Pro Tips for Powernapping

Pro Tips for Powernapping

Napping, like eating leafy greens and regular exercise is generally acknowledged to being an important component of a healthy life. Unfortunately, busy schedules and a culture that stigmatizes napping have caused many Americans to abandon the afternoon siesta. In honor of National Nap Day, here's how to build an effective napping practice and unlock mental clarity, better memory and greater efficiency.
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How to Fluff a Pillow

How to Fluff a Pillow from McRoskey, starring Palo Alto's own, James!

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How to Sleep

How to Sleep

70 million Americans have real problems sleeping. 10% of Americans suffer from chronic insomnia, up to 35% of us experience periodic loss of sleep. There can be many causes of sleep disruption – from stress and depression to poor sleep habits – here’s a few ways to combat it.
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The Witchery of Sleep on Sleeplessness

The Witchery of Sleep on Sleeplessness

We’ve recently stumbled upon a book, “The Witchery of Sleep,” published in 1903 that has some amazingly salient advice about sleep. Here’s an excerpt from the chapter on sleeplessness.

Sleeplessness is a condition of poverty, both mental and physical. As one suffers through an occasionally empty purse, so one suffers , both physically and mentally, through occasional lack of sleep. Utter destitution pecuniarily can far better be borne than the destitution of sleep.

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61 Interesting Facts You Never Knew About Sleep

Our friends at Mattress Insider shared this informative and interesting Infographic with us. It reveals 61 interesting secrets you never knew about sleep.
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7 Tips for Winter Survival... in Bed!

Daylight Savings Time is over, and the rainy season is (hopefully!) around the corner. It's a great time of year to spend some quality time in bed (late mornings, anyone?). Here's how to get the most out of this winter.
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In Search of the Perfect Pillow

In Search of the Perfect Pillow

Other than the mattress and box spring, pillows are the most important piece of bedding to ensure a comfortable, restful and healthy night's sleep. The perfect pillow can greatly enhance the quality of sleep by maintaining your spine’s alignment and providing the best positioning for your head and neck. Since everyone's bodies and needs are a little bit different, your "perfect" pillow is going to be specific to you.
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Why Should I Buy Quality Bed Linen

Why Should I Buy Quality Bed Linen

Your Mattress Matters ... and so does your bed linen.

Quality bed linen pleases the eye and pleases the body!

A nicely made bed is comforting. Imagine looking forward to getting into bed at the end of your very busy day.

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In Search of the Perfect Pillow

In Search of the Perfect Pillow

Getting a good night’s sleep is much easier when you have the right pillow. In fact, the “perfect” pillow can greatly enhance the quality of sleep by maintaining your spine’s alignment and providing the best positioning for your head and neck.

Here are some tips that will help you get the most out of your pillow — and your sleep. And when you buy a new McRoskey mattress, always buy new McRoskey pillows.

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Better Sleep Can Improve Your Health and Well-being

Sleep and health are closely connected and a new mattress can help with better sleep. McRoskey owner Robin McRoskey Azevedo says that most people begin their search for a new mattress long after it’s due. Here are some bits of information from health experts about the importance of a great night's sleep.
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How much sleep do I need?

How much sleep do I need?

How much sleep is enough sleep? Six hours? Nine hours? Does age matter when it comes to sleep duration?
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Design and Mattress Tips for a Loft Space

Design and Mattress Tips for a Loft Space

For many, living in an expansive loft space is an integral part of an urban lifestyle. Lofts are youthful, artsy and fun. In a loft space, you have plenty of room to expand your living space and truly relax.

Having a large open space also presents a great opportunity to have fun with interior design, artwork and the living layout. Often a loft space will allow you to create interesting room dividers using non-traditional building materials, interesting fabrics and custom furnishings.

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