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Opposites Attract: Aaron and Samantha’s Story

They got married in 2004 and enjoy each other’s company immensely. But this couple couldn’t be more different—in size, shape, interests, and Sleep Number® settings. Do opposites attract? Aaron and Samantha Kuznia seem proof that they do—at least when it comes to romance. Aaron is 6 foot 5 and weighs more than 340 pounds. Samantha…

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Blue Star Military Family’s Sleep Surprise

Sleep Number honors a very special military family in Fort Campbell, KY. Meet First Sergeant Jackson and his wife Stacy. Supporting the Global War on Terrorism, First Sergeant Jackson is deployed in Camp Lemonnier Djabouti, Africa. “At the conclusion of this tour, I will have been deployed in a combat zone for almost four years.…

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Tips for Creating Sleep-Inducing Environments for Everyone in the House

This post is brought to you by Julia Marcum, one half of the DIY-loving duo behind the popular home blog, Chris Loves Julia. See more of their design style and renovation projects at www.ChrisLovesJulia.com.   Having renovated four different kinds of sleep spaces in our home over the last year, we learned that not everyone sleeps the…

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5 Ways To Be More Mindful, Well-Rested And Productive At Work

Below includes original editorial content from The Huffington Post. Work harder, work faster, work, work, work! If you’re feeling exhausted and overworked, you’re not alone. According to a new study reported on BMJ Journals’ website, job burnout’s on the rise: 97 percent of participants reported nonrestorative sleep and 23 percent indicated high levels of job…

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Your Retirement Bedroom

Sometimes you get a second chance in life: A second career, a second home, a second marriage. Why not a second chance at your bedroom? “Retirement is a time of transition, and an opportunity to release things that served you (or not) in your life, but are no longer important for the things you’ll be…

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10Xers’ Secret To Achieving Next-Level Productivity Doesn’t Cost A Thing

This post is sponsored by Sleep Number. The average adult brain needs about seven to eight hours of sleep every night to function at maximum capacity. And yet founders Steve Jobs and Jack Dorsey built their empires with little to no help from a good night’s rest, and many powerful people (including the U.S. president)…

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How to Cope with Jet Lag

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, when you get to your destination you’d much rather be rarin’ to go than craving a good long nap. Fortunately, jet lag is temporary, and there are ways to minimize its effects. For those flying across time zones, the Mayo Clinic says jet lag can disturb sleep patterns…

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Yes, This Happens To Your Body While You Sleep

It’s Monday morning, you’re tired and already thinking about the weekend. The workload seems to be unbearable; and instead of the normal 40 hours you put in during the week, you’re now stuck putting in overtime. Little did you know, your body puts in overtime as well; except it’s constant, 24/7, 365 days a year. Which leads…

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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep at Mid-life

Spending most of your nights tossing and turning, or staring at the ceiling? You’re not alone. Quality sleep at midlife is elusive for many adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adults in midlife and beyond should continue to get 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night. Yet a full…

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All I Want for Mother’s Day Is … Sleep!

Before you’re a mom, you sleep well. Soundly, uninterruptedly, unmoved by an earthquake or your partner’s snoring (“no, honey, you don’t snore … that was just an 18-wheeler truck outside”). When you have a kid or two or three or four, you get a different type of “sleep”: stolen moments, anxious moments, funny moments, I-Can’t-Believe-This-Is-Happening-to-Me-Moments.…

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