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10 Hacks For Living Your Best Life NOW

Are you always working, going to social and family events and taking care of everyone else but yourself?   Someday you'll take care of yourself.   But what if someday was now. Right now. It can be, if you embrace the JOMO.  

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10 Hacks For Living Your Best Life NOW

Are you always working, going to social and family events and taking care of everyone else but yourself?   Someday you’ll take care of yourself.   But what if someday was now. Right now. It can be, if you embrace the JOMO.   Instead of the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO), consider the Joy of…

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The Many Hats of a Preschool Aide (Insider Story)

Tell us a bit about your job. You work with preschoolers? Yes, I’m an aide. It’s actually called “Begindergarten”—it’s five-year-olds who have end-of-the-summer birthdays, so they’re very young and they get an extra year. I help kids with all of their learning and social skills and emotional development. My teacher and I have been coming…

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How Retirement Affects Relationships ( & how to thrive)

Professionals weigh-in with free advice on how to handle all that extra time you’ll be spending together during retirement.   Two days after retiring, Karen Nettler and her husband moved from Baltimore to Michigan to be closer to their daughter and her family.   “My husband didn’t want to move, but once the grandchildren were born,…

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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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What Do Couples Really Want for Valentine’s Day?

In the quest for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, a lot of couples may be overlooking the simplest gift of all: A good night’s rest. While most think of flowers or nice dinners as the most romantic gesture, a recent study of 1,000 Americans, ages 18+, commissioned by sleep innovation leader Sleep Number found that…

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To Make the Bed or Not?

Bed making wars are a common debate among couples. According to a You.gov survey on bed making: About 37% percent of people always make the bed 14% rarely make the bed 7% never make the bed Cali Hlavac and Lionel James of Destin, Florida, have been down this duvet hole before. She dutifully makes the…

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Better Sleep, Better Everything from Wit & Delight

I used to be really proud of how little sleep I needed to function. I would brag about feeling bright-eyed and full of energy on 4 hours of sleep. It was one of my secrets to productivity— that I could power through the fatigue until I couldn’t recognize I was tired. That was until my…

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Tailgating for the Greater Good

A table, some food, maybe some beer, a card game.   That’s how Dan Cohen, whose day job is Wall Street bond trader for RBC Capital Markets, recalls how he and his friends started getting together before NFL games. A typical tailgate affair, similar to those on any given Sunday.   Today, those parties have…

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He Trekked 26,149 Miles to See 32 NFL Teams in 16 Weeks

It’s the ultimate tailgating experience. Rhett’s passion led him to follow his dream, write a book & produce a documentary. Why his eyes are set on doing it all over again with his 12-year old son to inspire greatness in life. Keep reading to see what he learned about people as he traveled across the…

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Couple Sleeping: How to Get the Best Sleep Ever With Your Partner

From snore-fests to blanket wrestling, sleeping alongside someone else can prove challenging. Whether you and your partner love to spoon, don’t like to touch during sleep, or something in between, here’s your guide to what you can expect when you share your bed, and how you can get the most restful sleep together.   If…

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Feeding an Entire NFL Team: Inside Scoop

The next time you’re stressed about what to make for dinner, think about feeding an entire NFL team. The woman leading it all; how it’s done, and what she’s learned that can help you feel your best.   For the past 24 years, Geji McKinney-Banks has devoted most of her waking hours to feeding an…

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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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