Survey Says: Hosting Through the Holidays Can Lessen Your Sleep Quality

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With the holidays fast approaching, a lot of people are going to be traveling and posting up in other’s homes. This also means that hosting duties will be in full swing for many — whether it’s the family home welcoming the kids home from college, or friends traveling across the country to share in the festivities. If you have promised … Read More

How To Soundproof Your Nightly Sleeps

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It’s always seemed amazing those people who can close their eyes and fall asleep literally anywhere –on a busy bus, next to train tracks, or with a party going on next door. Others are not so lucky – even the ticking of a quiet clock is too much sound! Or worse yet, a snoring partner or noisy neighbours. Many people … Read More

How Sleeping With Artificial Light is Affecting Your Health

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In the age of the portable and ever-present screen, are we sacrificing sleep just to scroll? How does artificial light affect the quality of our sleep? The science is in: artificial light, whether it’s emanating from your phone, the city street lights, or coming in through your eyelids from the clock beside your bed, has a detrimental impact on your … Read More

Soft or Firm: Which Mattress is Right For You?

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The mattress you sleep on can drastically affect your sleep quality, and your quality of life. That’s a bold statement – and a true one. Millions of people spend a third of their lives on mattresses that are either too soft or too firm for their needs, resulting in chronic aches and pains and a nightly sleep that isn’t restful.  … Read More

Scrolling and Sleeping: How Social Media is Affecting Your Night’s Rest

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Here’s an important question: How well do you sleep? Unfortunately, millions of people these days will say, “not great.” There are many factors that lead to a person not being able to fall asleep or stay asleep, leading to a groggy morning and a day that is plagued by the consequences of a restless night. We all know that things … Read More

Sleep Resolutions to Improve Your Life in 2022

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Can anyone really believe that 2022 is here already? Yes, these last couple of years have felt like one long blur, but it’s also wild to think about time ticking by so quickly. So, best to make the most of it! And how better to do that than by setting some New Year’s Resolutions that will improve your sleep health … Read More

Does Sleep Affect Athletic Performance?

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Whether you are preparing for a triathlon, have joined a sports team, are getting a jump on New Year’s resolution, or simply committing to a more active lifestyle, it is critical to include sleep and rest in your training. Sleep affects athletic performance in a few different ways.  Aids in muscle recovery and strengthening When a person sleeps, the body … Read More

How to Keep Cool While Sleeping

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The body is an intelligent machine that, when given the right conditions, is able to perfectly adapt to the complex world around it. Even when we sleep, the body is working hard to regulate its temperature. To keep us in the sleep state, to process the day, and to prepare for the next one. Natural thermoregulation, or the body’s ability … Read More

Arthritis and Sleep

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Arthritis affects millions of people, in varying degrees of severity. But anyone afflicted with the condition will likely agree that learning to live with it takes a lot of time, patience and lifestyle adjustments. Arthritis is actually fairly misunderstood, and the term is broadly applied to joint pain, inflammation, and disease. Many people have heard of rheumatoid arthritis, which is … Read More

How Sleep Impacts Muscle Recovery and Injury Prevention?

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After watching a big world sporting event, lots of people are inspired to take up sports or to get fit. So they lace up their runners, hit the gym, hire a trainer, join a team, and go hard. But one thing that people often forget about when it comes to getting strong and fit is how important rest is for … Read More