Staying Fit More Difficult for Night Owls

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.

No Commission, No Pressure

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

What to Expect at Your Sleep Appointment

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!

How to Sleep Pretty

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

6 Surprising Uses for Baking Soda

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

Spring Clean Your Mattress

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

How To Get The Worst Night’s Sleep

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.  

Dogs Sleeping in Our Beds

When I brought my puppy, Soleil, home, I put her crate next to my bed for her to sleep in, all decked out with cozy blankets and a snuggly toy. I was so naive. Soleil didn’t sleep a single night in it, and now, three years later, I’m pretty sure her crate is somewhere in

Is Your Bed Making You Sick?

If you go to bed and soon notice your eyes are beginning to itch, your nose is getting stuffy or you become congested, your bed might be making you sick. With beds chock-full of tiny allergens, it’s no wonder we wake up with allergies raging. Like it or not, there are tons of allergens / irritants in

5 Foods for Better Sleep

We know that stimulants like coffee and tea before bed are not conducive to a great night’s sleep, but are some foods better than others? Dr. Oz’s website suggests five foods that are great for people who want to kick the sleeping pill habit or who would rather opt for a more natural remedy to

Sleeping In Makeup Causes Breakouts, Aging

It happens to the best of us.  You get home late after a night out, ditch the heels somewhere between the front door and the kitchen, and curse the nagging reminder to wash your face before falling into bed.  On the way to the bathroom, you notice your bed looks ridiculously  comfortable tonight.  You gaze