Many people don’t get enough sleep at night due to tossing and turning all night and not falling into a deep slumber. Poor sleeping habits are like a boomerang, they leave your tired throughout the day, then you don’t sleep well again at night and the scenario just keeps repeating itself. When you sleep well, you need fewer hours in the bed at night to wake up revitalized, refreshed and ready to start a new day. Some sleeping tips can help you to move less and rest more peacefully.Details
It is very common for you to have a television in your bedroom these days. It is also quite common to put on a Netflix show at night before bed and binge watch while eating snacks in bed before you go to sleep. Eating a snack in bed at night can interfere with your chances of getting a good night’s rest, add to you packing on pounds and can be detrimental to your overall health.Details
Each trimester of pregnancy brings to the table different issues that may not allow you to get the restfulness you need for the upcoming event of birth. In the first and second trimester, you may experience increased needs at night to make bathroom trips as well as sleep disruptions due to the stress associated with pregnancy, especially if it is your first child. The third trimester is generally the hardest to get good sleep at night with a growing tummy, leg cramps, sinus congestion and heartburn along with a babysitting on your bladder. Luckily, there are some tips to help you sleep better before the big event occurs.Details
Mattresses come in a large array of materials and include different technologies to offer support at different levels. Each person generally has many types to choose from in a new mattress to achieve restful sleep with less aches and pains and fewer symptoms of stress in the morning. Here are the different types of mattresses available today that can help you achieve the best night’s sleep possible based on your sleep position.Details
For many, the term air mattress conjures up images of college students, overcrowded family gatherings, and neck/back pain. If these are the first things you think of when you imagine sleeping on air, your mind is about to be blown. Would you believe me if I told you that you could instantly adjust the firmness, angle, and other aspects of your mattress at the push of a button? Well, with mattresses specifically designed with air chambers rather than traditional springs or foam you can do all those things and more.
The basic idea of a customizable air mattress is this: where traditional mattresses use springs to provide support, these instead use air chambers that can add or release pressure to fine-tune the firmness of the entire mattress or specific areas of the mattress. This means that if you sleep with a partner, many air-chamber mattresses will allow you to adjust comfort settings for each person!Details
When it comes to bedding, mattresses and sheets often get all of the attention while pillows are left as an afterthought. We’ve discussed the importance of choosing a mattress that supports the specific needs of your body before, and choosing the proper pillow is just as important a factor in your overall sleep health.
You can have the most expensive, custom-tailored, perfectly crafted mattress in the world, but if you are using a pillow that doesn’t support your neck and spine in the right ways you could still wake up feeling stiff and sore. Everyone has different needs and preferences when it comes to pillows, which is why it’s important to look into pillows that are created with your specific needs in mind. There a lot of options in today’s market, and there are a wide range of materials and firmness levels to suit every person’s desires.Details
While sharing your furniture with your furry companion has a number of different benefits and has been shown to increase levels of contentment and happiness in some studies, it’s undeniable that pet hair quickly becomes a nuisance. Chances are that if you share your mattress or your other furniture with your pet without taking precautions and dealing with the inevitable hair issues, the majority of your belongings will be covered in fur within a week’s time.
Although pet hair is incredibly annoying, and in some cases triggers allergic reactions, there are ways of dealing with it in order to minimize the impact that it has on your health and happiness. With a little bit of preparation and foresight, you can share your furniture with your pet without worrying about the problems associated with all of that excess hair.Details
The idea of tracking our sleeping habits in order to pinpoint potential problems is not new, however, until recently, these types of studies were confined to controlled test environments where patients are monitored by doctors overnight. Advances in smartphone technology mean that anyone with a modern phone has access to a range of sleep tracking apps for mere dollars, or in some cases for free.Details
It’s not uncommon for people to go years, if not decades, without ever even considering cleaning their mattress. We regularly wash the sheets on our bed, change the pillowcases, and swap out blankets, so why do we not think about mattress cleaning? The reality is that most people don’t know why it’s important to clean your mattress at regular intervals, let alone how to go about doing it.Details
You’ve finally gone through the process of choosing a mattress that works for you, finding a bed frame style that you enjoy and picked out a matching headboard, but there’s one last crucial step in setting up the perfect bed: picking bedding. As many different types of mattresses as there seem to be, there are even more choices when it comes to bedding.
In addition to the wide variety of choices available for bedding, you also have to take into consideration that not all bedding is suitable for every season, and you may need heavier or lighter bedding available to swap in when the weather changes. As if that weren’t enough, you still need to pick out bedding that matches the design of your frame and of your bedroom as a whole. All of these factors combined can make the prospect of choosing bedding an intimidating one, but I’m going to walk you through a series of steps that will guide you along the way.Details