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Why Do We Yawn?

Why do we yawn? Why is yawning so contagious? In this post we look at some theories behind yawning.- and why yawning is important!



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Weekday Sleep vs. Weekend Sleep

Project deadline at work, your best friends birthday dinner, all those dishes piling up. When life gets in the way of our preferred sleep schedule can we make up time on the weekends?

 



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Should You Drink Milk Before Bed?

Cereal, milkshakes and other calcium-enriched products contain milk and they do our bodies good in so many ways. But does milk really deliver better sleep (and sweeter dreams)?



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6 TED Talks About Naps

We’ve gathered the best TED talks videos that focus on sleep and napping – why we do it, why we need it and what happens when we don’t get enough of it.



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8 Steps to Help You Become Morning Person

We know this is going to sound shocking but mornings can be the best part of your day. Seriously. You crave coffee but your mornings can be a haven of productivity, solitude and enjoyment. How, you ask?



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Lack of Sleep & Weight Gain

Could lack of sleep be the reason you’re packing on the extra pounds? Making a habit of pushing your drained body through your day is sure fire way to adding pounds to your fatigued frame.



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Work Travel & Sleep

Business travel demands hectic schedules, superior work performances, heavy meals and often late nights, but what your body demands is sleep, and plenty of it.



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Clothing & Sleep

At end of the day, when you’re exhausted and just want to slip into something comfortable, how much thought do you put into your pajamas? 

 



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Light & Sleep

Regulating exposure to light can optimize sleep quality as well as energizing awake time. Sweet, right?

 



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Sleep Your Holiday Stress Away

There are lists to finish, cookies to decorate, presents to wrap and parties to attend. Without a solid night’s sleep, you might be sabotaging your holiday cheer, not to mentioning heaping on holiday stress.

 



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Sleeping With TMJ

There’s nothing worse than waking up in pain. One of the best ways to begin tackling your TMJ issues is to evaluate how you sleep and how that may be affecting your condition.

 



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Reduce Stress, Sleep Better

Got stress? Struggling to find a good night’s sleep? Before you a sleep specialist, learn how stress can come destroy your best night’s sleep – and how to fix it.



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Are You Sleeping Too Much?

You’ve heard it for years – get enough sleep! For the average Joe/Josie, getting the adequate amount of sleep is hard enough – but what about sleeping too much?



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What Is Sleep Apnea?

Struggling to breathe during sleep is not the sweet dreams we strive for. Find out how sleep apnea can seriously affect your sleep and your everyday life.



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Alternative Sleep Cycles

Most of us sleep in one big chunk of sleep. But what if we could alter our sleep cycle for better health? Would we sleep at different times?



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Feng Shui to Help You Sleep

We indulge in fresh sheets, room-darkening curtains and even a new mattress to help get better shut-eye, but what about the arrangement of furniture?



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Wake Up Beautifully Rested

Are you tired of waking up looking drained? One of my biggest pet peeves is being told I look tired, especially when I know I got a good night’s sleep – so I came up with a few beauty rest tips.



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Should You Take Sleeping Pills?

It’s no wonder then that an estimated 9 million Americans use sleeping pills as a quick way to get a better night’s rest. But is the easier solution the better one?



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Lucid Dreaming

Ever wonder why we dream? What do our dreams mean? What if we could control our dreams with lucid dream techniques, or guide them to do what we want?



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Survive Dorm Room Sleeping!

The next four years will be spent making new friends, learning new things, enjoying more freedom and getting plenty of sleep – can always set high goals, right?



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Pets in the Bed

Do you sleep with your pet? There are good reasons for sharing your bed with your furry friend – and good reasons for keeping him out too!



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Exercise, Sleep & You!

Are you a card-carrying member of the 4 am club? Unlike your local gym, it’s the club no one wants to join but often do anyway…



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The Art of Napping

A good night’s sleep is essential to our health, but a short nap during the day can improve our health and give us more energy than an energy drink…



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Fast Food & Sleep

Do you ever find yourself having trouble falling asleep at night and wondering why? Have you ever stopped to consider what food you’ve eaten that day?



