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Mattress Buying Tool Kit

I get asked a lot..."How do you recommend shopping for a new mattress?" Wow, that's a loaded question! First of all, you want to have a plan. If yo...

How an Oakland A's Team inspired a mattress store

 At three in the morning a big group of friends and new friends and I were trying to find a pirate feed of the broadcast from Japan, as the Oakland...

What Is Really Inside A Mattress?

Having sold most every major brand out there (Tempurpedic, Spring Air, Simmons, Serta, Sealy, Sleep Number, Dormia, Restonic, Keetsa, etc) I can te...

Are you worried about sleepless nights?

  Are You Worried About Sleepless Nights? Here Are A Number Of Insomnia Facts Insomnia or insomnolence as it is better known is a badly understoo...

Pillows-The Gateway Drug?

  It started one day, you don't remember when exactly, but you tossed a little. And then you turned. It was so much fun you flipped and flopped all...

What is an Organic Mattress and does it truly exist?

If you have spent any amount of time shopping for an organic mattress in or around the San Francisco Bay Area, you are very familiar with the term ...

Nest Bedding and Madame Deals

We love to support minority, woman, and American-owned businesses. Nest Bedding is joining the Madame Deals network to reach out to the loyal shop...

When Sleep Becomes an Age-Old Problem

“The more disorders older adults have, the worse they sleep,” said Sonia Ancoli-Israel, a professor of psychiatry and a sleep researcher at the University of California, San Diego. “If you look at older adults who are very healthy, they rarely have sleep problems.”

Recent studies are proving that difficulties in sleeping can be traced back to poor health. One of the most common causes of sleep disruption is pain, and a restless night can make pain worse the next day. And when pain becomes worse, it follows that sleep becomes even more difficult.  The situation becomes a vicious cycle common in people with conditions that tend to afflict the elderly, like back pain and arthritis.

Nest Bedding highlighted in Apartment Therapy

 Nest Bedding was recently highlighted in Apartment Therapy! Check it out here Excerpt from the article on Apartment Therapy.com   When was the la...

The Risk Factors of Insomnia

Insomnia is really quite common in America and a good portion of people have to deal with it at one time or another. However, most people attempt t...

Caffeine and Insomnia

Many people feel a jittery feeling from caffeine and learn very quickly to avoid caffeine after a certain time if they plan on sleeping. Caffeine increases the secretion of stress hormones such as adrenaline so if a person is already secreting higher stress hormones then caffeine could cause a rapid increase that would definitely trigger a period of insomnia. People usually do not give a lot of thought to their caffeine intake but believe it or not, caffeine used to be used in clinical settings to induce panic attacks in patients. 

How The Owner Of A Mattress Store Buys A Mattress

"Having been in the business for quite some time and knowing the brand out there very well, I had a very strong sense of what criteria I wanted to meet when shopping for a mattress I would sleep on, I would put my kids on, and one that I could present to the public that would coincide with our strong non-toxic, local message."

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