the red-eye, there are unavoidable situations where even the most […]
August 8, 2017
Practice Proper Sleep Hygiene

How To Practice Proper Sleep Hygiene

If you value healthy teeth and gums, you wouldn’t dream of heading to bed without brushing and flossing your teeth. Likely, this deeply ingrained practice of […]
August 5, 2017

What Can Help You Sleep?

If you’re reading this, chances are that you’re having a difficult time getting enough sleep each night. Maybe it’s the endless stream of thoughts that start […]
August 2, 2017
The Best Sleep Apps

The Best Sleep Apps

While we all instinctively know that sleep is vital to a balanced life, logging those essential hours may, at times, seem impossible. When merely falling asleep […]
July 29, 2017

What Causes Restlessness?

Whether it creeps into the middle of your workday or rears its ugly head while you’re lying hopelessly awake in bed, restlessness is a highly undesirable […]
July 26, 2017

You Quit Smoking, And You Can’t Sleep. What Can Help?

Quitting smoking doesn’t only mean you’ll no longer be ingesting smoke into your lungs, it also means you’ll no longer be absorbing the chemicals–such as acetone, […]
July 23, 2017

Sleeping Pill Alternative: A Better Mattress

In the rush of our busy lives, it seems that logging adequate sleep each night has gotten lost in our steadily growing list of priorities, to-do’s, […]
July 20, 2017

Mattress Cleaning: When And How To Do It

Before the invention of foam mattresses, innerspring mattresses required plenty of upkeep–including regular intervals of mattress flipping, rotating, and turning. Who has the time to remember […]
July 17, 2017

Tips For Working The Night Shift

What do the 1979 Three Mile Island nuclear power plant accident, the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, and the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill all […]
July 14, 2017

Should You Keep Your Dog In Your Bed?

Sleeping with a partner can be challenging enough, but adding a pet to the mix? Between nighttime potty breaks, space-hogging-four-legged-stretching sessions, and the fact that your […]
July 9, 2017

How To: Never Have A Headache Again

Practically everyone has experienced that throbbing pain that signifies an impending downward spiral about to completely derail what should have been–would have been–a lovely day…the dreaded […]
July 6, 2017

Diet Tips For Increased Energy

If you find yourself feeling frequently tired and sluggish, you may turn to coffee, caffeinated tea, or sugary energy drinks just to get you through your […]
July 3, 2017

Which Yoga Is Best For Beginners?

To a novice, choosing a type of yoga to try first is, sometimes, quite intimidating. The seemingly infinite number of choices can be simply overwhelming….especially when […]
June 30, 2017

What Is Memory Foam?

Since its invention in 1966, we’ve seen memory foam material improve the comfort standards of shoes, pillows, furniture, helmets, prosthetics, and even bras! Known for its […]
June 27, 2017

The Benefits Of Cutting Sugar

While sugar may taste sweet for a few moments on your tongue, its effect on your health could be quite unsavory in the long run. In […]
June 24, 2017

How To Be Grateful

“Gratitude is an emotion expressing appreciation for what one has-as opposed to, for example, a consumer-driven emphasis on what one wants.” –Psychology Today Being grateful is […]
June 21, 2017

Get Rid Of Clutter

People are 77 percent more likely to become overweight or obese if they maintain a cluttered home. According to a report by S. Saxena in the […]
June 18, 2017
Keeping Composure

How Do I Keep My Composure?

Unfortunately, as humans, we all know that panic-stricken feeling that creeps up from deep within when we begin to become overwhelmed by our internal emotions. Your […]
June 15, 2017

When Is It Time For A New Bed?

Although purchasing a new bed has become significantly less expensive with the introduction of online retailers, a mattress purchase still involves a significant financial investment. Chances […]
June 12, 2017

Best Beds: Foam Vs. Spring

When you’re in the market for a new mattress, buying a bed can seem quite overwhelming….especially if you’re shopping in traditional brick-and-mortar stores! Aside from navigating […]
June 9, 2017

How To Buy A Mattress Online

There was a time, not long ago, when you wouldn’t have dreamed of ordering a pair of shoes–or even a pair of jeans–online. You needed to […]
June 6, 2017
Mattress in a Box

Mattress In A Box: Why?

