5 Fast Ways to Unwind After a Long Day at the Office

If you find that your days are so hectic that you just can’t wait to crawl into bed and pass out every evening, you’re not doing yourself or your family any favors. If you don't ever relax, stress can lead to loss of productivity at work and life-changing health problems like headaches, heart disease, obesity, and depression. But you can take better care of yourself by practicing some s…

3 Key Choices That Make Your Bedroom More Relaxing

America is suffering from a public health epidemic and you may be a part of it, without even knowing it. What is it? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it's insufficient sleep, and it's causing a litany of health problems. The CDC says as many as 70 million people suffer from sleep problems, and many of those problems could be solved simply by…

DIY Duvet: Making Your Own Duvet Cover

image via allthingsthrifty.com If you’re a duvet lover, you know how easy they make making the bed. Unlike comforters, these bed coverings are typically used without a top sheet or additional blankets. Therefore, a duvet cover is a must for keeping your bedding clean and fresh. Duvets are lightweight, and they help keep you at just the right temperature for deep, restful sleep, no matter the…

Down vs Synthetic: What Makes a Superior Pillow?

Size, style, color, fill, density — who knew pillow shopping could be so complex? There are so many options available that it can be difficult to choose, but, as with most things, it’s what’s on the inside counts the most. When you’re picking a pillow, you want the fluffiest, most comfortable pillow you can find; and that means finding the right fill. The type of fill determines how f…

Spring Cleaning: Storing Your Winter Bedding

You can feel spring in the air. The days are getting a little bit longer, and the breeze feels slightly warmer. The winter thaw is beginning, and you know that the next season of warmth and sunshine is on the way! The changing season brings a whole new set of items to your to-do list, too: gardening, spring cleaning, and packing away your winter bedding. If you are about to make…

4 Dietary Changes to Help Sleep Quality

Loss of mental focus, frequent illnesses, a foul mood, and even food cravings might all be signs that you are suffering from sleep deprivation. Joy Bauer, a leading nutrition expert and health expert for "The Today Show" notes that diet can be a major influencer of the quality of sleep that people experience. Consider these four tips to learn more about the types of food to eat or…