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Sleep Tips
Have a New Mattress? Here’s How to Break It InCongrats on your new bed! Here’s everything you need to know about how to break in a mattress, what to expect and how to get the sleep you want.
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    Buying Guide: Mattress AccessoriesBuying a new mattress is a fresh start at giving yourself your best night’s sleep. But the mattress is just that: the start.
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    Team pajamas or team birthday suit? When it comes to attire you sleep in, there are really only three options: pajamas, wearing your day clothes, or sleeping in the buff. Seems easy to choose between them, right? Here's why you should wear PJs to bed.
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Bed Basics
The Best Luxury MattressesAs the most popular mattress in the U.S., the queen mattress size is ideal for both single sleepers and couples. See why the queen mattress is a popular pick.

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5 Tips to Cooler Sleep This SummerDon’t look now, but summer heat is here! As temperatures start to soar, we want to make sure you are well equipped to battle the heat when you sleep. Whether it’s creating more airflow through your bedroom or finding the perfect sheets that keep you cool, these tips help keep you from sweating the bed.
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Plush or Firm? How to Choose the Best Mattress for YouWith so many options available when it comes to choosing your next mattress, selecting the right one can be a bit…challenging. As you start your search, one of the first questions you’ve probably asked yourself is “Do I need a firm or soft bed? Something in-between?”
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The Benefits of a Weighted BlanketFrom tossing and turning to bad dreams and racing thoughts, there's a lot that can get in the way of the perfect night's sleep — especially when your stress and anxiety levels are at an all time high. Sometimes, no matter how tired we can get, our bodies and our minds can keep us from getting the sleep we so desperately need.
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How to Choose the Best Mattress TopperAre you waking up with aches and pains but aren’t ready to invest in a new mattress just yet? A mattress topper may be the perfect temporary sleep solution. Mattress toppers allow you to refresh your current bed by adding an additional layer of comfort and support.
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Best Mattresses in a BoxWhat’s convenient to buy, comes in a box and gets delivered straight to your door? Not pizza: We’re talking about the mattress in a box.
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Bed Basics
To Make Your Bed… or NotWhen it comes to household chores, making your bed is the first decision of the day. Maybe you were required to make your bed as a child. But as an adult, you get the say in whether you'll tackle this daily task or skip it entirely. The question you might ask yourself is, does it make any difference in your life and wellness? The answer is, it depends.
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The Best Mattresses Under $500There's no better feeling than jumping into a nice clean bed at the end of a long day. Especially when your bed is the best part of your bedroom. But if your mattress is lacking in the comfort department, or worse yet, it's giving you more aches and pains than nighttime Zzz's, then it might be time to consider an upgrade.
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Bed Basics
Headboards: Do You Really Need One?People typically think of headboards for beds as an essential piece of furniture for your bedroom. Whether you prefer wooden, upholstered or a DIY option inspired by Pinterest, headboards are an easy way to customize your bedroom. But we got to thinking, is there a functional purpose for headboards or are they just for aesthetics? Why do you need a headboard?
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How to Wash Sheets and Other Bedding AccessoriesWhen we think of house cleaning chores, we often think of taking out the trash, scrubbing the toilets and doing the dishes, but we often fail to consider one other task: cleaning our mattress. We spend at least a third of our lives in bed, yet we rarely set aside a couple minutes to maintain our investment and all our bedding accessories.
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5 Self Care Tips During Stressful TimesYou can't take care of others until you take care of yourself first. During stressful times, self care is even more important. That's more true today than ever before. This added stress can make it hard to sleep — or it can make you sleep too much.
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Lifestyle & Life Moments
5 Ways to Make the Most Out of Your StaycationAll good things must come to an end. But what if those things haven’t even started? If you’re bummed about having to cancel your travel plans this year, you’re not alone. Most of us won’t be traveling anywhere this summer, but there’s still one vacation you can take: a staycation.
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4 Tips to Keeping Your Room CleanMany of us still have flashbacks to our childhood anytime we hear, "clean your room" but did you know that keeping your bedroom clean can actually help alleviate stress? More than that, a clean room can make you feel more accomplished during the day and make your room easier to navigate. If that's not enough reason to keep your room clean, studies show that people with clean rooms actually get better sleep.
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    The Best Sleep Products for AthletesExercise is a critical component of sleep—many sleep physicians say that getting exercise in the morning is the best thing you can do for your body at night. And whether your exercise of choice is a 15-minute walk, a calming yoga class or an ultra-marathon, one thing we all have in common is that our bodies rest, recover and rebuild during sleep. This reset that our bodies experience during sleep plays a huge role in our mood, energy levels, memory, cognitive thinking and overall quality of life.
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    How to Get Your Kids’ Sleep Back on Track for the New School YearIf you’re like so many parents out there, you’ve let your kids’ sleep schedules get a bit looser over summer break. After all, it gets dark later, and it’s hard to persuade a kid to go to sleep by 8 p.m. when the sun is still blazing. Plus, there’s nothing as special as sharing a late summer night with your kids—running to catch the ice cream truck, catching fireflies, looking at the stars or sitting on the porch watching people stroll by.
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The Truth About the 15-Minute "Cat Nap"You know the feeling. It's the middle of the day — you're hitting that 3 p.m. wall and all you want to do is lay down for a nap. Sometimes, all you need is just a few minutes, but other times, you feel like you could sleep for several hours. However, if you're pressed for time and just need some shut-eye, 15 minutes may be all you have to catch some Zzzz's.
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    How to Get Great Sleep OutsideIf you’ve ever dozed off in a hammock, you know the feeling: the sun on your skin, a cool gentle breeze lulling you to sleep and the sound of nearby birds slipping into your subconscious. It’s the feeling of summer, and total contentment.
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    Happy International Dog Day!August 26 is International Dog Day. But for some of us, every day is dog day. After all, our four-legged friends are so much more than just pets: Studies have shown that companion animals can improve our physical activity levels, improve our mental health, lessen anxiety, lower blood pressure and decrease feelings of loneliness or isolation.
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Moving? How to Safely Transport Your MattressAt some point in your life, you’ll be faced with a challenging task: moving. Whether it’s into a dorm, an apartment or a brand new house, moving can be a tiring event. It can also feel chaotic and overwhelming. Since you’ll soon be sleeping in a new environment, moving is a great opportunity to check in on your current mattress setup to make sure it’s supporting your best sleep and ideal for your new sleep space.
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August 24, 2022
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August 19, 2022
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6 Creative Summer Activities for Kids
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    Bed Basics
    A Sleep Expert's 6 Top Tips for Good Sleep A few lucky ones have no trouble sleeping, even in cramped airplane seats or lumpy hotel beds. The rest of us are familiar with junk sleep. We doomscroll into the wee hours. We awaken at 3 a.m. anxious to solve the world’s problems. We hit snooze repeatedly to try to feel rested.
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    King Size vs. California King Mattress: What's the DifferenceLooking for more room to sleep—whether it’s solo, with your partner, your children or even your furry friends? A King bed can be the perfect choice. After all, Kings offer more than 6,000 square inches of comfy, cozy sleep paradise.
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