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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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 ...

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KonMari-ing isn’t about getting rid of things, it’s about finding time to focus on you.

I first picked up Marie Kondos’ book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up in 2016.I was in a bit of a rut and felt the need to change something, I just wasn’t sure what. The title of the book was intriguing enough and I was keenly aware of the amount of possessions I had accumulated. Not that I’m a hoarder–things just started piling up and I didn’t know what to do with them or how to get rid...

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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...

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Take the 8-Hour Sleep Challenge with the T&N Team

It sounds ambitious—setting aside eight hours every single night just for sleep.Can’t you just scrape by with five, or on a great night, six hours of sleep? Who actually gets eight hours in on a regular basis?Click to see why our team is taking the 8-Hour Sleep Challenge.That’s what we thought, too. The irony is obvious to us—we’re a sleep company that often struggles to prioritiz...

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Tuft & Needle Donates $100,000 to Team Rubicon

It all started in Seattle. When Tuft & Needle decided to open up a store in the Emerald City, we wanted to celebrate by giving back to the community. So we partnered with Team Rubicon, an awesome organization that employs military veterans to provide disaster relief across the globe. On opening day, we donated 100% of our sales to Team Rubicon. It was a match made in heaven.Fast forward...

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A theater geek’s approach to a show-stopping company culture

When I was four years old, I figured out that I could combine my favorite color and my favorite animal into the best Halloween costume my little brain could imagine.I was a red elephant, complete with ears and a nose that I dutifully wore the entire night. Even though I was young, I knew I had made something unique out of two unlikely inspirations, and I was very happy with the result.Fas...

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