The Benefits of Beautyrest: Recharge Your Sleep Habits

I’m sure you’ve heard about Simmons mattresses before. This bedding company has been around since 1870 and has been making some noise with their flagship brand, Beautyrest, since 1925. Simmons and its sister company Serta International have been leaders in the sleep industry for years and have earned their solid reputation among consumers. (more…)

Snoring Solution

The well of ideas has dried up, and you have nowhere else to turn. Gadget after gadget, nothing can help your persistent, loud snoring. The anti-snoring chin strap offered no relief, and those uncomfortable nose strips left you with skin irritation. The mouth guards made you gag, and throat sprays left an awful taste in your mouth all night long. (more…)

The Worst Foods to Eat at Bedtime

It’s bedtime and you have a craving for your favourite burger, pizza or steak sub!! If this is you, you should reconsider your late night snacking habits. Studies show although going to sleep feeling very hungry can keep you awake, eating food that will put added stress on your body can be much worse. (more…)

Driving and Insomnia

Do not operate a vehicle under the influence of insomnia. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the average adult aged 26 – 64 should get 7 to 9 hours of sleep per day. However less than 6 hours is not recommended and could potentially affect physical health and mental awareness. (more…)

Technology and Sleep

We are nowhere close to the period portrayed in movies such as Star Trek and Star Wars but it sure does seem like it sometimes. Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds over the past century – at warp speed one would say. Gizmos of all kinds can be found affecting almost every area of your life whether you choose it or not. (more…)

Snack Attack at Bedtime: Easy and Healthy?

Perhaps one of the worst things in life is sleep deprivation over a long period of time. Insomnia is a very common issue that millions of people suffer at some points in their lives. Stress is by far the biggest contributor to insomnia but eating that midnight snack before bed could also be the culprit. (more…)

Can’t Sleep? Then Go Green!

How many times a week can you honestly say you have a restful, restorative sleep? One, maybe two or perhaps none! Unless stress is diffused with time to rest the body and the mind, it becomes compounded. Humans rely on water, food, and sleep to survive. (more…)

Hygiene Tips for Better Sleep

Are you falling asleep on the couch after dinner only to be wide-awake once you get into bed? What’s up with that? There is such a thing as “sleep hygiene” and researchers have found specific and regular practices that you can follow to make sure that you get a restful night’s sleep, every time. (more…)