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Desperately want better sleep? Here is what you may be doing wrong

A wise person once said, “Tired minds don’t plan well. Sleep first, plan later.” And we can’t agree more. The repercussions of a sleep deficit are not just limited to ineffective planning and slower responses but go as far as disrupting the ability to form memories. People who either get less than the recommended amount of…

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Which sleep position will invite the most restful sleep?

By adulthood, everyone has their go-to sleep position, whether it’s collapsing right onto the mattress on their stomach, curling up into fetal position, or sprawling out like a starfish. Because it’s habit, it might seem like the most comfortable; however, there’s a chance your sleep position isn’t doing you any favors in the sleep quality…

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The Biological Functions of a Yawn

Yawning. How many times today have you done it? In fact, at the very mention of the word there is a strong chance you started doing it as a result. This remarkably contagious action is most commonly associated with being tired, but if that were strictly the case, why do we feel the need to…

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Tips for Getting a Better Night’s Sleep

Insomnia affects every one of us at some point in our lives. Sleepless nights can be some of the most stressful situations out there and what’s worse, they endanger your physical and mental health. As one of our most important bodily functions, getting between 6 and 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night is vital…

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Is Your Mattress Giving You the Support You Need?

It’s not often that our mattress is at the forefront of our minds as we go about our daily lives. Yet, so much of our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing rests (literally) on having a decent mattress, that it may be time to give a little more consideration to the thing that supports us while…

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Sleep Divorce

Sleep Divorce

Sharing a bed with your partner seems so romantic until the reality sets in. Issues like snoring, blanket hogging, early morning alarms, and even just a preference for different levels of mattress comfort can quickly sap the sexiness out of sleeping together. If you’re struggling to get a good night’s sleep next to your loved…

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When is it time to move your child into a big bed of their own?

Moving a сhіld from a соt tо a bіg bеd іѕ a bіg ѕtер in thеіr lіfе. It’s a mаjоr mіlеѕtоnе, and the timing of this move can sometimes be tricky. Yоu ѕhоuld dо іt before уоur сhіld first fаllѕ оut of the соt, but unfortunately thе fіrѕt tіmе уоu find out your child can…

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Cleaning a Spill on a Mattress

It was a long week filled with deadlines, sales reports and one meeting after the other. It all seemed like it would never end and all of a sudden… it’s Saturday. Soft rays of sunshine gently peeking through the slightly opened drapes. You decide to stay in bed with a nice steaming hot mug of…

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The Side Effects of Oversleeping

When it comes to your sleep, can you really have too much of a something good? There is no doubt that a quality night’s sleep is important for your health. However, oversleeping has been connected to a number of medical issues, including heart disease, diabetes and an increased risk of a fatality. Researchers are wary…

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Make getting greater sleep your new year’s resolution

Are you sick of making the same new year’s resolutions? Spending less, work out more, eat healthier, save for a vacation, etc. We have all been there! However, if you are thinking for a new year’s resolution idea, what about receiving better sleep? Sleep is extremely important in order to maintain your mental and psychical…

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Sleeping for two: Sleep changes during pregnancy

By Don Dinnematin of The Don Father Blog It goes without saying, when you’re pregnant, sleep is essential for your health and the health of your baby, but it is often easier said than done. Being pregnant can be a tiring experience for a woman’s body. Both the physical discomforts of pregnancy as well as…

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What Makes a Mattress a Luxury Mattress?

There is a vast difference between luxury mattresses and cheap ones; which is exactly why there is a huge jump between their price ranges. Mattresses, by default, are not particularly cheap. But by investing that much more into them, you end up getting so much more out in terms of comfort, health and lifespan. So…

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What Happens to Your Brain when You Sleep?

Up until fairly recently, we haven’t had a complete picture of why exactly people need to sleep; and more particularly, the role that dreaming plays in our overall health. We know that the body gets much needed rest from a good night’s sleep on a luxury mattress, but the mind seems to keep on operating.…

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Can Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) help you sleep better?

Traditionally, insomniacs have lent on sleeping pills, Hypnotherapy, Acupuncture and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) to try and find the sleep that eludes them. CBT teaches you to recognise negative thoughts (I am worried I won’t get enough sleep tonight) and shut them down to avoid negative behaviours (now I can’t fall asleep as I am…

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Why you just won’t sleep well in a new hotel room

Many will bemoan that they struggle to sleep in a new place – no matter how great the accommodation may be. Matthew Walker, a professor of Neuroscience at the University of California, Berkeley, has explained why we will always feel tired after sleeping in a new environment. In a recent interview, Dr Walker explained how…

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What’s your animal sleep style?