Buying a mattress in a box is certainly a very new concept. For many years, mattress technology remained stagnant, paired with an archaic sales experience that […]
June 3, 2017

It’s 1am And I Can’t Get Go Sleep

We’ve all been there—lying in bed, staring at the clock, telling ourselves, “If I fall asleep right now, I can still get four hours…three hours…two hours.” […]
May 31, 2017

How To Know If You’re Truly Getting Enough Sleep

Sleep enables us to put our best selves forward, to meet the day and its challenges with open hearts and open minds. It is crucial for […]
May 28, 2017
Did You Know There is a Sleep-Enhancing Yoga Practice?

Did You Know There Is A Sleep-Enhancing Yoga Practice?

For those of us who struggle to achieve an adequate amount of health-restoring sleep, a natural approach to addressing the issue is the first step to […]
May 25, 2017

How To Become A Morning Person, And Why You Should Do It.

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” Ben Franklin’s advice has become a familiar adage, and, the benefits to […]
May 22, 2017

Nurturing Creativity And Imagination

Every successful venture starts with an idea-a kernel of potential, that, like a seed, must be given light, care, and attention.  In order to cultivate these […]
May 19, 2017
The Best Relaxation Techniques To Help You Stress Less

The Best Relaxation Techniques To Help You Stress Less

It’s totally normal. Everyone gets stressed out once in awhile…but, what isn’t okay is letting stress rob us of our happiness, peace, and balance. We shouldn’t […]
May 16, 2017

The Importance Of Your [Lack Of] Things: Finding Personal Happiness Through Minimalism

“Have nothing in your house you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” -William Morris Your home is your castle. This intimate […]
May 13, 2017

How To Show Up As Your Best Self In The Relationships That Matter Most

Tough question…Who are you? You could look inward and think about your most characteristic idiosyncrasies, who you want to be, or even who you don’t want […]
May 10, 2017

How To Create A Sleep Sanctuary

While, by now, almost everyone can recite the nightly recommended sleep minimum (ahem, 8 hours!), the sheer knowledge of what’s required doesn’t translate into our continued […]
May 7, 2017

All The Things Preventing Us From Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

Ah, the beauty of a good night’s sleep! There is nothing as beneficial to your health, productivity, and overall happiness as those blissfully unconscious, uninterrupted hours. […]
May 4, 2017

The Harmful Effects Of Criticism & How To Give It Properly

We could all use a daily reminder that criticizing others is a terrible habit – one that we should be aware of enough to grab it […]
May 1, 2017

Sleep Duration: What Is Too Much Or Too Little?

When it comes to sleep, it can feel like we’re in a constant tug of war between what we want and what our schedules allow. Is […]
April 28, 2017

Dysfunctional Beliefs & Myths About Sleep

While we all remember the story of “Goldilocks and the Three Bears”, understanding how and why we sleep can’t be explained by a fairy tale character […]
April 25, 2017

How Quality Sleep Can CONSISTENTLY Boost Your Creativity

A restful night’s sleep feels incredible…who doesn’t love those mornings when you wake up without even thinking of hitting the snooze button? Instead, you’ve already been […]
April 22, 2017

What Strategies You Can Use To Eliminate Light Pollution At Night

From an evolutionary perspective, the body has developed to be active during daylight and inactive when the sun goes down. In today’s 24/7 world, going to […]
April 19, 2017
How Your Brain Detoxifies Itself at Night (& Why This is Critical!)

How Your Brain Detoxifies Itself At Night (& Why This Is Critical!)

Ah. The cozy feeling of snuggling into your bed at night. Safe, sound, and ready to head to Dreamland. While you may enjoy drifting off to […]
April 16, 2017
6 Daily Rituals to Improve Mental Health

6 Daily Rituals To Improve Mental Health

We live in a culture of self-improvement and life hacks. A great portion of topics on the internet cover ways to increase productivity and overall health […]
April 13, 2017

How Sleep Deeply Impacts Your Memory

Getting a good night’s sleep may be the single, most important thing you do for your brain and body all day. Lack of sleep can inhibit […]
April 10, 2017

