Mattress Choice has a few quick tips for workers who accept shift work: The Commute: Before you take on a graveyard shift, be sure to factor the commute time into your decision process. How long will you be away from home each day? Is the extra money worth the time spent working and travelling? These [...]
Drowsiness is routinely blamed on a lack of a good night’s sleep. Often this is a justified hypothesis; especially when you try to go to work the morning after the Bon Jovi concert smelling of beer and roadie sweat. The two hours of shut-eye you got before your alarm went off are not enough to [...]
Half price is a great discount usually reserved for ‘buy one, get the second half off.’ In these circumstances, for the cost of two items you pay 75% of the displayed price. Not bad, but it usually is reserved for products you only need one of; like running shoes. The offer makes you buy more [...]
We’ve been busy writing articles about sleep, dreams, and mattresses for EzineArticles. http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Susan_Kent Check out some of our recent columns. What Will You Do With The Extra Energy? The Best Times to Buy A Mattress Poor Sleep Leads To Poor Choices Time Management And Healthy Sleeping Habits 11 [...]
Some jet airliners have recently begun using specifically engineered LED cabin lights to reset travelers’ circadian rhythms, helping them to sleep and to better handle the effects of jetlag. Over the past few years, researchers have found that exposure to low levels of light in the blue part of the spectrum can inhibit the production [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
As many people who have tried to quit smoking using the nicotine patch know, transdermal nicotine therapy has some unusual side effects involving sleep and dreams. Scientists have not found that people using the nicotine patch at night experience more or longer periods of REM sleep, but these people consistently report more vivid imagery than [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We messed up! We ordered way too many mattresses and now Mattress Choice is completely overstocked. How do we solve a problem like Maria? We throw a huge Overstock Sale, where Vancouver Island residents can reap the benefits of our mistake. And help us make some room in our warehouse. The Overstock Sale is currently [...]
While much of Canada has experienced searing heat this summer, British Columbia has been soaked in gloom in recent months. There were only seven days above 22° C in Vancouver between May and July (normally, there would have been about 21 days already). In fact, climatologists say 2011 could be the coldest spring and summer [...]
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