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This is Not a Bed, It's a Fountain of Youth

We think you should take sleep more seriously.   Getting enough shut-eye is like having your own personal fountain of youth. Since skin cells renew during sleep, if you're not getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep, your complexio

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This is Not a Bed, It's a Fountain of Youth

We think you should take sleep more seriously.   Getting enough shut-eye is like having your own personal fountain of youth. Since skin cells renew during sleep, if you’re not getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep, your complexion may show it.   “I educate our clients about how lifestyle and what we…

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How Tech Is Making Football Safer On & Off the Field

According to Statista, the average NFL career lasts just 3.3 years. Why not try to maximize the quality of that time? The added focus on safety and technology is having a positive impact on how athletes perform on — and off — the field.   Shoulder Pads   When you’re watching football on TV, do…

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5 Ways to Help Your Pet Sleep Better

Did you know cats can snooze 15 to 20 hours a day? Like their wild counterparts, who hunt at night when prey is easiest to catch, house cats might find their sleep habits tied to that evolution. This may explain why your cat sometimes races up and down the hallway in the middle of the…

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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 Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight

When you think of good health, diet and exercise are the first components that come to mind. But as Jill Nystul, one of our guest bloggers noted, sleep deprived people experience as much as 50% less fat loss than people who are well-rested. That’s just one of the 5 Surprising benefits of a good night’s…

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This is Not a Bed, It’s a Fountain of Youth

We think you should take sleep more seriously.   Getting enough shut-eye is like having your own personal fountain of youth. Since skin cells renew during sleep, if you’re not getting the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep, your complexion may show it.   “I educate our clients about how lifestyle and what we…

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Insider Story: Building Family Block by Block

Jeff Martin works in sales in the construction industry but listen to him talk and you’d swear he was born to sell Lego sets. He has them stacked all over his house in Indiana, with more pieces in boxes. “I’m always on the Lego website looking at stuff. I buy and sell on eBay,” he…

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How Tech Is Making Football Safer On & Off the Field

According to Statista, the average NFL career lasts just 3.3 years. Why not try to maximize the quality of that time? The added focus on safety and technology is having a positive impact on how athletes perform on — and off — the field.   Shoulder Pads   When you’re watching football on TV, do…

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INSIDER STORY: Retired Navy Captain & Rodeo Photographer

For thirty years, Eva Scofield served in the U.S. Navy, working her way up to the rank of Captain. “It was supposed to be four years, but it didn’t work out that way,” she says with a chuckle. When she first started, women weren’t allowed on ships, so she worked in shore command with a…

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Book Club: 6 Books to Help You Make Smarter Decisions

If there’s one thing that keeps us from falling asleep at night, it is running through all the decisions in our lives. It can be the big stuff: where to send the kids to school or how to scale back on expenses and prepare for retirement. But smaller daily decisions carry weight too: what to…

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5 Ways to Help Your Pet Sleep Better

Did you know cats can snooze 15 to 20 hours a day? Like their wild counterparts, who hunt at night when prey is easiest to catch, house cats might find their sleep habits tied to that evolution. This may explain why your cat sometimes races up and down the hallway in the middle of the…

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Football Trend: Block Chaining Fantasy Football

If you feel like a fantasy football college All-American, chomping at your mouthguard for a shot in the NFL, Jay Berg wants you to join him on his new fantasy football platform, called Protoblock, for its inaugural season.   A Florida-based start-up, Protoblock serves as a complement to conventional leagues, rather than a substitute. There…

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