Unraveling the Mystery of Thread Counts

One of life’s great mysteries of adulthood is thread count. What does it mean? How high is high enough? What’s too low? How does it make a difference? What other factors should I know about?A cotton fabric’s thread count refers to the total number of horizontal and vertical threads woven within one square inch. However, the metrics to measure this number may differ by manufacturer and by fabric u…

Hotel Bedding Recommendations for Business Travelers

Getting a good night’s sleep while traveling for business can make or break your business trip. Hotels know how important it is for their guests to have quality sleep while they travel, so many offer their guests luxury bedding. You know the feeling: you slip between smooth, soft sheets while cuddling a comfy pillow on a dreamy king-size bed. That’s the kind of business travel bedding experience…

What Is A Sleep Coach & Why Are They The Trendiest Thing In Sleep?

Sleep is serious business. It effects every aspect of your life and getting a good night sleep can make you healthier, happier, and more focused. But for the estimated 60 million Americans, sleep is elusive. It’s a catch 22- in order to fall asleep you need to relax and clear your mind but every minute that passes by while your brain refuses to quiet down builds your anxiety. For those w…

Creating a Serene Sleep Environment

Most references consider the ideal sleep environment to be cool, dark, and quiet. Sometimes that’s not enough; many of us occasionally experience nights where we lie in bed for hours staring at the ceiling, wishing the Sandman would make an appearance. Fortunately, there are elements that we can add to our boudoirs to help with those sleepless nights and send us off to dreamland until morning.…

Cotton Bedding Alternatives

You’re in the bedding aisle at the store, scanning the shelves, trying to choose amongst the many options and wondering which may embody the sleep environment you’ve been imagining. But where to start? Many people’s idea of a bedding selection is either cotton or flannel. The questions fly through your mind… There are bamboo sheets now? What is Tencel? How is that different from cotton?…

How to Hygge

Once daylight savings time hits and the sun goes down before many of us can even get home from work, things may start to seem a little bleak. On average, Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SADs effects an estimated 10 million Americans. But the Danes and Norwegians, with their months of darkness and cold temperatures are spreading the word of Hygge (hoo-ga) to help the rest of the world t…