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The Most Common Sleeping Positions for Couples

Research at the University of Hertfordshire found the most popular sleep styles for couples were back to back (42 percent) and facing the same direction (31 percent). Only 4 percent spent the night facing one another and 2 percent slept more than 30 inche

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The Most Common Sleeping Positions for Couples

Research at the University of Hertfordshire found the most popular sleep styles for couples were back to back (42 percent) and facing the same direction (31 percent). Only 4 percent spent the night facing one another and 2 percent slept more than 30 inches apart.   The survey asked over 1,000 people to describe their…

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How a Caretaker Takes Care of Herself (Insider story)

“I love taking care of people,” says Kim Rice, and her enthusiasm for helping comes through in the ways how she talks about what she does: it’s a blessing and a joy, not a burden.   Kim works for a school district in Southern California, focusing on issues of child welfare and attendance, including suspensions…

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How to Wabi Sabi Love: The Best Kept Secret of Relationship Advice (part 2)

Our relationship with ourselves is the most important of all.   “Wabi Sabi is about celebrating or accepting imperfection, impermanence, and incompletion,” explains health coach Kim Klein. “Whether it is in nature, like the ravaged branches of a tree, the crumbling facade of an old building, or age spots on a mother’s hands, aren’t we…

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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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He Did It! First Solo Trip Across Antarctica Inspires

Colin O’Brady did it! He became the first person to ever cross Antarctica solo, unaided and unsupported.  932 miles in 54 days.  Watch how quality sleep from his Sleep Number bed helped him prepare for something others called impossible.     Like diet and exercise, quality sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s…

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What Do Couples Really Want for Valentine’s Day?

In the quest for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, a lot of couples may be overlooking the simplest gift of all: A good night’s rest. While most think of flowers or nice dinners as the most romantic gesture, a recent study of 1,000 Americans, ages 18+, commissioned by sleep innovation leader Sleep Number found that…

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To Make the Bed or Not?

To make the bed, or not to make the bed — that is the age old question. Which do you do?   Bed making wars are a common debate among couples. According to a You.gov survey on bed making: About 37% percent of people always make the bed 14% rarely make the bed 7% never…

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Better Sleep, Better Everything from Wit & Delight

I used to be really proud of how little sleep I needed to function. I would brag about feeling bright-eyed and full of energy on 4 hours of sleep. It was one of my secrets to productivity— that I could power through the fatigue until I couldn’t recognize I was tired. That was until my…

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Tailgating for the Greater Good

A table, some food, maybe some beer, a card game.   That’s how Dan Cohen, whose day job is Wall Street bond trader for RBC Capital Markets, recalls how he and his friends started getting together before NFL games. A typical tailgate affair, similar to those on any given Sunday.   Today, those parties have…

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He Trekked 26,149 Miles to See 32 NFL Teams in 16 Weeks

It’s the ultimate tailgating experience. Rhett’s passion led him to follow his dream, write a book & produce a documentary. Why his eyes are set on doing it all over again with his 12-year old son to inspire greatness in life. Keep reading to see what he learned about people as he traveled across the…

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Couple Sleeping: How to Get the Best Sleep Ever With Your Partner

From snore-fests to blanket wrestling, sleeping alongside someone else can prove challenging. Whether you and your partner love to spoon, don’t like to touch during sleep, or something in between, here’s your guide to what you can expect when you share your bed, and how you can get the most restful sleep together.   If…

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Feeding an Entire NFL Team: Inside Scoop

The next time you’re stressed about what to make for dinner, think about feeding an entire NFL team. The woman leading it all; how it’s done, and what she’s learned that can help you feel your best.   For the past 24 years, Geji McKinney-Banks has devoted most of her waking hours to feeding an…

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