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College Students: The Most Sleep Deprived Population

It’s no secret that college students tend to skimp on sleep to squeeze the most out of 24 hours. But this generation is different, and researchers are increasingly focusing on college students because they are one of the most sleep-deprived populations.

Eat Your Way To Better Sleep

We’ve all heard the expression “You are what you eat.”. Well, we decided to take it one step further by saying that, you sleep how you eat!...

How To Stay Cool While Sleeping

Many parts of the world are experiencing heat waves, and for the first time many people are having trouble sleeping because it is just too hot...

How To Nap (The Right Way!)

We've talked about the whys of taking naps on the blog before -- they improve mood, creativity, memory function, heart health, and so much else -- but never, to my knowledge, have we discussed how to take a nap...

The Benefits of Adjustable Beds

The benefits of an adjustable bed are numerous. There are also several reasons why traditional mattresses (and sleep systems) may not be as suited for a good night's sleep as an adjustable bed. One of the primary benefits of an adjustable sleep system is that it allows for ergonomically correct positioning...

The Get-Out-Of-Bed-Free Card

Kids who don't or won't sleep are one of the most daunting and unwelcome challenges of parenting. If children sleep poorly, their parents are likely to do the same, and the result is irritability, grumpiness, and general misery. A new study suggests the stakes might be even higher...

Bedroom Ambiance

The bedroom should be the most luxurious and personal space in any home - a soothing oasis that is conducive to relaxation and indulgent comfort. And creating a personal sleep sanctuary that will meet your needs for rest and rejuvenation is easier than you may think....

Ten Simple Steps To Improve Your Sleep

A quiet, dark, and cool environment can help promote sound slumber. To achieve such an environment, lower the volume of outside noise with earplugs or a "white noise" appliance. Use heavy curtains, blackout shades, or an eye mask to block light...

Why Is It Important to Sleep On The Right Mattress?

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has announced that the lack of sleep among Americans is becoming an epidemic. Lack of sleep is being placed in a category among serious illnesses - Crazy, right?...

Happy Mother's Day

It’s the day we celebrate how amazing and hard-working the most important woman in our lives – a day to reflect and be thankful for all the lessons learned and wisdom received (sometimes unwanted) but useful nevertheless....

What Are Your Dreams Telling You

If you dream about some particular subject it is not often that the dream is about that. Dreams speak in a deeply symbolic language...

Earth Day 2014

Sleep Outfitters is virtually the only mattress company that recycles mattresses. What, you didn’t know you could recycle your old mattress? We partner with an award winning recycling company in Nashville, TN called Spring Back Mattress Recycling...

Sleeping on the Job?

The Research Institute announced the results today of a sleep study conducted in November 2013 with approximately 1,140 members, from three U.S.-based companies. Researchers found that a lack of sleep impacted their energy and motivation to participate in physical activities...

Coffee

Drinking an extra (or in some cases, several extra) cups of coffee to help you wake up from a bad night’s rest is not the answer.

Wellness in Sleep

We all know that sleep plays a major role in how we feel. Not getting the right amount can mean getting sick, getting stressed or not being able to get things done...