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Woman meditating on bed with cat
Sleep Blog
Madison Schaper

Guide to Meditation for Sleep and Anxiety

When you think of meditation, you may think of expert yogis, your therapist who’s always preaching about mindfulness techniques, or that one friend who just seems to have it all together. The result is that meditation can seem totally inaccessible to the rest of us, who maybe aren’t so great at taking a deep breath and letting

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Man sweating in bed with fan blowing cool air
Sleep Blog
Laura Newcomer

How to Stay Cool at Night While Sleeping

Nighttime temperature regulation might not be the stuff of titillating conversation, but turns out it’s very important to your health and wellbeing. People may sleep hot for many reasons, from warm bedroom temperatures to anxiety, medication, and a variety of medical conditions. Not only can this cause discomfort that makes it harder to fall and stay asleep,

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Man feeling lonely
Sleep Blog
Zoë Ettinger

Loneliness and Sleep

Loneliness is a pervasive issue in society, affecting people of all ages. Most of us have experienced loneliness at one point or another and associate it with feelings of isolation and depression. But did you know that it can also have a negative effect on sleep? Loneliness can make it harder to fall and stay

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Sleep News
Zoë Ettinger

Melatonin and Sleep: How It Works and How to Use It

Melatonin usage in the United States has more than doubled in the past decade, according to a recent report. In a study published in JAMA, researchers found that just 0.4% of people reported taking melatonin in 1999, while that figure was up to 2.1% in 2018. It’s worth noting that the study does not include

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Sleep News
Angela Petulla

Do We Really Need Daylight Saving Time?

Twice a year, Americans find themselves questioning if clocks should spring forward or fall back. While the search interest in daylight saving time (DST) in general has not changed much over the last few years, more and more people are starting to ask questions, specifically why. From the end of daylight saving in November 2017

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Sleep News
Marten Carlson

GhostBed Unveils Venus Williams Mattress Collection

Mattress and bedding company GhostBed recently announced the upcoming launch of their Venus Collection. The popular mattress brand is teaming up with tennis superstar Venus Williams for a line of high-performance mattresses. Now available for preorder, the Venus Williams Legend and Venus Williams Legend Hybrid mattresses feature proprietary materials designed to promote cooling and performance

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woman sleeping and wordle
Sleep News
Zoë Ettinger

Can Playing Wordle Help You Sleep?

If you’re an avid social media user, you’ve likely heard of Wordle — the new game taking the internet by storm. It’s — you guessed it — a word game. It’s gained popularity for its ease of use and quick resolution; games typically don’t take more than about five minutes. The game also gives users

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Older man and woman exercising
Sleep Blog
Laura Newcomer

A Guide to Exercise for Seniors

You don’t need us to tell you that exercise is good for one’s health. Public health campaigns and high school gym teachers have been hammering home that message for years. But fewer people realize exercise can offer distinct perks at different stages of life. Regular physical activity offers people in their golden years a host

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Couple sleeping soundly in bed
Sleep Blog
Laura Newcomer

Couples Sleep Guide

Around the world, millions of adults share a bed with a partner. Particularly in the Western part of the globe, sleeping in the same bed is so common that couples rarely even consider alternatives. For some couples, the normalization of bed-sharing works out just fine. In fact, research suggests there are several benefits of sleeping with a

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Sleep News
Zoë Ettinger

How to Sleep with COVID-19

Though the coronavirus pandemic seemed to be tapering off just a few short months ago, the rise in the Omicron variant has led to millions of infections in the United States each week. If you or someone you know has had or currently has COVID-19, you’re probably aware of the many and varied symptoms. Most

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Man working from home
Sleep Blog
Laura Newcomer

How Working from Home Impacts Your Sleep

From canceled trips and weddings to new routines of mask-wearing and hand-washing, the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown our lives out of whack. And perhaps nothing has been more affected than the way we work. Per the U.S. Census Bureau, more than a third of U.S. households reported working from home more often since the pandemic

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Sleep Blog
Zoë Ettinger

New Year’s Resolutions: How to Accomplish Your Goals

In the Gregorian Calendar, January 1 marks the start of a new year. In countries that observe it, it’s known as a festive time full of celebrations. It’s also a time to reflect on the year past and the changes we might want to make going forward. These changes are often referred to as New

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