How to Sleep Better When Stressed?

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There are some tips can help you sleep well when you are stressed

Stress can come at us from a million different angles — finances, health, lack of time, family problems, global issues — you name it. And stress can manifest in different ways, too. It can look show up in physical symptoms, mood problems, bad habits, or, commonly, having trouble sleeping. Anxiety and stress have a knack for showing up at night … Read More

How to Keep Cool While Sleeping in the Summer?

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We have some tips to keep cool while sleeping during summer nights.

Summer is practically here, and with the long warm days, come long warm nights. In Nanaimo, BC, those nights are often muggy, humid, and hot. For many people, summer nights mean facing an uncomfortable sleep. Lots of people “run hot” at night, and wake up in the middle of the night sweaty and overheated, and then unable to get back … Read More

How To Keep Cool While You Sleep

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Summer on Vancouver Island keeps teasing us. We’ve had some warm weather in Parksville and Nanaimo that feels like it’s here to stay, followed by overcast days that remind us that it’s still spring. But summer is going to officially be here soon, and that means making sure your sleep situation is ready to handle the change in temperature. If … Read More

Strange Sleep Facts

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Sleep is one of the most fascinating and well studied phenomena out there. While we all know that we need sleep, there are certain things about sleep that remain a mystery. Like why, exactly, do we dream? And why do some animals require more sleep than others? Many scientists have conducted studies into sleep to discover things like what happens … Read More

Tips To Stop Snoring

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There might not be anything better in the world than a good night’s sleep. But waking up feeling refreshed and energized for the day ahead is not a luxury that everyone has. Many people suffer from sleep disorders and insomnia, and if you sleep with a partner who has sleep problems, you might find yourself suffering, too. One of the … Read More

How To Fall Asleep Faster

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At our Parksville Mattress Store locations in Parksville and Nanaimo, we meet a lot of people in search of a good night’s sleep. Restless nights can be agonizing and sometimes it seems like the harder you try to fall asleep, the further away sleep gets. There are many reasons that people can’t fall asleep quickly, from stress to travel to … Read More

How a Lack of Sleep Promotes Obesity

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Does Lack of Sleep Promote Obesity?   When you were young you were probably told that getting a good night’s sleep each night would help you grow and stay healthy as you got older. Now that you are older, not much has changed, especially when it comes to staying healthy. Recent studies have shown that people who get less sleep … Read More