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10 Hacks For Living Your Best Life NOW

Are you always working, going to social and family events and taking care of everyone else but yourself?   Someday you'll take care of yourself.   But what if someday was now. Right now. It can be, if you embrace the JOMO.  

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10 Hacks For Living Your Best Life NOW

Are you always working, going to social and family events and taking care of everyone else but yourself?   Someday you’ll take care of yourself.   But what if someday was now. Right now. It can be, if you embrace the JOMO.   Instead of the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO), consider the Joy of…

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The Many Hats of a Preschool Aide (Insider Story)

Tell us a bit about your job. You work with preschoolers? Yes, I’m an aide. It’s actually called “Begindergarten”—it’s five-year-olds who have end-of-the-summer birthdays, so they’re very young and they get an extra year. I help kids with all of their learning and social skills and emotional development. My teacher and I have been coming…

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How Retirement Affects Relationships ( & how to thrive)

Professionals weigh-in with free advice on how to handle all that extra time you’ll be spending together during retirement.   Two days after retiring, Karen Nettler and her husband moved from Baltimore to Michigan to be closer to their daughter and her family.   “My husband didn’t want to move, but once the grandchildren were born,…

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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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4 Things That Can Bring You JOMO

A little message pops on your smartphone. An app that tracks your screen usage startles you out of complacence. “What? I’ve spent 5.2 hours of screen time this week, up from 4.2 last week?” Fear of missing out, or FOMO, often drives our social media habits that lead to so much screen time. But trading…

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Conquering the Photo Deluge

In the olden days of actual film, people used to be so careful about the pictures they took. Camera film was expensive. So was developing the pictures. Today, with excellent phone cameras that have seemingly unlimited storage in our Google clouds, everyone can document each family, friend and food moment. There’s no economy to picture…

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Sleep’s Role in Helping Students Across the U.S. (Insider Story)

Angela Jerabek spends many days on the road, visiting schools around the USA. We recently caught up with her during a rare down moment at home in Minnesota, to hear how quality sleep powers her travels to help students across the U.S. Hi, Angela! Let’s start with your bedtime routine. How do you wind down…

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Smiley360 Summer 2019 Smarter Sleep Sweepstakes

Enter the Smiley360 Summer 2019 Smarter Sleep Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Sleep Number bed valued at approximately $2,897.99. Enter for a chance to win between 12:00PM Central Time (“CT”) on July 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59PM CT on September 22, 2019 (the “Entry Period”). GRAND PRIZE One (1) Queen Sleep Number…

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3-Month Action Plan to Make the Most of Summer

Another jam-packed summer looms: vacation, spending more time with family, planting a garden and making memories with the kids or grandkids. But these few months of togetherness, warmth and fun go by so fast. It’s easy to get caught up in the season, and suddenly it’s October, and there’s so much you wished you had…

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Bright Lights, Big City, Great Sleep (Insider Story)

In their seven years of living in New York, Joe and Cydney Hogan have immersed themselves in the city, enjoying its bustle and famed institutions. We recently caught up with Cydney to talk about life in Manhattan, her experiences volunteering at the American Museum of Natural History, and why the couple are such fans of…

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Morning Energy Boosters Without the Coffee

A large coffee and a muffin on the go is the breakfast of choice for many folks in a hurry. But by mid-morning, that choice may make you feel energy-less. The caffeine buzz is gone, the carb and sugar high has worn off, and you’re thinking, “When’s lunch!?” Break the cycle and boost your energy…

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Make the Most of Your Empty Nest

As Hélène Stelian’s twin daughters prepared to leave for college, she felt the twinge of loneliness but also the stark realization that she no longer knew herself. As a stay-at-home mom in Chicago, much of her identity was wrapped in theirs. “I looked into the future and wondered what my life was going to be…

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