Chris Norris

After suffered from sleep disorders for years, Chris has been passionate about sleep health ever since. He wants to help others sleep better and wanted to make the world of sleep easy to understand for everyday people.

Baffle Box vs. Sewn Through Comforters: What’s the Difference?

Comforters are blankets that cover the top of a bed. They provide you with warmth and comfort while you sleep. Depending on the comforter type, they keep you warm or cool at night. The stitching and material in your comforter impacts the feel, look, warmth, and durability. Most comforters have a minimum of three layers …

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What Does it Mean to be GOTS or GOLS Certified?

Organic mattresses are popular because they are made with raw materials and free of harmful chemicals. Some people gravitate toward organic bedding to keep allergens from interfering with their sleep. Others look to organic products so they can make an eco-friendly purchase. The GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) and GOLS (Global Organic Latex Standard) certifications …

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Twin vs. Full vs. Queen: What’s the Difference?

Choosing the correct size mattress is important for creating a comfortable sleep environment.  Twin, full, and queen size mattresses all have their place in the homes of consumers. Which mattress size you choose depends on your body size, room size, personal space preferences, and whether you’ll be co-sleeping with anyone.  Twin mattresses are the narrowest …

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Memory Foam vs. Serene Foam – What’s the Difference?

Memory foam mattresses are popular among sleepers for their cradling comfort. Serene™ foam is a newer sleep technology and competes with the cloud-like qualities of memory foam. These foam mattresses are very similar, so it may be difficult for shoppers to differentiate between the two. In this article, we outline the qualities and features of …

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Memory Foam vs. Innerspring – What’s the Difference?

If you are in the market for a new mattress, you may be wondering what type of bed is best for a good night’s sleep. For years, people have chosen innerspring beds because they are the most traditional mattress type. However, memory foam has become increasingly popular over the last decade, as it challenges the …

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7 Best Daybed Mattresses In 2021 (Our Top Rated List)

Daybeds are great for a child’s room, guest bedroom, vacation rental, or small city apartment. When paired with the right mattress, they can help you find a better night’s sleep. But, with so many mattress options on the market, it can be difficult to determine the best bed for your body type, sleep style, and …

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How to Shop for an adjustable bed

Adjustable beds give you the ability to adjust your sleeping position with the press of a button. They also help alleviate health issues like lower back pain, poor circulation, foot swelling, and acid reflux (which causes heartburn). There are two main questions you should ask yourself when shopping for an adjustable bed:  What features do …

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5 Best Mattress For Petite People: Top Rated Picks In 2021

If you’re on the smaller side, finding a comfortable mattress can feel exceptionally difficult. No matter how “soft” or “cushioning” manufacturers claim their mattress is, it can still feel hard as a rock to petite sleepers. The good news is there are plenty of mattresses out there that can accommodate you if you’re on the …

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Remote Work and COVID-19

2021 Remote Work and COVID-19 Statistics: How Work-from-home Impacts U.S Employees

When the COVID-19 pandemic exploded last year, U.S employees had to shift to remote working life. Now, when we are adapting to the “new normal”, let’s take a look at how that work-from-home period impacted us (and may change our life forever). Productivity and Job satisfaction after going back to physical offices 69% of employees …

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Gel Memory Foam vs. Latex Mattresses: What’s the Difference?

Memory foam mattresses provide sleepers with a world of body-contouring comfort, but many sleepers find traditional memory foam materials to be too hot. Unfortunately, memory foam possesses poor air circulation and tends to retain body heat within the sleeping environment. However, there are two distinct bedding materials that provide sleepers with just about all of …

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Hybrid vs. Innerspring Mattress: What’s the Difference?

If you’re looking for a coil mattress, you might be interested to know there are two different types: hybrid and innerspring. Both hybrid and innerspring mattresses have a spring support system, so a lot of people think there isn’t much difference between them. However, these mattresses have very different feels and support abilities, and depending …

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California King vs. Full Mattress: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to dimensions, the California king size bed and the full bed couldn’t be more different. One is great for average-height single sleepers who like to toss and turn, while the other is designed with couples and super-tall people in mind.  If you’re in the market for a new mattress, you probably know …

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King vs. Full Size Mattress: What’s the Difference?

Based on the names alone, both king and full size mattresses sound like they offer an incredibly spacious sleeping area, but this really isn’t the case. A king size mattress is significantly larger than a full size mattress, offering plenty of room for a pair of sleepers. A full size mattress is significantly more affordable, …

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Hybrid vs. Latex Mattress – What’s the Difference?

If you like a mattress with a lot of bounce and coolness, but you don’t want to sacrifice cushion and contouring, you might want to check out a hybrid or latex mattress. Both of these mattress types can keep you cooler than traditional memory foam and better supported than a traditional innerspring mattress, though they …

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Hybrid Mattress vs. Gel Memory Foam – What’s the Difference?

With all the types of mattresses on the market today, it can feel pretty overwhelming when you first start shopping for a new bed. Even narrowing down the type of new mattress you want doesn’t always feel helpful because there are so many different varieties of each mattress type.  If you sleep hot, you probably …

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Queen vs. California King – What’s the Difference?

If you’re looking to furnish your master bedroom, you’ve probably considered the queen and the California king. Both these bed sizes have strengths and weaknesses, but the factors that determine which one you need aren’t entirely in your control. Most of the time, the biggest factors that decide whether you need a queen or California …

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Firm Vs. Medium Mattress – Your Ultimate Guide

While all mattresses have some form of underlying support layer, it’s the upper layers that determine how soft or firm it feels. Choosing a comfortable firmness level for your sleep needs comes down to more than just personal preference, though. Different sleep positions and different body types require different levels of support in order to …

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How to Set an Adjustable Bed to Zero Gravity Position

Earth’s gravity is constantly pulling on all of our bodies. Even though it’s subtle, it still causes our spines and joints to compress throughout each day, which gradually ages our bodies over time. The position of “zero gravity” is designed to reduce those effects. The zero-gravity position was developed by NASA to help reduce the …

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Dream Job: We’ll Pay You $2000 to Sleep in 5-Star Resort

Is your dream job to get paid to sleep?  If so, then you may be the ideal candidate for our research.  Sleep is essential for good health and quality of life. However, not everyone gets enough good night’s rest regularly. A number of factors determine a person’s quality of sleep and the environment could be …

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CPAP

What is CPAP? How It Works, Who It’s For, Benefits, and More

If you’ve been researching sleep and sleep quality, chances are you’ve come across mention of something called a CPAP. Or, perhaps you were recently diagnosed with sleep apnea, and are looking to learn more about your newly prescribed medical device. In this article, we’ll provide a brief overview of CPAP technology, CPAP benefits, and more. …

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CPAP Cleaning Best Practices: Everything You Need to Know

CPAP therapy can make a huge difference in the lives of sleep apnea sufferers. Using a CPAP is the primary treatment method for most sleep apnea patients, and proper use and care of these machines is vital to their performance. Cleaning CPAP equipment regularly is very important, but many people simply don’t know much about …

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