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How Sleep Can Help You Get Along With Your Boss

TracyAnne, a PR Consultant, has been working 20 hours days the last week. The other day she got into a verbal argument with the head of her division, who speaks a different language. “While my argument was sound, looking back, if I had had enough sleep, I probably would have realized earlier that we were…

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How to Sleep Well Before Vacation

It’s the night before vacation.   Your suitcase is packed. But wait, did you remember your vitamins?   You boarding pass is printed. Are you sure it has a pre-check number?   You’ve arranged your ride to the airport. Uh oh, did you actually click the confirm button on the car service website?   A…

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Tech + Nature Meet in DIY Stop-Motion Movies

Summer is a great time to enjoy a picnic in the park or attend an outdoor concert, but electronic devices can get in the way of fully appreciating the moment. Instead of constantly reminding your loved one to “step away from the screen,” you can encourage them to use their devices to interact with the…

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5 Tips for Sleeping Soundly with Your Partner

This post was brought to you by our featured guest blogger and fitness expert, FitFluential.   My husband worked the night shift for years. Therefore, when he was working, I was sleeping and vice versa. When I found out he was starting a job with “normal hours,” I was ecstatic. Finally – we would share a…

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How to Sleep When Pregnant: A Helpful Guide

Everyone knows you need sleep to live and function, but from the moment you learn you’re pregnant, the idea that you need to be resting and recharging each night becomes more serious and important. When you’re pregnant, you’re not just taking care of your own body and health, you’re also responsible for the health and…

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Why Sandwich Generation Needs Best Sleep Possible

Physician and mom of three Megan Mendez lives in a multi-generational household in Pennsylvania, where she’s balancing midnight feedings for a newborn with fall prevention and a variety of other caregiving tasks for her father, a retired physician with Parkinson’s disease.   Interrupted sleep is one of the hallmarks of Sandwich Generation caregivers. With Pew…

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Is Sleep-Storming the New Brainstorming?

Ever have a dream so vivid you thought you were watching a movie? Hollywood director James Cameron did, and that dream inspired the movie character and film of the same name, “The Terminator.”   Or consider the famous Rolling Stones song, “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction.” Keith Richards not only dreamed the opening verse one…

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Why Do Some People Need More Sleep Than Others?

Some people seemingly can’t get enough z’s. They might sleep for hours on end and still feel exhausted while others around them are waking up refreshed. Getting extended hours of shut-eye seems like a gift rather than a curse, but there are some caveats. Sleeping in on a Saturday morning is an indulgence. Regularly sleeping…

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One Thing Every College Grad Needs for Success

Ah, college, where a 10 a.m. class is considered early.   With graduation comes some new expectations. A wake up call. The college shut-eye schedule doesn’t make for the easiest transition to the traditional work world.   But as college grads head out for their first interviews or first cubicle assignments, good sleep hygiene can…

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All I Want for Mother’s Day Is … Sleep!

Before you’re a mom, you sleep well. Soundly, uninterruptedly, unmoved by an earthquake or your partner’s snoring (“no, honey, you don’t snore … that was just an 18-wheeler truck outside”). When you have a kid or two or three or four, you get a different type of “sleep”: stolen moments, anxious moments, funny moments, I-Can’t-Believe-This-Is-Happening-to-Me-Moments….

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Watch NFL Draft Player Josh Rosen’s Thoughts on Sleep & the Draft

Before he was drafted in the NFL, Josh Rosen relaxed on a Sleep Number® bed and shared his thoughts about what the Draft means to him, how he views sleep, and living out something he’s thought about since being a kid.     Sleep Number® is the official sleep partner of the NFL.  Quality sleep…

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