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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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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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Insider Story: 3 Technologies to Make Your Home and Kids Smarter

“No more iPad!” yelled by every parent, everywhere in the world. The technology, in itself, isn’t bad for our kids or for us. Rather, it’s often the way we use it inside our homes that can become problematic.   There will always be “moments” where you hand over your phone or tablet to your child…

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10 Ways to Avoid Losing Sleep Over April Fool’s Day Pranks

April Fool’s Day is sure fun for the pranksters. But what about the prankees – the victims of all this tomfoolery? Don’t lose sleep worrying about which family member or friend is out to get you and where. (It was Colonel Mustard with a candlestick in the library.) We’ll let you in on some of…

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Video: Healthy Sleep Creates Winning Formula for New York Hockey Coach (part 3)

Since learning to play on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen, Mark DeSimone has coached hockey at every level of the game. In this story Mark takes us through the power of creating a team-first mentality and the role which structured, healthy sleep plays in his success. Sleep Number partners with Courageous to share his story….

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Video: The Role of Healthy Sleep in the Performing Arts (part 2)

Figure skater, coach and motorcycle enthusiast Jennifer Gruver dreamed from a young age of expressing herself through music, dance and theatre. In a craft that commands constant focus and high energy, this story shows SleepIQ® technology as an additive process in Jennifer’s journey through performing arts. Sleep Number partners with Courageous to share her story….

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Video: Importance of Sleep for a Hard-Working Hockey Mom (part 1)

After years of watching her family play and coach hockey, Laura Gili took her chance to become a part of the ice world by driving the Zamboni® machine at her local, Brooklyn rink. Sleep Number partners with Courageous to share her story.     Watch the rest of this video series: Video: The Artist, The…

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Importance of Sleep for NYC Chefs (part 3)

A day at New York restaurant Marea starts early. Before customers walk through the door, preparations for the day have to be made. Then it is a mad dash until the last satisfied customers finish their meals. A good night sleep is the only way to have the energy to manage the controlled chaos. Here…

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Video: Importance of Sleep for New York’s Early-Rising Fish Sellers (part 2)

The Fulton Street Fish Market has been operating for 200 years. Entrepreneur Jody Meade brought the market into the Internet age when he founded an ecommerce site to sell seafood. Here we tell the story of Jody adapting to the rigors of the job (including a 4 a.m. start time) and the mental demands that…

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