Fall Back on the Mattress of Your Dreams

This Saturday night when you are ready to call it a day – don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour, check the battery in your smoke detector and evaluate you mattress! Yes, you read that right. This weekend marks the end of Daylight Saving Time and as we "fall back" we should take 5 and check all the smoke detectors in our home - same deal next year as we "spring forward". We, at the Better Sleep Council, also suggest that you take a few extra minutes to evaluate your mattress for comfort … [Read more...]

A Bed for Every BODY!

Blogger: Terry Cralle, RN, MS, CPHQ and spokesperson for the Better Sleep Council @PowerofSleep No matter what your weight or body type, a comfortable mattress is a key component in healthy weight management. Although traditionally weight management has been equated exclusively with diet and exercise, recent research demonstrates that sleep quality and sleep duration are equally important. With more than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7 percent) exceeding a healthy weight, it is more important … [Read more...]

Sell Me a Nap…Please!

Blogger: Karin Mahoney. The baby is taking his morning nap (cue the hallelujah chorus!) And now in writing that, I want a nap. HAHAHAHA. Oh wait. This is real life and a nap is a mere dream. But seriously, my whole perspective on naps has changed since baby. Back in the day, I used to say that if you need a nap, you need to look at your mattress and make sure that you're getting 7-8 hours of quality rest each and every night. Well, let's be honest, life can get in the way of getting that … [Read more...]

What She Really Wants for Valentine’s Day

Blogger Lissa Coffey.   Ah, Valentine’s Day! Just the thought brings to mind huge heart-shaped boxes of candy, red roses, and romance! Or does it?  For some the anticipation of this holiday comes with a lot of stress and pressure.  When you’re supposed to feel butterflies you instead feel a sense of doom.  How can you possibly live up to the hype? I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  Women really do love being swept off their feet and carried to bed.  But then they really love to … [Read more...]