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CLOCKING IN: Reset Your Internal Clock For The End Of Daylight Savings Time

CLOCKING IN: Reset Your Internal Clock For The End Of Daylight Savings Time

Since we've 'fallen back' earlier this month, the days have gotten shorter and it's becoming darker earlier and earlier. Those lovely mornings, waking up to sunshine will be gone again until spring returns. All of this darkness has a way of messing with our internal clocks as natural light hugely impacts our circadian rhythm, also known as our sleep/wake cycle. 

Have you noticed yourself getting tired early in the evening? Is it more difficult to get up early in the morning?

That's because, even if it's your normal time to wake up, the lack of natural light is confusing your body, making you feel extra sleepy and throwing our internal clocks out of sync with our circadian rhythm. It can be very disruptive and often happens with Daylight Savings Time. It's a feeling comparable to jet-lag.

Follow our six easy steps to help reset and sync your internal clock back up to your circadian rhythm:

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CLOCKING IN: Reset Your Internal Clock For The End Of Daylight Savings Time

CLOCKING IN: Rese...

Since we've 'fallen back' earlier this month, the days have gotten shorter and it's becoming darker earlier and earlier. Those lovely mornings, waking up to sunshine will be gone again until spring returns. All of this darkness has a way of messing with our internal clocks as natural light hugely impacts our circadian rhythm, also known as our sleep/wake cycle. 

Have you noticed yourself getting tired early in the evening? Is it more difficult to get up early in the morning?

That's because, even if it's your normal time to wake up, the lack of natural light is confusing your body, making you feel extra sleepy and throwing our internal clocks out of sync with our circadian rhythm. It can be very disruptive and often happens with Daylight Savings Time. It's a feeling comparable to jet-lag.

Follow our six easy steps to help reset and sync your internal clock back up to your circadian rhythm:

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FALLING INTO BED: Six Sleep Tips For This Season's Slumber

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Finally, it feels like fall. The leaves are turning, the air is getting cool and crisp, and the days are beginning to get shorter. It's time to get out your favourite sweaters and enjoy pumpkin-spiced everything.

This weekend, with the aide of Thanksgiving dinner, of course, most of us will sleep very well. But, then what? As some of you may already have discovered, our summer sleep habits just aren't working with the change of the season. Are you beginning to feel tired midday? Having trouble getting out of bed in the morning even though it's your usual wake-up time? It's time to make some seasonal updates to your sleep habits to combat these issues.

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SLEEP TIGHT: Six Things You Should Never Keep in Your Bedroom

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We all know better than to keep items that are noisy or obviously distracting in our bedrooms at night if it can be at all helped.

But, there are a few sneaky items that slide under the radar that you may not realize are negatively impacting your sleep. Banish these items from your bedroom and measurably improve your sleep.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Writers and Their Strange Sleeping Habits

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Who would have thought that something which comes as natural to us as breathing would pose such a problem for famous people throughout the ages? Some of them willingly decide to alter sleeping patterns, either for inspiration or productivity, while others suffer from sleep-related disorders.

This is not something that just the rich and famous practice today. We can even notice it with famous people of past centuries. Some of their habits might make sense to us, while others seem completely incomprehensible.

As a result of thorough research on some of the greatest celebrities’ sleeping habits, the infographic below makes it easy for us to see what these habits were and why they had them.

For now, we’re going to list some of the strangest sleeping habits of writers, and maybe take a page from their book.

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SLEEPING BEAUTY: Sleeping Your Way To Beautiful Skin

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As we all know, an effective beauty routine begins long before we start putting on makeup.

Not only does ‘beauty sleep’ matter so you wake up feeling refreshed, but your nightly routine plays a huge role in looking as refreshed as you feel after getting a great night’s rest.

Tweak your nightly routine with our six simple steps to sleeping your way to beautiful skin:

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PUT YOUR MATTRESS ON A PEDESTAL: Introducing Our New Brienne Base

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To get the perfect night's sleep, you need a solid foundation. Every detail matters, from the ground up. Without it, even the very best mattress dressed in the softest sheets and an ultra-cosy blanket, topped with luxurious pillows will do you no service.

Meet, our new Brienne Base. Promo code inside.

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SLEEPENVIE ON THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW: The Hunter Mattress

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A luxurious and expertly designed bedroom begins with an exceptional mattress.

Last week, our Hunter mattress was featured on the Marilyn Denis show by top Canadian interior designer Victoria Tonelli of Victoria Tonelli Design.

Learn how to create an awesome, Insta-worthy bedroom here.

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THE MOTHER OF ALL GIFT GUIDES: Six Thoughtful Gift's to Give Mom This Mother's Day

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Shower Mom with love this Mother’s Day with the help of our Mother’s Day gift guide. She deserves the very best this year (and every year) so, we’ve curated a gift guide that will help her rest, relax and recharge; she’s spent her life taking very good care of you, we found six special items that will help you take care of her. There is something for every Mom on your list whether it’s your Mom, grandmother, mother-in-law or a mother-to-be and to accommodate every budget.

Happy Mother’s Day and happy shopping! Promo code inside.

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BRIGHT-EYED AND BUSHY-TAILED: Six Ways To Brighten Up Your Bedroom For Spring

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Get rid of the winter blues by freshening up your bedroom for spring! We can help you breathe the fresh air of the season into your bedroom decor with our six easy tips so you can wake up fresh as a daisy to the positivity of spring sunshine and fresh blooms.
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BATTLE OF THE SEXES: How Men and Women Sleep Differently

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Any couple that shares a bed will tell you that men and women DEFINITELY sleep differently. From temperature to snoring, to who has more trouble falling asleep, and staying asleep and more, we tackle a few key differences in men's and women's sleep and explain why this occurs.
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WORLD SLEEP DAY: An Infographic on How the World Sleeps

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Happy World Sleep Day!

How familiar are you with sleep culture? We spend a third of our lives in bed, so we are all experts on our own sleep habits, but have you ever wondered what kind of sleep habits other people have all over the world?

Check out our infographic to find out how the world sleeps!

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FAST ASLEEP: Six Amazing Things Your Body Does While You're Sleeping

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Many of us assume that the whole point of sleeping is to get some rest, and while, if you’re lucky, you do wake up feeling rested, your body isn't ‘resting’ at all. While you’re sleeping, it’s very busy preparing you to take on the next day.

You may have noticed that when you don’t get enough sleep, you have less patience and feel more cranky, but a deficiency of sleep can also lead to all sorts of issues like a weakened immune system, memory issues, weight gain and higher susceptibility to more serious health conditions like heart disease and diabetes. This is because you’re not allowing your body enough time to do all the work it needs to in order to prepare you for the next day.

Our advice: give your body enough time to do all of its work while you’re sleeping so that you wake up feeling refreshed and ready to tackle your day.

Here are six amazing things your body does while you’re sleeping:

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