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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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How Caregivers Take Care of Themselves [Insider Story]

But before they can help others, it’s critical that they help themselves, maintaining their own health and wellness. We spoke to a few of them around the country to learn more about how they do that. For Dr. Cedric Dupont, an anesthesiologist, a key to his success is adapting to an unpredictable schedule. He might…

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How Couples Support Each Other at Home [Insider Story]

Find something to do together—but make also on your own terms. For Jill and Jeremy Renken, “together” time starts as soon as they wake up at 4:45 a.m. and head straight to the gym. “Working out has always been my thing, but I told him it doesn’t have to be his thing,” Jill says. “If…

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How Offbeat Interests Unite Families [Insider Story]

For many families, part of the joy of being together is pursuing the same offbeat interests together, not just food or movies, but something a bit more unusual. At Sleep Number, we love this—we’re all about recognizing that everyone’s a little bit different, with their own needs and interests (and mattress-firmness preferences!). So we thought…

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Tips for Working With Your Spouse [Insider Story]

Unless, of course, you also happen to live with your coworker. Working with your significant other can be a great bonding experience, bringing out your strengths as a team, but it can also be, well, tricky. What’s the key to working with your spouse? We turned to some Sleep Number bed owners with experience, who…

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Why and How to Volunteer [Insider Story]

For avid volunteer Scott Allen, the affinity originated in part from a desire to help support his kids. The local PTA needed more voices, so he volunteered—and he stuck with it and eventually became the President of the PTA at the state level. When his kids started swimming competitively, Scott learned that meet organizers needed…

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Team Members Helping Fix N95 Surgical Masks

Recently, the South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) and South Carolina Manufacturers Alliance asked for help from local companies in addressing a need for safety equipment for local healthcare providers. The SCHA and South Carolina hospitals identified nearly 190,000 new N95 surgical masks with elastic straps that needed to be retrofitted. The team at the Sleep…

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How To Get Great Sleep During Daylight Saving Time

The what, why, and how to survive daylight saving time… (or is it daylight savings time?) Keep reading to find out. Fall back into bed for an extra hour, spring up early to meet the sun — or hide under the covers. However you greet the news of daylight saving time, the majority of Americans…

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Teens Talk Better Sleep, and What It Takes to Get There

Kayla Bello, a Fuel Up To Play 60 National Youth Council member, knows the importance of a good night’s sleep for teens. Like typical freshmen, Bello had to adjust to earlier school start times and increasing demands of homework and extracurricular activities. “I used to wake up at 5 a.m. And sometimes I’d get home…

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