Sleep Tip #45 Sleep Stages

In order to have a great night’s sleep, your body needs to experience four stages of sleep: Stage 1 – your eyes will be closed. This may last five -10 minutes. Stage 2 – your heart rate slows and your body temperature decreases. This is your body preparing to enter deep sleep. Stage 3 and 4 – You are the deep sleep stages. This is when … Continued

Sleep Tip #44 Sleep & Sunlight

Our internal clock is sensitive to light – especially sunlight. So when you see the bright morning sunlight it helps your body to wake up. Try opening your curtains in your bedroom or sitting on your front porch. This will cue help your brain to start the day.   For more information on better sleep, visit Best Mattress Share your food craving tips and tricks with … Continued

Sleep Tip #43 Sleep Schedule

When your sleep schedule is erratic you may need to make some gradual changes in order to help you take control and get a great night’s rest. Your goal should be to go to bed and wake up at the same time every day. Even of the weekends, try not to sleep in for more than an hour or two. This way you can maintain … Continued

What is a Hybrid Mattress?

Best Mattress offers over 20 locations across St. George, Las Vegas, and in  Mesquite. We make it easy for you to find a convenient location! If you are looking for a new mattress, we offer a wide variety of brands and styles. We carry Tempur-Pedic, iComfort, and much more. We can help you find the right fit for your sleeping style. If you want a … Continued

Sleep Tip #42 No Physical Activity

Exercise is always a great thing but not before bedtime! Try not to exercise within three hours of your scheduled bedtime. Your increased heart rate is likely enough to keep you wide awake for longer than you would like. Establish a time when you wind down about 90 minutes prior to your bedtime. To make sure you get a good night’s rest, be sure you … Continued

Sleep Tip #41 Power Down

  Power down an hour before bedtime.  Dim the lights and turn off all your devices smart phones, laptops, TV anything that stimulates your senses.  Bright light is one of the biggest triggers to our brains that it’s time to be awake and alert, so start sending the opposite signal early. Reading in bed is a great form of relaxation; opt for lighter reading before … Continued

Sleep Tip #40 Healthy Sleeping

  Most healthy adults require anywhere from 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep per night. However, sleep requirements do vary from person to person. A good night’s sleep is especially important because it helps improve concentration and memory formation, allows your body to repair any cell damage that occurred during the day, and refreshes your immune system, which in turn helps to prevent disease. So … Continued

You Ready for a Committed Relationship With Your Mattress?

When you think about it, we all spend a lot of time in bed. Having a mattress you can count on to bring you a good night of rest is important. Thinking of your mattress like a relationship is a good way to determine how long you should stay with the same mattress and when it’s time to let go. When your mattress just isn’t … Continued

Sleep Tip #39 A Sleep Diary

  Have you ever thought about keeping a sleep diary? This may help you understand how your habits affect your sleep. Track your sleep every day for at least 2 weeks or longer. Write down things like what time you go to bed, how long it takes you to fall asleep, how many times you wake up during the night, how you feel in the … Continued

With Back To School Sleep is Essential

  Summer ending can be a bit of a bummer. It can be difficult to get back into a set schedule and bedtime routine for the whole family. It can seem like an abrupt change for many kids to suddenly have to go back to falling asleep early and waking up early. Luckily, there are a few things parents can do to help their kids … Continued