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Tips for Surviving a Sleepover

Ah, the sleepover — staying up past bedtime, playing midnight pranks, gorging on snacks. Just don’t count on a good night’s sleep, says Sasha Carr, a licensed psychologist and certified child and family sleep coach. “It’s a little bit like, good luck,” says Carr, but there are some things parents can do to make sure…

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Can Sleep Help You Learn a New Language

If you are planning a vacation abroad this summer, you may choose to brush up on your French, German or Spanish. To supercharge your cramming process, research suggests more Zzzs. Sleep seems to help carve foreign language words into your memory, according to a study published in the journal Cerebral Cortex. Scientists at the University…

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5 Ways to Cope with a Snoring Spouse

Do you share a bed with a spouse who snores? If so, you may be all too aware of the cycles of anger, frustration, exhaustion and relationship discord that have roots in these situations. Read on for tips to help manage the stress of life with a snorer, courtesy of Michael J. Breus, a Los…

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Enter the Sleep Number® Summer 2.0 Sweepstakes!

Seeking better sleep? Enter the Sleep Number® Summer 2.0 Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Sleep Number 360™ smart bed and bedding package valued at over $3,500. Enter for a chance to win here. Sleep Number® Summer Sweepstakes Grand Prize includes: Queen Sleep Number 360™ p5 Smart Bed and Integrated Base Two Standard CoolFit™…

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“Chill Out, Honey”… Summer Sleep Battles

Turns out 75% of couples don’t agree on what temperature their bedroom should be. What’s comfy to one isn’t to the other. Sound familiar? Beyond bickering, recent data shows how ‟hot under the collar” this topic makes many of you (see what we did there ;)). Read on for ways to sleep better together this…

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Fit and Refreshed: Sarah and Mike’s Story

A love story… It started with bagels. Mike Doyle was on his way to church in Minneapolis one Sunday morning when he noticed an attractive woman in front of him at the bagel shop. Sarah Wuest, the woman, who had just left church and was picking up some food, noticed him too. Mike noticed the…

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Have a Leg Up: Benefits of Sleeping with Pillow Between Legs

While they’re primarily marketed for it, pillows aren’t just for your head. You can use pillows to support yourself below the waist, too. In fact, research suggests placing a pillow between the knees can relieve pain and lead to a more restful night’s sleep. Ready to learn more? We spoke to Pete Bils, Sleep Number…

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How Sleep Improved His Game: Golden State Warriors Star Andre Iguodala

Do you ever wake up feeling restless? Some factors could include going to bed too late, napping too long, or even consuming caffeine during the day — later than you should’ve. Listen as Golden State Warriors star Andre Iguodala chats with Arianna Huffington to share some of the lifestyle changes he has made to better…

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How a Sleep Number Bed Can Ruin Everything

Let’s be honest: Not everybody likes change. So it only seems fair that we should let you know that purchasing a Sleep Number bed or pillow is probably going to transform your life in unexpected ways. It’s an unavoidable fact: Some things will never be the same. What will be different? What are the hazards?…

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How Night Owls Can Thrive in a 9 to 5 World

People who function best at night may find it tough to navigate a 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. world that seems designed for morning people. Even the smell of freshly brewed coffee or the taste of the best croissants in town may not alleviate the groggy, uncomfortable feeling of early-morning disorientation and the unrelenting desire…

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