• May 16, 2017 in Latest News

    Taking the Right One Home: Choosing the Right Sheets

    With Autumn fast approaching, cuddle season is just around the corner. If you are considering investing in a new set of sheets to get cosy in, here are some things you need to know to avoid taking the wrong ones home.

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  • May 2, 2017 in Latest News

    Technology that Puts You to Sleep: The Newest Gadgets for Supreme Slumber

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    The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has once again toured the world showcasing the weird, wonderful and bizarre technology that may make it to our shelves. In tune with recent trends of technology which tracks our bodies, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of devices to help us sleep.

    It might seem an odd thought that technology is trying to help us sleep. Especially in an era where it is often our hyper-connectivity to each other and work which is keeping us awake.

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  • March 11, 2017 in Latest News

    Bed Basics: Ensemble Vs. Frame Bases

    Making the decision about which mattress is to be your next betrothed is complicated. One needs to consider the matter of comfort, as well as cost, not to mention the possibility of sharing said your dream space with someone else. Once you have gone through all that then it is time to start thinking about your bed base. Ensemble, slats or platform? Each has their merits to consider, as well as their own impact on your humble abode’s aesthetic.

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  • February 8, 2017 in Latest News

    How to select a perfect mattress for a couple

    According to new research conducted by Ryerson University, between 30 and 40 percent of couples don’t sleep in the same bed at night.

    The study further found that couples were being woken up by each other.

    “People will say they sleep better [together], but when we actually monitor their brains we see that their brain is not getting into deeper stages of sleep because they’re continuously being woken up by movement or sound,” Coleen Carney told CBC, the director of the laboratory.

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  • December 2, 2016 in Latest News

    A realistic guide to becoming an early riser

    9:00pm (the night before): “Tomorrow is going to be my day. I am going to reclaim the morning, get up early, go for a run, actually eat a healthy breakfast, and even get to work early. Tomorrow will be great.”

    4:30am (the next day, as the alarm goes off): “Sshhhh. I’ll just skip breakfast.”

    5:30am: “Oops, there goes the run.”

    7:00am: “Ah, darn it.”

    If you haven’t had an internal debate like that with yourself about getting up in the morning, then you are a super human. A super human whom the ordinary person like us can only look at and wonder, ‘how?’

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  • August 16, 2016 in Latest News

    The sleep habits of successful people.

    Benjamin Franklin, one of the “Founding Fathers” of the United States, is one of the few successful people who speak so glowingly of getting a good night’s rest.

    “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise,” Franklin would tell his fellow peers.

    Although Franklin wasn’t backed up by a plethora of research at that time, it seems time has proven him right.

    It’s now common knowledge that adults should be sleeping for at least seven or eight hours a day, which promotes optimal health.

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  • June 13, 2016 in Latest News

    4 things to do with an old mattress (instead of throwing it away).

    Needing a new mattress is one of those things that really creeps up on you. One minute your beautiful bed has gone from a place of luxury to lumpy, the cause of sleepless nights and leaving you waking up with aches all over. 

    The question is: once you’ve gone ahead, experimented with all the mattresses in the store, and then finally decided on your perfect fit – what do you do with your old mattress?

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  • June 10, 2016 in Latest News

    Tips to Care for Your Mattress

    So you’ve taken the leap, and it’s out with the old and in with the new. A brand new mattress lays waiting for you, offering you countless nights of sweet dreams and comfortable slumber. A new mattress, however, requires lots of love and a bit of TLC.

    A good spring mattress can last up to ten years, so you want to make sure you are following all the steps needed to maintain your mattress and protect your new investment.

    And with so many different factors affecting individual people in different ways, we might find a better solution to the problem in combinations of approaches rather than a single one-size-fits-all formula.

    If we look at our sleep from a few different perspectives, getting that elusive block of uninterrupted REM could be as easy as committing to 5 simple rules.

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  • May 6, 2016 in Latest News

    5 signs it’s time to buy a new mattress

    If you haven’t been sleeping well lately, you might have begun to notice the ominous signs of an aging mattress. You might be waking more often through the night, rising in the morning with a sore body, or you might have noticed unsightly and uncomfortable lumps appearing.

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  • May 4, 2016 in Latest News

    Improve your night’s sleep: 5 tips to sleep better

    We all know how important getting a good night’s sleep is to our daily lives. Without it, we not only feel tired, but we might have difficulty concentrating, slower reflexes, body aches, excessive stress, and even sluggish metabolisms.

    But the research suggests that despite everything we now know about sleep, more and more people seem to be having difficulty getting and maintaining a good 8 hours a night.

    With new obstacles arising every day in modern society, it’s becoming a real challenge for many people to relax and get comfortable enough at night to access the benefits of sound sleep.

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