Most people can relate to the idea that not everyone’s biological clock runs on the same schedule. Just as you are calling it a day, your partner may be entering into their most creative and energetic hours. We have all been away with those friends who want to wake at 5.30am every morning on holiday!…

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Stronger core = better sleep

Can getting stronger abs, get you better sleep? Damn straight it can! A strong core = better sleep. Your diaphragm is a band of muscles that separates your internal organs (like your stomach, liver and colon) from your chest cavity (that contains your heart and lungs). The diaphragm is like a hammock that is pulled tight…

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Moon Milk – The New Bedtime Drink

Many cultures serve an ‘aperatif’ after dinner to prepare the digestive system for sleep. It is common for children across the world to be given sweet, warm milk before bed to help them calm and fall asleep more easily. But now there is a sleep drink designed for adults that is getting much praise in…

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Help is here for blanket hoggers

Ikea has launched the TOG-ether bundle to help couples sleep better. Inspired by the Swedish tradition of using two single duvets rather than one queen sized duvet, the TOG-ether bundle gives each person their own amount of insulation, but at a cost that that can be is less than buying two single duvets. Whist some…

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Are your finances keeping you up?

We are in a recession people! The petrol price is shooting up whilst Christmas and ‘Back-2-School’ loom just around the corner. With many anticipating no chance of a performance bonus or even a significant annual increase it is no surprise that many are staring at the ceiling instead of falling asleep peacefully. Today’s families just…

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How sleeping on a good mattress affects your creativity

  Without a comfortable mattress, it is impossible to enjoy sleep. Everyone desires to have a good night’s rest after a long and tiresome day. The condition of the place where an individual rests determines the nature of sleep he/she is likely to experience. Some people may argue that so long as you are sleepy,…

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10 Things To Try When You Can’t Fall Asleep

Pure Wow has released a sleep-inducing infographic that highlights 27 things that can be done to help you fall asleep. Wan’t our advice? Today, we’re covering 10 quick things to try when you can’t fall asleep. Try these tricks before bedtime and hopefully they will help you snooze smoother: Make a cup of calming chamomile…

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Here is a secret weapon to fight hayfever

For many South African, Spring is not as cheerful as it should be thanks to the itching, coughing and sneezing that accompanies their hayfever. Hayfever is caused by an allergic reaction to allergens – which during Spring are mostly pollens from blossoming trees and plants. If you suffer from hayfever, then taking oral anti-histamines once…

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Could magnesium restore your sleep?

There is a strong link between insomnia and magnesium deficiency especially in women. Magnesium is one of the 24 essential vitamins and minerals and its super powers have for many years been under-rated. Magnesium is a mood stabilizer, bone builder, muscle relaxer and most importantly sleep promoter. Magnesium helps people to sleep more deeply with…

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Get rid of fear – start here

A video clip of actor Will Smith has gone viral after the father shared an epiphany he had three years ago after going sky diving for the first time with friends on a talk show. Will goes on to explain how facing his fear of skydiving has taught him that the only way to get…

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Food to improve your vitality

What should you be eating right now to live a long and happy life? The average human lifespan is currently 71 years. In this blog we look at foods packed with vitality that are eaten by those who live the longest, and happiest lives according to the World Happiness Report. Sticky rice and fermented cabbage…

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5 life lessons people learn too late

Hearing from those close to death offers us a chance to gain perspective. Here are the five most common pearls of wisdom that the older generation wants to pass on to the younger generation right now.  1. Own your life The sooner you realise that life is a series of choices that you make for…

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Collagen – is this new superfood for you?

Collagen is the most abundant protein found in the human body. It is the glue that holds together skin cells and muscle fibres and keeps joints moving. The beauty industry was the first to use collagen as a key ingredient in anti-wrinkle creams and serums. Then the medical fraternity started prescribing it in capsule form…

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Could lack of sleep make you less socially attractive?

