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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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Be Inspired to Unlock Your Potential, Colin-Style

  Like diet and exercise, quality sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s sleep needs are different, Sleep Number 360® smart beds, with SleepIQ® technology inside, sense your movements and automatically adjust firmness, comfort and support to keep you both sleeping comfortably. Find your Sleep Number®setting for your best possible night’s sleep.

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Become a Dad Joke Superstar With These 8 Tips

Comedy is a universal equalizer. Opinions may differ on politics and sports, but laughing brings everyone together. Dad jokes especially are harmless, clever, and, if delivered properly, capable of inspiring a hearty laugh.   Of course, a joke’s success depends on the right delivery. There’s a nuance to a top-notch dad joke. Overtired and cranky…

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Enter Holiday 2018 Sweepstakes

Sleep better after the holidays! Enter our sweepstakes for a chance to win a Sleep Number bed package valued at approximately $4,926.92.   Enter for a chance to win here.   Grand Prize includes:   One (1) Queen Sleep Number 360™ p6 smart bed and integrated base One (1) Queen Total Protection Mattress Pad Two (2)…

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Why Sleep Is Like Wrinkle Cream

Although beauty sleep may seem like a myth, the truth is that wrinkles are closely linked to your sleep schedule. Sleep is almost like a wrinkle cream — invest in a consistent sleep routine, and your skin may thank you. Considering how much skin serums cost these days, the best part may be that sleep…

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You Do Football, I’ll Do Me-Time

For some wives, and some husbands, football season means temporarily losing their spouses to the gridiron. It happens.   Take, for example, Noel Bosco, a copywriter in Chicago who doesn’t see her husband Sylas Bailey on game days, except when he emerges for more beer or more snacks. While Bailey watches every Nebraska Cornhuskers game…

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6 Surprising Foods that Make You Sleepy

No, turkey is not (fully) to blame   Yes, the big bird can make you tired, explains Bils, but a lot of it has to do with everything else on the Thanksgiving table.   “Turkey, along with a lot of foods, supplies an essential amino acid,” he says. “It’s something your body needs but can’t…

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3 Things You Can’t Do in Your Sleep

Some things we can’t do in our sleep are obvious, like cook a meal or run a marathon (unless you can, and then we, and many sleep researchers, would like to hear from you).   Other things that sleep prevents aren’t so obvious. If you can walk in your sleep, talk in your sleep, and…

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Science Behind Football Superstitions

“One offensive tackle insisted on being the last one on the team to eat his pregame meal. A running back required that his left ankle be taped before the trainer could touch his right ankle,” tells NFL author Michael McCormack, who lives outside of Seattle, Washington, and is the son of NFL player and coach…

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