Tuft & Needle Partners With The Big Quiet

Meditation is solitary by definition, but The Big Quiet seeks to create a shared practice with hosted mass meditations in some of the most iconic locations around the nation. By combining traditional breathing exercises, musical performances, and group vocalizations, The Big Quiet brings hundreds of people together at each event. Not only do these events support wellness and community in ea...

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Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome

Do you ever lie awake at night, counting down the hours you have left to get some sweet sleep before you need to get up for work the next morning? If so, it might not just be your nerves — you could be struggling with Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS).What is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome?Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS) is a clinical term for night owls—those who tend to wake up and fa...

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On Hustle, Wellness, and Hustling-Well

Hi. My name is Iyore, and I have suffered from sleep guilt. It has everything to do with Hustle Culture vs. Wellness Culture. With enthusiasts firmly set in one of the two camps, I see the strengths and merits in both. I grapple with how to create the winning balance between both lifestyles.Hustle culture, according to the New York Times, is the societal standard that says you can only ...

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Should You Sleep with Ear Plugs In? What Ear Plugs Are Best?

Cars rushing by late at night, that surprise flight path your AirBnB forgot to mention, the neighbors have a new baby… there are plenty of things that can keep you up at night, but what can you do to drown out the noise?Disrupted sleep can cause all sorts of issues throughout the night and impact your sleep well beyond causing us to feel tired in the morning, so it makes sense that we want to...

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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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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 dreams 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 da...

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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 and eventually, sleep normally. They were able to figure out their sleep sch...

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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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Sleep Deprivation Causes, Symptoms, Effects, and Treatment

Sleep is a vital component to a healthy life.Similar to your diet and level of exercise, sleep plays a huge role in your physical and mental health. Your mind and body continue to work while you sleep, as they recharge from the previous day and prepare you for the next.However, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that roughly one in three Americans gets insufficie...

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