The T&N Hybrid Mattress: A Conversation With T&N’s VP of Product & Architecture

To celebrate the launch of our third mattress—the T&N Hybrid Mattress—we sat down with our VP of Product & Architecture, Aaron Whitney, and asked him a few questions about the creation of this mattress and how he feels about it.What sparked this product? Where’d the idea/need come from?We knew we were missing a segment of potential customers that prefer the more traditional constr...

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What Are Sleep Zombies?

Across the nation, citizens are reporting a rise in what looks like extreme exhaustion amongst their peers. The epidemic, colloquially known as “Sleep Zombification,” is said to result in symptoms including crankiness, coffee cravings, and a tendency to zone out in the middle of conversations.“I never thought it would happen to me,” Kansas City resident Bill Myers recently told T&N. “...

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Mattress Nightmares: A Tuft & Needle Giveaway

Bad sleep is scary.There’s no way around it. You lag a little on the job. You find yourself dragging through a workout you’d typically crush. You might notice you’re more moody, grouchy or grumpy. And in extreme cases, you might even turn into a Sleep Zombie.Or worse. Perhaps you’ve already become one!Yes, you read that right. Sleep Zombies are the real deal and they’re on the rise*. ...

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The Sleep Zombie Epidemic And The Mattress Nightmares That Caused It

After weeks of coffee shortages, commuter scuffles and restless nights, the Sleep Zombie crisis is starting to take its toll on all Americans. To help prevent the spread of these Mattress Nightmares, we’ve spoken to several rehabilitated Sleep Zombies about their experiences, and what you can do if you or a loved one starts showing signs of zombification.Sleep Zombie SymptomsFor most ...

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The 8-Hour Sleep Challenge IRL

If you’ve been taking the #8HourSleepChallenge with us in observance of Sleep Awareness Month, we hope you’ve noticed positive changes in your mood, energy, and overall health.If this is the first you’re hearing of it, read up on the 8-Hour Sleep Challenge and join us in aiming for 8 hours every night.The idea for the 8-Hour Sleep Challenge took shape after we started learning more abou...

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The History of Beds and Mattresses

The history of beds and primitive mattresses are intertwined.For thousands of years, humans have been trying to find a comfortable place to sleep. These ancient beds gave way to stuffed mattresses, and eventually led to the memory foam that is more common today.Ancient Sleeping HabitsWhile mattresses in ancient times were barely more than a pile of flora meant to cushion against a hard su...

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What Do Your Dreams Mean–What is Dream Interpretation?

Waking up from a vivid dream can be alarming, especially when you’re not sure what your dream was supposed to mean.Sometimes they play out as picture-perfect reenactments of your life, but, other times, you wake up with no idea why your dreams are playing out surrealist narratives, or why they involve people you haven’t seen in years.Unfortunately, that uncertainty can nag at you all day,...

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Should You Sleep With Your Pets?

There are few greater joys in life than the love we feel from our pets.Whether you’re a cat person, a dog person, or just an all around animal lover, chances are you’re eager to spend every waking—and sleeping—moment with your pet by your side.However, when you’re investing money into something as important as a new mattress, you may be wondering: “should I let my pets get on the bed with...

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Your Complete Guide to Sleep Schedules

Wondering how to fix your sleep schedule?You’ve come to the right place, and let’s be clear: you’re not alone. According to one study, 25 percent of people who are healthy sleepers have problems with insomnia at some point. The good news? Out of all those people who developed insomnia, 75 percent were able to recover. They were able to figure out their sleep schedule. That’s what we’re here t...

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Why is Getting a Good Night’s Sleep So Important?

We all know that we need sleep.At the same time, we live in a society that glorifies exhaustion. Conversations between busy people can sometimes sound like competitions about who got the least sleep, or who has the least time for a social life. For some reason, we find all sorts of excuses to resist something we know we need.Part of this resistance is borne out of necessity — some people ...

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