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Relax and Sleep Better with These 7 Top-Rated Smartphone Apps

It goes without saying that there is an endless number of benefits that are attributed to getting a good night’s rest.  Unfortunately, too many individuals are still getting deprived of this on a regular basis.  Interestingly enough, there are a number of smartphone apps that […]

Is it True that a Teenager’s Brain Requires More Sleep?

Ask any 10 full-time teenage students what their plans are while they’re away from their classes for the weekend and there’s a good chance that 9 of them will tell you “sleeping in.”  While this is an ideal time for the student to get caught […]

How beds work: what they do, why, and how? PART 3

 PART 3: The dishtowel and the sardines In the last episode, from the comfort of our kitchens, we looked at how a round object like an orange, on a hard, flat surface like a table, suffered from a lousy pressure distribution. This is because, on the […]

How beds work: what they do, why, and how? PART 2

PART 2: The orange, the table, and the sponge   In the last installment, we looked at an illustration of pressure, and discussed that pressure is force divided by area of contact. So, to reduce pressure, there are two things we can do. We can […]

Back Pain? Don’t Think Firm!

In my 40+ years in the bedding business the most cringe worthy statement I would hear regularly is, “I have back pain so I need a firm mattress.”  Worse yet many said they were told this by their medical professional or some supposed expert.  For […]

Is your Mattress Ruining your Marriage?

According to a research study conducted by the Gottman Institute and published in the March 2016 issue of Psychology Today magazine, when your partner or spouse has gone to bed for the evening, you should be with him or her.  In the article, the author […]

Getting Married? Whose Mattress Will You Be Sleeping In?

Getting married is supposed to a time of celebration, joy, and starting a life together.  But with marriage comes many changes in the lives of both partners and that also means adjusting to one another’s sleeping habits as well.  Both of you have had your […]

Does Sleep Position Matter?

The answer to this question is absolutely.  Though most people do not realize they sleep in multiple positions during the night, the favored position, and the one they start out the evening, can be critical to good sleep health.  And it can also be critical […]

Instead Of Counseling, You May Just Need A Good Night’s Sleep

Everyone knows how important it is to get a good night’s rest and how the lack of it can have negative consequences.  Ironically, one in three Americans are not getting the quality of sleep they need.  There are a number of reasons for this but […]

Great Ideas for Your Wedding Registry

When you consider that the average person spends up to 1/3 of their life in bed, it’s easy to see how important it is to get a good night’s sleep on the right mattress.  A recent sleep study showed that nearly 70% of Americans incur […]