Author Archives: Elizabeth Walsh

A Diet for Better Sleep

Want to clock more ZZZ’s? Change up your plate. Certain nutrients in your diet—like vitamin C, lycopene, and selenium—are associated with healthier sleep patterns, according to a new study on 4,500 people published in Appetite. Researchers crunched sleep and nutrition data … Continue reading

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The ONLY Mattress Professionals

  “Would you like the mattress combo?” Mattresses… at a fast food restaurant? It seems like everyone is trying to sell mattresses these days. Forget the amateurs. Trust the Professionals.  At Sleepy’s, we know mattresses inside and out. It’s all we … Continue reading

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Why Do We Sleep?

Sleep deprivation can cause serious health and cognitive problems in humans. In short, it can make us fat, sick and stupid. But why do humans need so much sleep? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien talks to scientists on the cutting edge … Continue reading

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How to Design a Bedroom for Better Sleep

The bedroom can serve as a multifunctional room–such as an office, library, or laundry room–but in the end, it is a sanctuary for sleep. This room should be the most luxurious and personal space in any home – a soothing … Continue reading

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Sleepy’s 30 Insane Facts About Sleep [Infographic]

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What Are Your Nightmares Made Of?

Last night, I experienced something that I hadn’t felt in a long time.  I woke up in a panic, shaking, and scared for my life… from a nightmare.  I thought I was crazy.  I’m an adult – shouldn’t I have … Continue reading

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Sleepy’s Teams Up with Covenant House to Sleep Out

Sleepy’s really is “making the world a better place to sleep”. On the night of Thursday November 21, David Acker, Sleepy’s CEO & President, and Adam Blank, Sleepy’s COO, participated in the annual Covenant House Executive Sleep Out.  The executives put … Continue reading

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Sleepwalking: Harmless or Harmful?

You’ve seen sleepwalkers depicted in movies, on TV, and even in some beloved cartoons.  From the hilarious Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in Step Brothers to Disney’s take on a sleepwalking Pluto, we’re used to seeing sleepwalking in a humorous … Continue reading

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The Pitfalls of Sharing Your Sleep Space

Making the transition from sleeping alone to sleeping next to someone can be a difficult change to make.  Adjusting to someone else’s bedtime routines, sleeping position and nighttime habits can cause serious tension within a relationship.  In fact, over 30% … Continue reading

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Make an Investment in Your Health

Last week I visited Sleepy’s Westbury showroom where I had an enlightening conversation with Mattress Professional Patrick Wayne.  We were talking about the showroom and all of Sleepy’s upcoming sales, when he said something that really stuck with me, “I … Continue reading

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