Do you wake up in the middle of the night? Does it seem impossible to get back to sleep? Here are some ways you could fix that problem by fixing your sleep position. We also discuss fixing your bedding situation to make sure you can get to sleep and stay asleep.
Can you imagine sleeping on a bed made of ebony and gold, or a mattress stuffed with hay, wool or feathers? Believe it or not, once upon a time, beds were made of all of these things. While most people today take beds for granted, they were once thought of as luxury items, with the most elaborate reserved for royalty while commoners were relegated to more primitive accommodations like palm bows heaped in a corner.
When was the last time you did a makeover on your bedroom? It seems more often than not, when we update our homes, bedrooms get left out. Maybe it’s because it’s a room that very few people see, but when you think about how much time you spend in your bedroom (sleeping or watching TV), remodeling your bedroom should actually be a top priority (yes, we know new granite would look beautiful in the kitchen, but a new mattress will take care of you even better).
Sleep, we all need it. In fact, did you know that we spend a third of our lives sleeping? That is approximately 230,000 hours. No wonder we are willing to spend so much money on mattresses, sheets, pillows and more to help us get some quality shut eye.
In the beginning there was straw. Maybe a little grass or some not-too-crunchy leaves. And it wasn’t good. Yes, it got you up off the floor of your cave. But it did little to support the spine, prevent morning stiffness, or otherwise significantly raise life quality.