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Which Pillow is right for you?

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Which Pillow is right for you?

Good sleep is essential for both mental and physical health, and it plays a significant part in how we feel each and every day. But how do you make sure you are getting the best sleep you possibly can? Sure, we all know a good mattress is important, and how many hours you get is vital too, but don’t forget about your pillow! The right pillow can play a surprisingly big part in whether or not you get good sleep. You may think pillow type does not make a big impact, but you’d be wrong. Here’s a quick look at...

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History of Mattresses

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History of Mattresses

Everyone loves sleep. And one of the major contributing factors to a great night’s sleep is a comfortable mattress. Mattresses have been around for so long that it would be feasible to think that there was never a time without them. But, how did the mattress come to be? Surely, someone thought that there was a better alternative to sleeping on a cold hard ground and decided to remedy that. Well, the inventor of the mattress couldn’t be narrowed down to just one specific person, but to a specific time period instead. Over 10,000 years ago in the Neolithic period,...

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What is lucid dreaming?

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What is lucid dreaming?

You may have heard of lucid dreaming but perhaps weren’t sure exactly what that term means or how it can benefit anyone.  During a lucid dream, the dreamer is aware that they’re dreaming and is sometimes able to have a certain amount of control over the dream; the outcome, the characters, the storyline, and the environment around them.  A lucid dream can appear as real as your surroundings when you’re awake, from the sounds, tastes, sights and even to your sense of touch.  Your conscious brain wakes up during this type of dream, as opposed to shutting down as it...

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How mattresses are made

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How mattresses are made

The rough idea of a mattress has been around for millennia; our ancient ancestors relied on piles of leaves or other greenery to lie down on.  As people settled in areas as opposed to keeping with nomadic traditions, beds and mattresses could become a little more elaborate, although the mattresses stayed fairly rough in feel and materials until the last 100 years or so.  A mattress used to be a simple casing stuffed with whatever was handy and cheap; generally corn cobs, horse hair or straw.  Even the wealthy didn’t exactly lie down on billowy softness, and it wasn’t until...

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Tips and Tricks to Fall Asleep Faster

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You’re tired, but sleep just doesn’t seem to be in the cards for you tonight.  It can be a frustrating re occurrence that leaves you dragging yourself through the next day and, over the long term, can actually lead to illness.  Sleep is crucial to our well being and a good night’s rest is important for our health.  Without an underlying medical condition to point the finger at, generally a case of insomnia is due to anxiety.  If you’ve got something nagging at the back of your mind, it tends to keep you awake much longer than you’d like, rolling...

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