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History of the Royal Bedchamber

With a Royal wedding soon to come, there is a renewed interest in the private rooms and private lives of royals. Anna Whitelock, Director of the London Centre for Public History and Heritage, and author of "The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabet

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History of the Royal Bedchamber

With a Royal wedding soon to come, there is a renewed interest in the private rooms and private lives of royals. Anna Whitelock, Director of the London Centre for Public History and Heritage, and author of “The Queen’s Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth’s Court,” says it’s only natural to be this curious. “Everyone loves…

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Forget Caffeine: Natural Foods That Give Energy

To stay productive throughout your busy day — at work, at home, with the kids, and at the gym — you may need a midday pick-me-up, but coffee risks keeping you awake at night. We asked two nutritionists for their tips on boosting energy in healthy, natural ways. Sally Kuzemchak, from Ohio, works with food…

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Enter the Summer Sweepstakes!

You could win it all! Enter our Summer Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Sleep Number® 360™ p5 smart bed and bedding package valued at over $4,300.

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How to Declutter Your Room | Get Rid of Clutter (part 4)

“Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week,” states a Spanish proverb. In the bedroom, thoughts and worries about tomorrow can sabotage a restful night’s sleep. If your bedroom is cluttered with half-read books or heaps of unfolded laundry, your journey toward a peaceful tomorrow is that much more difficult. “Mess causes stress,” says…

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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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Insider Story: Meet Veteran & Nature-watcher, Charles

His time in the military took him all over—he lived in New Hampshire and Arizona and Great Britain and North Dakota—but settling down near Aitkin, Minnesota was, he says, “my dream retirement home.” Charles and his wife, Jacqueline, live on nine wooded acres, in the heart of the state’s lake country. The couple make the…

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One Thing Every College Grad Needs for Success

Ah, college, where a 10 a.m. class is considered early. With graduation comes some new expectations. A wake up call. The college shut-eye schedule doesn’t make for the easiest transition to the traditional work world. But as college grads head out for their first interviews or first cubicle assignments, good sleep hygiene can help ensure…

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Tea Time Ideas for Healthy Me Time

Tea time might sound like an outdated indulgence, but with some minor adjustments, this British tradition can offer an energy boost and then some. With less caffeine than coffee, tea also has health benefits. Packed with antioxidants, tea may reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke by helping to lower blood pressure and cholesterol,…

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Prep to Watch Royal Wedding From Bed

The British wedding of the year is almost here, and while most of the details won’t be revealed until the day of, the most important detail for fans watching from abroad is timing. If you’re committed to watching the entire event from beginning to end (as all proper fans of the Royals usually are), you’ll…

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4 Books To Plan a Royal Tea Party

Instead of waiting until the traditional afternoon tea time of 4 p.m., a morning tea party would be the perfect way to kick off watching the royal festivities on May 19. The wedding, televised live, will take place at 12 p.m. London time, 7 a.m. in New York (EST). Peruse these books to help you…

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History of the Royal Bedchamber

With a Royal wedding soon to come, there is a renewed interest in the private rooms and private lives of royals. Anna Whitelock, Director of the London Centre for Public History and Heritage, and author of “The Queen’s Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth’s Court,” says it’s only natural to be this curious. “Everyone loves…

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Give Mom the Gift of Sleep

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had this day: You tossed and turned all night and hardly slept a wink. The whole next day was filled with yawns, caffeine, impatience with your spouse and no energy for the kids. You threw together an unhealthy dinner for the family because by the end of the day,…

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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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