When is National Nap Day? Should You Nap?

Happy National Nap Day!As we continue to celebrate Sleep Awareness Month with our 8-hour Sleep Challenge, we wanted to dive into naps and how they help (or harm!) our sleep cycles.National Nap Day, March 11th, falls the day after the return of Daylight Savings Time to help ease us back into a new time zone. The unofficial holiday started in 1999 when Camille and William Anthony, a profess...

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Which Side of the Bed Should You Sleep On?

Right or left? Closer to the door or farther? Facing a window or facing a wall?The side you choose to sleep on can have a bigger impact on your sleep than you think, and strangely enough, it says a lot about you.So is there a wrong side of the bed?A recent study conducted by Premier Inn of over 3,000 sleepers revealed some pretty interesting things about where we choose to sleep a...

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Yes, You Should Always Wash Your Makeup Off Before Bed

You wake up, and immediately the guilt hits.You finally got home, after a long work day and drinks with your friends, and the last thing you wanted to do was spend more time away from your comfy, cozy bed. Especially when it meant dealing with running mascara and sticky lip stains. But this morning, you're paying for it. The flaking black mess on your pillow surrounded by peachy residue and f...

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Should You Nap with Contacts In?

When you’re busy and trying to squeeze in a nap, the last thing you want to do is cut into those precious moments of rest by taking your contacts out.But what’s the risk to leaving them in? Is there a time limit you should keep in mind? Can anything really that bad happen?Why you shouldn’t sleep with contacts in.According to eye doctors, sleeping with your contacts in is never ide...

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Creating the Perfect Sleep Cycle

We know that getting enough sleep is incredibly important to keeping us healthy, well-rested, and thriving in our day-to-day lives, but did you know that when you sleep might be just as important as how much you’re getting?Setting, and sticking to, a healthy sleep cycle involves a bit of math and some serious commitment, but understanding how your body works at night can set you up for some m...

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Will Two Twin Beds Fit A King Frame?

Mattress dimensions can be a little confusing when shopping for a split King bed, but not to fear, we’ll help you figure out exactly what you need.Whether you’re looking for mattresses for an adjustable bed frame, or you and your partner simply prefer two different styles of mattresses, if you’re looking to make a King size bed from two individual mattresses, we’ve got your guide here....

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What is the Biggest Bed Size? What are the Dimensions?

The year is 1590(ish).You and seven of your buds are looking for a place to crash while you travel from pub to pub in Ware, England, and you stumble upon the White Hart Inn. There’s only one room available, but you’re in luck—all of you—because upstairs, adorned with complex European Renaissance-styled carvings, stands a 10 by 11 foot masterpiece.The Great Bed of Ware.Built by carpent...

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What are the Softest Sheets and How to Pick the Perfect Ones

When it comes to bedding, no one is looking for scratchy, itchy sheets.We get that. But some sheets are certainly softer than others, and certain fabrics might be more suited to your particular taste. Depending on the material, weave, and quality, the feeling of sheets can vary widely, even just between two brands of the exact same type of bedding. It can be hard to know for sure what sheets ...

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Blood Stain Removal Tips for Sheets

You’ve invested all that money in those cozy, comfy sheets, but accidents happen.The last thing you want to do is trash a set of perfectly good sheets because of a few stains. Removing blood stains from your sheets can be done in quite a few ways, and if one method doesn’t work, another might be the trick.How to get blood out of sheets There are many ways to get blood out of sheets. I...

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Can Snails Really Sleep for 3 Years?

Animals have a lot of weird sleep habits, from sleeping vertically (lookin’ at you, whales!) to only getting a few moments of sleep throughout the day.The weirdest of them all, perhaps, is the snail. We know, what’s really so interesting about snails and their sleep habits? Well, you Googled it, we’re just here to help.What technically is a snail?First things first, snails are gas...

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