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JOURNALING: How & Why to Try a Problem-Solving Journal (Part 2)

This article is the second in a six-part series about different types of journaling techniques you can do before bedtime to help calm your mind for better sleep. We hope these posts inspire you to add journaling to your bedtime routine. Dear Diary, Today I told the boy I like that I liked him. We…

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JOURNALING: How & Why to Try a Gratitude Journal (Part 1)

This article is the first in a six-part series about different types of journaling–techniques you can do before bedtime to help calm your mind for better sleep. We hope these posts inspire you to add journaling to your bedtime routine. Many people process thoughts, emotions and feelings through journal writing. But you don’t always have…

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Sleep Number CEO Prediction: Ten Years from Now Your Bed Will Be As Central to Your Life as Your Phone is Today

Shelly Ibach, CEO of sleep innovation retailer, Sleep Number, recently unveiled some bold predictions for the future of sleep. Read on to learn more about the bed of the future, and how the humble mattress may be as central to our lives as the smart phone is today. It’s time to fundamentally change our thinking…

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Colors and Mood: The Hidden Power Room Color Has on Mood

Which room colors are best for your office, bedroom, home, and living room? And what moods do they help foster? Chelsea, a small business owner, paints the walls of her studio green. “I find it very soothing,” she says. She also dots the space with plants. “Having that greenery invokes a sense of nature and…

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3 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts For Your Busiest Mornings

If you’ve ever found your stomach rumbling, energy wavering, and concentration scattering come mid-morning, you’re acquainted with the effects of breakfast skipping. While it might seem like a good idea to forgo your morning meal for some extra shut-eye, that’s a mistake. Easy make-ahead breakfasts may help. LeeAnn, a busy digital and technology executive recently…

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INSIDER STORY: Let’s Talk Healthy Minds, Bodies & Souls

Sleep Number is proud to be on the 2018 Super Bowl Host Committee, and all the talk about exercise, sports and performance, has us excited to remind everyone about the deep connection between physical fitness and sleep.  Whether you’re a pro athlete, or average Joe, quality sleep can help in so many ways.  So, we’re reposting Insider…

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The Commuter’s Guide to Morning Meditation & Mindfulness

Ah, the dreaded morning commute. Four things to try so you arrive refreshed and ready to be productive. Around 139 million Americans haul themselves to work outside the home every morning, with an average commute time of 26 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. And it isn’t exactly time well spent—a long commute is…

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How to Wabi Sabi Your Home: the Philosophy of Imperfection

This article is the first in a three-part series about Wabi Sabi, a philosophy for living that has its roots in a 15th Century Japanese tea ceremony. Practitioners of Wabi Sabi learn how to embrace imperfection as a path to greater happiness. We hope these posts will inspire you in your relationships, while entertaining, and…

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How to Use Essential Oils: DIY Home Aromatherapy for Better Sleep

Thinking about adding essential oils to your bedtime and daily routine? Read on for DIY essential oil home aromatherapy ideas. Piper Simmons, age 10, and her mother, physical therapist Deborah Jurist Simmons, are awash in aromatic bath bombs they’re making (from this DoTerra recipe). “I love the smells,” says Piper, of the essential oils they…

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Sleep Cool and Comfy All Night Long

This post was brought to you by our featured guest blogger Shannon Fox, author and founder of Fox Hollow Cottage. I’m sure many of you value a good night’s sleep as much as I do. Unfortunately, being too hot or too cold can really interfere with resting well, and awaking refreshed. My days are long…

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