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INSIDER STORY: WHY THIS PSYCHOLOGIST PRIORITIZES SLEEP

“As a psychologist, the number one issue is stress, generic stress,” explains Klapow, of Birmingham. “And number two, we’re constantly helping people with sleep hygiene — the behaviors you need to engage to get proper sleep. For over 80 percent of sleep problems, the number one treatment for them is sleep hygiene, not medications.”  …

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How This Hair Stylist Cut Out Back Pain [Insider Story]

Hi, Tiffany! First of all, can you tell us a bit about what you do? Are there any things about your job that would surprise people? I’m a hair stylist, and people think it’s an easy job—we get to talk all day and hang out with our clients. But I work six to eight hours…

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How a Teacher Uses the Force [Insider Story]

Hi, Adina! Okay, tell us a bit about your job and how you work Star Wars into it. I’m a high school math teacher. I teach geometry, algebra, and trigonometry. I usually have about twenty-five students in a given class. My whole classroom is Star Wars themed. So… there’s a droid in Star Wars called…

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The Unlikely Marathoner [Insider Story]

Hi, Tyler! So you say you don’t look like a runner, but you’ve done three marathons. Tell us about that. I used to consider myself fairly athletic. I played football, basketball, and baseball through high school and was pretty athletic in college. And then kids got in the way—I put on weight and got the…

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An Accountant with a Plan (& a Garden) [Insider Story]

Hi, Janice! Could you tell us about your job and how you help people? I’ve been an accountant for about thirty-eight years, and most of my career had been helping established businesses manage their general ledger. For nine years, I was the manager of a business-services team, and our clients would wait until there was…

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A Hobbyist Goes Big (Insider Story)

Hi, David! Tell Us About What You Build and How You Got Into Woodworking. I basically grew up in my grandfather’s garage. He was a woodworker and I was always finding some way to tinker with wood, and that started to become more of a hobby as I got older. Recently, it’s taken to building…

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Connoisseur Couple Knows Bourbon, Travel & Sleep (Insider Story)

What is Your Bedtime Routine? How Do You Unwind at the End of the Day? We typically don’t watch television at bedtime. Lights stay on for a little while. We’re very much an automated home, and when we tell the lights to go off, the lights go off. We usually go to bed at the…

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A Boy-Band Singer’s New Calling (Insider Story)

Robert Cerda’s journey has taken him from the cusp of stardom with a boy band to his “true calling” as a special-education teacher. We recently spoke to him about both phases of his life and how his Sleep Number bed helps power his days. Hi, Robert! So you were in a boy band! How did…

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How Sleep Helps This Pilot Soar (Insider Story)

Giant planes, law school, and who has the best SleepIQ score. Inside Jake and Alyssa Chavers’ life. Growing up overlooking the Chino Airport in Southern California, Jake Chavers loved airplanes. He and his family liked to visit the nearby Planes of Fame Museum and take in airshows every year, and when Jake was in sixth…

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How This Busy Couple Sleeps Amid New Baby (Insider Story)

Ernest and Maria Anunciacion like to stay active. Ernest is on the road about forty percent of the time, for work, and when he’s back home, the couple likes to head out from their downtown Minneapolis home to explore the city and its restaurants and concerts. They play volleyball in the warmer months and go…

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In the Bedroom with Becca & Garrett from Bachelorette

A year after America got to know Becca Kufrin and Garrett Yrigoyen on The Bachelorette, the couple has settled into a happy, quiet life together. They travel lots, but also recently moved into a home near San Diego, where we recently spoke to them about what they’re up to these days and how their Sleep…

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