How to take a proper nap

Did you know that more than 85% of mammals take naps? Yet, humans are part of the minority that choose NOT to nap. In fact, as a nation, we are considered sleep deprived. It’s our busy lifestyle and cultural that puts work and leisure activities first and sleep as last priority that makes us reaching for the coffee all…

Advancement of Sleep Technology

I love it when famous products come out with their “new and improved” versions. For example: Diet Coke – Diet Coke Lime. Original Wheat Thins – Wheat Thins Honey Mustard! It’s totally what I believe: “You should never stop improving.” Just like the bedding industry, which has been around for years, they are ALWAYS reinventing themselves. With today’s innovative sleep technology, there…

Demystifying how to purchase a bed

I love sleeping. It’s my luxury time. Recently, I’ve been telling my husband it’s time for a new mattress. But then I wondered… how do we get started? What type of mattress would be best for a person who moves a lot (me) and for someone who sleeps on his stomach (husband). So I decided,…

Here’s to a Healthy & Happy You!

Spring is here! It’s the beginning of longer days, fun walks in the sun, and lighter cooking. What does this have to do with sleep? There have been studies on whether or not our diet can directly affect our quality of sleep. So my husband and I decided to do a little fun test of our…

How to live longer

On March 5, 2014, Misao Okawa, the world’s oldest person, celebrated her 116th birthday. What is her secret for a long and healthy life? “She always says the secret to living a long time is to eat a good meal and relax,” the employee added. For Okawa, that means an uninterrupted eight hours of sleep…

What You Should Know Before Buying a Bed

” I do love my shopping, but actually, lounging is the big thing.” Delta Burke Actress Here. Here. Lucky for me, cats don’t shop. Everything I need is presented to me for my approval. And if I like it, I eat it. My ancestors may have been hunters. But I prefer delivery over pouncing. But…

How to Keep Cool Under Covers

“If a dog jumps into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.” Alfred North Whitehead  Mathematician and philosopher Living in Hawaii has its perks. One of them is the weather. (The other is the fresh ahi. nom.…

The Power of Catnaps by Ollie the Cat

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” Barbara Jordan Leader of the Civil Rights Movement One of the problems with humans is how much time they spend running here…