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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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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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Insider Story: Get Moving With a Military Family

In the past twelve years, Erica Tiggs has lived in six different cities. Though she’s originally from Alabama, she had been living near Atlanta before she married her husband, Gabriel, who serves in the U.S. Marine Corps. The military moved them to southern California, then to North Carolina and—six years and one child later—back across…

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BIOMETRICS COMES TO NFL: WHAT FINGERPRINTS CAN DO

When Seattle Seahawks’ fans descend upon CenturyLink Field this season, they’ll be able to skip the concession lines thanks to biometrics. They won’t have to spend 20 minutes shushing hungry kids in line or fumble for their IDs to buy beer. Instead, they can scan their fingerprint in a separate checkout lane and instantly pay…

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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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Help Your Body Recover: The Game of Your Life

It’s hard to think of another job with more bumps & bruises than being a professional football player in the NFL.  Recovery is a huge aspect of the game to help players stay healthy and do their best on and off the field.  Minnesota Vikings player Pat Elflein shares what he does to help his…

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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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Insider Story: An Architect Sees the Light

Kurt Beres helps people see the world in a different way, literally. They probably don’t know it—they don’t see him, just the subtle results of his handiwork as an architect specializing in lighting design. “I can make your brain think a space is brighter than it is, even if it’s pretty dim just by evening…

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