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6 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Pillow

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Dec 3, 2018 1:49:28 PM

You already know how important it is to get a good night's sleep. Your sleep environment and your comfort affect the quality of your sleep. An aging, uncomfortable pillow makes it much more difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep through the night. How can you tell when you need to invest in a new pillow?

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Topics: Sleep, sound machines, pillow care, perfect pillow, pillow

The Top 4 Alarm Clocks for Heavy Sleepers

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Nov 14, 2018 11:24:52 AM

At Land of Sleep, we want your bed to be incredibly comfortable. But rousing yourself from comfort is sometimes necessary, and if you're a heavy sleeper, it can be difficult.

So, we've compiled this list of the top alarm clocks for heavy sleepers:

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Topics: Sleep, sleep habits, sleep schedule, sound machines, aromatherapy, waking up refreshed, strategies for waking up, wake up without hitting snooze

Is it Possible to Sleep Talk in a Different Language?

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Nov 6, 2018 3:20:00 PM

People do any number of strange things in their sleep. Have you ever had a weird dream? Heard someone mumble something while they slept? Seen or have been a sleepwalker? The mind can be a mysterious place when it’s supposed to be resting. But is it really possible to talk in a different language when you are asleep? Quite possibly!

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Topics: sleep talking, Sleep, fun sleep facts, sleep habits

Pros and Cons of Exercising Before Bed

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Oct 25, 2018 10:46:00 AM

It can be difficult to fit exercise into your busy schedule. Morning workouts might be a great way to start the day, but that often means you have to give something up…namely sleep! Mornings can just be too hectic between getting ready for work and perhaps getting your family ready to start their days.

For some people, going to the gym or a run in the evening is an easier way to fit exercise into your routine. As with most things, there are some pros and cons to consider if you adopt this particular exercise schedule.

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Topics: restful sleep, Sleep, best night's sleep, better night's sleep, good night's sleep, improve your sleep, healthy sleep, sleep better

Sleep Health and Oral Health, Strange Bedfellows

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Oct 18, 2018 10:00:25 AM

Although you may not have made the connection, what goes on in your mouth can affect the quality of your sleep. In fact, sleep health and oral health are so closely related that Dental Sleep Medicine is a rapidly growing field of study with dental sleep clinics popping up all over the country.

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Topics: health benefits, healthy sleep, good night's sleep, sleeping habits

How Scent Can Make a Difference in Your Ability to Sleep

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Oct 11, 2018 10:16:25 AM

Our sense of smell is one of the fastest ways for our brains to bring back memories of a certain location and the feelings we have about that place. This happens because smells go directly to our conscious brain instead of being filtered through the thalamus like our other 4 senses. Using aromatherapy is a wonderful practice to use in the bedroom as we are creating a pleasant and comforting environment to promote a restful nights sleep.

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Topics: mattress health, health benefits, healthy sleep, good night's sleep

Helping Your Florida Guests Get a Good Night's Sleep

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Oct 4, 2018 9:25:15 AM

Whether you've lived in beautiful, sunny Florida for a while, or you're just moving to town, there are most likely people in your life who are excited to come for a visit, especially when the weather across the rest of the nation gets cold. There is no better way to help out of town guests feel at home than to help them get a great night's sleep. Here are the top four things to consider when choosing the best bed for your guest room.

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Topics: mattress health, health benefits, healthy sleep, good night's sleep

Improve your Circulation with an Adjustable Bed

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Sep 27, 2018 12:43:00 PM

Poor circulation can have a grave impact on your health. It can be indicative of very serious problems, and it can create issues that may not even exist yet. Eating right and staying active are imperative to improving circulation, but relaxing and sleeping healthfully are also important ingredients in the equation. With this said, an adjustable bed can be the perfect place to get your blood flowing right while you are in dreamland.

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Topics: Adjustable Beds, mattress health, health benefits, healthy sleep, improve circulation

Can Room Temperature Affect Your Quality of Sleep?

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Sep 18, 2018 3:32:20 PM

You have a comfortable mattress, plenty of pillows, and the room is dark and quiet. You lay in bed waiting for sleep to come. You wait. And you wait. And you wait some more. Why can't you just fall asleep? The good news is, you're not alone.

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Topics: insomnia, sleeping tips, best night's sleep

5 Pros & Cons of Hard vs. Soft Mattresses

Posted by Lisa Floyd on Sep 13, 2018 3:42:00 PM


Mattresses are a major part of our lives, but how hard or soft they are can make a big difference for the quality of sleep you'll get. Let's look at the pros and cons of each type.

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Topics: Mattress, best mattress, perfect mattress