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1991-2015: Booms and Busts for the Mattress Industry

The following is from BedTimes Magazine, November 2015:  Tony Wolf, 4th generation and current CEO of Wolf Corporation, was head of the ISPA (International Sleep Products Association) in 1997 when the open flame standard for mattresses was in the making.  In December of 1997 he sent a letter to members:  “The ISPA Board of Trustees […]

More Sleep…Less Sniffles

From Bedtimes Magazine.  In the quest to prevent colds and flu, many overlook a vital component–making sure you get a good night’s rest.  Many studies have linked poor sleep and susceptibility to illness.  In 2010, one study asked volunteers to chronicle their sleep habits from the previous two weeks.  Then they were infected with a […]

Think Happy Thoughts Tonight

From Bedtimes Magazine, The mood you’re in when you hit the sheets may make a difference in how well you sleep.  It seems that grateful thoughts result in better, longer sleep, according to research conducted by the University of Manchester in England.  Tonight’s Happy Thought:  The longer you wait for something, the more you’ll appreciate it […]

Happy Thoughts For Sweet Dreams

“Why do we close our eyes when we pray, cry, kiss, dream?  Because the most beautiful things in life are not seen but felt only by heart.”—Denzel Washington

Sleep and a Full Moon…Beware

Strange but true:  the moon may impact your sleep.  Current Biology reported that study participants who slept in a completely dark lab got an average of 20 fewer minutes of sleep per night on the days shortly before or after a full moon and also showed lower levels of melatonin (the hormone that makes you […]

Shut Down That Tablet

You may find that reading before bed helps you wind down, but opt for a paperback over an iPad.  A study in Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences found “iPad readers had a delayed circadian rhythm of more than an hour.”  In addition, “participants who read from the iPad were less sleepy before bedtime, […]

Don’t go Shopping on Too Little Sleep

Lack of sleep can make you groggy, irritable and cause a whole host of health issues.  Now you can add a lack of impulse control to the list of negative side effects of poor sleep.  In the study, “Interactions between Sleep Habits and Self-Control,”  psychologists at Clemson University, found a sleep-deprived person is at increased […]

Getting Memories to “Stick”

The following is taken from an article in Sleep Savvy Magazine entitled “Want more brain power?  Sleep on it”.  Sleep improves our learning capability and capacity by helping the brain to create and consolidate memories.  The learning process is made up of the three Rs–reception, retention and recall.  Getting a good night’s sleep before we […]

Think Twice Before You Hit the Snooze Button

According to the 9 New Sleep Rules by Sarah Begley you should stop using the snooze button.  Why?  Even when you get a solid 8 hours, dozing off for a few more minutes after the alarm can have the opposite of its intended effect.  That’s because you may slide into a new sleep cycle, leading […]

To Catch More Z’s….

To catch more z’s, you may need to spend more time exercising.  A study in The Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine found that older adults who suffered from insomnia were able to sleep 45-60 minutes longer per night by exercising for 30 minutes 3 or 4 afternoons a week.  The catch:  on individual days, a […]

Here’s to Your Next Brainstorm!

The following is taken from an article by Jeffrey Kluger “Wake Up to Your Creativity”.  Paul McCartney said that he came up with the melody for “Yesterday” in a dream.  When one sleeps the brain thinks more visually and intuitively.  It’s no secret that sleep can be a well of good ideas–what we’re learning now […]

Sleep Like A Pro

According to the Time Magazine Science of Sleep, we mortals have many things in common:  we need to eat; we all need shelter from the elements and safety from harm; and we all need Sleep. Traditional sports and professional environments are changing to improve sleep habits and at the same time enhance performance.  Charles Czeisler, […]

Create A Sleep Sanctuary

According to the Better Sleep Council, a mattress is the foundation of a good night’s sleep.  Make sure you have the best mattress you can afford, and check often for signs of wear and tear.  If your mattress is more that 5-7 years old, it’s probably time for a new one.  Make sure your room […]

Good Sleep Habits: Develop a Sleep Routine

According to the Better Sleep Council we should go to bed at the same time each night.  Turn off all technology an hour before bedtime.  Computer screens keep the brain active, so it’s hard to wind down when you go straight from the screen to bed.  Instead, use this time to read a relaxing book, […]

Sleep on it/Never Go to Bed Angry…Good or Bad Advice???

According to the Better Sleep Council, Sleep is a wonderful tool for helping us process emotions.  It gives us a different perspective on things.  So, the notion of “sleeping on it” before making a big decision is good advice.  On the other hand, “Never go to bed angry”, is not good advice.  Rather than stay […]

Want more brain power? Sleep on it

Getting enough zzz’s is critical to keep your mind junk free and alert according to the Better Sleep Council.  Here’s why:  Sleep helps boost our creativity.  During the sleep state, our brain can make unexpected connections we may not have realized when awake.  How many times have you awakened with an “a-ha” moment or been […]

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