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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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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 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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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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Why You Need a Sunday CEO Session to Stay Organized

“I love my Sunday evening CEO sessions. They help me check my progress every week and figure out my schedule,” Rachel Michaelov says.   Monday mornings can feel overwhelming, as you transition from the weekend’s freedom to the weekday hustle. It can be hard to figure out the chores and tasks to tackle first when…

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What Causes Snoring? And What You Can Do About It

Everything you need to know about snoring. A freight train holds no candle to the snoring emanating from the other end of the bed. Your dilemma: wake them up or say goodbye to a good night’s sleep. Some 48 percent of people in the U.S. say they snore, according to the American Sleep Association. If…

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Football Community Helps Abby’s Pediatric Cancer

How football tailgating is bringing this community together to help pediatric cancer patients.   For the Johnsons, NFL “Football Sundays” were always associated with friends and family. Friends of David Johnson, his wife Lisa, and his four kids would start arriving around noon. The last would leave as the evening NFL game wound down around…

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How to Get Better Sleep: Actionable Guide

Most of us don’t get enough sleep. An in-depth guide to help you get better sleep. About a third of Americans get less than seven hours of sleep a night, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Seven hours is what the CDC considers restorative sleep, for the purpose of their research. What keeps so…

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