Category Archives: Sleep Science

Make Scents: The Five Best Smells for Sleeping Better Tonight

woman smelling flower

It seems that lately we’re all trying to find natural ways to sleep better, well today let’s talk about one of the most natural ways of all: scents. The best smells for sleeping are ones that you might even have in your home already. While there are tons of scents that can help you to relax and sleep better, everyone has their preference and what works for some people may not always work for others. Let’s look at five scents that are sure to help you relax and get a great night of sleep.

Baby Talk: New Ways to Sleep When You’re a New Parent

mother and baby sleeping

One of the most amazing moments in life is the joy of having a new baby. From the tiny clothes to the precious nursery, it all seems like stuffed animals and rainbows. After the initial veil of joy wears off, you’re faced with the new reality: sleeping when you have a newborn. While newborns sleep the majority of the day, it seems that the parents are the ones who just can’t find the time to sleep. While nothing is more important than the health and well being of your child, your health and well being is also very crucial. Let’s learn how to get a few hours of shut eye in between feedings and diaper changing.

How to Sleep Well in a Foreign Country

hotel bedroom

You’re going abroad on maybe a vacation or business, either way there’s a lot to get used to. Maybe you have to learn an entirely new language or use a new currency for the time being or maybe you’re even staying in a hostel. No matter what you’re doing one thing’s for sure, you are going to get tired. While sleepiness comes easy, sleep doesn’t always, especially when you’re in an unfamiliar place. It’s not always easy to teach your body to adjust to a new time zone and a new bed that isn’t your comfortable all natural mattress from home. Let’s go over some of the best tips on how to sleep well in a foreign country.

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.

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.

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.