When is the best time to buy a mattress?

There are a lot of factors to take into consideration when you’re shopping for a mattress: price, comfort level, cooling features, partners’ preferences… the list goes on and on. But what about timing? Is there a best time to buy a mattress? What are your needs?To be perfectly honest, the best time to buy a mattress is when you need one. If you’re experiencing pain that you’ve ruled out oth...

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Sleep Week: World Sleep Day

For the average person, getting 8 hours of sleep a day seems like an impossible task. While we often preach how important sleep is, the difficulty of actually achieving it isn’t lost on us. Between work, errands, parenting for some, relationships, pets—a lot is demanded of us every single day. The busier we get the lower on our priority list sleep falls. If you're reading this and feeling judge...

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Sleep Week: How much deep sleep do you need?

We all know we should be getting somewhere between 7-9 hours of sleep every night, but most people still aren’t sure how much of each individual stage of sleep you should get. Specifically, how much deep sleep do you need?  What is Deep Sleep?Before we dive into how much we need, let’s first clarify what exactly deep sleep is. There are four phases of the sleep cycle: Phase 1This...

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Laundry stripping my T&N Linen Sheets

This time at home has certainly had some pretty interesting effects on me and my hobbies. Never someone who was super clean, I’m now following three home cleaning accounts on Instagram, getting excited to try new cleaning products (I’m looking at you Dawn Powerwash.), and watching Roomba suck up all the stray dog hair on my floor is sometimes the highlight of my day. On my journey to becomi...

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Sleep Resolutions for every type of resolution-er

There is always a lot of talk about New Year’s resolutions this time of year and we certainly don’t want to just add to the chatter. However, we would hate to miss this opportunity to remind you of the importance of sleep in your day-to-day life and plug prioritizing sleep in 2021. So, we have put together a quick list of sleep resolutions for every type of resolution-er—from the resolution non...

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Now introducing: Antimicrobial protection for the Mint Mattress

With 2020 comes a renewed appreciation for cleanliness—from hand sanitizer to figuring out how to properly clean our bedding. That is exactly why we are proud to announce antimicrobial protection for our Mint Mattress. Together with our parent company Serta Simmons Bedding, Tuft & Needle is partnering with Switzerland’s HeiQ Group for exclusive access to their NPJ03 antimicrobial protection...

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The Tuft & Needle Employee Sleep Program

Let’s jump back to March of 2019 (wouldn’t that be nice?) at the Tuft & Needle Headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. I’m a copywriter here on the content team and had just wrapped up work on our month-long campaign for our 8-Hour Sleep Challenge and had the thought, “If we are going to encourage our customers to get a full night’s sleep, shouldn’t we also encourage our employees?” This felt...

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Coffee with Anna | Head of Retail

Just before the opening of our Glendale, CA store, we sat down for some coffee, lemon bread, and conversation with Anna Johnson, our Head of Retail.   Originally hired for retail-focused Customer Experience in 2015, Anna has covered many roles at T&N. She has worked in hiring and was a leader on our CX team before she was convinced to become the Scottsdale Store Le...

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Make Life Havenly: Holiday Guest Rooms

Holidays are a season full of surprises–and guest room visitors. When your in-laws/aunt/cousin called to ask if it was ok if they stay with you, it was September, so of course it was ok. But now it is December and they are coming. Fast. We all love our family and friends and most of us are happy to open our home to them, but having guests in your house is stressful, no matter how close or c...

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What Time Should I Wake Up?

Mornings can be tough, especially when we’re not getting the sleep we need. Which is exactly why we’ve created the ultimate guide to building a better sleep schedule to fit your daily routine. But before we get into it, let’s review the basics of sleep biology. Your circadian rhythm Just like the hours of the day, humans run on an internal clock that tells us when we should go to sleep each...

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Your New Favorite Throw Blanket Is Here

It’s the blanket your mom bought for you when you moved into your dorm room freshman year and tearily folded up at the foot of your bed. Now, you grab it when you’re settling in with your popcorn bowl to watch “Sleepless in Seattle” for the 10,000th time.It’s the blanket you didn’t register for during wedding planning, but your great aunt saw it and knew you needed. Now you wrap yourself in i...

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Do Giraffes Sleep Standing Up or Sitting Down?

Let’s go ahead and start this post out really honestly: giraffes are really freaking weird.Like, don’t stop to think about it too much. It’ll turn into an existential crisis surprisingly quickly. It’s just a short hop from “Why are giraffes’ necks so long?” to “What does it actually, truly mean to be ‘alive’?”Now that is out of the way, let’s get to why you’re here. It’s either the middle...

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What Are the Causes of Night Sweats

Everyone knows the feeling of waking up in the middle of the night, panting, completely drenched in sweat wondering what time it is, where you are, which dimension you landed in, and why you’re no longer wearing your yellow jumpsuit.Catching your breath, you throw the covers off you in an attempt to cool down and contemplate changing your PJs (and your sheets tomorrow) while you try to figure...

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Falling Asleep in 2008, a Playlist

You walk in from a late showing of the Sex in the City movie (You're a Miranda pretending to be a Carrie, it's okay, a lot of us are.) and toss your shutter shades, UGGS, and casual vest in the corner.Falling back into your bed, you slip some earbuds in and decompress from the pressure of filling out Myspace surveys and maintaining your blog. What are you listening to? Sweet Talk by The ...

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How Do You Move a Mattress Anyway?

While it is often exciting and joyful, moving is stressful and a pain. A new adventure awaits—but you have a lot of packing and probably some serious heavy lifting to do before you get there.It’s no doubt that mattresses are one of the bigger, literally, items to move. It is essential to have the very first night and yet one of the heaviest, bulkiest and most annoying to carry. They instant...

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