Chronic sleep loss could be adding more lows and stressful situations to your weekday without you ever taking notice. When you don’t sleep enough, factors like cancer, high blood pressure, obesity, heart disease, and even an early death could cut your future plans short, and the short-term effects aren’t exactly ideal either. What would happen […]
Archive | September, 2015
Ask Brandon: The Facts Behind Pillows
Pillows are one of the key components that most people think of it comes to being comfortable in bed. They are just as unique as mattresses; your pillow preference may not be the same as the person you sleep next to, and that is perfectly normal! Q: Speaking in terms of evolution, how level was […]
7 Tips To Practice For Achieving Rejuvenating Sleep
Millions of Americans struggle with not only getting enough sleep, but making sure the sleep they do get is sufficient. Sleep better, and increase your energy every morning by applying these real-life sleep tips shared by Self for a better you: Acceptance: Recognize the signs that you aren’t getting enough quality sleep. You can’t wake up […]
Does a Lack of Emotional Control Predict Insomnia?
Published in the British Journal of Health Psychology by the British Psychology Society, researchers from Örebro University in Sweden had 2,333 adults answer questions regarding their emotional regulation and insomnia symptoms. Difficulties with impulse control and a “lack of emotional awareness,” along with problems falling asleep, nighttime awakenings, waking up too early and challenges caused by […]
Common Critical Mistakes Made When it Comes To Baby Sleep
From the moment new moms give birth to their bundle of joy, their relationship with sleep changes drastically. Babies don’t play by the same sleep rules, as they don’t know day from night, eat at all hours, and always sleep better when being held. Besides the overwhelming feelings of love for new baby, there is […]
Sleep Woes Linked to Heart Disease Risk
How long did you sleep last night, and how did you feel upon waking up? According to a new study published by the American Heart Association, consistently practicing poor sleep habits could increase your risk for early signs of heart disease, compared to those who report getting the proper amount of good quality snooze. Led […]
Repeat This Method for Faster Quality Sleep!
Insomnia getting in the way of falling asleep fast or staying in dreamland? After long hard days at work and juggling a hectic to-do-list, simply climbing into bed may not be enough to bring relaxation and quality sleep. According to YouBeauty, one sleep strategy could be as easy as repetition, giving your brain the perfect […]
4 Tips to Quickly Adjust to Your New Mattress
Investing in a new quality mattress is an excellent step to improving your health, as you’ll be able to reap of the benefits of higher sleep quality. You spend one third of your life sleeping and deserve the best support during that time. When you purchase a new mattress, it may not immediately feel as […]
Meet Sleep Smarter’s Brandon Jackson!
Welcome to Sleep Smarter, and our weekly Q&A session with myself, Brandon Jackson. I am truly excited to provide you with the best information possible help you reap all of the health benefits that great quality sleep has to offer! I have worked at Gallery Furniture in Houston, Texas for over 13 years in the […]
Students Suffer Insomnia Over Financial Concerns
A new survey carried out in the UK reported on by The Telegraph found that nearly one in three students at universities suffered insomnia as a result of anxiety over their financial situation. Nearly 20% responded that they suffered from some sort of depression, and nearly 37% said they had experienced some sort of anxiety […]