Ask the Sleep Nerd: How Much Caffeine Is Too Much?

Caffeine. We love it. We need it. We can’t live without it. Want to know something else that’s equally as important? SLEEP. And unfortunately for us, sleep and caffeine don’t always pair so well together. That’s why we’re kicking off our new series Ask the Sleep Nerd with more info on how sleep and caffeine work against each other and how much caffeine is too much. Breaking down all the myths a...

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Should You Be Afraid of the Witching Hour? What is it?

It’s 3AM.You lay in bed, staring up at the ceiling, or at least where the ceiling would be if it wasn’t so dark. You have to pee, but you’re putting it off, you’re not totally sure why but something tells you to stay under the covers. The pit in your stomach is the only thing competing with the pressure of your bladder but you know that something has to give.One toe hits the floor, the ot...

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Summer sleep tips to stay cool all night long

It’s that time of year, folks. Summer has arrived and the sun is back in all its shining glory. That means longer days, warmer nights, and time for a cooling bedroom update. To help get your bedroom ready for summer, we tapped our Head of Sleep Experience, JD Velilla, for tips on sleeping cool through the night. Ready to skip the night sweats? Read on for the best summer sleep you never knew wa...

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Why You Should Take Time For Yourself

We live in a busy world that makes it easy to forget about self-care.But that doesn’t make self-care any less important. If anything, it’s more vital than ever.So why is it important to take time for yourself?The answer is simple, really.It’s imperative to take time for yourself because the more time you spend refilling your own cup, the more energy you’ll have to give to those arou...

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What Does It Mean To Be Healthy?

Would you say that happiness is just the absence of sadness? No! Happiness is much more than just not being sad. In the same way, health is much more than just the absence of disease. Health is critical for getting the most out of life. Every aspect of living is affected by your current wellness state. The best investment is always in yourself, and improving general health will return huge divi...

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What Is The Optimal Sleeping Temperature?

Do you wake up in the middle of the night freezing or sweating?It’s probably because you’re trying to sleep while your room is at the wrong temperature. Below, we’ll cover the relationship between sleep and temperature, and share some tips for sleeping at the optimal temp.What is the optimal sleeping temperature? Like most things, the answer is, “It depends.”According to th...

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Tips from a Sleep Consultant: How To Adjust to Sleeping With a New Baby

Congratulations! Bringing home your newborn is an exciting time and certain to keep you on your toes. In order to make this transition smoother, we’ve thrown together some tips and tricks to help best prepare you for the amazing lack of sleep you are about to endure.Now we’ve heard this story before. New parents often struggle with the lack of sleep this life-changing event brings, which is...

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3 Zero Cost Ways to Hack your Sleep

Everyone is looking for the latest trend or product to help them hack their sleep. However, the most effective tips I can give you aren't trend-based and won't cost an arm and a leg. Try these science-backed sleep hacks to feel more awake and refreshed throughout your day.1. Consistency is key The human body craves consistency and perhaps the most impactful thing we can do to hack ou...

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The Guide to Self-Care for Moms

What is self-care?Self-care is essential but often the most forgotten part of maintaining our general well-being. Without it, life can be filled with just more chores on the never-ending to-do list for the day. Being overworked with little to no sleep is the reason we start to forget the ‘why’ for all of our choices and actions.Self-care is not self-serving, indulgent, or selfish. It ac...

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Meet the Tuft & Needle Sleep Ambassadors

A couple of weeks ago, we announced the 2021 Sleep Ambassadors Program. Today, we’re excited to announce that 14 Ambassadors have been chosen and are ready to start improving their sleep!Meet the Tuft & Needle Sleep AmbassadorsBe sure to follow them on their journey! They’ll be posting pictures, updates, and best practices on social media that may help you improve your sleeping habits...

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Tuft & Needle Sleep Ambassadors Program: Win a prize package designed with your sleep in mind

Only 10% of parents get the sleep they need. We want to change that. Every new parent has heard it in some form or another. “Say goodbye to a good night’s sleep.” “It’s all downhill from here.” “Welcome to parenthood!”A new baby is an exciting and overwhelming time for most parents, and having a baby is of course life-changing. New routines, diaper changes, feeding schedules, and...

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