Sit n’ Sleep Blog

10 Secrets of Sleep to Help Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  June 7, 2021

Category: Sleep Tips
A great night’s sleep can deliver significant benefits. However, not everyone can easily fall asleep. As a result, many folks are at risk for developing health issues. But there’s hope. Here are 10 secrets of sleep to help you enjoy consistent rest night after night. The Top Secrets Of Sleep 1. Develop A Sleep Routine Going to bed at the same time each night enables a person to get into a regular sleep routine. 2. Limit Naps During the Day Reducing or eliminating naps may make it easier to feel tired at the end of the day, resulting in restful

Is Your Mattress Too Soft? Here’s what you can do.

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  May 24, 2021

Category: Mattresses, Sleep Tips
The phrase “soft mattress” sounds so appealing. Thoughts of sinking into a nice plush mattress or the cliché of sleeping on a cloud. Who wouldn’t want that? Well it turns out there is such thing as a mattress that’s too soft. Despite how comfy they sound, a soft mattress can have you waking up in a lot of pain. That’s why it’s important to make sure your mattress is not too soft. In addition you should look to see which firmness level is right for you and your sleeping position. Signs That Indicate A Mattress Is Too Soft The banana

Digital Sleep Trackers. Are They Worth It?

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  May 10, 2021

Category: Sleep Tips
Modern technology can help improve virtually every aspect of our lives, including exercise habits and physical condition. However, digital tracking devices aren’t limited to monitoring walking, jogging or other daytime exercise and fitness activities. Many people who consistently have trouble sleeping are now using digital sleep trackers. The tracker lets them record the time they fall asleep as well as when and how often they wake up. Furthermore, they can see how much time they actually spend sleeping during the night. Types of Digital Sleep Trackers and What They Detect The most common digital sleep trackers are wearable wristbands and

How Often Should You Buy a New Mattress?

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  April 26, 2021

Category: Sleep Tips
How often should you buy a new mattress? It’s a question we get a lot. Let’s say you sleep in your bed for 8 hours a night for 365 days straight. At the end of the year, you have spent almost 3,000 hours lying on your mattress. Considering how much time you spend sleeping (plus lounging) on your mattress, it’s not surprising that it wears out eventually. The harder question is – how long does it take before a mattress really needs replacement? The answer is “it depends.” Factors like mattress quality, the amount you sleep, sleep style, and sleeping

How Sleep Benefits Your Body In Surprising Ways

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  April 12, 2021

Category: Sleep Tips
Sleep benefits your body in more ways than you might think A good night’s sleep does more than just have you waking up feeling rested and ready to start the day. It may come as a surprise, but sleep offers many benefits that seemingly have nothing to do with energy levels. Here are some of the more interesting and surprising ways sleep benefits your body. Sleep benefits your memory Let’s start with one of the most important parts of your body: your brain. The proper amount of sleep does wonders for your brain function. Sleep can help you process new

Improving Your Self Care. Taking care of you.

Let’s face it, we often neglect ourselves in order to take care of everyone and everything else. But if this pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we need to take better care of our health and wellness. Here are some tips for improving your self care. 16 Tips For Improving Self Care Drink more water Drinking water has so many benefits. From helping you lose weight, to providing more energy, to pain relief ­– water is big help in improving self care. While drinking eight cups a day has been the longstanding rule, it tends to be more individualized

Most Interesting Facts About Beds: Our Top List

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  March 12, 2021

Category: Sleep Tips
From mind-blowing to head-scratching, check out our top 8 most interesting facts about beds. The most interesting facts about beds that will surprise you. Beds have come a long way since humans first started using them to (attempt to) get a good night’s rest. Beds have been reinvented time and again with different mattresses, materials and technology. You might think you know your bed, after all, you spend a third of your life on it. Here’s our top eight most interesting facts about beds. The Top 8 Most Interesting Facts About Beds Interesting Fact #1: King Tut was buried on

How Exercising Improves Sleep

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  March 5, 2021

Category: Sleep Tips
Exercising improves sleep in a few different ways. Learn how you can make the most of your time training. There’s a bidirectional relationship between exercise and sleep. While many athletes focus on the benefits sleep provides for their performance, there are implications that exercising improves sleep. The Stages Of Sleep Before we dive deeper into the correlation between sleep and exercise, let’s first explore how sleep actually works. There are two different kinds of sleep: rapid eye movement (REM) and non-rapid eye movement (NREM). While REM sleep consists of just one stage, there are actually three different stages of NREM

Can’t Sleep With Your Partner? Try These Tips.

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  February 26, 2021

Category: Sleep Tips
8 ways to sleep with your partner and get a good night’s rest. Trouble sleeping next to your partner? You’re not alone. About 26% of people say they get better sleep when they sleep alone, compared to sleeping with their partner. However, that doesn’t always have to be the case. Sleeping with your partner has its benefits While it’s tempting to give up and sleep alone, sleeping with your partner can be important to your relationship. For starters, cuddling can help you bond with your significant other and promote intimacy. According to one study, cuddling after sex leads to higher

How To Get Your Kids To Sleep

Posted by Sit 'n Sleep on  February 19, 2021

Category: Sleep Tips
Get your kids to sleep and get more time to yourself with these 6 tips. Children are one of the best gifts life can give you. But raising them isn’t without its challenges. Especially when it comes to bedtime. Almost every parent will tell you trying to get your kids to sleep can be, well, exhausting. Why it’s important to get the kids to sleep If children don’t get the appropriate amount of sleep, they may start to experience many different problems. Poor sleep can lead to behavioral issues with kids. They may also have trouble learning and paying attention