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Ask Happy Dan: Pillow for Side and Back Sleeper

When you have questions about pillows and other bedding, Happy Dan the Pillow Man is your guy!  He’s happy because he always gets a good night’s sleep.  Happy Dan is the alter ego of Dan Schecter, Senior Vice President at Carpenter Co., and the creator of SleepBetter.org.  He’s spent 30 years learning about pillows and…
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40+ Sleep Tips for Those Who are 50+

Sleeping definitely gets more difficult as you get older.  With that in mind, a new report has loads of sleep tips designed specifically for those who are older than 50. The report is authored by the Global Council on Brain Health, a group convened by the AARP, and looks at the link between brain health and…
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The Dangers of Sleeping in the Cold

A large portion of the country is living in a deep freeze right now, with temperatures staying well below freezing for days on end.  Between heavy snow and wind, power outages are assured.  How can you sleep at night in a cold house, and what are the dangers?  Here are some tips from SleepBetter: Be…
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Your Most Important New Year’s Resolution: Sleep

Are you thinking about your New Year’s Resolution?  If you’re like most people, it’s some version of one of the following: Be a nicer person Lose weight Get ahead at work/find a job Did you know that you could be more successful in actually living up to each of those resolutions by getting a good…
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5 New Year’s Sleep Resolutions for 2017

We’re at that the time of year when a lot of people take stock of themselves and try to figure out what they can improve.  One thing that most people could work on is the amount of sleep they get each night.  Research has shown that getting the right amount of shut-eye can improve your…
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How to Survive New Year’s Sleep Deprivation

Some people refer to New Year’s as a “one minute holiday” because the entire celebration is focused on that countdown to midnight.  That may be true in many ways, but to get to that countdown requires staying up later than usual for many people.  That can make January 1 a very tiring day.  While the…
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Sleep Better While Celebrating

This time of year is simply crawling with parties.  First, you have the office holiday parties, then neighborhood holiday parties, and then after that you have family get-togethers.  Even after all of those are done, you still have New Year’s Eve to deal with.  One might think the only sleep problem related to all of…
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Sleep Better, Despite Holiday Stress

Holiday time is upon us, and with it comes family trips, household visitors, home decorating chores, party planning, gift-shopping and — of course — all those extra bills to pay. All of this added stress can lead to sleepless nights. In fact, the 2010 SleepBetter.org Holiday Slumber Index showed one in six Americans were expecting to lose…
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It’s Holiday Crunch Time: Tips for Sleeping Better While Scurrying

Only 10 days left until Christmas.  Have you done everything you have to do?  If not, make sure you don’t overtax yourself to the point where you can’t even enjoy this magical time of the year.  The worst thing you can do is negatively effect your sleep schedule, and walk around like a zombie for…
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Ask Happy Dan: My Husband Won’t Stop Snoring!

When you have questions about pillows and other bedding, Happy Dan the Pillow Man is your guy!  He’s happy because he always gets a good night’s sleep.  Happy Dan is the alter ego of Dan Schecter, Senior Vice President at Carpenter Co., and the creator of SleepBetter.org.  He’s spent 30 years learning about pillows and…
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