February 27, 2017

Time for Bed: Siestas, Power Naps and Sleep Schedules around the World

Our internal clocks have developed regional variations that align our need for sleep with climate, working conditions and other conditions. Although globalization is causing sleep patterns to become more similar worldwide, diversity still remains.

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February 20, 2017

The Incredible Diversity of Sleeping

Although sleep is a universal need, the culture of sleep is incredibly diverse around the world. People have developed unique sleeping rituals, customs and habits based on their environment, climate, social norms, wealth or religion.

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February 13, 2017

Inspiring More Love in Your Life

Although it may seem that Valentine's Day is the invention of a clever florist, the origins date back to 14th century England. Today the holiday remains a reminder that love shouldn't be taken for granted. Expressing gratitude for the people you care about helps make them feel good, and will help you feel happier too. As a Valentine celebration of our love for all of you, we share some thoughts on ways to inspire more love in your life and, in turn, inspire more love in the world around you.

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February 6, 2017

The World of Beds - from Ancient to Modern

At the 2017 International Furnishing Fair IMM in Cologne, visitors were once again immersed in the entire range of bedroom design. The exhibition has inspired us to think about the history of the bed and the modern intersection of design and function. Join us for a brief look at the role of beds in our lives, from ancient to modern.

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January 30, 2017

Technology for Better Sleep

People are becoming increasingly aware of how important it is to get deep sleep. So more and more companies are developing technical solutions with the aim of helping people to sleep better. Here's a run-down of the different sleep-aiding gadgets available on the market today.

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January 23, 2017

Common Enemies to our Internal Clocks

Everyone's body has its own rhythm. Yet, despite individual sleeping habits, we all follow the cycle of our biological clocks. And, factors in our environment today can interfere with our ability to tune-in to our inner clocks. Insomnia, restlessness and diminishing energy can be the consequence.

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January 16, 2017

The Reasons You Need a Digital Detox

New Year, new resolutions? If reducing your stress level is a goal you have set for 2017, consider a digital detox. Because constant accessibility via e-mail and social media can feed anxiety, here is some inspiration to take a break from your smartphone, tablet and computer.

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January 9, 2017

The Power of Light

Like so much in our day-to-day lives, it can be easy to take something as common as light for granted. But, light does a lot more for us than help us see and make the world a brighter place. Discover an overlooked reason that may be why you are having trouble sleeping. Most importantly, let science inspire you to adopt new habits that help you enjoy the benefits of rejuvenating rest.

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January 2, 2017

How to Create the Ultimate Sleep Sanctuary

When you consider that around 33% of our lives are spent sleeping, this space in our home becomes more than just a room—it is a retreat where we go to regenerate our minds and bodies every day. So here are some tips to create an ultimate sleep sanctuary where you can effectively rest and gather new energy for the days ahead.

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December 26, 2016

Tis the Season: scheduling you-time to relax during the holidays

The holiday season is a time of festivity, as well as a lot of commitments. To attend all these activities with enthusiasm and still enjoy the party, it is important to have a break even during the holidays.

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