Effects of Electronics Before Bed

Technology is great! It helps us stay in tuned to the world and makes it easier to stay in touch with one another. Whether it’s an email, a text, the TV, or a video game, electronic devices keep millions of people connected 24/7.  Electronics are an amazing advancement that we all use as part of…

What do you do in bed?

The old adage that your bed is only for sleep and another word that starts with a “s” has fallen victim to technology. According to a study done in March 2013, 80% of 18-44-year-olds reported checking their smartphones as the first thing they do when they wake up. And 8 out of 10 young professional are working from…

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…

Counting steps and sheep

Last Christmas, my thoughtful mother gave me a gift that changed my life: Fitbit Flex. Fitbit Flex is a wristband tracker that counts your steps and syncs the data to your smartphone or in my case, my iPad mini. The goal, as stated in Fitbit’s website is to encourage people to lead healthier, more active lives. I was…