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…

Too Stressed To Sleep?

At the end of a stressful day, sometimes the only thing you want to do is come home to a cozy down comforter and go to sleep. But for many people, stress-induced insomnia makes that impossible. Instead of the deep, restorative sleep you need, you lie awake unable to shut your mind off. Around 1 in 3 Americans experience insomnia of some kind so how can you tell if your insomn…

Is It Time To Consider A Sleep Divorce?

You love your significant other and it’s your differences that make everything work. Their hatred of tomatoes means you get extra in your salad, and the fact that they’re always warm means they can give you their jacket. But differences stop being cute when sleep is involved. He’s a furnace, she’s a blanket hog. She snores, he moves too much. Suddenly, you’re watching I Love Lucy and…

Do You Need Deep Pocket Bedding?

With the rise of pillow top mattresses creating Princess and the Pea worthy beds, many people have become frustrated with their bed sheets. While the extra layer of comfort on top of your mattress may give you the support and luxury you want, it also makes the average sheet hard to keep in place. Depending on plushness, the pillow tops can add several inches in height, leaving you tossin…