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Do Sheet Thread Counts Really Matter?

One of the most common ways people choose sheets is based on thread count — but that’s misleading, says Jessica Basten, bedding buyer for Sleep Number. The thread count myth holds that only thread count, and the higher the better, matters. That’s simply not the case, Basten says. “Thread count is only part of the…

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6 Self-Care Methods to Boost Mental and Physical Health

Therapist Erica Reed sometimes renders clients speechless with one simple question: What do you need right now? “A lot of times, the clients who come to me don’t recognize they have needs and that those needs are important,” says Reed, a licensed clinical social worker and adjunct professor at Bowie State University in Maryland. “When…

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An Accountant with a Plan (& a Garden) [Insider Story]

Hi, Janice! Could you tell us about your job and how you help people? I’ve been an accountant for about thirty-eight years, and most of my career had been helping established businesses manage their general ledger. For nine years, I was the manager of a business-services team, and our clients would wait until there was…

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Smiley360 Fall 2019 Smarter Sleep Sweepstakes

Enter the Smiley360 Fall 2019 Smarter Sleep Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Sleep Number bed valued at approximately $2,897.99. Enter here for a chance to win between 12:00PM Central Time (“CT”) on September 30, 2019 and ends at 11:59PM CT on December 21, 2019 (the “Entry Period”). GRAND PRIZE One (1) Queen Sleep…

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The Ultimate Guide to Work/Life Balance

Janine Graziano-Full logged 80-hour weeks in her corporate executive job. But with a newborn and two-year-old at home, “I wasn’t happy with my work-life balance,” she says. Her “aha” moment came in a coaching session, where she had to visualize her life in 20 years. That made her break down in tears. “I felt like…

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5 Ways to Finally Accomplish What You Pushed Off

“Routines” can sometimes feel synonymous with “boring”. But really, the word routine should be linked to the word accomplished. Routines are the best way to help you actually get something done. Per Northwestern Medicine, people sleep better, manage stress levels, and have stronger overall health when sticking to a routine. Routines are also a great…

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Healthy Slow Cooker Dip Recipe for Game Day

Sunday-afternoon NFL on the screen means the perfect excuse to invite friends over. You’ll probably want to feed them, though, and there’s no shortage of cheese-filled, deep-fried, bacon-wrapped football snack recipe. But what if you want something healthier? Slow cooker dip is sure to satisfy If you want something simple, try a slow cooker dip.…

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A Hobbyist Goes Big (Insider Story)

Hi, David! Tell Us About What You Build and How You Got Into Woodworking. I basically grew up in my grandfather’s garage. He was a woodworker and I was always finding some way to tinker with wood, and that started to become more of a hobby as I got older. Recently, it’s taken to building…

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Tailgate & Entertain in Style

Invitations Set the Mood To set the perfect tone for your party, lifestyle blogger Sherrie Fabrizi Allbritten suggests using an online invitation service such as Evite to customize your invitations with a football theme. You can also create a Facebook Event or Facebook Group to send out invitations, collect RSVPs, and get everyone in the…

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Creating the Perfect Morning Routine for You

Each morning, Jodi Helmer and her husband drink tea, review their social media, and cuddle with their dogs in their Charlotte home. Helmer, 43, is the author of “Growing your Own Tea Garden: The Guide to Growing and Harvesting Flavorful Teas in your Backyard,” also writes in her journal and plans her day. Not everyone…

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