In a study published on 14 August 2018, researchers Eti Ben Simon and Matthew P Walker unveiled four interesting connections between sleep and loneliness. In our last blog we examined the first two connections that their research unveiled between sleep and feelings of loneliness. In this blog we look at the last two connections their research…

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5 Common Questions about Mattresses

Should I flip or rotate my mattress? Many mattresses today feature a one-sided design, and should not be flipped over. This is because most models are manufactured with high quality foam or latex layers in the core. Sleeping on these surfaces will lead to shoulder and back pain, as well as added pressure. However, rotating…

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Lack of sleep will make you feel lonelier

In a study published on 14 August 2018, researchers Eti Ben Simon and Matthew P Walker unveiled four interesting connections between sleep and loneliness. In this blog we examine the first two connections that their research unveiled. Firstly, it appears that a lack of sleep makes people feel lonelier than they would if they had…

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When is the best time to wake up so that I can be at my best?

Can you imagine a life where you did not have to wake up at any given time? Where your waking would be based purely on our body’s needs not on your adult responsibilities? In this blog we examine the debate surrounding what the best time to wake up really is. Here are the two leading theories…

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Beat Your Alarm Clock

With sleep trending and a good night’s sleep being the hallmark of a good life, it is no wonder that the ultimate sleep goal has become waking up when your body wants to, not when your body has to. Yes, waking up before your alarm wakes you is an actual #sleepgoal. As an alarm-clock detester…

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How to start eating for energy

Rest is recovery and food is fuel so if you are looking to have more energy there is no greater combination than good sleep and good nutrition. Whilst there are many conflicting ideologies when it comes to nutrition and weight-loss there is actually much consensus amongst sleep scientists when it comes to eating for sustained…

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What Happens to Your Brain When You Dream?

Whether we remember doing it or not, each and every one of us dreams each night when we sleep. Despite the fact that we all do it, a surprisingly small amount of what actually happens to our brains when we do it has been known up to fairly recently. While there is still much to…

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How sleep makes women even more fabulous

Celebrating Women: Women’s Month Whether you find yourself working at home, working out in the gym or working like a boss- sleep will help you perform at your best. In our last blog post, we looked at a comment by Arianna Huffington that declared women’s sleep ‘the next feminist issue’, arguing that lack of sleep affects…

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Gender differences and sleep

Women and men think differently. This fact is well-established. What is less well-known is that men and women have different sleep needs and react differently to sleep-deprivation. Let’s look at some research regarding these statements. Women need more sleep than men the same age. The theory behind this is that women use more areas of…

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What is the difference between a Foam & Spring Mattress?

Over the years, plenty has been said about the arrival of foam mattresses and the shift of spring mattresses on the market. With great quality mattresses costing a few hundred, are you wondering if there is really a large difference between these two mattresses? Let’s find out! Spring Mattresses Also known as coil mattresses, these…

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Sleep like a world class leader

Sleep is critical for success. And the top leaders know it. In a recent assessment of 35 000 top leaders, the Harvard Business Review found that good leaders prioritise good sleep. On the contrary, they found that non-executive leaders (or the middle men) are reported to gather a mere 5-7 hours of sleep per evening. What…

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Does your child need their own mattress?

Whether your child has started out sleeping in their own cot or co-sleeping in your bed, there will come a time when they need their very own ‘big girl’ or ‘big boy’ bed. Many parents are tempted to buy the cheapest, throw-away mattress available as they predict that their kids will: Wet their bed Spill tea/juice/milk on…

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4 Tips To Help You Sleep better With Your Pets

There are many benefits to sleeping with your furry friend and sharing your bedroom with a pet does not mean you are destined to sleep badly. Whilst a study from 2002 showed that 56 per cent of pet owners’ sleep was disrupted nightly to some extent by their pets thanks to snoring, wandering, whimpering and the…

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Could light-emitting glasses help you reach peak performance?

The latest in sleep technology weighs only 75 grams and is fully transportable and rechargable. The Re-Timer glasses emit a blue-green light that is reported to fight fatigue. The glasses were designed in Australia and have been introduced to the world by Sports Scientist, Dr Craig Duncan . The aim of the light therapy technology…

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How much sleep could you lose to the FIFA World Cup?

Soccer fans have no choice but to watch each and every world cup match – after all the FIFA World Cup only comes around every four years. In the space of one month there has been a massive 48 matches in the first round, four quarter finals, two semi-finals and of course the final coming up.…

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Could sleeping better mean living happily ever after?

