Sexy Facts About Sleep
Sleep is sexy, believe it or not. Quality sleep can have a huge impact on intimacy, and it is often said better sleep leads to better sex. In fact, quality sleep improves sexual desire in women. A 2015 study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine proved that women over...
Dreams and Sleep
Dreams are common for everyone. Rough estimates claim we all dream for a total of two hours each night, and they can occur during any stage of sleep. However, they are most vivid during the REM phase. Dreams are an interesting study because they have a number of effects on...
Sleep’s Relation to Alzheimer’s
It’s a well-known fact that people with Alzheimer's often have sleep problems. However, does it work in reverse? Is struggling to sleep a precursor for the degenerative disease? In a recent study, researchers observed a key role deep sleep potentially plays in...
How to Properly Clean a Mattress
To properly clean a mattress, you should start by taking off the mattress pad, foam, and/or covers. Each have specific instructions on how to clean them, so consult the product’s care instructions and clean accordingly. A handheld vacuum or canister vacuum with an...
Sleep First, Then Work
The Deloitte consultancy group’s Fisher, Hogan, and Fields recently published some fascinating pointers on how organizations and businesses can become sleep-friendly, or what they call a sleep-first-then-work culture. Most workplaces have extended their operations...
Furniture Retailers Optimistic for 2020
Furniture retailers are optimistic about the prospects for this year. This is a little surprising considering 2019 was a down year for home furnishings stores as a whole, according to government numbers. The upcoming election, the nervousness of an impending recession...
Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep
There are many benefits to sleep. Some are common sense, and others are a bit more surprising. For instance, too much or too little sleep is associated with a shorter lifespan – although it’s not clear if it’s a cause or effect. Sleep can also assist with...
Power adjustable base producers are refining their products for consumers that want life-improving technology, better health, and sleek, modern-looking beds. Marketing from base producers and retailers has raised awareness of the adjustables category to the point where if...
Optimism and Better Sleep
According to research, those who have increased optimism, or see the glass as half full, tend to live happier lives and sleep better. Rosalba Hernandez, a professor of social work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, headed up the multiyear study that included...
Know When to Dump Your Mattress
There isn’t really an expiration date for your mattress. Mattresses wear down over time, and it may be hard to tell when it’s time to be in the market for a new one. It’s suggested that most mattresses have a life span of seven years, but research from The...