Sit n’ Sleep Blog

Relationships and Sleeping

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  March 18, 2020

Category: Sleep Tips
Most couples enjoy sharing a bed – but that doesn’t mean it’s a perfect situation. Nice as it may be to have your partner close, sleeping beside someone else can make it a lot harder to get the sleep you need. The good news is that this problem is hardly unique. In fact, most couples require some communication and coordination before they’re able to sleep soundly together. Here are some tips to help turn your bedroom into a space that’s relaxing and restful for everyone: Use the Right Size Mattress There’s only one solution for a mattress that’s too small

Tips for Helping Your Child Get To Sleep

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  March 6, 2020

Category: Sleep Tips
Children need quality sleep on a consistent basis to support their health and growth. Sleep is actually one of the most important factors in their overall development: intellectually, emotionally, and physically. Therefore, it’s crucial that kids get enough sleep – especially when their restless nights are keeping mom and data awake too. Follow these tips to help kids of all ages get the sleep they need: Know What’s Healthy Before doing anything else, you need to determine how much sleep your kid should actually be getting.  Generally, toddlers need around 12 hours of sleep, children 3-12 need 10-12 hours, and

Relaxation Techniques for Better Sleep

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  February 14, 2020

Category: Sleep Tips
You want to sleep and you need to sleep, but instead, you’re wide awake and feeling anxious about it. So what’s the problem? It could be countless things, but the solution is always the same – learn to relax. That’s easier said than done, of course, but when you learn to release whatever is keeping you up, the restful sleep you’ve been hoping for comes a lot more quickly. The next time you’re struggling to get to sleep, try one (or several) of the relaxation tips outlined below. Each one might not work for everyone, but if you try all

Natural Cures for Insomnia/Natural Sleep Aids

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  February 5, 2020

Category: Sleep Tips
  Sleep is a fundamental part of life and one of the biggest contributors to your health and well-being. Yet despite the fact that everyone wants and needs to sleep, many people still struggle to get enough rest. One in four Americans develops persistent insomnia each year, and though the vast majority recover, the fact is that most people have nights (or weeks or months) when they’re lying awake at night instead of deep sleep. Frustrating as this problem may be, it’s rarely permanent, and it’s not untreatable either. Best of all, natural cures and organic sleep aids often work

Need Help Sleeping? Follow Expert Advice

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  January 17, 2020

Category: Sleep Tips
At Sit n’ Sleep, we’re serious about the science of sleep. We regularly consult with experts, from sleep doctors to mattress designers, about the conditions that lead to good or bad sleep. We want to understand exactly what goes into creating a quality night of rest so that we can deliver exactly that experience for everyone we serve. In the end, our goal is to help you sleep soundly night after night We recently contacted sleep experts from across the country to ask some of the most common sleep-related questions and concerns we hear. Many people have the same sleep

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Sleep Health in 2020

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  January 2, 2020

Category: Sleep Tips
It’s the start of a new year, a new decade, and potentially a new you! One of the most positive changes you can make at the start of 2020 is committing to better sleep health. Sleep affects your mental and physical well-being in deep ways, making it essential to get enough rest on a nightly basis. If you do, you will start to feel better, look better, and want to live fully day in and day out. Follow these five expert-approved tips for developing healthy sleep habits: Create a Routine No matter what you do to improve your sleep, do

Tips to Get Better Sleep During the Holidays

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  December 13, 2019

Category: Sleep Tips
The holiday season is full of hustle, bustle, fun, and festivity. With so much going on, you might find yourself without enough time for sleep, or struggling to fall asleep when you do have the time. Don’t worry, this is common. One survey found that the majority of respondents (57%) slept poorly during the holiday season. Whether because of stress or excitement, it’s normal to lose some sleep around this time of year. But that doesn’t mean it’s healthy – or unavoidable. Make sure you’re resting enough to keep the holidays merry and bright by following these seasonal sleep tips:

Guest Bedroom Essentials

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  December 2, 2019

Category: Sleep Tips
For most people, their guest bedroom is an afterthought. It’s a space that only gets used occasionally, or does double duty as a home gym or office. As long as there’s a bed somewhere with a clean set of sheets on top, people assume the guest bedroom is ready for anyone to stay overnight. Whether guests actually sleep well though, is a tossup. It makes perfect sense that you invest more in making your own bedroom a sleep sanctuary than you do your guest bedroom. But that doesn’t mean you can neglect the space where your guests stay the night.

How Yoga Can Help You Sleep

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  November 8, 2019

Category: Sleep Tips
Yoga helps with just about everything. Physically, it can make you stronger, improve your balance, and enhance your flexibility. Mentally, it can help you feel calm, relaxed, and focused. Up to 36 million Americans practice yoga and it’s not hard to see why – it makes you feel better. Another way yoga helps is by supporting your natural sleep needs. According to one national survey, more than 55% of respondents said doing yoga improved their sleep. In this article, we will be diving into the reasons why, and showing how you can use yoga to improve your own sleep. The

Tips for a Better Cat Nap

Posted by Sit N Sleep on  November 5, 2019

Category: Sleep Tips
When you see a cat napping away the day in a sunny spot, it’s hard not to be a little jealous. For most of us, a nap is a rare luxury and one that we only have a short time to enjoy. Unfortunately, the more you want to get to sleep, the harder it can be. If that sounds familiar, there are ways to take a better cat nap on those infrequent occasions when you actually get the chance. Get to sleep sooner and stay asleep for as long as your nap allows with these tips. Dos You can’t will