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Buckwheat Pillows for Camping

The bumper stickers and memes say it all – “a bad day camping is still better than a good day working” or “I don’t need therapy. I just go camping”. Camping is a beloved pastime for many people, and for a good reason! Spending your days outdoors, surrounded by nature, is excellent for your health and well-being.   In 2019, over 40 million people in the US enjoyed a recreational camping trip, and these numbers have been relatively consistent for the past two decades. This includes everything from “roughing it” with nothing but a sleeping bag under the stars to more luxurious trailers at maintained campgrounds.   Many countries offered up free campsites during the pandemic and encouraged camping to get people...

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The Benefits of Bamboo Fabric

Top 5 Key Points of Bamboo Fabric For Bedding When it comes to your sleep, nothing is more important than ensuring that your body is able to tap into the deep sleep that it craves each and every night – and for 8 hours a night too! However, when 8 hours a night just isn’t in the cards for you, it’s equally as important to ensure that the bed that you sleep in and the pillow you rest your head on at night is of the very best quality. After all, there’s a reason for why our bodies crave comfort – and with that in mind, we’re going to invite you in on the top 5 key points of bamboo...

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Sleeping Positions: What Yours Says About You

Did you know your sleeping position says a lot about you? Your sleep position can tell how well you sleep, whether you or not you snore, and if you will wake up in pain. Everyone sleeps differently, and some people rotate through multiple different positions in the night. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to sleep positions, but some positions can have negative effects. Luckily, the negative effects of certain positions can be avoided by using a high-quality pillow or mattress to support your head and neck. When you sleep, you are putting pressure and weight on certain parts of your body, often for extended periods of time. This can lead to shoulder damage, spine strain, and even...

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How Buckwheat Pillows Won The "Pillow Fight"

Unlike the other pillow fights you may have had as a child, the winner of THIS pillow fight will improve sleep quality, reduce pain and help you feel more refreshed in the morning.          The contenders in this fight are the four most popular pillows available on the market; memory foam, fiber filled, down feather filled, and buckwheat hulls. If you have been lucky enough to stay at a hotel with a pillow menu, you have seen these varieties laid out. In addition to different filling options, you’ll see some that are thick, thin, soft, or firm. Each one is created differently and has its own pros and cons.           Though comfort is...

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Morning headaches: How to prevent them

You go to bed feeling great and wake up with a headache - what a way to start your day! Often these morning headaches are a result of a strained neck. For migraine suffers, this can be enough to trigger a full fledge migraine. There are a few reasons this can happen; you are dehydrated, you have poor sleep posture, or your pillow is causing more harm than good. Poor Sleep Posture Maintaining good posture while we sleep is easier said than done. You may start out in a neck safe position, but all bets are off once you are asleep. If you tend to move a lot when you sleep and get into some odd positions, a neck pillow...

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Turn Back the Clock: How Sleep Can Affect Aging

Beauty sleep is the real deal! If you aren’t getting enough sleep each night, it can be taking a toll on your skin. When you are tired, cortisol levels increase causing inflammation and a lack of oxygen to the skin. This results in a dull, uneven complexion and can enhance the appearance of age spots. A lack of sleep also puts stress on the body which breaks down the collagen in our skin and enhances the appearance of aging. Anti-aging creams and undereye serums can only do so much when we aren’t getting enough sleep. A lack of sleep ages us, where a good night’s rest actually has anti-aging effects. When we sleep our bodies repair themselves; rebuilding collage, reducing...

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