Rethink Sleep

Are you making sleep a priority in your life? If you find yourself consistently exhausted in the morning and zoning out during the day, chances are […]
April 7, 2017

3 Steps To A Sleep-Friendly Bedroom

In our last blog post, we covered the many ways in which your sleep environment can wreak havoc on your shuteye. Maybe your bedroom doubles as […]
April 4, 2017

The Value Of Play

“It is a happy talent to know how to play,” wrote noted American Philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, (1803-1882).  Emerson, a proponent of self-reliance, individuality, and freedom, […]
April 1, 2017

How You Can Be The Master Of Sleep

Are you an anti-morning person? Maybe you’re a serial snoozer? Or a seasoned expert in the art of sheep-counting? One thing you, obviously, haven’t mastered is […]
March 29, 2017

You’re Already Rich: Peace Of Mind With What You Have

Here’s a question for you: Are you rich? What flashes through your mind when you try to answer that question? Your house, your car, how many […]
March 26, 2017

Sensory & External Factors You CAN Control

In many instances in life, you only have power to control how you act, behave, and engage. If someone makes a snide remark, you can control […]
March 23, 2017

Sleep Can Give You A Better Brain

While the feel-good effects of sleep are pleasurable, sleep is truly a requirement of optimal functioning. Conversely, insufficient shut-eye jeopardizes our health; experts recommend between seven […]
March 20, 2017

A Great Night’s sleep Starts The Moment You Wake Up In The Morning

If you’re not getting enough sleep, simply getting out of bed can be the hardest part of the morning. It’s nice and warm under the covers, […]
March 17, 2017

What Sleep Quality Really Means

It seems that we’re always talking about the importance of high quality sleep, but what does that actually mean? What makes sleep “high quality”? Can your […]
March 14, 2017

Sleep As Athletic Recovery

“Fatigue makes cowards of us all.” -Vince Lombardi Usain Bolt is well aware of the necessity for sleep as a means of ensuring peak performance as […]
March 12, 2017
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Healthy Habits To Kickstart Your Day

Decision, decisions! How many choices do you make over the course of a single day? Perhaps, more than you think. Should you workout or sleep in? […]
March 11, 2017

Why You MUST Put Yourself First When It Comes To Health

Why should you put yourself first when it comes to your health? Well, because gambling with such a precious asset isn’t a wise decision. Intuitively, we […]
March 10, 2017

The Dangers Of Light Pollution

Are you afraid of the dark? If not, it might be time to invest in some blackout shades for your bedroom. New research shows a startling […]
March 9, 2017

The 4 Tips You Need To Get A Better Night’s Sleep

You might have a morning routine that kick-starts and energizes you for your busiest of weekdays, and if you’re a real pro – your weekends too. […]
March 8, 2017

What To Eat & When

For most people, diets just don’t work. The strict rules about what you can and can’t eat tend to make you feel tired, more hungry, and […]
March 7, 2017
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How To Deal With 84 Problems

Have you ever heard the story of the wheat farmer? The wheat farmer struggled at work. He worried about the weather, which he knew he could […]
March 6, 2017
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The Power Of Decluttering

When you snuggle between the sheets, fluff your comforter around you, and close your eyes to head off to Dreamland each night, you’re (likely) in the […]
March 5, 2017
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Define Your Sleep Cycle

Sleeping isn’t just a hum-drum, daily activity to be taken for granted, it’s a highly active period where we rest and repair our bodies and our […]
March 4, 2017
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Teaching Your Children How to Be Mindful

The practice of mindfulness isn’t reserved for adults! In fact, research shows that teaching your children to live mindfully can have a dramatic effect on their […]
March 3, 2017
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What Simple Solutions You Can Use To Reduce Snoring Problems

If you’ve ever slept within any audible range of a snorer, you understand the frustration. Once the snorer heads to bed, the clock starts ticking away. […]
March 2, 2017
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How Yoga Put Me On A Path To Wellbeing

“Yoga is transformative,” says Ilana Dean, a Raja Yoga Trained Instructor, “and I am living proof.”   Dean tried Yoga 20 years ago and walked away […]
March 1, 2017
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3 Habits To Kick In The Butt