Whether you are the cause of your bad sleep (snorers and night owls raise your hands here) or your partner is the cause of your sleep deprivation (lovers of the insomniac population we feel ya’), you all need to find some good sleep right now. Poor sleep is directly linked to poor inter-personal skills –…

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Sleep deprivation can make your skin age faster

Most of us look a lot less beautiful after a bad night – puffy eyes, dark rings, break -outs and irritable skin. But does regular poor sleep quality equal permanent and premature ageing? In a new study commissioned by Estee Lauder and conducted by physician-scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center it was found that…

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How to get back to sleep

If you have ever had the displeasure of waking up in the middle of the night, you will know the feeling… the feeling of desperation when you realize it is only 1am and you know that three hours sleep is not nearly enough sleep at all. You will also know the feeling of exasperation as…

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Importance of Sleeping on a Quality Mattress

We invest most of our lives sleeping, one-third to be exact. This makes it obvious that to have the best sleep, it is vital to have a quality mattress. However, many people ignore this and make do with what they have. It is extremely important for your body to get a good night’s rest in…

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Drowsy driving could be more deadly than drunk driving

In South Africa, whilst the culture around drunken driving has changed (it’s just not cool anymore in case you missed the naming and shamingmemo), the culture around drowsy driving has not seemed to shift. As our numbers of drivers has increased and the quality of our national roads has improved, many more drivers are tackling…

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Does a cooler core body temperature equal better sleep?

A recent study to come out of the Netherlands entitled Skin Temperature Measurement in Monitoring and Control of Sleep and Alertness has shown how manipulating body temperature could improve your sleep. The study showed that a drop in your core temperature impacts: what time you go to bed, how long it takes you to fall asleep,…

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Should School Times Start Later?

The Industrial revolution changed not only when we work (earlier start, longer shifts) but also when we are required to wake up. Human beings are programmed to follow the sun to bed and wake as the sky lightens. However, for most families, industrialization has meant waking long before sunrise to commute to work. This shift…

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Health Advantages of Memory Foam Pillows

Memory foam pillows offer a number of health benefits. The pillows are outstanding because of the heat reactive cushioning insulator. This means that when pressure is applied on the pillow along with heat, the foam moulds itself to adjust with the object. This is why these pillows shape to the neck and head better than…

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Should you “sleep on” a problem?

Thomas Edison, the man who invented the light bulb, was a habitual napper. He used sleep ruthlessly to solve problems. In fact, he had a napping ritual that allowed him to sleep just long enough to solve any problem he had encountered. Edison would go to sleep grasping a metal object in his hand after…

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Should you take your shoes into your bedroom?

  In many homes, shoes can be found abandoned in almost every room, including the bedroom. However, removing shoes before entering a home appears to be gaining a following once again. There are three main reasons that people chose not to have shoes in their homes: spiritual reasons- to avoid shoes carrying in bad energy…

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Get fitter, sleep more

Could those who sleep longer, actually become fitter? This is an interesting question as it challenges what we know about most gym buffs – that they train for long hours both before and after dark. Is it truly necessary to rise-and-shine at 4am to get fitter? Or could lying-in actually be a step towards, rather…

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How to have less nightmares

Nightmares are truly terrifying. Our bodies do not distinguish between what we are dreaming and what is real and so waking after a nightmare can leave us with our heart racing and our bed sheets wet with sweat. A few of us may even be prone to a throwing a few punches or kicks (whilst…

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The Best & Worst Sleeping Positions

For something that seems so simple, sleep isn’t such a casual thing to perfect. Both too much and too little sleep has been associated to a range of health problems, from diabetes to heart disease. In addition, it’s not the amount of time you sleep that matters, but also the position you are sleeping in.…

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Do kids really grow when they sleep?

I want to be taller – can sleep help me grow? – Sophie Age 6 It is indeed during deep sleep that growth hormone does its job. Growth hormone is made and released from the pituitary gland in our mid-brains and is very important for, you guessed it, growth. During deep sleep states, when your…

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Why trauma will tire you out

Last month we looked at what happens to your body after a traumatic experience. What we uncovered was a chemical cascade that led to post-traumatic hyper-arousal and post-traumatic hyper-vigilance.  Both of these states are appropriate immediately after a trauma as they are required to ensure survival. Post-traumatic hyper-arousal is a description of a stress response…

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10 Things to try when you just can’t fall asleep

