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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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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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Aging in Place Through Technology

“Technology is the new assisted living,” says Lisa Cini. Cini, who has been designing assisted living facilities for some 25 years, is also the author of the forthcoming book, BOOM: The Baby Boomers Guide to Leveraging Technology, and founder of the retail website, Best Living Tech. Through her firm, Mosaic Design Studio, Cini’s mission is…

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Video: Importance of Sleep for New York’s Commercial Fishermen (part 1)

For commercial fishing, being a morning person goes without saying. And a good night’s sleep is crucial to success—especially for a fisherman who is also a busy mom and entrepreneur. Sleep Number and Courageous partnered to tell the story of Corey Forrest and how she brings New York City the freshest catch of the sea—without…

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Insider Story: How to Sleep Your Way to the Top

February can be a cold slap in the face, both physically and mentally. If you are like me, the excitement of ringing in the New Year and the “New You” has worn off. Mother Nature certainly isn’t helping; who wants to get up and hit the gym when it’s cold and dark outside?! No, thank…

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We Tried This: Philips Somneo Wake Up Sleep Therapy Light

“We live in a constant state of lightedness, because of artificial light, and it’s throwing our body’s sleep systems out of balance,” says Immediate Past Chair of the Better Sleep Council, and Sleep Number VP of Sleep Science & Research, Pete Bils.  “From a pure health perspective and state of sleep science, we are vastly…

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Menopause Doesn’t Have to Disrupt Your Sleep

During her mid-50s, school teacher and yoga instructor Anita Perry began experiencing awful sleep disturbances. For someone who always felt cold, she often woke up in sweat, and started sleeping with the windows open and a fan on. “Besides the hot flashes, I seemed to wake up every hour on the hour, and couldn’t get…

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Olympic Sleep Coach: How Much Sleep Athletes Need

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. Over the past 10 years, sleep has become the secret weapon of more and more Olympic competitors. High-level athletes like Gwen Jorgensen and Melissa Stockwell have been prioritizing quality rest in order to improve their performance and speed up recovery, giving them an edge in the…

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