Sleeping Sustainably

With the news that we are headed for a major climate disaster, eco-friendly products should be on everyone’s mind. So we switch out our plastic straws for reusable ones, conserve water while we brush our teeth, but what about bedding? Look for products that have sustainably grown/raised elements. A great way to ensure that your down matches this guideline is to look for the RDS (re…

Sleeping With Purpose

We talk a lot about how important sleep is. But did you know that you can utilize how you sleep for specific results? Studies show that there are ways to sleep that help with creativity, productivity and stress relief.Struggling through a creative problem? According to Bed Times Magazine, your brain keeps working on it while you sleep. During the rotation between REM and Light Sleep, your hipp…

The Rise of the Flexible Schedule

We talk a lot about how important sleep is. How it increases productivity at work, aides creativity, and makes you a nicer person overall. But this knowledge is contrasted by our glorification of overwork. There’s something gratifying about that restorative morning coffee, hastily purchased and drank while still too hot. Getting up early for work is seen as non-negotiable and yet if we go…

Translating Sleep Tracker Results to Sleep Solutions

10% of Americans have Insomnia so it really is no wonder that more people are turning to technology to help us sleep better. But looking at your sleep stats doesn’t always mean that you know how to translate that into real world solutions. Whether they track breathing, heart rate, or movement, most sleep trackers show very similar results. What sleep stages were you in and how long were y…

Blue Light and Bed Times

Most of us use some kind of blue-lit device at some point in our day. Despite the wave of claims that its dangerous to our eyes, the American Academy of Ophthalmology argues otherwise. Though there is no conclusive evidence that blue light is harmful to our eyes, there is evidence that it messes with our circadian rhythm.When your circadian rhythm is off, it affects your body’s natura…

Busting Bed Bugs: A Guide to Checking Your Hotel Room For Unwanted Guests

People typically bring back a souvenir from their vacations. Something small like a snowglobe or a postcard to remember their travels. But many people are bringing home creepier souvenirs- bed bugs. In the last few years, bed bugs have become an epidemic and a major concern among travelers. They're being found more and more frequently in apartments, homes, offices, and of course, hotels. Sinc…