Pure Wow has released a sleep-inducing infographic that highlights 27 things that can be done to help you fall asleep. What was significant is that most of these things have been featured on our Sealy blog over the years. Here are 10 sleepiest (and easiest!) things you can do before bedtime (and many helpful links…

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How to Have a Great Night’s Sleep

They say that we spend about one third of our lives sleeping. There are some people that cannot survive without their sleep, while there are others who are running on the minimal amount of sleep and they are very happy with that. It does not matter which person you are, the other person seems crazy.…

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Sleep with better rhythm and less blues

“Join the Sleep World, Preserve Your Rhythms to Enjoy Life”. World Sleep Day, which happens this year on the 16th March 2018 is a day that encourages us all to achieve a reinvigorating night’s sleep by monitoring our bodies’ response to its natural rhythms – and one of the fundamental ingredients is a comfortable and supportive…

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How to fight Social Jetlag

In our blog ‘Could you die from Social Jetlag’ we unpacked how social jetlag causes negative health outcomes such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. If you know that your sleep is out of sync then here are some strategies that you should consider: Catch up sleep over weekends – >> >> Sleeping-in on weekends…

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Could you die from Social Jetlag?

In 2012, Till Roenneberg, PhD, a professor at the Institute of Medical Psychology at the University of Munich coined the term “social jetlag” to describe the sleep debt that people face whose sleep schedules do not fit into the socially-typical norms. Social jetlag has also been described as “the discrepancy between work and free days,…

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Imagining a Life Without Sleep

During the 30’s, a prominent Spanish Surrealist painter named Salvador Dali came up for himself, with a new way to glean inspiration from his own psyche. As legends have it, the renowned artist would sit for hours, sometimes days, alone in a chair with a metal spoon in his hand. He would do this for…

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The Benefits of a Posturepedic Mattress

Most people spend their entire lives sleeping on an uncomfortable mattress. There are also people that suffer from insomnia because they are not sleeping on a bed that is comfortable. A Posturepedic mattress is definitely the best investment for those who would like to experience a great night’s sleep. Firstly, Posturepedic mattresses are made from…

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Ways you can make your Mattress last longer

From prevention to cleaning, a little attention and maintenance can go a very long way in keeping your mattress in great shape for years. Once you have invested in a quality mattress, chances are that you expect it to provide comfortable sleep for many years. The average mattress is designed to last from five to…

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Could that weekend lie in help you live longer?

It has previously been shown that ‘binge sleeping’ or sleeping in on the weekends cannot erase a sleep debt that you acquired through the work week. Fast forward to 2018 and a massive sleep science debate is raging as new research has shown conflicting results. Researchers studied 43 000 participants and found that: getting more sleep,…

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Take a peek at the sleep forecast for 2018

Last year, we all did our best to buy into the Clean Sleep trend. This was a good trend- it highlighted the importance of good, uninterrupted sleep that lasted 8 hours every night. Research papers examined the health benefits (there are many!); consumers downloaded apps to track their sleep data (this made us anxious) and…

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Nokia Sleep could change how you feel about sleep

Nokia Sleep is a Wi-Fi enabled pad that fits under your mattress. It has multiple sensors to detect and record your: sleep cycles sleep duration sleep interruptions sleep phases (including light, REM and non-REM sleep) and snoring Each morning it provides you with an individualized Sleep Score to indicate the quantity and quality of your…

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What is the right amount of sleep for me?

You may have heard that you need to sleep 8 hours a night, however, it turns out that there is actually no magic number. The amount of sleep you need varies a lot from person to person. When it comes to figuring out how much sleep you need, Sleep Expert Dr Neil Stanley told the…

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How to get your sleep back after a traumatic experience

South Africa’s crime rates mean that for many of our citizens getting a good night’s sleep is not as simple as it may be for others. The threat of crime as well as the nervous system changes that happen after a traumatic event can become barriers to getting good sleep. When the nervous system is…

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How To Arrive Safely At Your Holiday Destination

Here’s how to arrive safely at your holiday destination December is here and so is the annual migration to our bountiful coastline. As you wrap up your year, here are the top 10 tips you will need to follow to arrive safe and sound at your holiday destination: Get your vehicle serviced- Your car, trailor…

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This Christmas give a Sealy mattress, give the gift of sleep

Sealy has been manufacturing mattresses on South African soil for 50 years. Whilst you may have missed out on our birthday celebrations, you don’t have to miss out on another year of great sleep. This Christmas give the gift that will bring health and wealth everyday- a Sealy mattress. Brilliantly engineered to support your body…

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Do you know what Orthosomnia is?