You can’t be your best self when you’re dragging from a lack of adequate sleep. Good, restful shut-eye is the secret ingredient for a productive day; […]
February 28, 2017
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How Great Sleep Can Help You Learn Faster

Remember pulling ‘all-nighters’ to cram for a college exam or even foregoing sleep more recently to meet an upcoming work deadline? While you might hope that […]
February 27, 2017
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The Surprising Ways That Sleep Impacts Your Creativity

“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” – Albert Einstein When is the last time you let your creativity take control? Are […]
February 26, 2017
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Exercise: Mindfulness In Movement

Mental rehearsal is the one thing professional athletes do almost universally to boost their physical performance. Far from mere visualization, these athletes envision and rehearse a […]
February 25, 2017

Common Sleep Disturbances & Remedies

Sleep restores us. When we get the sleep we need, we’re more alive. We feel better, we look better, and we’re more likely to feel upbeat […]
February 24, 2017
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What Kids Can Teach Us About Living A Happy, Healthy Life

During the workweek, many of us rush from task to task focused on reaching our ultimate goal…the weekend! When Friday comes around, we may see friends, […]
February 23, 2017
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How Sleep Prepares You For A Winning Mindset

Let’s face the facts….everyone is miserable when they don’t get enough sleep. Who wants to wake up groggy knowing full well that they won’t be back […]
February 22, 2017
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How Your Sleep Impacts Your Hormone Production (this is important!)

While it’s clearly proven that sleep has a major impact on the inner workings of the brain, sleep also has a tremendous impact on your overall […]
February 21, 2017
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The Hedonic Treadmill

You have a job that you like. And, when you finish everyday, you come home to a cozy apartment that works fine for now…you’ll definitely move […]
February 20, 2017
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Navigating Tough Times While On The Path To Success, Happiness, And Peace

The road to success can be treacherous. You’re likely to encounter lots of hairpin curves, potholes, and unexpected hazards. After all, if it weren’t so challenging- […]
February 19, 2017
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Streamline Your Home For Joy

Your home should be your sanctuary- the place where you feel most calm and serene, a place you look forward to returning to, the place where […]
February 18, 2017
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The Process Of Storing Memories

Spotless minds only unlock eternal sunshine in Hollywood dramas; for most of us, the erasure of our memory banks is a thought that incites utter terror. […]
February 17, 2017
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The Science Of Sleep

Do you remember when you learned that bears (and other animals) actually hibernate for the entire winter- how amazing it was to realize that their bodies […]
February 16, 2017
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Three Steps To Self Empowerment

Who doesn’t want to feel empowered? To have that feeling of confidence within that suggests that you can accomplish anything you put your mind to? To […]
February 15, 2017
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8 Tips To Promote Deeper Sleep

Insomnia affects approximately 60 million Americans each year. With these 8 tips, you can avoid becoming a victim of one of the most common sleep disorders […]
February 14, 2017
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Lose Your Stress, Not Your Edge

Stress is perfectly normal. It’s your body’s method of dealing with threats, demands, or external factors that require attention. It’s evolution’s way of saying, “HEY! PAY […]
February 13, 2017
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Sleep & Productivity

The hustle and bustle of today’s modern world has many people running around trying to squeeze as much as they can into every spare minute. Companies […]
January 26, 2017

Why Your Ability To Make Smart Decisions Is Heavily Influenced By Your Sleep Quality

“When the alarm clock rings in the morning there is nothing more satisfying than not having to jump out of bed right away. Luxuriating in that […]
January 26, 2017

Why It’s Critical To Drink Water As Soon As You Wake Up In The Morning

Because up to 72% of the human body is made of water, replenishing our hydration levels is crucial to our health and well-being. While most of […]
January 26, 2017

What Happens When Your Emotional Bank Account Is Overdrawn

Sleep isn’t just a time to reset and recharge after a long day, our sleep patterns also have a profound effect on our mental well-being. Just […]
January 26, 2017

Your Future May Depend On Shifting Impulsive Decisions To Deliberate Ones

“It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.”- Tony Robbins   We are each faced with numerous choices each day. Some are […]
January 26, 2017

Study Finds That Gratitude Journaling Should Be Done Weekly Over Daily

When’s the last time you stopped to assess the state of your life? This morning, when you hurriedly swung your car door open and almost had […]
January 26, 2017

Is A PERFECT Day Possible?