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Sleep Scents: Rose

Bright eyes, glowing skin and a healthy heart are just a few rewards of a healthy lifestyle. But what if you could boost your health – and get better night’s sleep…



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Mother’s Day

This is a friendly reminder that Mother’s Day is this upcoming Sunday. If you’ve forgotten, have no fear – you still have time figure out something for mom.



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Sleep Scents: Lemon

What if a simple sniff could wake you up and energize you for hours? Ditch the coffee because we’re talking about lemon…



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Drinking, Driving & Sleep

Have you ever driven while tired? Thought a cup of coffee would perk you up? Did you know that 90% of police officers have (at least once) pulled over…



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Electronics in the Bedroom

In this day and age, it can be hard to unplug at the end of the day. Between smartphones and tablets, email, Facebook and texting, our digital chores never seem to end…



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Sleep Scents: Bergamot

The science of aromatherapy helps us enhance relaxation, boost mental acuity, prevent illness and recover from it. The citrusy scent of bergamot is refreshing…



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Sleep Scents: Chamomile

The use of chamomile in aromatherapy, herbal remedies and cosmetics dates back centuries. Read more about chamomile’s beneficial uses!



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The Great American Sleep Recession

Shortchanging sleep to care for a sick child or finish a report can leave us feeling like a wet dishrag, but long-term deprivation can lead to serious health issues – and in some cases, early death.



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Natural Sleep Remedies

Sometimes falling asleep proves to be a little challenging. Natural sleep remedies can help you get the ZZZs you need to be productive and healthy.



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New Year’s Resolutions

2014 is about to be history. You know what that means – it’s time for New Year’s resolutions! If you’re like me, you begin the new year with the best intentions…



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Why Alcohol & Sleep Don’t Mix

A glass of wine at the end of a long day is a common way to unwind. It’s relaxing, settling and prepares us for slipping into a long and peaceful slumber. Well, not exactly. 



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Happy Father’s Day!

What do men really want? More ties? More time? More sleep? Do men care about how much or how little sleep they get or need?



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The Battle of the Bed

Sharing a bed with a partner can be challenging. Do men sleep differently than women? And if they do, is it possible to find peace?



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Better Sleep Month

At Restonic, the supporting dreams company, we believe that better days start with better mornings – and you need a good night’s sleep to get both.



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#SleepHack Twitter Chat

Our first Twitter chat happened on April 29th at noon (EST) and we had some heavy hitters lined up to help you improve your chances of getting a GREAT night’s sleep.



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What is insomnia?

Doctors describe insomnia as the inability to sleep without interruption. Trouble falling asleep or waking up may be a sign it’s time to see a doctor.



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Sleep Facts

Why do we sleep? Enjoy these quirky and weird facts about sleep that will entertain you – even if they don’t help you sleep better…



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How Much Do You Sleep?

Struggling to get a good night’s sleep? You’re not alone. Many sleep experts feel that sleep deprivation may be the next public health epidemic. Sadly, unlike a flu virus …



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Coffee, Sleep & Health

Can’t decide whether to fill your favorite mug with coffee or tea this morning? Ask a health-conscious friend about coffee and sleep…



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Our 2nd Best Friend

In January, we launched three contests and all carried a twist on the diamond theme with prizes that ranged from free mattresses to a week in Diamond Head, Hawaii..



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All I Want for Christmas

The holidays make getting a good night’s sleep challenging. With shopping, baking, decorating (not mention our regular duties) it’s no wonder we’re sacrificing sleep to get it all done.



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Partner with Restonic

  Get in bed with Restonic! Since 1938, we’ve contributed to a whole lot of good nights, supporting the dreams of our customers and retail partners alike. Three quarters of a century later, all of our mattresses are still made by hand with the finest quality materials available. We’re inspired by a passion for unmatched […]