March 20, 2017

Sleeping Well While Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time is a fairly recent convention that has stuck around despite being based on outdated reasons. And, particularly for sensitive people, the time change can include unwanted side effects. So how can we protect our biological clocks even while adjusting to the time change?

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March 13, 2017

Spring Forward Feeling Refreshed (Not Fatigued)

The anticipation of brighter, warmer weather can often provoke a case of Spring Fever exhilaration; or an overwhelming tiredness. Learn more about the condition known as spring fatigue—what causes it and how to avoid it so you spring into Spring feeling refreshed.

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March 6, 2017

Sleep It Off: the science behind losing weight over-night

Spring is a time many of us start working to shed pounds and sculpt our beach bodies. Exercising and moderating our diet are musts. But, you may be surprised to learn how healthy sleep helps your body burn fat during the night.

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February 27, 2017

Time for Bed: Siestas, Power Naps and Sleep Schedules around the World

Our internal clocks have developed regional variations that align our need for sleep with climate, working conditions and other conditions. Although globalization is causing sleep patterns to become more similar worldwide, diversity still remains.

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February 20, 2017

The Incredible Diversity of Sleeping

Although sleep is a universal need, the culture of sleep is incredibly diverse around the world. People have developed unique sleeping rituals, customs and habits based on their environment, climate, social norms, wealth or religion.

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February 13, 2017

Inspiring More Love in Your Life

Although it may seem that Valentine's Day is the invention of a clever florist, the origins date back to 14th century England. Today the holiday remains a reminder that love shouldn't be taken for granted. Expressing gratitude for the people you care about helps make them feel good, and will help you feel happier too. As a Valentine celebration of our love for all of you, we share some thoughts on ways to inspire more love in your life and, in turn, inspire more love in the world around you.

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February 6, 2017

The World of Beds - from Ancient to Modern

At the 2017 International Furnishing Fair IMM in Cologne, visitors were once again immersed in the entire range of bedroom design. The exhibition has inspired us to think about the history of the bed and the modern intersection of design and function. Join us for a brief look at the role of beds in our lives, from ancient to modern.

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January 30, 2017

Technology for Better Sleep

People are becoming increasingly aware of how important it is to get deep sleep. So more and more companies are developing technical solutions with the aim of helping people to sleep better. Here's a run-down of the different sleep-aiding gadgets available on the market today.

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January 23, 2017

Common Enemies to our Internal Clocks

Everyone's body has its own rhythm. Yet, despite individual sleeping habits, we all follow the cycle of our biological clocks. And, factors in our environment today can interfere with our ability to tune-in to our inner clocks. Insomnia, restlessness and diminishing energy can be the consequence.

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January 16, 2017

The Reasons You Need a Digital Detox

New Year, new resolutions? If reducing your stress level is a goal you have set for 2017, consider a digital detox. Because constant accessibility via e-mail and social media can feed anxiety, here is some inspiration to take a break from your smartphone, tablet and computer.

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