Some people become preoccupied with their sleep data, according to a case study published in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine that looked at several patients who had sleep troubles and were using sleep trackers to collect information about their sleep. The researchers involved in the study came up with a name for the phenomenon:…

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What’s your sleep crutch?

At birth, babies are given snuggle bunnies. Toddlers are told to squeeze their bear if they feel scared. Kids take their Barbies and Transformers with them on camp- just in case they get lonely at bedtime. Research has shown that this is a great thing for kids as it reduces anxiety and stress. Clinical psychologist, Dr.…

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A little bit of cleaning could help you sleep better

Did you know that there are some simple habits that could get you closer to a great night’s sleep? A recent study by the National Sleep Foundation showed how vital the bedroom environment is to getting good sleep. David Cloud, the NSF Chief Operating Officer told WebMD: “We’ve looked a lot at how medical and behavioral…

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How to break in your new mattress

Want to make the most out of your new mattress? Of course you do! Here are some of the do’s and don’ts for breaking in a new Sealy mattress, from delivery to 3 months old. DO carry your mattress flat or on its side. It’s easier to handle and you’ll be less likely to damage…

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Should you eat that midnight snack?

YES… Regular waking during sleep can signal low blood sugar. Grabbing a midnight snack can restore low blood sugar levels, cause a spike in insulin that is required to fall asleep and give you something simple to do when you wake up. It is better to know what you will do if you wake up…

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Calculate how much sleep you’ve lost to parenthood

You know how tired you feel, but do you know how tired you actually are? It’s no secret that babies and young kids are sleep thieves, but I think it may be rather therapeutic to count the exact cost if you know what I mean. Typing in your kids ages is all that’s required on…

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Your weekend sleep-in is no good at all

Catching up on lost sleep by sleeping in on the weekends is no good at all. Pushing through fatigue during the week and sleeping in on weekends to try and rest up and create a ‘sleep reserve’ for the week ahead just doesn’t add up in the world of sleep science. Unfortunately, our bodies are…

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Sleep wedges and positioners are not safe for your baby

Retailers have taken baby sleep wedges and positioners off their shelves Major US and UK-based retailers have halted the sale of these devices after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) linked the products to at least 12 baby deaths in America, in some of which, babies had rolled from their side to their front…

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No-flip mattresses make life so much easier!

Did you know that most modern mattresses don’t have to be flipped? Sealy No-Turn mattresses are here to make life just that little bit easier. Also know as ‘one-sided mattresses’, no-flip mattresses are built from the ground up and offer phenomenal support, customisation and comfort. Instead of having a supportive core surrounded by comfort materials on both…

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Sleep-deprived? This is why it’s bad for you

In 2017, the first ever world-wide Sleep Census revealed that only one in five South Africans get a full eight hours of sleep each night. 80% of our population is sleep-deprived and 85% of South Africans feel their personal life could benefit from a better nights sleep. With increased work hours and longer commutes to and…

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Part 2: SIDS in South Africa

In Part 1, we looked at the most recent report released by the American Academy of Paediatrics regarding the risks and recommendations surrounding Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. This advice may have shocked many South African families for whom co-sleeping and baby-wearing are a part of our daily lives. In Part 2 we take a look…

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Part 1: What parents can do to reduce the risk of SIDS

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is a new parents’ greatest fear. SIDS is an inexplicable phenomenon that occurs across the globe in all cultures – some infants die suddenly in their sleep. Despite thorough investigations including a review of the clinic history and autopsy, no cause of death can be found. Because newborns spend between…

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Three podcasts that will help you fall asleep faster

Counting sheep can get a little laborious. Here are the 3 most popular podcast options that help you fall asleep fast: 1. Podcasts that are powerful sleep meditations  If winding down is your problem, then meditation may be your best sleep medicine. From calm and melodic mantras to slow and rhythmic breathing, Sip and Om…

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Why women get less sleep than men

Women are 20% more likely to have a sleeping disorder, require more sleep than their male counterparts to stay healthy and are 45% more likely to get a chronic disease if they become sleep deprived. Whilst sleep promises us beauty, youthful exuberance and calm, it is the first thing we lose grip on when facing…

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