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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 t

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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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Tips for Surviving Flu Season

Nothing can make your winter days and nights as miserable as a bout of flu. Fever, aching muscles, chills, congestion and unrelenting fatigue are some of the telltale signs of the dreaded infection. Flu season isn’t a quickly passing phase. It begins in early October and lasts through April, or even May.   The flu…

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SELF-CARE IN HARD TIMES, KATIE COURIC & SHELLY IBACH

“We all spend so much time and energy thinking about our future and believing we have sight-line to it. The reality is we really don’t. We have the day we’re in.  One of my life lessons, has been to stay present. Live your life for the day you are in. I lost my husband a…

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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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Video: Quality Sleep Keeps a Park Ranger on a Quest

Sailor, Surfer and Park Manager – Jim Wilson grew up on the ocean. After thirty years studying turtles and shore-birds, quality sleep has become a crucial resource in a life devoted to conservation. Content by Sleep Number®.      WATCH THE REST OF THIS VIDEO SERIES: Video: The Importance of Healthy Sleep for Star Chasing…

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How Quality Sleep Can Be a Game Changer for NFL & You

Football fan or not, quality sleep can be a game changer.  Sleep Number VP of Sleep Science, Pete Bils discusses how Sleep Number® is partnering with the NFL to make quality sleep a game changer for the Minnesota Vikings.   “We know 30-35% of Americans get six hours of sleep or less every night because…

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Insider Story: Hanging with Big Dogs

Andrea Starn’s current dog, a Saint Bernard named Bogie, is a bit small compared to some of his predecessors—he’s a mere 160 pounds. Before Bogie, an English Mastiff named Strider, was 175 pounds, and might have hit 200 if not for some health issues, and Peanut, who was the runt of her litter, yet still…

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Book Club: Take a Culinary World Tour via Your Bed

Like getting a rush of heat from a Sichuan hot pot or inhaling the rich aroma of an Ethiopian coffee ceremony, reading about the authentic cuisine of a foreign culture can envelop you in a sensory experience that you don’t want to end. In vivid detail, these adventurous authors bring you along for the ride…

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Insider Story: A Science Teacher with a Taste for Crime

Nikki Bisesi gets up at 5:30 a.m., ready for another day of examining crime scenes. She gets her five-year-old daughter ready for kindergarten, and Nikki is at work around 7:30 a.m. to put the final touches on the lesson plan she’s prepared as a high school teacher specializing in forensic science—crime scene investigation.   Nikki…

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4 Football Lessons That Apply to Everyone

1. There’s a season for everything   No one can go 100 percent all the time, in sports, a hobby, or work. Consider football’s off-season — time off prevents burnout and injury while providing a mental break.   Jonathan French, 13, has played football since he was 5. When you’ve spent more than half your…

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Healthy Sleep’s Role in North America’s Last Frontier

The night sky has been a constant throughout the life of horseback adventure guide Missy Cantrell. After leaving her life in the city behind, she spends long days and late nights traversing the rugged, beautiful mountains of Fort Davis – where quality sleep on her Sleep Number® bed keeps her on the path of exploration….

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Insider Story: Comfy Beds and Blue Suede Shoes

Rachel Brown wore blue suede shoes at her wedding. It wasn’t just a fashion statement—it was also a nod to her favorite singer, Elvis. Her wedding song was “Can’t Help Falling in Love with You.” Her father—who passed his own love of The King down to his daughter—dressed up as Elvis for the occasion. And…

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