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 judged by your lack of slumber, don't; we completely understand. 

However, we are a sleep company, so naturally, we've dedicated ourselves to understanding sleep and helping thousands get better rest. That's why we’re using today, World Sleep Day, not as a guilt trip, but as a call to action to help you realize why sleep should keep its spot at the top of your priority list. 

Couple cuddling in bed together.

World Sleep Day.

World Sleep Day is an annual event to celebrate sleep and remind the world of its importance on not just our daily lives, but for our future selves as well. It is organized by the World Sleep Society and it aims to educate and “lessen the burden of sleep problems on society through better prevention and management of sleep disorders.” 2021’s slogan is “Better sleep for a healthy future” to place importance on the investment we make in ourselves when we prioritize sleep. 

Couple relaxing in bed drinking coffee.

Why T&N Cares About World Sleep Day.

We sell mattresses and other bedroom essentials, yes, but we were founded to solve a problem—buying a mattress was difficult and expensive, and we wanted to fix that. We aim to eliminate just one more obstacle that stood in the way of someone getting the sleep they need and deserve. This is what drives us—helping customers get a truly great night of sleep so they can wake up feeling their best and ready to conquer what the day has in front of them. We do that through developing mattresses and other sleep products, donating time, money, and products to organizations and schools across the country, and continuing to be a resource for sleep education. 

Why You Should Start Tonight.

We challenge you to use World Sleep Day, tonight, as the first night of your sleep resolution. Pick just one thing to improve your sleep tonight. Stop drinking caffeine at noon today. Read a book instead of scrolling through your phone for half an hour before you fall asleep. Go to bed half an hour before you typically would. A small change can have a big impact on how you feel tomorrow. 

Woman reading before bed.

Not able to get comfortable enough to fall asleep yet not ready to buy a mattress? Try our T&N Topper for a simple solution for added comfort. 

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Breanne DeMore
Breanne DeMore

Breanne DeMore focuses on content development at Tuft & Needle, an ecommerce mattress company with a focus on the customer and employee experience. She started her career as a journalist, covering various subjects including weddings, entertainment, women’s lifestyle and the beverage industry. After sleeping on a Tuft & Needle mattress for only two weeks, Breanne sought to join the company from College Times, a local Phoenix magazine, where she served as the editor-in-chief. She graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from Pepperdine University, and now lives in Phoenix with her husband and the occasional glass of rosé.

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