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Why Writing a To-Do List Can Improve Your Sleep

Worrying about what lies ahead can put a serious damper on our sleep.   Luckily, there's a quick and easy way you can tackle those concerns: writing to-do lists.   The Benefits of Writing a To-Do List   Writing to-do lists pro

Writing to-do list with cup of coffee and croissant in top right corner

Why Writing a To-Do List Can Improve Your Sleep

Worrying about what lies ahead can put a serious damper on our sleep.   Luckily, there’s a quick and easy way you can tackle those concerns: writing to-do lists.   The Benefits of Writing a To-Do List   Writing to-do lists provides more benefits than you may think. According to researchers, it helps relieve stress…

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How Often Should You Wash, Clean, and Replace Pillows

How often should you wash, clean or replace pillows?   Pillows are an important piece of your sleep experience. They support you from the shoulders up, about 20 percent of your body.   Having a clean pillow also affects your slumber. If you suffer from allergies or asthma, dirty pillows can make your symptoms worse,…

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Everything About Temperature and Sleep

Now’s the perfect time for a refresher course on staying cool and well slept.   SLEEPLESS SUMMER NIGHTS: TELL ME MORE   You’re lovin’ summer and havin’ a blast. Whether it’s staying up later or quenching your thirst with cold cocktails that can disrupt your sleep, chances are your sleep schedule is a tad off.…

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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 health & wellness, relationships and sleep science with an eye toward helping you get QUALITY sleep. On this site you'll find smart, caring, authentic stories that help you improve your days and your nights.

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Good Night, Sleep Tight: Sleep Tips for Kids

Regardless of age, all children need sleep to help them be happy, healthy and productive in school, at home and during after-school activities. Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise, but it’s often overlooked. It helps little ones grow, beats germs, affects weight, protects the heart, boosts learning and increases attention and concentration….

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Solutions to Couples Wanting Different Sleep Temperatures

They say opposites attract, right? So it’s inevitable that one of you is a night owl and the other’s an early bird. And, even more likely that one of you sleeps like a fiery furnace, while your partner is a popsicle.   Experts recommend that the best bedroom temperature for optimal sleep is between 65…

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Simple Yoga Poses for Sleep

Quality sleep will keep you performing your best. Like diet and exercise, sleep is essential for optimal health and performance. Because everyone’s sleep needs are different, Sleep Number® beds with SleepIQ® technology inside adjust to your ideal level of firmness, comfort and support. SleepIQ technology tracks how well you sleep each night, giving you personal insights into your sleep so you’ll…

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DIY: How to Feng Shui Your Bedroom

Clothes that need to be put away. Books you haven’t read. Work papers piled up. Clutter and chores you haven’t dealt with. Are these things interfering with your ability to feel calm and rested in your sleep space?   Feng Shui might help.   Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese practice of creating harmonious surroundings…

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Wheels Up…We’re Off to Better Sleep!

This week we jetted off to New York City to chat sleep with Arianna Huffington, Dr. Carol Ash, Icema Gibbs from JetBlue, Miles Brown from ABC’s blackish and our very own Sleep Geek Pete. The crew formed a panel at the JFK airport to promote better sleep! Miles interviewed the panel (on one of our…

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Best Sleeping Position & Mattress for Lower Back Pain

Leonardo da Vinci may have said, “A well-spent day brings happy sleep,” but your sleep can’t always be guaranteed to be happy if you’re in pain.   Back pain can make it tough to get a good night’s rest — just ask the more than 80 percent of Americans who suffer from back pain at…

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We Cracked the Code on 5 Things That Could Be Keeping You Up at Night

When was the last time you got a great night’s sleep? It’s one of the hardest questions to answer in today’s interconnected 24/7 world. Even though we try each night to maximize the amount of rest we can get, it can often feel like the brass ring of sleep perfection remains just out of reach….

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It’s Time To Move Daylight Saving Time from the Weekend and #MakeItTuesday

Recent SleepIQ® technology data gathered from thousands of Sleep Number® sleepers proves Americans get the best sleep quantity and quality on Tuesday nights – making it the perfect night to sacrifice an hour of sleep, if you must. Pledge to join the campaign to move Daylight Saving Time from the weekend to Tuesday here. Read on to see the science behind the switch.

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