Sleep deprivation 101

Similar to your diet and activity, sleep plays a huge role in your physical and mental health. Your mind and body continue to work while you sleep, recharging from the day and preparing you for the next. The CDC reports that roughly one in three Americans gets insufficient sleep. There are myriad issues that can be caused by a poor night’s sleep, but consistently getting less than the CDC’s rec...

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An update from Tuft & Needle

The Tuft & Needle team stands with the Asian American Pacific Islander communities and unequivocally condemns racism, xenophobia, and violence towards these groups.As a company, we are dedicated to fostering inclusivity and helping both our customers and our employees prioritize self-care. We know it is nearly impossible to find true rest in an atmosphere of hatred and violence, which i...

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Sleep Week: World Sleep Day

For the average person, getting 8 hours of sleep a day seems like an impossible task. While we often preach how important sleep is, the difficulty of actually achieving it isn’t lost on us. Between work, errands, parenting for some, relationships, pets—a lot is demanded of us every single day. The busier we get the lower on our priority list sleep falls. If you're reading this and feeling judge...

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How often should you wash your sheets?

Washing my sheets is just one of those chores that always seems to slip my mind. Working turns into working out, turns into making dinner. And before I know it, I’m lying in bed staring at the ceiling and it dawns on me that I still forgot to throw them in the washing machine. So I decided to look into the science behind keeping sheets clean. Once I understand how something works, the why b...

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Sleep Week: How much deep sleep do you need?

We all know we should be getting somewhere between 7-9 hours of sleep every night, but most people still aren’t sure how much of each individual stage of sleep you should get. Specifically, how much deep sleep do you need?  What is Deep Sleep?Before we dive into how much we need, let’s first clarify what exactly deep sleep is. There are four phases of the sleep cycle: Phase 1This...

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What’s the deal with sleepwalking?

Sleepwalking has recently become more popular than ever, thanks in large part to the now-viral “Sleepwalking TikTok”. The clips feature a woman, who filmed herself over the course of several nights, carrying out tasks that range from fairly mild, like wandering her hallways, to throwing an arm full of drinks into her backyard.  She, in large part, credits her diet as the cause of her midnight j...

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Save up to 15% with the T&N Spring Refresh Sale

Spring is so much more than the temperature outside. It’s a feeling of brightness and possibility. An invitation to wake up on the sunny side of life. This is our opportunity to embody spring vibes completely—from our mindset to our sheet set.  Now through 4/18, get 10% off sitewide and 15% off bed frames with the Tuft & Needle Spring Refresh Sale. Let’s keep these spring vibes going st...

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What’s the right Dog Bed size for you and your pooch?

Recently I decided it was past time for my dog to enjoy the comfort of his very own T&N bed. But upon further investigation, I couldn’t decide what size T&N Dog Bed would be best. I reached out to some of my fellow T&N pet parents to ask for some visual context, and the treasure trove of cute canines and kitties did not disappoint. So, if you’re looking for a little more guidanc...

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Turndown Service: bedrooms that double as a home office.

Imagine your bedroom. Now remove everything in that room that does not pertain to sleep. What are you left with? A mattress, some linen, and pillows? No dressers, TV, fancy art, or pesky throw pillows. Instead, your room now only contains what the bedroom was originally intended to hold: the tools for a great night’s sleep.Fast forward to today where the impact of COVID-19 has forced a pretty...

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How many hours of sleep do adults need?

Sleep. It’s important. I know it, you know it, your dog who takes an excessive amount of naps knows it. But here’s the question: How many hours of sleep do adults need?How much sleep adults need.Well, it’s a complicated matter that varies from person-to-person. Lots of factors, from your age to the quality of your sleep, can affect how much you need for optimal brain function.As a gener...

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Laundry stripping my T&N Linen Sheets

This time at home has certainly had some pretty interesting effects on me and my hobbies. Never someone who was super clean, I’m now following three home cleaning accounts on Instagram, getting excited to try new cleaning products (I’m looking at you Dawn Powerwash.), and watching Roomba suck up all the stray dog hair on my floor is sometimes the highlight of my day. On my journey to becomi...

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