Sleep Number Insider and psychologist Josh Klapow
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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 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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Sleep’s Role in Helping Students Across the U.S. (Insider Story)

Angela Jerabek spends many days on the road, visiting schools around the USA. We recently caught up with her during a rare down moment at home in Minnesota, to hear how quality sleep powers her travels to help students across the U.S. Hi, Angela! Let’s start with your bedtime routine. How do you wind down…

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Bright Lights, Big City, Great Sleep (Insider Story)

In their seven years of living in New York, Joe and Cydney Hogan have immersed themselves in the city, enjoying its bustle and famed institutions. We recently caught up with Cydney to talk about life in Manhattan, her experiences volunteering at the American Museum of Natural History, and why the couple are such fans of…

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Sandy’s Journey of Recovery, Through Animals & Rest (Insider Story)

Sandy Crook calls it “the accident.” She was walking with a friend at night, outside a school in Escondido, California, when a car hit them at high speed. Sandy went flying—into the windshield, then over the vehicle, hitting the ground hard. “I should have been dead and was told I may lose my right leg,”…

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How Two Grandparents Came to Love Their Bed (Insider Story)

It began with an argument, or so David Pettyjohn says with a laugh. His wife, Caren, quickly chimes in: “No, it was a discussion. That’s all—a discussion.” The Fort Worth couple laughs together as they trade comments while describing the dilemma that led them to a Sleep Number bed: he wanted a softer mattress, she…

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The Accidental Golf Pro (Insider Story)

After Eric Mis retired from working for a circuit court in 2007, he thought he’d get a job at a golf course. He did—but it turned into so much more, including becoming a golf pro at the local university. He recently spoke to Sleep Number from his home in Michigan about his new career and…

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Video-Makers Who Do Things Differently (Insider Story)

If you’re searching for video reviews of mattresses and other household items these days, you’ll find a seemingly limitless supply. But Jason and Jennifer offer something different: real-time American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation in each video for their website, J and J Reviews. How Does an ASL Review Site Work? “Other reviews have closed captioning,…

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The Many Hats of a Preschool Aide (Insider Story)

Tell us a bit about your job. You work with preschoolers? Yes, I’m an aide. It’s actually called “Begindergarten”—it’s five-year-olds who have end-of-the-summer birthdays, so they’re very young and they get an extra year. I help kids with all of their learning and social skills and emotional development. My teacher and I have been coming…

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