A Simple 3-Step Game Plan to Mindfulness

Brought to you by New York Times best-selling author and motivational speaker, Erik Qualman. We all have endless to-do lists. Shopping lists, book lists, five-year career plans, lists of unread emails to respond to and tasks to complete… The list of lists goes on and on. All these activities can make us feel like we are…

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A Bed as Soothing as Music

Linda and Bob Granzow have an appreciation for finely tuned instruments. They met while working as instrumentalists in the U.S. Army band program—he was a trumpeter, she played saxophone and bassoon. Both stationed in Germany in the 1980s, they met, fell in love, got married and now, in retirement, split their time between Arizona and…

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Three Books to Maintain Positivity

This month at Sleep Number, we’re focusing on mindfulness and transition. Three of our brand ambassadors have shared their book recommendations along with their insights as to why you might want to read them. Topics range from happiness to managing change to taking a more positive approach to work. We hope our picks inspire you!…

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How Better Sleep Brought Back Dreams

Eight years ago, Darrell Bays and his wife, Debbie, purchased a new mattress. It was a bad fit from the start, Darrell recalls. “From the moment we purchased it, that bed was a problem….” Darrell had never had any noticeable issues sleeping on their old mattress. But the new one caused insomnia and discomfort almost…

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Why She Hauled This Bed to Japan

Kendra Madrid knew how to make a beautiful bed. The right pillows. A comforter. Blankets and a pillow top. It looked like heaven and for years, she and her husband retired to paradise every night. But a decade later, Kendra, a resident of Vancouver, Washington, found herself wondering if perhaps her perfect-looking bed wasn’t so…

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7 Tips for Tiny Bedrooms

Tiny bedroom? You don’t have to sacrifice quality sleep. Read how this pro approaches her NYC apartment. When you live in a small space, you’ve got to make the most of every square inch. Chelsey Brown, the blogger behind CityChicDecor.com, knows this. Her New York City apartment is just 750 square feet. From decorating to…

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Unplug and Connect – Global Music Icon Reflects

Do you feel like the craziness of life is coming at you at 100 mph? Finding the time to unwind, reflect or even connect with those closest to you can be beneficial to your mental health. A global music icon chats with Arianna Huffington about living life to the fullest and the importance of sleep and prioritizing your mental…

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The #1 Most Powerful Routine

Brought to you by New York Times best-selling author and motivational speaker, Erik Qualman. A common phrase that all of us hear is, “I just need to break out of this routine.” I’d argue this should rarely, if ever, be said again. Why? Having been blessed to meet and interview some of the top performers…

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5 Tips for Falling Asleep Faster

Brought to you by our featured guest blogger, Katie Bower, author and founder of Bower Power. We all love binge watching our favorite new shows. We all know the guilty feeling when Netflix’s ever-so-polite, “Are you still watching?” message appears. It’s HARD to turn it off! Why can’t I just say No to one more episode?! But the fact…

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Waiting on Baby Luke

Brought to you by our featured guest blogger, Emily Ann Gemma, author and founder of The Sweetest Thing. Back in December I did a post (HERE) about choosing a Sleep Number® bed and why I love it. Now I’ll review the bed and share our experience with it. As I said in my post, I had heartburn issues…

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