Do You Need to Nap or Do You Need to Sleep?

Urban MattressMattresses, Relaxation, Sleep

We all know that sleep is vital for keeping our bodies and minds operating at their full capacity, but sometimes you just can’t fit in a full night’s sleep. New parents are especially prone to restless nights of sleep, often only catching an hour or two (if they’re lucky) at a time rather than the recommended 7-8 hours. People who work night … Read More

Sleeping Techniques to Help You Sleep Like a Baby

Urban MattressMattresses, Sleep

Trying hard to sleep again? You stare, you dare, you whine, you pine, but sleep sits silent, aloof, beyond your grasp. Been there? If you’re having a hard time falling asleep, you’re certainly not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that 50 to 70 million American adults have some form of sleep difficulty. Lack of sleep doesn’t just … Read More

Better Wellness for a Better Night’s Sleep

Urban MattressSleep, Wellness

If you’ve been tossing and turning at night, unable to get a good night’s sleep no matter what you do, it’s possible that your overall wellness is to blame. Getting a good night’s sleep will contribute immensely to your overall health and wellness, but it’s equally true that what you eat and how you exercise will contribute to the quality of your … Read More

Giving to Local Charities: Why Every Little Bit Counts

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The idea of local business philanthropy sounds good to many business owners. However, they don’t always make an effort to include it as one of their business practices. It’s just something that sounds theoretically good. However, this isn’t the case at Urban Mattress where we donate 2% of every sale to local charities. If you’re a budding philanthropist, think about … Read More

Learn to Relax from Celebs Emma Watson, Hilary Swank and Christina Aguilera

Urban MattressRelaxation, Sleep, Wellness

We all know that relaxation is important for a balanced life. You can’t just keep working all the time or you’re going to get burnt out. Unfortunately, while we’re working, we tend to ignore this piece of wisdom. We get so caught up in being productive, making money and building a reputation for reliability that we completely ignore ourselves and what … Read More

Adequate Rest Can Help a Variety of Medical Conditions

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Life is busy, and it can be hard to get the rest you need to keep going. For many people, lack of sleep can cause, or exacerbate the symptoms of medical conditions. If you’re burning the candle at both ends, take steps to get more sleep, and better quality sleep, to stay healthy and avoid health issues. For many people, … Read More

What Effect Does Relaxation Have on Serious Illnesses? You’d be Surprised

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15 Steps to Finding Your Perfect Mattress

The 20th century was remarkable for discovering how preventive measures in agriculture, medicine, industry and a lot more caused serious illness in the body. At the same time, curative measures were discovered for formerly “big” illnesses like polio and epilepsy. The 20th century was also notable for the “discovery” of the mind-body-spirit connection.  The medical and psychological world embraced ancient … Read More

Are Poorly Constructed Beds Contributing to America’s Obesity Problem?

Urban MattressBeds, Wellness

feet showing from under a blanket

America’s ongoing battle against obesity has long been documented. At last count, at least 1/3 of the nation is carrying around more weight than they should. The reasons behind the extra poundage are as diverse as our nation’s population and therefore, it’s hard to reach a consensus on how to solve the problem. However, health experts do agree on at … Read More