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5 Ways to Boost Your Bedtime Routine for Better Health

One of the most important things you can do for good physical health and your overall well-being, is to get an adequate amount of sleep each night. The U.S. National Library of Medicine recommends that school aged children get at least 10 hours of sleep daily; teens between 9 and 10 hours daily; and adults between 7 and 8 hours daily. Establishing a healthy bedtime routine will help you to accomplish this adequate sleep goal.

Why It’s Important To Sleep On A Chemical-Free Mattress

You spend one-third of your lifetime sleeping in your bed. If you think about it, that’s a lot of time spent snuggling up to your mattress. Your bed should be your sanctuary, allowing you to get the rest your body and mind need, without putting your health at risk.

Can Practicing Gratitude Improve Your Sleep Quality?

Gratitude. It’s a simple word that often gets lost in the shuffle of trying to get through your daily life. When life weighs heavily on you, practicing gratitude can bring about bigger changes and benefits than you realize.

According to Psychology Today, there are seven benefits to practicing gratitude that have been scientifically proven. One of the benefits is better sleep. The following are also listed as benefits of gratitude:

  1. Physical Health Improvements
  2. Relationship Building (increasing your network of friends and acquaintances)
  3. Better Psychological Health
  4. Enhances Empathy while Reducing Aggression
  5. Builds Self-Esteem
  6. Improves Mental Strength
  7. Improves Sleep

10 Ways You Can Give Back and Make a Difference This Holiday Season

As we gather with friends and family during the holidays, we tend to look back on the year, reflect on our blessings and give thanks. This is also a good time to look for ways to give back to others and make a real difference for the holidays.

5 Things You Can Do To Be A Conscious and Ethical Consumer This Holiday Season

Which Mattress Is Highly Recommended By Chiropractors and Orthopedic Specialists?

Restful sleep is essential for overall health and well being. It plays an important role in your physical health, mental health and quality of life. But, for many Americans, getting a good night’s sleep is a challenge, particularly for those with back pain, and particularly for those whose mattress is working against them, rather than for them.

A Mattress With Customized Firmness and Support Is Best

Botanical Bliss Latex Mattress

 

Buying a mattress is a very personal choice. There is not one mattress thickness, firmness and support which is perfect for everyone. Therefore, it’s important that you are able to customize your mattress, so that it is perfect for your particular sleeping pattern and body type.

One of the wonderful things about PlushBeds 100% natural latex mattresses is that they are hand crafted and customized just for you. Not only are they the healthiest and most comfortable mattresses you can buy, but they also offer a limitless range of customization options, to make them a perfect fit for your needs.

What Is The Best Eco-Friendly Way To Clean Your Mattress?

Is It Important To Clean Your Mattress?

You spend one-third of your lifetime sleeping on your mattress, so it’s important to keep it clean and fresh. Cleaning your mattress, in the best eco-friendly way, may seem complicated. However, it’s actually a lot easier than you might think.

Are There Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) In Your Mattress?

What Are VOCs?

Volatile organic compounds are chemicals that are used, in the manufacturing process, of many items found in our homes. The term “volatile” means that these are chemicals that can easily get into the air that you breathe each day and end up inside of your body. “Organic” means that they are carbon-based.

Which Sleeps Cooler – A Natural Latex Mattress or a Memory Foam Mattress?

Natural Latex Mattress

A good night’s sleep is a precious commodity these days. When you’re uncomfortably hot throughout the night, it is difficult to get that long, restful, undisturbed type of sleep you need in order to remain refreshed and energized.