Quality Sleep: The Myths & Benefits

Are you guilty of believing these sleep myths? Getting quality sleep sure can have its challenges. As a result, people believe they can learn to function on less sleep. Some even believe they can make up their sleep deficit on the weekends. Sound like you? Unfortunately, these beliefs are false — and they are two…

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Mental Health Check: Sleep

Sleep deprivation is a common thing; but, have you ever considered its effects on mental health? We teamed up with the Huffington Post to bring you the facts. Americans are quite sleep deprived these days, but what you might not know is all of that not sleeping could be affecting your mental well-being. Or, is it that…

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6 Science-Backed Tips For Falling Back Asleep That Actually Work

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. There’s nothing worse than being wide awake at 4 a.m., staring at the ceiling and willing yourself back to dreamland. Middle-of-the-night wake-ups can happen for many reasons, making it hard and frustrating to combat in the moment. How about we break the cycle tonight? Here are…

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Insomnia May Have a Cure: Talk Therapy

Talk therapy, known as cognitive behavioral therapy, can help treat issues such as depression and anxiety. And now, sleep. About 10 percent of the population has chronic insomnia, lasting over three months and having some negative impact in their life. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I) specifically targets that problem, as recommended by the American…

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Can you become a morning person?

Two years ago Gene Caballero noticed that he needed three or four cups of coffee every morning to get his brain going. Caballero, co-founder of GreenPal, a Nashville business that is like Uber for lawn care, wanted to have more get-up-and-go in the early hours of his day. There’s a perception that early risers are…

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This Is What It Actually Means To Get A ‘Good Night’s Sleep’

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. A good night’s sleep is about way more than just clocking seven to nine hours in bed each night. And now, experts in sleep medicine and other health care fields have issued new metrics that spell out exactly what high-quality slumber means. The National Sleep Foundation,…

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What It Means When You Dream About Being Naked In Public

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. You’re at the office and everything is normal… Until you get up during a meeting to give a presentation and you realize you are totally naked. It’s a dream many people have had in some iteration. But experts still aren’t entirely sure what it means. Most…

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Does Your Bed Do That?

Online mattress shopping is becoming more popular than ever and sleeping on the right mattress is vital to how you feel each and every day. We’re excited that our friends at BuzzFeed have rated Sleep Number as one of the “15 Best Places” to purchase a mattress online. See below what Sleep Number has to offer! 1.  Adjustable Comfort On Both Sides Find your Sleep Number® setting at…

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Inside Out: What Happens to Your Body When You Don’t Sleep

Lack of sleep can be hard on your body. Even a night or two of less-than-optimum shut-eye can show up on your body (think dark circles under your eyes). We’ve lain out what happens from head to toe, inside and out. Brain: Forgot where you left your keys? No surprise. Research from the National Institutes…

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What’s Your Sleep Position: Back, Side, or Stomach?

There’s no one-size-fits-all sleep position. For example, it’s recommended that newborn babies sleep on their backs to prevent sudden infant death syndrome, but sleeping on their stomachs is OK when they can roll over on their own. Pregnant moms, on the other hand, shouldn’t sleep on their backs, because that position reduces blood flow to…

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