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Sleep Number's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2018

In case you missed them, or just want to read them again, here are the most popular stories about sleep, wellness & tech from the Sleep Number blog.   5 Foods to Avoid Before Sleeping (and 5 to Try Instead):  While you might be tempted t

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Sleep Number's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2018

In case you missed them, or just want to read them again, here are the most popular stories about sleep, wellness & tech from the Sleep Number blog.   5 Foods to Avoid Before Sleeping (and 5 to Try Instead):  While you might be tempted to dish out late-night bowls of ice cream or popcorn,…

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Tips for Surviving Flu Season

Nothing can make your winter days and nights as miserable as a bout of flu. Fever, aching muscles, chills, congestion and unrelenting fatigue are some of the telltale signs of the dreaded infection. Flu season isn’t a quickly passing phase. It begins in early October and lasts through April, or even May.   The flu…

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SELF-CARE IN HARD TIMES, KATIE COURIC & SHELLY IBACH

“We all spend so much time and energy thinking about our future and believing we have sight-line to it. The reality is we really don’t. We have the day we’re in.  One of my life lessons, has been to stay present. Live your life for the day you are in. I lost my husband a…

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Welcome to the Sleep Number blog. We're so happy you're here. At Sleep Number we eat, breathe and sleep, well, sleep. That's because research shows the eight hours you're asleep has a huge impact on the 16 hours you're awake.

Our mission is to cover home, wellness and tech with an eye toward helping people get quality sleep. On this site you'll find smart, caring, authentic stories that help make your home a haven for you and your partner; improve your whole family’s mind, body & soul; and make tech accessible for real people.

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Feeding an Entire NFL Team: Inside Scoop

The next time you’re stressed about what to make for dinner, think about feeding an entire NFL team. The woman leading it all; how it’s done, and what she’s learned that can help you feel your best.   For the past 24 years, Geji McKinney-Banks has devoted most of her waking hours to feeding an…

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How a Caretaker Takes Care of Herself (Insider story)

“I love taking care of people,” says Kim Rice, and her enthusiasm for helping comes through in the ways how she talks about what she does: it’s a blessing and a joy, not a burden.   Kim works for a school district in Southern California, focusing on issues of child welfare and attendance, including suspensions…

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Why You Need a Sunday CEO Session to Stay Organized

“I love my Sunday evening CEO sessions. They help me check my progress every week and figure out my schedule,” Rachel Michaelov says.   Monday mornings can feel overwhelming, as you transition from the weekend’s freedom to the weekday hustle. It can be hard to figure out the chores and tasks to tackle first when…

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What Causes Snoring? And What You Can Do About It

Everything you need to know about snoring. A freight train holds no candle to the snoring emanating from the other end of the bed. Your dilemma: wake them up or say goodbye to a good night’s sleep. Some 48 percent of people in the U.S. say they snore, according to the American Sleep Association. If…

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Football Community Helps Abby’s Pediatric Cancer

How football tailgating is bringing this community together to help pediatric cancer patients.   For the Johnsons, NFL “Football Sundays” were always associated with friends and family. Friends of David Johnson, his wife Lisa, and his four kids would start arriving around noon. The last would leave as the evening NFL game wound down around…

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How to Get Better Sleep: Actionable Guide

Most of us don’t get enough sleep. An in-depth guide to help you get better sleep. About a third of Americans get less than seven hours of sleep a night, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Seven hours is what the CDC considers restorative sleep, for the purpose of their research. What keeps so…

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Best Gift a Husband Can Give …

My favorite bicycle ride of the year approached, but my body seemed to mysteriously slow down, at just the wrong time. I lost a favorite cousin to AIDS, and so the 100-mile Ride for AIDS the weekend after Labor Day, taking me from Harbor Country in southwest Michigan to my hometown of Chicago, was one…

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What This Professional Organizer Does Before Bed

After an exhausting day of meetings, kid pickups, dinner prep, and homework drama, bedtime can appear like an oasis —time to finally relax. You may think you have your nighttime routine down to a science — here’s when the kids’ lunches get made and here’s when the last emails are sent. But have you really…

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