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Understanding stages of sleep

Sleep is a fundamental aspect of our daily lives, yet understood so little. It is a complex process that involves distinct stages, each with its own characteristics and functions. In this article, we will explore the different sleep stages, their significance, and the impact of sleep deprivation on our well-being.   Understanding Sleep Stages Sleep […]

Exercises to do before sleep: Yoga, Tai Chi, or Qi Gong?

Are you someone who finds it difficult to fall asleep at night? Do you often toss and turn in bed, unable to find a comfortable position to sleep in? Or maybe you’re someone who falls asleep easily, but wakes up feeling tired and groggy. Whatever your sleep struggles may be, incorporating a few exercises into […]

Does Exercise help me sleep better?

Yes. Exercise can help you sleep better. Regular physical activity can make you relax better. It reduces stress and anxiety, and increases the duration and quality of sleep. Exercise can also help to regulate the body’s circadian rhythm – the internal “clock” of your body.   Does Exercise help me sleep better? Yes. People engaging […]

4 Sports that strain your back

Being an active person with an active lifestyle is a healthy way to live. While many sports requires full body movement, some sports may affect the back more than other parts of the body. According to the Changi General Hospital, 60%-90% of the population will experience low back pain (LBP) at some point in their […]

Can your mattress affect your sleep?

A bad mattress can cause discomfort, making it more difficult to fall asleep and potentially leading to multiple nighttime awakenings. In turn, poor sleep quality has effects on your physical and mental health. The therapeutic benefits of quality sleep are unparalleled.   Here are 6 signs that your mattress could be taking a toll on […]

Different Lifestyles Require Different Mattresses. Here’s why

Sleep is important. At least, you know by now that not sleeping sucks. Recent research is unequivocal: you need sleep for a healthy body and a sharp mind. More specifically, sleep is essential for helping muscles rest, recover, and rebuild after exercise. For a lot of people, getting the best sleep of their life will […]

Prevent Bed Bugs With These 3 Tips

It’s an unfortunate fact of life that sometimes bugs and pests can invade our homes. When it comes to bed bugs though, infestations can quickly become out of control and spread around your house. They could be hiding in mattresses, cupboards and soft furnishings. While bed bugs aren’t known to spread diseases, they can quickly […]

How Often Should You Replace Your Pillows?

How long do pillows last? There’s no hard and fast rule to this — depending on the kind of pillow you have, the climate you live in, the materials the pillow is made from and the way it’s been maintained, a pillow may last from 6 months up to 3 years. The frequency of replacement […]

Find The Best Type Of Mattress For You

close up view of a mattress with inner springs

You’ll spend a third of your life on it, it will last you years, and it can mean the difference between a horrible night’s sleep or a soothing one. So, how would you choose a mattress that will last, is comfortable, support your spine and suit your budget? With so many types of mattresses and […]

Finding The Best Pillow For Side Sleepers

If you’ve always gone with a standard set of pillows, you may be wondering what kind of pillow side sleepers would use. The answer depends on several factors: your height, the mattress you use, and how active a sleeper you are. So, how are side sleeper pillows different, and how can you find the right […]