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Laundered Linens: How Often Should You Change Your Sheets

Laundered Linens: How Often Should You Change Your Sheets
You have the bedroom of your dreams, and you’ve chosen some great looking and feeling bedlinen. There’s nothing quite like getting into bed when y...

The 5 Best Valentine's Gift Ideas for Him and Her

The 5 Best Valentine's Gift Ideas for Him and Her
Valentine’s Day is coming up, and for many of us, there’s just one question on our minds: What am I going to get my partner this year? Teddy bears ...

Why Sleeping Through the Holidays is a Good Thing

Why Sleeping Through the Holidays is a Good Thing
According to a 2015 survey, 62% of us have stress levels around the holidays that are, "very or somewhat" elevated. Only 10% reportedly experienced...

Health and Sleep: What is Sleep Paralysis and Why Does it Occur?

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Sleep disorders adversely affect our sleep. Conditions such as sleep apnea, night terrors, and restless leg syndrome may stem from our DNA but worsen with poor lifestyle choices. Sleep paralysis is a less common disorder that has some of the most bizarre symptoms. What is sleep paralysis, and how can you prevent it?

8 Holiday Sleep Tips You Need to Know

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  Do you ever have trouble falling asleep? Did you know that 50 to 70 million Americans have some type of sleep disorder? During the holidays, slee...

How to Get a Better Night's Sleep During the Holidays

How to Get a Better Night's Sleep During the Holidays
Snow is falling, hot chocolate is brewing, presents are being wrapped, and you're not getting any sleep—it must be the holiday season! While the ho...

How to Sleep Comfortably When Your Spouse is Away from Home

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When business trips or other obligations take your partner away from home overnight, it can be tough to relax and sleep comfortably. Let's explore how you can sleep comfortably tonight, even without your partner snoring softly beside you.

Watch These 19 Netflix Shows When You Can’t Get to Sleep

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If you've had a long, stressful or hectic day, chances are your adrenalin is still pumping before bed. You need to watch something with a superb blend of relaxing images, background noise, and calm content. We gathered together some of the most calming Netflix shows to help you drift off to dreamland.

8 Important Sleep Tips for Road Trips This Season

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For some, there's a strong temptation to drive through the night to make better time. For others, it's nearly impossible to rest in hotel rooms or scrunched up in the car. Whether you're a night owl who pushes too far or a home-body who can't sleep well away from home, we've got the best sleep tips for road trips.

What To Do If You Can't Sleep While Traveling

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Over 60% of Americans do not sleep well when they are traveling. Thankfully, there are things you can do to help improve your sleep when you travel. Here are some helpful tips for when you can't sleep while traveling.

A Dreamy Dozen: 12 Classical Works to Help You Fall Asleep Faster

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With the right music, even the most restless insomniac may find the respite they are seeking: a good night's sleep replete with sweet dreams. We listed 12 classical works of music that we call our "Dreamy Dozen," designed to draw you into dreamland and fall asleep faster.

What to Binge When You Just Can't Sleep

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We live in the age of binging. Books, podcasts, and TV shows — due to the age of the internet, they're all at our fingertips all the time. We've compiled lists of our favorite binge-worthy media. Take a look, select a few likely candidates, and keep them on hand for the next lonely night when you can't sleep.

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