How to Fall Asleep When You Are Stressed and Anxious

Sleeping when stressed

Whether it’s from your job, a major life event such as a wedding, a family crisis or personal problems, stress can seriously affect your sleep. As stress hormones course through your body, your heart rate increases, blood pressure goes up and energy levels spike. This is hardly a recipe for deep relaxing sleep. And it … Read more…

Do I have a Sleep Disorder? Here Are 6 Signs You Might…

Signs of sleep disorders

Has it just been a few particularly restless nights the last couple of weeks or is it a sleep order you are experiencing? Sometimes it can be hard to differentiate between a bout of stress or anxiety-caused sleeplessness and the beginning of a more serious sleep problem. Before you talk to your doctor or a … Read more…

5 Surprising (Science-backed) Benefits of Getting Quality Sleep

Beenfits of quality sleep - foam vs spring mattress

You’d think that after millennia of human existence, we’d have figured out why we do this thing called sleeping. But scientists are still not sure exactly why we need to sleep. There are several theories of course. Some say it helps with memory retention and learning, others suggest it is essential in body recovery while … Read more…

How to Sleep Well and Safely When You Are Pregnant

Tips for sleeping when pregnant and getting the best online mattress

At a time when it is absolutely important to get quality sleep, sleeping becomes one of the most difficult things to do. Here are some good tips on how to sleep well and safely when you are pregnant including buying the best online mattress and choosing the safest sleeping position. 1. The best sleeping position: … Read more…

The Weirdest Celebrity Sleep Problems & How They Overcame Them

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Some people go to great lengths to get a good night sleep; but, unfortunately, not all of us get it. Good sleep is a very precious commodity, but many of us struggle to get a decent amount of sleep which goes ahead without disturbance or hindrance. For others, however, sleep is not something which is … Read more…

Want to Sleep Better At Night? Have More Sex

Best Mattresses for Sex - cuddling

As shocking as it may sound, Americans are indulging less in the all-time favorite pastime– sex. Despite the acceptance of what was once considered taboos and the wide availability of hookup apps, people simply are not having as much sex. Something else that Americans are not getting enough of is sleep. 35% of Americans say … Read more…

Top 10 Tips for Pregnant Women to Get A Good Night’s Sleep

Sleeping on your side when pregnant

Though essential to your health and that of the baby, it’s very crucial for pregnant women to get a good night’s sleep, as getting a comfortable sleep during pregnancy becomes harder with the passing months.  An expanding belly, frequent heartburns, and the constant need to pee leave you sleepless, tired, and dizzy. Though it’s almost … Read more…

5 Years of Sleep In America Polls by the NSF: What Have We Learned So Far?

Sleep in America® poll

The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) is a non-profit organization that promotes better health through sleep education. Since 1991, the NSF has been conducting a Sleep in America® poll to determine what they call the ‘state of sleep in America.’ You can find an archive of all their polls here. In today’s post, we focus on … Read more…

20 Interesting Facts You Never Knew About Sleeping

Sleeping peacefully

How does it feel to know that for 6 to 8 hours every day, you shut down your brain and are in a state of semi-consciousness? Most of what mankind knows about sleep and sleeping patterns has been discovered during the last quarter of a century. We knew very little about sleep in the time … Read more…