Don’t Shiver: 20 Ways to Reduce Winter Energy Costs

Ready or not, winter is on its way. With all its polar vortexes and general unpleasantness, winter weather can leave you wanting to turn the heat up inside your home to keep things nice and cozy. Unfortunately, that often brings unpleasant energy costs as a result. These great tips can help keep you nice and warm without forcing you to rob your piggy bank.

Does White Noise Improve Sleep Quality?

Sound is one of the 5 senses that impact sleep. And chances are you’ve heard of white noise. What you may not understand, though, is what it has to do with getting a good night’s sleep. If you’re like so many Americans who struggle to get an adequate amount of sleep night after night, you can surely appreciate the need for any edge you can get when it comes to not only falling asleep, but also to remaining asleep at night. White noise can help with that.

What Does it Mean to be FSC Certified Through the Rainforest Alliance?

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Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification from the Rainforest Alliance is a chain of custody, or COC, certification that helps consumers choose products made from raw ingredients that were derived from forests that were certified to be FSC forests.

New Study Reveals Energy Drinks Disturb Sleep

Have you been having a little bit of trouble sleeping at night? A new study reveals that it may have something to do with the energy drinks you’ve been consuming.

Non-24 Hour Sleep Wake Disorder

Non-24 Hour Sleep Wake Disorder, also called non-24, is a sleep disorder that works in cycles. It occurs when you have issues with your circadian rhythm and your internal body clock becomes unbalanced.

The Best Mattress for Scoliosis

If you suffer from scoliosis, you don’t need anyone to explain how painful this condition, which involves a sideways curve of the spine, can be while trying to sleep comfortably. That’s why buying the right mattress is so important if you are one of the five to seven million people in the U.S. suffering with scoliosis.

Benefits of a Mattress Protector

If you have been shopping for a new mattress, like PlushBed’s high quality American made luxury mattresses, and looking at accessories that you can purchase along with your new mattress, you’ve likely come across mattress protectors.

Work By a Window to Improve Sleep Quality

A recent study, reported on in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, points out the impact windows and daylight exposure has on not only the health, but also the sleep quality of office workers.

Small Business Saturday – November 29th

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Once you’ve recovered from your Thanksgiving turkey and early morning Black Friday shopping adventures, there’s one more shopping excursion you might want to consider, Small Business Saturday. This important shopping day, which takes place on November 29, 2014, helps raise awareness about small local businesses in your community – the very ones that are often overlooked during the holiday shopping fervor in favor of mall kiosks and big box stores.

The Importance of Sleep in Fighting Colds

Having trouble getting rid of that pesky cold? Have one that keeps coming back with greater consistency than a boomerang? A 2009 study suggests that it might not be your cold medicine that’s failing to do the job, but an inadequate amount of sleep instead.