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04 Feb

A Guide to Cleaning Various Messes on Your Mattress

How did this happen! may be your first response, but it won't help your mattress. Given that mattresses are seldom replaced, you are likely to encounter at least one mattress emergency. Tossing a stained, soiled mattress to the curb is a two-person job, and then you may have to make special arrangements with the waste disposal company to cart it off. You may be charged for the service. Most people chose to deal with the mess rather than go through the trouble and expense of replacing a mattress. A few fortunate people find the experience just the excuse they need to replace an old, failing mattress -- but they are not reading this. Read more →
28 Jan

How Noise Pollution Could Be Affecting Your Sleep, Health, and Happiness

Decades of scientific research has concluded that your "sleep life" can have strong effects on your physical, mental, and emotional well-being. And when you're not getting the sleep you need and deserve, your health and other areas of your life can suffer. Your quality of sleep can be affected by a variety of things, from stress and diet to outside factors like weather and even noise pollution. But what is noise pollution and how can it affect your sleep life and well-being? Read more →
14 Jan

How to Sleep Well When Traveling Overseas

For many people, sleeping well while traveling overseas is a misnomer. Between rapid time zone transitions and the change in sleeping environment, the prospect of getting a good night's sleep in another country can seem daunting. However, by following the five simple steps below, you can help ensure that you receive sufficient rest while you are traveling overseas.  Read more →
07 Jan

5 Scary Things That a Lack Of Sleep Can Surprisingly Cause

We have all heard it over and over - getting a good night's sleep is crucial.

Sleep is the answer to a lot of common problems; you catch a cold - "make sure you get a lot of sleep"; you have a big decision to make? - "sleep on it"; feeling extra anxious, sensitive or depressed? - "you are just tired, get some sleep".

Although, most of these ailments are pretty common in most people at some time or another, what you may not know is that the lack of sleep can sometimes be the culprit in some pretty serious conditions.

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17 Dec

Surviving Your Day After a Poor Night of Sleep

No matter how hard we try, most adults don't get enough sleep. Over time, the effects of sleep deprivation can build up and make you miserable the following day. Not only is your body tired, subject to real aches and pains, but you're likely to feel mentally and emotionally tired, too. Read more →

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