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​What's Your Sleep Midpoint?

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 15th Jul 2021

​What's Your Sleep Midpoint?

The burden of too much information has been observed for centuries. The American essayist and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson elegantly observed, “There are many things of which a wise man might wish …

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​Seasonal Affective Disorder - in the Summer!

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 12th Jul 2021

​Seasonal Affective Disorder - in the Summer!

We’ve written about REM sleep, Circadian rhythms, the effects of Daylight Savings Time, and many other sleep-related topics, but here’s something from the sleep researchers that just might be new to y …

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George Washington Slept Here

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 16th Jun 2021

George Washington Slept Here

"I ... stripped myself very orderly and went in to the Bed as they call'd it, when to my Surprize I found it to be nothing but a Little Straw - Matted together [and] one Thread Bear blanket with doubl …

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​Create a Bedding Budget to Avoid Budget Bedding

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 7th Dec 2020

​Create a Bedding Budget to Avoid Budget Bedding

“It's unwise to pay too much, but it's worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money - that's all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing y …

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​Make Your Bed to Start the Day Off Right

Posted by Aline Martin O'Brien on 6th Oct 2020

​Make Your Bed to Start the Day Off Right

It can be a morning ritual, a mechanical gesture or even a real chore. But making a bed says more than we think about our quality of sleep and our relationship to rest ... Making a bed is a good habit …

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