Why Black Friday Mattress Sales Aren’t Always What They Seem

Black Friday, our nation's annual shopping extravaganza, is right around the corner. Recognized informally since at least the 1950s, the holiday brings crowds of eager consumers to brick-and-mortar...

How to Decide if a King Size Bed Is Right for...

The notion of a “king size" bed has always baffled me. Why would two people on relatively good terms need all that space? Maybe, says my king-size-loving friend Jackie,...

The Best Time to Exercise for Better Sleep

If you want to sleep better, it's time to lace up those sneakers and get moving. According to the National Sleep Foundation, those who exercise regularly report better quality...

5 Tips for Creating a Cozy Winter Bedroom

As any of the Starks would tell you, winter is coming. To prep for the coldest months of the year, it's time to make a few key changes to...

The 10 Worst Foods to Eat Before Bed

Noise, light, and temperature—these are three aspects in your external environment that affect the way you sleep. But did you know that food affects sleep too? Yep, it's true. And...

3 Ways to Break Up with Your Phone Before Bed

By now you know that the bright blue light emitted by your iPhone can keep you up at night—and that pre-bedtime Netflix binges do not a calm, sleep-ready...

How to Sleep Better When the Clocks Change

Welcome back to our regular series with certified sleep educator Terry Cralle, MS, RN. In this post, Cralle shares how the end of Daylight Saving Time affects sleep...

How to Keep Scary Chemicals Out of Your Mattress

Whether you load up a scary movie on Netflix or pay a visit to a haunted house, there are frights aplenty to be had this time of year....

Real Estate Pros Share Tips for Great Bedroom Photos

A picture isn't worth just 1,000 words. If it's a photograph to accompany a real estate listing, it could also be worth thousands of dollars. Good photography can...

How to Prevent Bedtime Battles With Your Children

Welcome back to our regular series with certified sleep educator Terry Cralle, MS, RN. In this post, Cralle shares why nightly routines are so important for young children and...

The Secret to Better Sleep: Socks

Most folks normally take their socks off before getting in bed—but what if we told you leaving them on could get you 37 more minutes of sleep a...

The Right Kind of Base for Any Mattress

You found a mattress you love. The next question on your mind very well might be: What should I put it on? Should I save a few bucks...