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How to Sleep Well Before Vacation

It's the night before vacation.   Your suitcase is packed. But wait, did you remember your vitamins?   You boarding pass is printed. Are you sure it has a pre-check number?   You've arranged your ride to the airport. Uh oh

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Family Time to Stop Summer Brain Drain

Teachers warn students about summer brain drain, recommending summer reading or online tutorials. Research supports this, showing many school-age children lose math and literacy knowledge over the summer break.   Adults may not face the same cyclical challenges, but research shows they too can benefit from stopping their own brain drain, which may help stave…

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The Upsides of a Summer Staycation

“Sometimes it’s nice to stop and just appreciate all you have around you,” says Jessica Cordova Wilson.   The Wilson family lives in Southern California but, “we’re always so busy with life that we don’t get to enjoy all the perks of living here,” she comments.   Instead of their customary out-of-state vacations, the family…

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Enter the Ultimate Sleep + Performance Sweepstakes!

You could win it all! Enter our Ultimate Sleep + Performance 2018 Sweepstakes for a chance to win the Ultimate Sleep + Performance Grand Prize valued at over $8,000.

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Refresh with Camping and RV Trips

For many, “The Good Life” is best achieved outdoors in the wonderful fresh, green air. What better way to do that than to hit the road with family and friends, and set up camp under the stars?   RESET YOUR BIOLOGICAL CLOCK   Did you know science shows camping could reset your biological clock? After…

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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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3 Bedtime Conversation Starters

Under the sheets, and heads on your pillow is sometimes the only quiet quality time among the hubbub of work, kids, and otherwise busy lives. If bedtime is the only time you have to reconnect with your partner, take advantage of that, says celebrity love architect and matchmaker Kailen Rosenberg, author of Real Love, Right…

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5 Tips for Sleeping Soundly with Your Partner

This post was brought to you by our featured guest blogger and fitness expert, FitFluential.   My husband worked the night shift for years. Therefore, when he was working, I was sleeping and vice versa. When I found out he was starting a job with “normal hours,” I was ecstatic. Finally – we would share a…

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5 Morning Yoga Poses To Do In Bed

Los Angeles-based certified yoga instructor Laurel Erilane, a teacher on the Yoga Wake Up app, offers a simple sequence you can do in bed to kick-start your morning. She recommends holding the below postures for one to two minutes. That’s less than 10 minutes added to your morning routine.   RECLINED BUTTERFLY (Supta Baddha Konasana)…

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Book Club: 5 Books for Nature Enthusiasts

Whether you’re a tree hugger, an avid gardener or someone who simply enjoys spending time outdoors, these five books will help you connect to nature on a new level.   The Hidden Life of Trees: Can trees communicate with each other? Peter Wohlleben thinks so. In his fascinating book, Wohlleben describes the complex social network…

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How to Sleep When Pregnant: A Helpful Guide

Everyone knows you need sleep to live and function, but from the moment you learn you’re pregnant, the idea that you need to be resting and recharging each night becomes more serious and important. When you’re pregnant, you’re not just taking care of your own body and health, you’re also responsible for the health and…

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Refresh with Camping and RV Trips

For many, “The Good Life” is best achieved outdoors in the wonderful fresh, green air. What better way to do that than to hit the road with family and friends, and set up camp under the stars?   RESET YOUR BIOLOGICAL CLOCK   Did you know science shows camping could reset your biological clock? After…

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Insider Story: Meet Photographer, Teresa

As a professional photographer with a full schedule of lifestyle, portrait, and wedding projects, California-based Teresa Vistante will often take thousands of photos in a day, the shutter of her digital camera clicking and clicking and clicking. But sometimes the old-fashioned way is best, and Teresa is especially happy when she puts away the modern…

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Why Sandwich Generation Needs Best Sleep Possible

Physician and mom of three Megan Mendez lives in a multi-generational household in Pennsylvania, where she’s balancing midnight feedings for a newborn with fall prevention and a variety of other caregiving tasks for her father, a retired physician with Parkinson’s disease.   Interrupted sleep is one of the hallmarks of Sandwich Generation caregivers. With Pew…

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