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It’s Time for Bed: Resetting Your Nighttime Routine

We all know opposites attract, but how well do they sleep at night? If you currently share your bed with a living, breathing being, you can commiserate. One person is too hot, the other too cold. Throw two kids, a 60 lb. yellow lab, and demanding work schedules into the mix and you can imagine…

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

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 has a calming effect.”   Mood and color psychology research finds the colors of your surroundings impact your emotions…

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Book Club: Holiday Gift Recommendations from Sleep Number Team Members

Three Sleep Number team members share recommendations of books to give as gifts. These books evoke nostalgia, love, and fantasy for adults and kids. What type of books do you love to read? To gift? We hope these picks pull at your reading heartstrings, and spark some helpful gifting ideas.   The St. Paul Stories…

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Reasons You Should/nt DIY

The smell of pumpkin spice lattes and Michael Bublé music in the air means the holidays are here and the coming weeks will be joyfully (and stressfully) filled with food comas, shopping, and family.   These hectic times can bring out the best and worst in us all. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when we…

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Book Club: DIY Books to Improve Your Home and Career

Loveable Liveable Home   Erin R., Social Content Specialist    What is Loveable Liveable Home about?   It’s a New York Times best seller about a couple who share their tips and tricks on how to make your home stylish and functional. Tips range anywhere from kids to pets, and entertaining your guests. I liked…

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Designing a Multi-Generational Home

We recently had the privilege of working with “This Old House” to outfit all the bedrooms of their 2017 Idea House in Rhode Island with Sleep Number beds.  This newly constructed house offers a new inspirational layout designed with multi-generational living at the forefront, to comfortably facilitate aging in place. The result is a home…

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Houseplants Will Supercharge Your Sleep

Bringing nature indoors can clean your air, improve your health, relax you and even help you sleep.   NASA scientists discovered this when they investigated how to clean the air on their space stations. Their Clean Air Study found that certain plants remove pollutants like benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene, xylene, and ammonia from the air—chemicals…

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DIY Beckons You to Come Back Home

No matter where you live, a new season provides a time to update your home’s coziness-factor.  So, we updated a place in our home state of Minnesota, with Amy Schmitt, Professional Home Styling and Redesign Expert/Business Owner of Come Back Home, to identify simple DIY tweaks that appeal to all your senses.   Q: First,…

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Restoring Dignity After a Hurricane

You saw it. Read about it. Know someone impacted. Or lived through it yourself. Hundreds of thousands of people are now homeless or displaced due to hurricane Harvey, Irma, and Maria. So now what? What does the “rebuild” process look like for these communities long after the media attention dies down? And, what can we…

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7 Tips for Tiny Bedrooms

When you live in a small space, you’ve got to make the most of every square inch. Chelsey Brown, the blogger behind CityChicDecor.com, knows this. Her New York City apartment is just 750 square feet. From decorating to organization, Chelsey has learned—and shared on her blog—lots of tricks for transforming and maximizing snug spaces.  …

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4 Best RV Road Trips

Here are four great routes for getting that rig out on the open road.   Part of the appeal of a road trip is serendipity. Yes, you need a campground or a parking spot and, eventually, a dumping station, but for the most part, because you’ve got everything you want in your well-designed mobile home-away-from-home,…

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