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Ditch the Drip: 5 Postures to Help You Sleep Better

sleeping with a cold

Have you ever had a cold so badly it just won’t go away? Between the coughing and sneezing, all you want to do is go to bed. However, when you finally hit your comfortable and cozy latex mattress for the first time, you realize your symptoms are even worse than they were during the day. Postnasal drip can be one of the most uncomfortable and annoying nuisances at night and sometimes it feels like there’s no hope. On top of the sore throat that goes along with it, sometimes you feel like you can’t breathe throughout the night. There are some ways to fight back against postnasal drip and a lot of them have to do with your sleeping posture. Let’s discuss some of the best sleeping postures to use when you’re experiencing postnasal drip.

The Best Bed Size to Pick for a Great Night of Sleep? Bigger is Better!

king size bed

Do you know what the best bed size is for you? There are so many different theories out there on how to get your best night of sleep but sometimes we overlook the most obvious answer to the question: bed size. While it may sound silly, bed size can seriously affect a person’s sleep every night. Ever wondered if you were sleeping on the right size talalay mattress? Well look no further, we’re going to break down the best way to decide which size bed is right for you, and from our conclusions, we’ve decided that bigger is usually better when it comes to the perfect size.

Cures for Bed Sores

bed sores

A blog like this one allows us to have a lot of fun and talk about a whole slew of interesting topics. One topic we’ve yet to cover that can be slightly unpleasant is the topic of bed sores. Those two little words leave most people shuttering in their latex mattresses. Fear not, because bed sores are preventable and treatable. Let’s go over some natural cures for bed sores that will keep you in tip-top shape!

Drawbacks of Sleeping with the Television On

sleeping with tv on

At night, we’re all accustomed to our specific routines that help us to go to sleep. For some people, television is a big part of this routine. A lot of sleepers feel that the television is just another form of white noise that helps to lull them into a peaceful sleep. But is there any truth to this? Could it in fact be that other factors like your natural mattress and sleep environment might be the reason why you’re sleeping wonderfully? Are there drawbacks of sleeping with the television on? Our mission today is to find out.

How to Get Rid of Bed Bugs and Prevent Them From Coming Back

bed bug

We’ve all heard the horror stories of bed bugs…the tears, the fears of these creepy crawlies can give even the most rational people the “heebie-jeebies”. While we know the stories, do we really know what to do when the bed bugs bite? Can your latex mattress help prevent bed bugs? What’s the first step in identifying the problem and most importantly, do you know how to get rid of bed bugs? Well read on and you’ll find out.

Why You Should Make Time to Cuddle

couple cuddling in bed

Cuddling…who knew one word could cause so much controversy among couples across the globe? We’ve all seen the sitcoms and RomComs where one partner is dying to be cuddled while the other would rather die than be cuddled. Well half of you will be very happy to know that there are positive reasons to cuddle before going to sleep on your talalay mattress and there are reasons why you should make time to cuddle, no matter how tired you are.

How to Sleep When Your Partner is Away

woman sleeping alone

Before you commit to someone, a lot of people find the idea of sleeping and sharing a bed with someone for the rest of their lives very daunting and overwhelming, but for most couples, once they fall into a routine of sleeping by each other’s side each night, it’s very hard to sleep without them. While the concept of never leaving each other’s side may work in chick flicks and fairy tales, real people have business trips and commitments that sometimes keep their significant other home alone. Let’s find out how to sleep when your partner is away so that next time, you can sleep as if they are right beside you.

How to Sleep After Seasickness

luxury cruise ship

You’ve just signed up for an afternoon on a cruise and while it sounded like a good idea at the time, the seasickness you got on the boat and still feel once you are off the boat is not your idea of a good night. While it may seem like there is no end in site, seasickness can be treated so you can sleep through the night without feeling it. Let’s go over some ways on how to sleep after seasickness.

Dangers of Smoking in Bed

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While we all know the dangers that smoking cigarettes and tobacco in general can do to our bodies, there are many other dangers that smoking poses for those who continue to smoke despite the warnings. One of the most dangerous places to smoke cigarettes is in your very own bed. While some of the danger in it may seem obvious, there are some dangers of smoking in bed that you might not even think about. It’s important to know the risks that smoking can increase and what you can do in the future to decrease these risks and live a healthier and safer life.

Winding Down on Labor Day: How to Sleep After a Big Weekend

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It’s Labor Day Monday and for most of us, that means the official end to summer. This week, all the kids will be heading back to the classrooms and out of the beaches. The adults’ vacation days are slowly dwindling, so full time work weeks will be more of a regular occurrence than those long and luxurious three day weekends. While you’re undoubtedly trying to cram in all of summer into this last long weekend, remember to pace yourself. Let’s go over some tips on how to sleep after a big weekend and the proper way to wind down on labor day. Going to extremes on your last day of vacation before work or school starts up again is a mistake that a lot of us make and what we don’t always realize is that you’ll be paying for it all week long.