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Best and Worst Bedroom Colors for Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jan 6, 2022 8:59:00 AM

We talk a lot about sleep environment and how to make it a place that promotes sleep. But did you know that color can also play a role in how relaxing, or not, your bedroom is? In order to get a good night's sleep, it's important that the bedroom is falm enough to promote sleep. Keep reading to find out the best and worst bedroom colors for promoting sleep. 

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How Working From Home may be Disturbing your Sleep Patterns

Posted by Darian Dozier on Jan 5, 2022 8:19:00 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic may have permanently changed how the workforce looks. With so many jobs going remote at the beginning, many found that it may be a permanent situation due to the flexibility that format offered their employees. However, as great as working from home is, there may be one area where working from home is actually detrimental - sleep. Continue reading to find out how your sleep may be suffering and what you can do about it. 

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Blackout Curtains - Pros and Cons on Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 29, 2021 8:11:00 AM

If you are a shift worker, or line in a place with an abnormal exposure of light, then blackout curtains may be something you're considering. They block light so you can get sleep whether it's the middle of the day or not. Even though blackout curtains have some great benefits, there are also a couple of cons to be aware of. Continue reading to find out more about blackout curtains. 

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Why Your Animals Should NOT Sleep in the Bed

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 27, 2021 6:43:00 AM

Your animals may be warm and cuddly, and make the perfect sleeping partner, but it's actually highly recommended that your animals DO NOT sleep in the same bed as you. This may be a disappointment to animal lovers, but there are valid reasons why your animals should get the boot out of the bed. We are going to work through the biggest reasons that you and your furry friends should have separate sleeping compartments. 

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How Sleep Position and Comfort Impact Your Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 20, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Preference of side sleeping, or back sleeping aren't just for comfort. There can actually be some health benefits and positive impacts on your sleep, and overall health, by choosing specific sleeping positions.

If you have certain types of pains or sleeping disorders, like sleep apnea, positioning your body is certain ways can truly help relieve some of those ailments so you can get better sleep.

Good sleep is essential for overall health, mood, and many other aspects of the day. By making a few simple changes, you may unlock the key to getting really good sleep. 

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The Best Sheets for Optimal Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 15, 2021 8:00:00 AM

As you are preparing your sleep environment for the best night of sleep, don't forget about your sheets! It's so important that you cover your bed with bed sheets that make you comfortable. The Sleep Foundation has created a list of the best sheets of 2021, to make choosing the right sheets for you that much easier. 

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How Sleeping Naked Could Benefit You

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 14, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Sleep au natural may actually have some unknown benefits. Although we may be used to sleeping in pajamas, there may be some merit in ditching the clothes and letting our sheets surround us wholly. There isn't a lot of research on sleeping naked, but 29% of French individuals say they sleep naked, and there have been some noted health benefits. At the end of the day, your comfort will determine your ability to get a good night's sleep, however it may be a good option for you to try sleeping naked and see what that does for you. 

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What to Wear to Bed for a Good Night's Sleep

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 13, 2021 8:00:00 AM

It may seem like a small detail, but what you wear to bed can actually have a large impact on your night's sleep. We may not put much thought into our pajamas, but it may actually impact how we are able to sleep. Here's a little more information on the different fabrics you can wear to bed so you can put a little more thought into it.  

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How to Maintain Your Sleep Schedule While Traveling

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 12, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Traveling is a huge part of life and can be so much fun. However, traveling is exhausting, and it can be so difficult to get good sleep when you are moving in between time zones and sleeping in a different room. However, if you hope to get a good amount of sleep in order to enjoy your travels, then it's imperative you maintain a good sleep schedule. Here are a few tips you can do to maintain your sleep schedule while traveling. 

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How to Get your Newborn on a Sleep Schedule

Posted by Darian Dozier on Dec 12, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Everyone has heard the phrase you sleep when the baby sleeps. However, rarely does that ring true as new parents often try to get things done while their newborns are asleep. But scheduling things and planning around an unusual sleep pattern can be really difficult. Parents may shoot to get their newborns on a sleep schedule as soon as possible. To make things easier for parents and newborns, here are tips to help get those new babies on a sleep schedule. 

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