When I was about eleven years old I started finding myself laying in bed staring at the ceiling for half the night, dreading that I wasn’t getting enough sleep.
It’s an eye-catching name for something, that’s for sure, but exploding head syndrome, or EHS, is a real parasomnia that people experience either as they fall asleep or wake up. Parasomnias are disorders characterized by abnormal and hard to explain nervous system phenomena.
Product certifications are proof that a product, whether finished or component, has been put through some sort of testing standard and met certain quality or safety requirements. Essentially, product certifications are a manufacturer or retailer’s way to assure their customers that their products go above and beyond what’s required in terms of quality and safety.
You don’t notice it right away. It sneaks up on you, washing everything in a soft, golden glow. The light starts shifting away from a bright, clean white in the early fall and as the weather cools down, the light warms up—but how does this impact your day-to-day?
As the sun dips below the horizon, most of us embrace the night and start getting ready for bed without a second thought. We wind down and cuddle into soft pajamas and fluffy bedding, grateful for another long day’s end and looking forward to a night of deep sleep
A lot of digestion happens overnight, so eating foods that are easy on your body and have ingredients that support sleep could totally turn your night around. Cutting out certain food and adding in some new ones can help get you on the right track for better sleep.
Shopping for bedding can be tricky—you have to think about your comfort, your budget, and your needs without getting a whole of information as to why you should choose one option over another. There's also plenty of misconceptions about what you *should* buy that seem to stem from the industry itself, not actual knowledge.
As a theatre actor, the vibrant arts and culture of KC drew me. I plan on cultivating some of my own theatre works in my time here, and I truly feel Kansas City is the place to do it. We have such a strong community of artists and art fans, and that is what I love the most about it here. I also love the friendly midwest culture, the food, and the fitness communities I belong to.