Everybody knows that getting a good night’s sleep is important. Even without facts and figures to guide us, the feeling of trying to slog through a day (or several days) after insufficient sleep is enough to tell us that without proper rest, our bodies don’t get what they need to function at peak efficiency. So […]
If you want to wake up feeling refreshed and restored after a night of slumber, how you sleep is a critical factor to monitor. Sleeping in the wrong position can exacerbate or even cause neck or back pain. Before such problems get to the point where you feel like you need medical attention, you should […]
Busy schedules and lack of sleep go hand in hand—after all, when you’ve got a long to-do list, it’s tempting to work into the wee hours to try to get ahead of the curve. However, it turns out that shortening your sleep schedule night after night is a bad idea. If you want to be […]
In this fast-paced world, finding someplace to rest and rejuvenate is imperative for staying physically healthy and mentally grounded. It would be nice to take a vacation whenever stress starts to loom, but that isn’t always practical. Having an oasis of comfort and opulence in your own home is a great way to ensure that […]
A quality mattress is a serious investment. You can expect a well-made mattress to last eight years or more, so you want to be satisfied that you’re getting the right one. Of course, “right” in this context means right for you—the type of construction and firmness that give you the best night’s sleep may not […]
Nowadays many mattress manufacturers want their customers to believe that a single-sided mattress is good enough. They claim that a one-sided mattress is easier, because it doesn’t have to be flipped, and that such a mattress just as good as the two-sided mattresses that used to be the norm throughout the industry. The first part […]
According to the National Institutes of Health, back pain is one of the most common medical problems in America. If you’ve been dealing with back pain that doesn’t seem to be going away on its own, you may fear having to rely on painkillers or having to consider surgery to get rid of your pain. […]
When you’re busy, it’s tempting to simply stay up later to get a few more things done before you turn in for the night. After all, you might reason that you’re not going to be able to sleep anyway with a list of all your undone to-do list items scrolling through your head. Shorting yourself […]
A quality mattress is a serious investment. It’s also an important factor in getting the proper rest, so if you’ve taken the time to research and purchase the best mattress, you don’t want to have to replace it any time soon. Proper care of your mattress plays a large role in how long you can […]
Even the highest quality mattresses don’t last forever. Unlike a carton of milk, however, a mattress doesn’t come with an expiration date that lets you know when it is past its prime. If you’re wondering how to evaluate the state of your current mattress, here are the factors you should consider: How old is it? […]