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Sheet Smarts: Your Sheets Could Be Making You SweatIt's summertime and you may find yourself looking for ways to beat the heat. No one wants to wake up sweaty and uncomfortable during the night. Did you know the type of bed sheets you use can make a difference in sleeping cool? Stop waking up in night sweats and start sleeping cool!
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    Four Sleep Tips during the New NormalMuch of what we hold to be normal in the world has been turned upside-down due to COVID-19. With changes to our routines and uncertainty that surrounds the future, your overall health and well-being can suffer. Many are reporting increased levels of stress and difficulty with sleep. We know that sleep is important for overall health and well-being. It also plays an important role in immune function.
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Buying Guide: Queen Size MattressAs 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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How much sleep do I need for my age?There's no doubt that sleep is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any age, but the amount of sleep required at different stages of life can vary widely. However, knowing the ideal amount of sleep that one should be getting at a particular time of life is important so that you can lead your best life and avoid a number of surprising health issues.
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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 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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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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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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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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Best Bed in a Box Mattresses What’s convenient to buy, comes in a box and gets delivered straight to your door? And no, we’re not talking about pizza. We’re talking about the bed in a box.
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Why an Adjustable Bed May be the Sleep Solution You NeedMy wife and I recently found ourselves shopping for a new mattress at Mattress Firm. Like most mattress shoppers, we hopped from one mattress to the next, trying to get a feel for which was the most comfortable. At some point in our game of musical beds, the salesperson noted that we were on a mattress with an adjustable bed base underneath.
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Developing Good Sleep HygieneThere is an ample amount of technology focused on how to get better sleep. There are apps that relax an active brain, trackers that tell you how much time you've slept, and even fancy devices that claim to alter your brain waves to help you fall asleep. With all the technology that surrounds sleep, one would think that sleep is a complicated process.
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    5 Morning Routines To Get Your Day StartedFeeling awake and alert starts with getting a good night's sleep. But that's only part of what keeps you from feeling sluggish and tired throughout the day. Starting your day off right also impacts how well rested you'll feel as the day wears on.
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    Bedroom Interior Design for Better SleepYour bedroom should be a sanctuary for rest and relaxation. If it's not or if you find that you sleep better in a hotel, than it may be time for a bedroom makeover. That's because bedroom interior design, something hotels think a lot about, can play a role in how well you sleep.
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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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    King vs. Queen: When Spousal Preferences CollideWhen it comes to sharing a bed with your partner or spouse, you may have some disagreements about which size bed you need. Some people prefer to have a king size mattress to have extra space and be able to move around, while others prefer a queen size mattress if you have a smaller room or enjoy being closer at night. Taller couples may opt for a California king size mattress, giving them extra length versus a traditional king size bed. When determining a king vs. queen size mattress, there are a few things to consider, so we've compiled a list of questions to ask yourself and your partner to solve the "which size is best" issue.
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