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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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,...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 both 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 regularly ...

Read more

The 10 Scariest Things We Learned About Sleep Deprivation

It’s Sleep Awareness Month and here at T&N we’ve been looking into how getting too little sleep impacts our day-to-day lives.If you haven’t checked out our 8-Hour Sleep Challenge just yet, have your mind blown here and then come back and learn some more of the things keeping us up at night.Over two-thirds of adults in the US are considered sleep deprived—a startling number given how c...

Read more

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...

Read more

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...

Read more