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What You Should Know About Fall Daylight Saving Time

Why was Daylight Saving Time created? Myths explained, and tips to bounce back from the time change faster. In fall months, even though falling back means we gain an extra hour of sleep, “we are on the cusp of cold and dark winter days, which do

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What You Should Know About Fall Daylight Saving Time

Why was Daylight Saving Time created? Myths explained, and tips to bounce back from the time change faster. In fall months, even though falling back means we gain an extra hour of sleep, “we are on the cusp of cold and dark winter days, which don’t offer the same kind of accessibility and willingness for…

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6 Self-Care Methods to Boost Mental and Physical Health

Therapist Erica Reed sometimes renders clients speechless with one simple question: What do you need right now? “A lot of times, the clients who come to me don’t recognize they have needs and that those needs are important,” says Reed, a licensed clinical social worker and adjunct professor at Bowie State University in Maryland. “When…

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The Unlikely Marathoner [Insider Story]

Hi, Tyler! So you say you don’t look like a runner, but you’ve done three marathons. Tell us about that. I used to consider myself fairly athletic. I played football, basketball, and baseball through high school and was pretty athletic in college. And then kids got in the way—I put on weight and got the…

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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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Say No to People, Yes to Yourself

Overbooked and overwhelmed? Let’s talk about how to say “No” which creates more yes time to take care of yourself. Life can often feel like it revolves around others people’s needs. The kids need breakfast. Your parents need a ride to their doctor’s appointment. A coworker needs help with a project. A friend needs to…

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In the Bedroom with Becca & Garrett from Bachelorette

A year after America got to know Becca Kufrin and Garrett Yrigoyen on The Bachelorette, the couple has settled into a happy, quiet life together. They travel lots, but also recently moved into a home near San Diego, where we recently spoke to them about what they’re up to these days and how their Sleep…

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A Simple Digital Detox to Recharge & Sleep Better

The deluge of data in the information age can be hard to keep up with, including emails, your kid’s school assignments, and your social media feeds. The answer may lie with digitally detoxing, even for short bursts, so you can reset when you need it most. Elenna Mosoff, a certified life and leadership coach who…

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4 Things That Can Bring You JOMO

A little message pops on your smartphone. An app that tracks your screen usage startles you out of complacence. “What? I’ve spent 5.2 hours of screen time this week, up from 4.2 last week?” Fear of missing out, or FOMO, often drives our social media habits that lead to so much screen time. But trading…

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Conquering the Photo Deluge

In the olden days of actual film, people used to be so careful about the pictures they took. Camera film was expensive. So was developing the pictures. Today, with excellent phone cameras that have seemingly unlimited storage in our Google clouds, everyone can document each family, friend and food moment. There’s no economy to picture…

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Sleep’s Role in Helping Students Across the U.S. (Insider Story)

Angela Jerabek spends many days on the road, visiting schools around the USA. We recently caught up with her during a rare down moment at home in Minnesota, to hear how quality sleep powers her travels to help students across the U.S. Hi, Angela! Let’s start with your bedtime routine. How do you wind down…

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3-Month Action Plan to Make the Most of Summer

Another jam-packed summer looms: vacation, spending more time with family, planting a garden and making memories with the kids or grandkids. But these few months of togetherness, warmth and fun go by so fast. It’s easy to get caught up in the season, and suddenly it’s October, and there’s so much you wished you had…

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Bright Lights, Big City, Great Sleep (Insider Story)

In their seven years of living in New York, Joe and Cydney Hogan have immersed themselves in the city, enjoying its bustle and famed institutions. We recently caught up with Cydney to talk about life in Manhattan, her experiences volunteering at the American Museum of Natural History, and why the couple are such fans of…

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