DID YOU KNOW? 90 million Americans have their sleep disrupted by snoring.

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Better Sleep Month: Discover How You Can Be Better in Bed

It’s time for Americans to up their game between the sheets! This May is Better Sleep Month, and all month long we’re asking one simple question; “Are You Better in Bed Than …?” Sleep IS the new status symbol Gone are the days of touting just how little you snooze. Bragging about your skills in […]

Sleep Better in Bed This May

The much-anticipated royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19 falls right in the middle of Better Sleep Month. The whole world will be watching these two lovebirds tie the knot, but what we won’t see is what happens behind closed doors. While every couple longs for wedded bliss, sometimes differing bedtime […]

Better in Bed Survey Results

ALEXANDRIA, VA – May 1, 2018 – Today the Better Sleep Council (BSC), the consumer education arm of the International Sleep Products Association (ISPA), released its findings from a new survey on America’s bedtime performance as it relates to sleep regimen, finding that men outperformed their female counterparts, but both have room to improve. Participants […]

Napping Tips

While napping has some real benefits, there’s more to the simple snooze than you might think. For example, did you know Thomas Edison was a napper? The American innovator credited with a long list of inventions, including the practical lightbulb, also recognized the power of a well-timed snooze. In fact, he was so committed to […]

Pillow Shopping Guide

Many of us can’t dream of sleeping without our favorite pillow. We’re even so attached we can’t part with them when traveling, so we bring along that go-to pillow for the trip. And yet, for all those times your head hits the pillow, how often do you think about whether that old standby is really […]

Spring Clean Your Bedroom

Pop quiz – what room do you spend more time in than any other in the house? If you guessed your bedroom, you’re right! You spend about one-third of your lifetime snoozing away, so it makes sense that you’d want to make your bedroom as clean as possible – and that doesn’t mean just washing […]

Daylight Saving Time and Sleep

It’s that time of year again. As winter comes to a close and spring flowers begin to bloom, it’s time to turn your clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time. Unless you happen to live in Arizona or Hawaii, your day is about to get an hour shorter, which will impact your sleep. It’s […]

Heart Health and Sleep

Research suggests that your heart requires rest on a steady schedule, as snoozing for less than 7 to 9 hours per night puts your ticker at risk. That’s bad news for many people, as more than one-third of American adults don’t get enough sleep, according to the Centers for Disease Control. And how bad are […]

Yoga Positions for Better Sleep

The Sanskrit root of the word “yoga” means “to unite.” The Sanskrit word for sleep is “nidra.” We can use the practice of yoga to bring our mind and body into a beautiful, restful state of alignment so that we can get a great night’s sleep. I’ve put together five yoga poses, or “asanas,” that […]

Why Couples Sleep Apart

Sometimes a good night’s sleep can be hard to come by – the neighbor’s barking dog, a car alarm, or a teething baby all seem to conspire to keep you awake. But add a restless bed partner who snores or steals the blankets or who prefers a subzero sleep environment, and all hope for a […]