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Why Writing a To-Do List Can Improve Your Sleep

Worrying about what lies ahead can put a serious damper on our sleep.   Luckily, there's a quick and easy way you can tackle those concerns: writing to-do lists.   The Benefits of Writing a To-Do List   Writing to-do lists pro

Writing to-do list with cup of coffee and croissant in top right corner

Why Writing a To-Do List Can Improve Your Sleep

Worrying about what lies ahead can put a serious damper on our sleep.   Luckily, there’s a quick and easy way you can tackle those concerns: writing to-do lists.   The Benefits of Writing a To-Do List   Writing to-do lists provides more benefits than you may think. According to researchers, it helps relieve stress…

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How Often Should You Wash, Clean, and Replace Pillows

How often should you wash, clean or replace pillows?   Pillows are an important piece of your sleep experience. They support you from the shoulders up, about 20 percent of your body.   Having a clean pillow also affects your slumber. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, dirty pillows can make your symptoms worse,…

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Everything About Temperature and Sleep

Now’s the perfect time for a refresher course on staying cool and well slept.   SLEEPLESS SUMMER NIGHTS: TELL ME MORE   You’re lovin’ summer and havin’ a blast. Whether it’s staying up later or quenching your thirst with cold cocktails that can disrupt your sleep, chances are your sleep schedule is a tad off.…

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Our mission is to cover health & wellness, relationships and sleep science with an eye toward helping you get QUALITY sleep. On this site you'll find smart, caring, authentic stories that help you improve your days and your nights.

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4 Ways to Increase Mental Resilience for Better Sleep

Some people make and revise endless to-do lists. Others find themselves going down the rabbit hole of “what-ifs,” or they can’t help thinking of things they haven’t dealt with yet.   A study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates 30% of American adults fail to get enough sleep each night and that…

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It’s Not a Bed, It’s Like…Having a Virtual Assistant

Here’s how your bed can act like a virtual assistant for you.  Quality sleep keeps your brain working like a powerful assistant, helping you accomplish everything on your to-do list. And you don’t even need to pay a salary. You’ll never look at your Sleep Number bed the same…         Text version:…

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When Self Care Feels Too Heavy, Laugh It Up

Self care can be serious business. Finding supportive practitioners, eating well, exercising, and getting quality sleep yield fabulous results, but these practices can also feel heavy when you’re working too hard to do them right.   But as multiple memes and Twitter threads attest, laughing at the sometimes silly lengths we go to in the…

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Why Do I … Drool When I Sleep?

Embarrassing, maybe, but drooling while you’re sleeping is generally no cause for alarm. If you don’t like the sensation of waking up to a damp pillow, the sleep experts at Sleep Number explain why people drool, and how to reduce its occurrence.   Reasons for Hypersalivating   Drooling, or hypersalivating, is a result of having…

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How Often Should You Wash, Clean, and Replace Pillows

How often should you wash, clean or replace pillows?   Pillows are an important piece of your sleep experience. They support you from the shoulders up, about 20 percent of your body.   Having a clean pillow also affects your slumber. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, dirty pillows can make your symptoms worse,…

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Joining Together in Unity

At Sleep Number, we embrace individuality and celebrate our unique differences – cornerstones of who we are. June is Pride Month, commemorating the LBGTQ+ rights movement. Pride gives us the opportunity to share stories of inspiration, learn from one another, and bring equality to the forefront of our conversations. In celebration, hear the voices of…

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Juneteenth: Reflection, unity and hope

Makelle Pryor, Customer Relationship Center manager in New Orleans, Sleep Number ® setting 50, shares her story and reflects on the importance of Juneteenth (June 19), commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. “Juneteenth reaches back to my childhood as my mom shared her traditions as a little girl growing up. While I…

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100 Military Kids Receive Sleep Kits

On May 1st, one hundred kids were selected by Blue Star Families and Sleep Number to receive a Sleep Kit. The Sleep Kits include a Sleep Number Kids™ pillow, twin protection pad, twin sheets, ZZZ Bear bundle, Sesame Street military kid transition activity book, and a lifetime subscription to the Caribu reading app—valued at $650….

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