“Quick Charlene! That couple has finally left. Jump on the bed and let’s get a feel for it.” “But Bruce, what about the sales staff?” “They won’t mind, c’mon – let’s stretch out!” The truth: of course we don’t mind. We want you to test sleep our beds. Kick off your shoes, relax and analyze [...]
How do you search for things on Google? Do you type in the product you are looking for (in this case, mattress)? Or do you search in plural (mattresses)? If you are anything like us, you search by region. If we’re looking for a mattress store, we usually type in ‘mattress store’ followed by the [...]
Family and friends gather during the Christmas holidays to share presents, food and love. It is a time for celebrating the ties that bind us together. We meet with the ones we care about and spend time in their company. Unfortunately, Christmas is also the time of year when bug spread is the most rampant. [...]
We recently discovered an interesting cell phone application designed to help you wake up when you are in the lightest phase of sleep, leaving you feeling more rested and more like you woke up on your own. When your loud, annoying alarm clock wakes you up in the middle of a deep sleep phase, the [...]
Chronic insomnia may increase your risk of heart attack, according to a new study by Norwegian researchers. The researchers asked more than 52,000 men and women to complete questionnaires that asked, among other health questions, how often they had trouble falling asleep, how often they woke up and were unable to get back to sleep [...]
An embarrassing condition for kids throughout the word, wetting the bed while sleeping is a common phenomenon, the cause of which is not fully understood. Known medically as sleep or nocturnal enuresis, this condition is defined as involuntary voiding, or urination, during sleep that occurs at least twice a week after the age of 5. [...]
Dreams often contain messages about our inner world, leading us to understand consciously what our minds subconsciously know already. Sometimes, we pay attention to these messages when we wake up, taking time to ponder the dream scenarios and think about how they might relate to life situations, past and present. Other times, we quickly forget [...]
It is possible to be behind the wheel in those epic movie journeys we experience every night. Rather than being a passive participant in your dreams, you can recognize that what you are experiencing is a dream. With practice, little by little, you can begin to notice clues within your dream that let you know [...]
New research shows teens who go to bed earlier and get up earlier tend to be thinner and fitter than those who stay up late and sleep in. Scientists have known for a long time that proper sleep duration is connected to healthier metabolism, but a recent study has proven that it’s not just the [...]
As we discussed last week, sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder characterized by shallow breathing that, left untreated, can lead to a variety of other health problems as well as leaving sufferers chronically sleep deprived. It’s also a scary condition for a spouse sleeping next to someone with sleep apnea, when their partner seemingly [...]
Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder characterized by irregular pauses in breathing or shallow breaths during sleep. Sleeping next to someone suffering from sleep apnea can be a frightening experience. When someone you love is unconscious and seemingly ceases to breathe for what can feel like an eternity, you can feel scared and helpless, [...]
New research published by the American Diabetes Association connects lack of sleep with higher blood sugar levels and potentially type 2 diabetes risk. The reasons behind the connection remain unclear. Researchers aren’t sure whether a lack of quality sleep causes changes in the regulation of blood sugar, the body’s sensitivity to insulin or if insulin [...]
Here are some select sleep facts published by the Australian National Sleep Research Project, an initiative designed to collect facts about sleepers in Australia in 2000: -The record for the longest period without sleep is 18 days, 21 hours, 40 minutes during a rocking chair marathon. The record holder reported hallucinations, paranoia, blurred vision, slurred [...]
Our showroom is bursting with mattresses. Because we have so much more inventory than we can handle, Mattress Choice is hosting an Overstocked Sale. During this limited offer, you can get a brand new Visco and Wool Two-Piece Queen Serta bed set for just $597. That’s a whole new queen-size bed for under $600! This [...]
When you’re away from home and the magical mattress you bought at Mattress Choice in Victoria, you might have trouble sleeping, especially while you’re in transit. Crammed into a coach seat on a commercial jetliner is usually not the best place to drift restfully into dreamland. Without the assistance of sleep aids or alcohol, some [...]
Our large showroom in Victoria allows Mattress Choice to stock a huge inventory. That means we can buy in bulk from our supplier, enabling us to take advantage of discounted pricing. We believe that passing these savings on to our customers is what sets us apart from our competition and results in a strong reputation [...]
Did you ever sleep out in the backyard when you were a kid? A little cold, a little damp, but the whole night sky above you. And if it got too chilly, there was always the house and a waiting bed to return to. Now you can relive the experience in style. A Chicago hotel [...]
Mattress Choice tackles five sleeping issues.
Kate Middleton has family ties to Jane Austen.
At Mattress Choice in Victoria, B.C., you’ll find the highest-quality brand name mattresses.
The cruise ships are back for another season. Rest up on a bed from Mattress Choice.
An unbeatable price: Serta Queen size mattress with memory foam and wool top for $599.
A door prize should be something you can get excited about, like a brand new mattress. Prepare to be comfortable.
William Willett, the mind behind daylight-saving time, originally suggested four twenty minute changes.
The Royal’s personal security team will now carry tasers as well as firearms.
Elton John will not be playing William and Kate’s wedding this spring.
Three wonderful restaurants to try in the Victoria area.
Don’t put the gloves away just yet. There is still plenty of gardening to be done to prepare for next season.
Some dreams are void of excitement. Add a little spice to yours when you pickup a new mattress from Mattress Choice.
Animal activists in support of the bunny population on the UVic campus are being given another month to come up with a plan to transport the unwanted rabbits to a safe environment.
Tickets for the Great Canadian Beer Festival in Victoria sold out in eight minutes.
The Tall Tree Music Festival starts this Saturday in Port Renfrew. Some of the artists attending are Aidan Knight, Current Swell and Vince Vaccaro.
Mattress Choice is holding its grand opening this August. Come in and experience what mattress shopping should be like.