Getting enough good sleep is one of the most important factors affecting our health, our productivity, our mood, and every aspect of our lives. We spend more than one-third of our life in bed, yet many people skimp when it comes to purchasing a new mattress. Many years ago, I found this to be true from personal experience. Once I replaced my old, worn out spring mattress, my sleep improved tremendously.
Tired of waking up tired? Wish you could get some better sleep? Tired of tossing and turning to get comfortable? Then it’s probably time for a new mattress and a memory foam mattress may be just what the doctor ordered!
A memory foam mattress is extremely comfortable. This is because it is temperature sensitive. Memory foam’s temperature sensitivity means that it molds to every contour and curve of you body, reducing pressure points and the need to toss and turn to get comfortable. When you do change positions, the memory foam “remembers” its shape and then gently settles in you your new sleeping position.
The article Holistic Holiday Wellness: Five Tips to Stay Healthy Naturally (written in 2009, but still topical today) offers readers five helpful tips to stay healthy during the holiday season. To read the article in its entirety, click on the link above, but in a nutshell, here are the five tips the article offers:
This blogger from Eco-Conscious Lifestyle outlines the complaints people have about memory foam mattresses. What this article doesn’t address is that if you choose the right memory foam mattress, you will not have these complaints. Here’s some of the blogger’s complaints and why Healthy Foundations doesn’t have these complaints. (And also has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and a perfect 5 star rating with Shopping.com.
Is it time for a new mattress? Tired of tossing and turning or falling into that crater in the middle of that old innerspring mattress? Maybe you’re thinking about a memory foam mattress and you’d like to learn more. Read on…
A memory foam mattress is very comfortable. It is temperature sensitive which means that it uses your body’s heat to mold to every contour of your body. This reduces pressure points and the need to toss and turn to stay comfortable. Once you do change positions, the memory foam “remembers” its original shape and then gently settles in to your new sleeping position.
In the article Lower back pain? Yoga therapy can help, the author states nearly 16 million people in the United States currently practice yoga. Apparently another 9 million say they plan to try it within a year. (They probably plan to lose weight and stop using their credit cards too…)
Many of us do not get enough sleep. Experts say that most adults need seven to nine hours of sleep and that getting less than six hours of sleep can bring on negative side effects to one’s health. There is a lot of information out there about improving sleep, so let’s take a look at a few tips for sleeping better.
So many people want to work out or get some exercise, but always find a reason not to because something else always comes up – I have a meeting, the kids’ soccer practices, work responsibilities, etc. Everyone is busy… So how do some people make it work? In my many years in the fitness industry I have found a way that works for everyone. Here’s how –
There are some things most of us may know are “no-nos” before bed if you want to get a good night’s sleep. Some things that immediately come to mind include exercising before bed and eating a large meal in the evening. Did you know there are some other less obvious (but important) things that you shouldn’t do before bed or have as part of your bedroom and nighttime routine?
Maybe you have been thinking about buying a memory foam mattress. Perhaps you’d like to try one, but you hear about issues with memory foam, like it sleeps hot or it smells. It’s unfortunate that a few memory foam myths can scare people away from such a comfortable mattress, so I’m here to set the record straight.