We “spring forward” in March to experience more daylight in the evening. In November, we “fall back” and turn back the clock—making way for the short days and long nights of the autumn and winter seasons. Besides making you late (or early) for work the next day, this time-traveling can disrupt your energy, mood, and
For many of us, grogginess or lulls in energy throughout the day is commonplace. More often than not, these low-energy days are a result of restless nights without a quality snooze and general sleep-deprivation. Sleep is important—it not only contributes to a myriad of health benefits but also it sets the pace for your day.
If you’ve ever invested in more than a futon, chances are you realize that buying a mattress is an important decision. Choosing the right mattress can make the difference between being energized, confident and aware, or being exhausted, cranky and absent-minded. But no one wants to buy a new mattress before they really need to.
Earlier this month, the New York Times published a blog post titled, We tell kids to ‘go to sleep!’ We need to teach them why, that offered valuable insight on the correlation between a child’s sleep habits and how it affects their ability to learn and process information. The blog highlights results from several sleep
Feeling tired, worn down, crabby, and yet can’t seem to sleep at night? You’re not alone. Many adults suffer from sleep troubles that keep them from feeling at their absolute best. Although you may not be able to fix all the troubles keeping you away from dreamland, here are some ideas on things you can do to
I’m a night owl, and if I wake up before 10 a.m. on a Saturday I’m thrilled. Morning people are the same as us night owls, just one step ahead. They’re in front of us in line at Starbucks, snagging the last scone. A post-workout treat for them is a would-be yummy breakfast for us.
I only become aware of how rusty my non-verbal communication skills are when I’m at the mall. Everything is fine until I see the dreaded mall kiosk. The only thing worse than seeing the mall kiosk is making eye contact with the person working the mall kiosk. I scramble to arm myself with non-verbal cues
When you schedule an appointment with us, you are one step closer to finding your perfect bed. If nothing else, by the time you leave, you’ll be the ever-informed mattress shopper who knows exactly what he or she wants in a mattress. A sleep consultation appointment might sound clinical, but you can leave your bite guard at home!
I’m an ugly sleeper. There. I said it. “No, Lauren. You’re a cute girl, I’m sure it’s–” No. NO. Thank you, but no. It’s okay, I’ve accepted it. It all started when I was just a little girl. My first sleepover at Jana Keller’s house. I wake up in the morning to her and her
Did you know sprinkling baking soda on your mattress absorbs odors? Baking soda is a natural deodorant, so I like to sprinkle some of the good stuff over my mattress, let it hang out on there for about 15-20 minutes, then vacuum it up. It turns out there is more to baking soda than meets
My sister and I shared a room until we were 18, and you could say we had different interpretations of “cleaning.” She loved it, while I had other interests, like … oh, I don’t know, literally anything else. We had to clean our room on Fridays before we could go out with friends. My sister
Move your spin class to 7 p.m. or later. If you can get the class to be held IN your bedroom, that’s even better. You want to be sure to hit the sheets with your heart rate nice and elevated. But before that, go ahead and hit a couple of Red Bull vodkas.