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6 Self-Care Methods to Boost Mental and Physical Health

Therapist Erica Reed sometimes renders clients speechless with one simple question: What do you need right now? “A lot of times, the clients who come to me don't recognize they have needs and that those needs are important," says Reed, a li

Bright white bedding and wooden bedside table with vase of white flowers, candle and cell phone.
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6 Self-Care Methods to Boost Mental and Physical Health

Therapist Erica Reed sometimes renders clients speechless with one simple question: What do you need right now? “A lot of times, the clients who come to me don’t recognize they have needs and that those needs are important,” says Reed, a licensed clinical social worker and adjunct professor at Bowie State University in Maryland. “When…

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3 Smoothie Recipes to Power Your Year

The aftermath of holiday stress and low nutrition can wreak havoc on your overall well-being, not to mention your ability to stay centered and maintain balance between rest and energy, says Stacy Kennedy, chief wellness officer for AVA, a service that provides customized nutritional guidance through text messaging. To ensure you are getting enough nutrition…

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Best & Worst Slept U.S. States 2019

How does your state compare in the newest list of best and worst slept U.S. states of 2019? Using Sleep Number’s SleepIQ data, we’ve got a good picture of how we’re sleeping state-by-state.* STATE NAME TIME ASLEEP (HOURS/MIN.) RANK Utah 7:46 1 Colorado 7:45 2 Arkansas 7:44 3 Rhode Island 7:44 4 Mississippi 7:44 5…

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Welcome to the Sleep Number blog. We're so happy you're here. At Sleep Number we eat, breathe and sleep, well, sleep. That's because research shows the eight hours you're asleep has a huge impact on the 16 hours you're awake.

Our mission is to cover home, wellness and tech with an eye toward helping people get quality sleep. On this site you'll find smart, caring, authentic stories that help make your home a haven for you and your partner; improve your whole family’s mind, body & soul; and make tech accessible for real people.

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How Couples Support Each Other at Home [Insider Story]

Find something to do together—but make also on your own terms. For Jill and Jeremy Renken, “together” time starts as soon as they wake up at 4:45 a.m. and head straight to the gym. “Working out has always been my thing, but I told him it doesn’t have to be his thing,” Jill says. “If…

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How Offbeat Interests Unite Families [Insider Story]

For many families, part of the joy of being together is pursuing the same offbeat interests together, not just food or movies, but something a bit more unusual. At Sleep Number, we love this—we’re all about recognizing that everyone’s a little bit different, with their own needs and interests (and mattress-firmness preferences!). So we thought…

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Tips for Working With Your Spouse [Insider Story]

Unless, of course, you also happen to live with your coworker. Working with your significant other can be a great bonding experience, bringing out your strengths as a team, but it can also be, well, tricky. What’s the key to working with your spouse? We turned to some Sleep Number bed owners with experience, who…

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Why and How to Volunteer [Insider Story]

For avid volunteer Scott Allen, the affinity originated in part from a desire to help support his kids. The local PTA needed more voices, so he volunteered—and he stuck with it and eventually became the President of the PTA at the state level. When his kids started swimming competitively, Scott learned that meet organizers needed…

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Team Members Helping Fix N95 Surgical Masks

Recently, the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) and South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance asked for help from local companies in addressing a need for safety equipment for local healthcare providers. The SCHA and South Carolina hospitals identified nearly 190,000 new N95 surgical masks with elastic straps that needed to be retrofitted. The team at the Sleep…

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How To Get Great Sleep During Daylight Saving Time

The what, why, and how to survive daylight saving time… (or is it daylight savings time?) Keep reading to find out. Fall back into bed for an extra hour, spring up early to meet the sun — or hide under the covers. However you greet the news of daylight saving time, the majority of Americans…

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Teens Talk Better Sleep, and What It Takes to Get There

Kayla Bello, a Fuel Up To Play 60 National Youth Council member, knows the importance of a good night’s sleep for teens. Like typical freshmen, Bello had to adjust to earlier school start times and increasing demands of homework and extracurricular activities. “I used to wake up at 5 a.m. And sometimes I’d get home…

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Sleep Number Spring 2020 Sweepstakes

Enter the Sleep Number Spring 2020 Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Sleep Number bed valued at approximately $4,366.93. Enter here for a chance to win between 12:00AM Central Time (“CT”) on February 24, 2020 and ends at 11:59PM CT on April 25, 2020 (the “Promotion Period”). Grand Prize One (1) prize consisting of…

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