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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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Spring 2019 Sweepstakes

Enter our sweepstakes for a chance to win a Sleep Number bed package valued at more than $4,000.

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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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Easy Fast Game-Day Breakfast Recipes

When you’re getting ready for a busy day of hosting or watching a big NFL game (or any sports game) starting the day with a healthy breakfast can give you more energy. Unfortunately, many fans feel rushed in the morning, especially when they’re heading to a stadium early for tailgating.   Even fans who’re planning…

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How Factory Worker Puts Days & Nights Together (Insider story)

Mary Miller’s alarm goes off at 3:45 a.m., six days a week. At 5:00 a.m., she begins work at a Wisconsin factory that makes seats for private jets. It’s a job she’s been doing for eleven years. She’s always loved working with her hands and putting things together: before she built seats, she worked in…

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How Lack of Sleep Affects Hormonal Balance

We’ve talked a lot about sleep and the importance of it in this sponsored series with our friends at Sleep Number. Separately, we’ve started talking on our podcast about the importance of hormonal balance—and how our hormones being out of balance can be the cause of myriad health issues for women of all ages.  …

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Sleep Number Winter 2019 Sweepstakes

Enter our sweepstakes for a chance to win a Sleep Number bed package valued at approximately $4,907.93. ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN HERE.   Grand Prize includes:   One (1) Queen Sleep Number 360™ i7 smart bed and integrated base set One (1) Queen Total Protection Mattress Pad Two (2) Standard Size Ultimate PlushComfort Pillows…

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FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS: THE GAME OF YOUR LIFE

In this video, Minnesota Vikings player, Brian O’Neill says recovery and sleep are paramount to his daily performance, and “waking dream”.   “The best way you can try to get some sense of longevity is to go day-by-day, and stay in the present moment and do the best I can whether it’s my sleep, my…

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Bachelor and Bachelorette Couples Event Holiday Recap

Former Bachelor couple, Sean and Catherine Lowe, meet former Bachelorette couple Becca Kufrin and Garrett Yrigoyen at Sleep Number’s Flatiron district store in New York City to chat relationships, sleep and the holidays. What the Lowes love about their Sleep Number bed; and why Becca and Garrett are excited to soon be getting theirs.  …

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Sleep Number’s 10 Most Popular Stories of 2018

In case you missed them, or just want to read them again, here are the most popular stories about sleep, wellness & tech from the Sleep Number blog.   5 Foods to Avoid Before Sleeping (and 5 to Try Instead):  While you might be tempted to dish out late-night bowls of ice cream or popcorn,…

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TAKING CARE OF YOUR BODY: WHAT MAKES THE GAME

Pro athlete or average Joe/Josephine), we all need to take care of our bodies.  Watch this video to learn what Minnesota Vikings player, Harrison Smith says wasn’t always a part of his wellness routine, but now is a huge part.   “When I came into the league, I didn’t know enough about it,” said Harrison…

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