Sleep

How Often Should You Replace Your Mattress?

Happy young woman stretching and waking up on new mattressIf you want better sleep—and more of it—then you might want to start by replacing your mattress. A comfortable mattress is rated as the most important factor in getting a good night’s sleep.

And given that we spend about one-third of our lives sleeping, why waste that time on a lousy-feeling mattress? Here’s how often you should replace your mattress and how to tell when you need a new one.Read Story

A Dreamy Playlist of Songs for Sleeping


Whether you’re drawn to the relaxing tonalities, the calming lyrics, or the sweet memories evoked when you hear a few specific chords, the right music can help you get both better sleep quality and quantity. The key to drifting into la-la land is relaxing, which is often times much easier said than done. To help zone out and catch enough z’s, many people turn to music. Here are three tips for creating a relaxing playlist of songs for sleeping.Read Story

Get the Look: A Feng Shui Bedroom

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Aside from the kitchen, the bedroom is arguably the most important room in the home, and a well-designed bedroom allows for both romance and rest. The ancient Chinese discipline of feng shui (pronounced “fung shway”) suggests that the way furnishings are arranged within a space directly affects the energy of the room. Equally important are how furnishings relate to one another. Try these simple ideas for a feng shui bedroom.

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What’s the Deal With the Thread Count of Sheets?

What's the Deal With Thread Count?

Smooth, soft sheets can mean the difference between a peaceful night’s sleep and rolling around like a pinball for eight hours. But buying sheets can be confusing. More precisely, thread count can be confusing. Just what is thread count and why does it matter? Where’s the sweet spot when it comes to bedding that feels luxurious but doesn’t cost a fortune?

We’ve got the answers to those questions and more.Read Story

Can’t Sleep? Try This

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Sleep. Something so natural should come easy, but millions of people can’t sleep and struggle every night to get good rest. For some, there’s just not enough time in the day to get the recommended eight hours at night. Others have an active mind that never seems to take a break. To help in the quest for better rest, here are five tips.

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