The quest for a good night’s sleep shouldn’t be taken lightly and, after spending hours in showrooms full of mattresses, you’d be wise to consider the new Casper ($500-$950) mattress, which seems aimed to catch the traditional mattress world napping.
Sweet dreams are made of these
You shouldn’t need a reason to get more sleep, but we’ll happily lay the facts out for you anyway. According to National Institute of Health sleep expert Dr. Merrill Mitler, “Sleep services all aspects of our body in one way or another: molecular, energy balance, as well as intellectual function, alertness and mood.” Also, don’t buy into the hype surrounding sleeping less as a trait shared by the uber successful. It’s simply not true for the average joe. In Mitler’s words, “when we look at well-rested people, they’re operating at a different level than people trying to get by on one or two hours less nightly sleep.”
While there are countless factors that can prevent you from getting your fair share of beauty sleep, a poorly equipped place of rest shouldn’t be one of them. The path to a better night’s sleep starts here.
You Snooze, You Win
The average human being spends somewhere around 200,000 hours of their life asleep, which seems like a lot of important time wasted dreaming of the Swedish Bikini Team. But, like your doctor, your mother and every health teacher you’ve ever had has droned at you again and again, sleep is important to a healthy life….
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It’s 3:30pm and you’re about an hour outside of that two hour lunch meeting that’s basically sapped any energy you had today. The florescent bulbs are starting to burn and the influx of e-mails in Outlook have become a blur. If you were to rate your productivity on a scale of 1-10, you’d give it…