Author: Heather

3 Great Reason to Turn Off Your Phone at Night

I’m one of those people that will go to bed at 9:30 but them I’ll be on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest or watching a TED talk, until midnight.  Are you one of those people people too? Well, if you are then please know we are not along.  A recent poll by the National Sleep Foundation showed that 95 percent of Americans use an electronic device within one hour of going to sleep. Do you turn off your phone at night? I guess it’s time to face that facts that this isn’t the best idea and learn why we should give ourselves...

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Hitting the road this Summer? Here are 8 Tips to sleep well on vacation

I don’t know about you my summer months are already booking up fast and today is the first actual day of summer vacation. With people hitting the roads and the air for their much  needed down town, I wanted to give you some tips so you can sleep well on vacation and enjoy your holiday! Here you go.  Some of my personal tips to get a good night’s sleep while away from home.  I hope they are helpful for you too. Make sure you don’t forget any essential sleep amenities. Especially for children, make sure they have their favorite blanket or stuffed...

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Properly Launder your Slumber Cloud Bedding

I wrote a blog post back in 2013 about the right way to launder your Slumber Cloud bedding. I thought it may be a good idea to talk about it again for my new readers. First, I personally ALWAYS wash my new clothes before wearing them and I do the same for my bedding. It’s a personal preference thing but I did just read a report in the Wall Street Journal about why you should too (especially new clothing). I digress, so back to the discussion at hand:  Cleaning your Slumber Cloud bedding regularly.  This is essential for both...

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Why are Yawns Contagious? 3 Possible Reasons

Why are yawns contagious? This question’s always bugged me… I think I’ve mentioned to all of you before that I love TED talks. If you aren’t familiar with them, I highly recommend you take a look. TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED started in 1984 and stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design but today topics range from global issues, family stories, business models, etc. They are such a wonderful way to learn something new or hear someone else’s story about a topic you’re interested in (or...

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How Your Sleep Affects Your Workout

In my opinion, a good night’s rest can sometimes be as beneficial as a good workout. As a matter of fact, I’ve written about this topic in the past. Insufficient sleep can sabotage even the most disciplined health plan because tiredness  and everyday fatigue can often make you fall into a vicious cycle of not getting great sleep and letting your fitness routine go to the wayside. Today, I want to share with you how your sleep affects your workout, some of the benefits of getting a good night’s sleep and give you tips to help improve your sleep quality.  You...

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