Category Archives: Sleep Science

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

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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.

Drawbacks of Sleeping with the Television On

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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.

What Are Wicking Sheets?

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It seems like everyday you turn on the TV or flip through a magazine, there’s some new form of technology coming out to improve our lives in some way or another. I recently found out about “Wicking Sheets” which are designed to cool you down at night. While it may seem like a strange concept, keeping cool at night is one of the best ways to get a great night of sleep. I was interested to learn more about these so called cooling sheets and found out some really cool things about them.

How to Get Your Best Night of Sleep When You’re Stressed

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We’ve all been there before: you have a big day ahead of you tomorrow and you’ve been up most of the night stressing about it. When you finally crash into your all natural mattress, your nerves are shot and you’re past exhaustion but for some reason when you try closing your eyes, you can’t fall asleep. I’m not sure about you but when I can’t sleep and have a big day ahead of me, I get even more stressed about the fact that I’m not sleeping. There are some ways to stifle stress when you’re trying to fall asleep at night, let’s go over the best ways on how to get your best night of sleep when you’re stressed.

Sleeping with a New Ear Piercing: Dealing with the Pain

Ear piercing

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We’ve all been there before: you went to the mall in search of the perfect heels and somehow came home with a pair of new studs in your ears. While it may have been an impulse decision, you probably didn’t think about how uncomfortable it would be to sleep with a new ear piercing. A cartilage piercing on the tip of your ear can be especially uncomfortable to sleep on. While a new piercing can be fun and exciting, the pain can take away from the fashion of it all. Let’s go over some do’s and dont’s when it comes to dealing with a painful piercing while sleeping.