How you spend your morning completely sets the tone of your day. If you’re unintentional about how you plan those first, precious few minutes, the morning […]
January 26, 2017

Dive Into Your Internal World

Many of us experience those days when we walk through life seemingly in a daze; whether it’s due to our lack of sleep the night before, […]
January 26, 2017

How To Get Clear Skin, Flexibility, And Confidence… All Before Noon

Unless you’re an early bird who jumps out of bed enthusiastically, chances are getting up is pretty tough. Here are some ways to make your morning […]
January 26, 2017

Practicing Gratitude: It’s Good For You!

Increased joy, reduced loneliness, lower blood pressure, improved sleep, stronger immune systems, less pain, improved outlook, better overall health-these are just some of the documented benefits […]
January 26, 2017

How To Handle Digital Stress And Distractions

In this day and age, many of us a tweet, post, text, and snap our way through daily life. Whether we’re documenting events or keeping in […]
January 26, 2017

From Negative To Positive Thoughts At Bedtime

Most of us have experienced those racing bedtime thoughts that seem to plague us just as we’re trying to fall asleep. The day’s woes and worries […]
January 26, 2017

Breathing Exercises To Relax Your Mind And Ease You To Sleep

Do you struggle with pressure and stress that keeps you up at night? Is it hard to relax? Does your mind constantly go over your endless […]
January 26, 2017

A Four Week Plan To Build A Balanced Life

In today’s society, everyone deals with stress in some form or another. From running errands to running marathons, physical, mental, and chemical stress can take its […]
January 26, 2017

7 Ways To Exude Kindness

Most people would agree that if our world is lacking anything, it’s kindness. But what defines kindness? Where exactly does kindness come from? And how do […]
January 26, 2017

5 Ways To Build A Regular Sleeping Pattern

When you think of becoming more healthy, what crosses your mind? Maybe you think of cutting out processed foods, limiting your sugar intake, hitting the gym […]
January 26, 2017

5 Tips To Feel Calm And Grounded

Has it been one of those days? When you can’t seem to maintain a positive intention for the day no matter how hard you try? When […]
December 16, 2018

Learn To Get Your Full Night Of Zzz’s This Winter

Despite the cold, there’s something about the coziness of winter. Sipping hot drinks and snuggling with your favorite book or movie is the perfect way to […]
December 15, 2018

10 Reasons Why Nuvanna Is The Best Mattress For You

Good sleep depends on a number of things. Sticking to a regular sleep schedule, cutting out coffee after 2 pm, and learning to relax as the […]
December 13, 2018

Could Sleep Help Battle The Dreaded Flu?

Flu season is here, and this means chills, sniffles, fever, the works. Between 5 to 20 percent of Americans get the flu each year. Unlike the […]
December 9, 2018

Tips To Sleep Better With Your Pets

Pets make terrific companions, but for many pet lovers, they’re more than that. They’re family and are treated as such. If you’re one such person, you […]
December 7, 2018

Benefits Of Power Naps And How To Get The Best Out Of Them

Power naps are a great way to recharge your batteries especially when you have a lot to do. In fact, in a recent poll, as many […]
December 2, 2018

Poor Sleep And Hair Loss: Is There A Link?

Sleep is something many of us take for granted. Like breathing, we don’t really think about it unless we have trouble sleeping. But, delve a little […]
November 30, 2018

Breathing: The Key To Less Stress And Better Sleep?

It’s become so difficult to relax, with the frenetic pace of modern life and our dependence on technology. Even when we’re supposed to unwind, most of us […]
November 29, 2018

Yoga Poses You Can Do To Reduce Back Pain – Part 2

Yoga has made its way into the western world with a bang. This ancient set of practices offers much in the way of physical and mental […]
November 25, 2018

Yoga Poses You Can Do To Relieve Back Pain: Part-1

Incidents of back pain have surged to become one of the most common complaints in the US. Half of all working Americans say they have back […]
November 18, 2018

How Can Sleep Reduce Stress?

Sleep is one of the foundations for good health along with a healthy diet and regular exercise. It repairs tissues, consolidates memory and keeps us fresh […]
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