Swimming Can Help You Sleep Like a Log

Swimming Can Help You Sleep Like a Log

I slept like a baby. Saying that may or may not inspire an image in the listener’s mind of someone who slept well. Practically every parent has had the experience of trying to soothe a colicky baby all night at least once. However, babies sometimes sleep through all kinds of things. It’s a mixed metaphor.…

Where Did All The Waterbeds Go?

Where Did All The Waterbeds Go?

If a time traveler came from the 1980s, he or she might wonder where all the waterbeds went. Waterbeds were fairly common back then. Invented in California in the 60s, they grew in popularity over time. All together, waterbeds comprised about 20 percent of the bed market. Today, they make up a much smaller segment,…

How To Use a Prayer Candle

How To Use a Prayer Candle

You may have seen rows of prayer candles in grocery, drug store, discount, and big-box stores alike. They usually have a pretty drawing on them. The ones found in the United States are often dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the Virgin Mary, St. Michael, St. Joseph, or another sacred concept. When the coronavirus…

Where We’re At in Sleep Technology in 2020

Where We’re At in Sleep Technology in 2020

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of sleep technology. If not the term, then at least one sleep technology item. There are literally hundreds of gadgets on the market and they all get advertised, some heavily. In fact, the industry has a show in Houston around March every year. The show…

How to Stop Someone From Snoring

How to Stop Someone From Snoring

Why illustrate an article about how to stop someone from snoring with a picture of Charles Atlas? Charles Atlas was not known to snore. Because… Isometric exercise is nothing new. They work. They’re safe. They’re simple. You can do them anywhere. Charles Atlas was known for his ads in comic books and for building his…

Keep An Idea Notebook Handy

Keep An Idea Notebook Handy

Ideas flash into your mind triggered by an inspiration. Good idea or bad, sometimes you don’t get a chance to decide. Unfortunately, they often leave as quickly as they come. If you ask “what if?” If you’re comfortable in your environment. If your mind wanders and smashes two or more ideas together unbidden, you’re probably…

Want A “Can’t Sleep” Midnight Snack? Try the “Cereal Cure”

Want A “Can’t Sleep” Midnight Snack? Try the “Cereal Cure”

Crisp rice cereal combined with dried cherries makes for a naturally sedating combination that can help you get some shuteye. You can call this midnight snack insomnia “cereal cure.” As they say in clickbait hype, “Drug companies probably would rather you not know about this!!!” Seriously though, when eaten in moderation, the rice cereal provides…

Be Your Own Coach

Be Your Own Coach

Whether it’s sleep or some other issue, roll up your sleeves, and get to work on solving it yourself first If a man or a woman has questions and they want answers, what do they do? It depends. There are several things they might do. Exactly what might depend on their personality and what resources…

Eating This Trail Mix At Bedtime May Help You Sleep

Eating This Trail Mix At Bedtime May Help You Sleep

Some supermarkets have dozens of varieties of trail mix these days.  It wasn’t always this way. The creation of and access to all these concoctions is a relatively recent innovation, at least compared to how long people have been eating it.   As recent as the 1970s and 80s, it wasn’t that way. You mostly had to make your…

How To Use Benadryl as a Sleep Help

How To Use Benadryl as a Sleep Help

Life happens.   The usual way of ensuring you get a good night’s rest should be to be active during the day, get some exposure to the sun, avoid drinking too much coffee too close to bedtime, and to be relaxed. That’s what the best sleepers do.  Unfortunately, sometimes life interferes with the usual way of…