About Sleep

From educational sleep facts to fun sleep tips, here’s a resource that covers all things sleep.

Comparing European to US Mattress Sizes

Comparing European to US Mattress Sizes

Comparing European to US Mattress Sizes  Historically, the United States and Europe have had different size and measurement standards for many different household items. For example, electrical plugs and outlets, shoes, and clothes all have different sizes or ratings....

Color and Sleep

Color and Sleep

If color is powerful enough to influence mood, affect our appetite, our work productivity, or increase blood pressure, then how much is color affecting our sleep?

Smart Sleeping: How Sleep Powers Your Brain

Smart Sleeping: How Sleep Powers Your Brain

Feeling less sharp after missing sleep is not all in your head… well, actually it is. Studies have shown that lack of sleep is a huge contributor to lessened brain power and even declining brain size. During REM sleep, the brain becomes energized to the point that...

Do Bright Lights Keep You Awake?

Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and wandered to the bathroom to find yourself blinded when flipping on the light? People respond negatively to too much light when the body wants sleep. Light and dark have major influence on hormone production, body...

Why Do We Yawn?

Why Do We Yawn?

Do we finally know what causes yawning? For ages people have been baffled by what causes a yawn. We dive into this topic in our latest blog.

Men vs. Women: Battle of the Sleepers

Men vs. Women: Battle of the Sleepers

While many might assume that all humans have identical sleeping patterns, men and women have been shown to have different behaviors and reactions in their sleep. Sleep behaviors are very important, especially in observing how your sleep partner and other surroundings...

What are dreams?

What are dreams?

Everyone has awoken from a frightening dream or rolled out of bed feeling fulfilled because of a dream. Dreams allow individuals to feel as if they are using the time they spend sleeping for entertainment and learning. Dreams have always been an area of interest for...

The Need to Know About Naps

The Need to Know About Naps

There is something about the afternoon that puts a lull in individuals’ moods and alertness. In today’s hectic and fast paced society, finding time to nap is a rarity in itself; however, many individuals claim that a quick “power nap” allows them to catch up on sleep...

The Ten Most Common Sleep Myths

The Ten Most Common Sleep Myths

Think you know everything about sleep and sleep health? Read our top ten list of sleep related myths and put your knowledge to the test.

What is sleep?

What is sleep?

We spend fully‭ one-third ‬of our lives asleep and it’s a vital part of every person’s life,‭ ‬but it’s an activity that most people know very little about— and we oftentimes even take this important need for granted. If you’ve ever been out of your usual sleeping...