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Tips for Designing a Healthy Sleep Environment

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A good night's sleep can make a big difference in your day.  The easiest way to get a good night's sleep is to make sure you're sleeping in a healthy sleep environment.  If you want to dramatically improve the quality of your sleep, it actually doesn't cost a lot of [...]

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A Natural Cure To Insomnia – Ditch The Sleeping Pills

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Recent studies have shown that the best way to get to sleep does not come over the counter.  Or on a prescription pad, for that matter.  The study, found here, was published by the Annals of Internal Medicine, and focused on a natural method of curing insomnia - one that [...]

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Sleep Debt – The Cumulative Nature of Skipping Sleep

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Chances are, if you're like most people, you've pulled an all-nighter.  From college finals week to sick children, after our teenage years we rarely get a full 8 hours of sleep.  But science tells us that 7-9 hours per night is crucial for maintaining a healthy body and sharp mind. [...]

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Mattress Underground Releases Article on Mattress Companies

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One of the biggest resources for mattress buyers, The Mattress Underground, has released an article that details the history and comparison of the different companies in what they are calling the "Simplified Choice" category of mattresses.  You can read part one of the article below, and find the full piece [...]

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Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous

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We've all heard that we need 8 hours of sleep each night to function properly.  While that may be true for most people, some of the greatest minds in history have defied that paradigm.Here's a breakdown of a few individuals who have slept anywhere from 2 to 10 hours per [...]

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WHAT YOUR SLEEPING POSITION SAYS ABOUT YOU

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Everyone has that one position they sleep in most of the time.  For me, it's the Freefaller (see below).  If you're in love with the current trend of finding out what every aspect of your life means about you, then have we got a blog post for you!  Except here's [...]

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KISS Mattress Provides the Soundtrack For Your Night

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If you're the sort of person who needs music to fall asleep, then you're not alone!  In fact, most people have a playlist to help them slumber.  The best sleep songs have a tempo of around 60 beats per minute, or bpm.  The natural slow feel of songs in this range [...]

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5 Great Nightcaps – Ending The Best Night Of Your Life.

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Ah yes.  The nightcap.  The Gentleman's way to end the night.  This beverage is becoming a lost art in today's culture of ciders and cocktails.  Most people end a night by taking a one off on the mai tai with the cute little umbrella.  But that's not how a gentleman [...]

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Top 10 Nightmarish Sleep Disorders

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Nightmare Disorder – Unless you’re the single luckiest person alive today, you’ve had a nightmare before.  They aren’t pleasant.  But for people with this sleep disorder, they are much more than an infrequent annoyance.  They’re a very real part of every night’s sleep.  This can trigger a fear of sleep [...]

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Top 10 Nightmarish Sleep Disorders Pt. 2

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Sleep Paralysis – All of us are temporarily paralyzed during our dreams.  It’s just your body’s way to safeguard from finding yourself crashing to the pavement in your PJs because your brain said you could fly.  Really, it’s a good thing.  Except for people who suffer from this disorder.  Their [...]

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Early Birds vs. Night Owls

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Everyone has heard that the early bird gets the worm but is that necessarily true?  Actually, according to a fascinating new video by AsapSCIENCE, the answer isn’t quite as clear cut as you have been lead to believe.  While early birds typically function better in the early part of the day, [...]

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Tech in Bed

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The average American consumes over 11 hours of digital media per day.  The pervasiveness of media into our everyday lives has changed the way we approach every minute of every day.  Walk down the street in any major city and count how many people have earbuds in.  Better yet, count [...]

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Nightlife Spotlight: Charlotte

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Up for a night you’ll always remember in the Queen’s City?  We are too!  Life is for the living, after all.  So we have compiled a list of things to do in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.  From concerts to pubs, from symphony halls to stand up comedy, we’ve got [...]

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