NocJournal - The Art of Sleeping

Does Organic Dry Cleaning Really Make a Difference?

Posted by Stefan Hunter

10/21/14 10:00 AM

These days, it seems like every industry is doing their best to go green— ditching many harsh chemicals and opting for more natural process. You can find organic choices at the supermarket, your favorite clothing brand, and, now, the local dry cleaner.

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Topics: down comforter, cleaning, dry clean

3 Home Remedies for Congestion to Try When You Forget the Sudafed

Posted by Stefan Hunter

10/20/14 11:00 AM

It's happened to almost everyone. It's late at night, your head is stuffy and you can't breathe. You hit the medicine cabinet and dig around for some Sudafed, to no avail. There is nothing in your bathroom that can fix your congestion. It's late and you definitely don't want to shed your comfy pajamas to go out in the cold to find something to clear your head and sinuses. You just have to suffer through the night, right? Not so.

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Topics: health, healthy home

Style Guide: Know Your Pillow

Posted by Stefan Hunter

10/17/14 4:00 PM

All pillows are not created equally. In order to get the best night's sleep possible, you need to get the pillow that is right for you. But cushioning your weary head isn’t all a pillow will do. Some pillows are designed to give allergy sufferers relief, others are not meant to be slept on at all—decorative pieces that make a style statement for your home.

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Topics: down pillow, Sleep Well

4 Tips for Making Your Getaway More Successful

Posted by Stefan Hunter

10/11/14 1:00 PM

What do you do when you need a break from the daily grind and your chores, work and kids? Maybe you indulge in a bubble bath, escape into a good book or do yoga. A personal retreat provides you with a longer opportunity to refocus, recharge and relax. Whether you travel to an island for a long weekend or sit at the park for an afternoon, implement four tips that ensure the success of your next getaway.

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Topics: personal retreat

Secrets Revealed: How Do Hotels Keep Their Bedding So White?

Posted by Stefan Hunter

10/10/14 1:00 PM

Do you ever wish you could hang a "Clean My Room" sign on your bedroom door when you leave for work in the morning? Then magically, you come home to a spotless room with crisp, white sheets and freshly laundered towels hanging in the bathroom.

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Topics: hotel bedding, hotel comforter, hotel sheets

3 Items You Shouldn't Dry Clean-- But Probably Are

Posted by Downlite Bedding

10/9/14 1:30 PM

Because you're always looking for ways to save money, you're careful to take special precautions when washing your favorite garments. After all, you spend money on quality down bedding, soft cashmere sweaters and expensive dress shirts, and you want to maintain their intended shape and feel as you enjoy them for many years to come.

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Topics: Down Bedding, down comforter, dry clean

These Simple Steps Make Your Home a Happier, Healthier Place

Posted by Stefan Hunter

10/4/14 1:00 PM

It's only natural to want a happy, healthy home for you and your family. But with so much to do every day— between getting the kids ready for school, going to work, running errands, making dinner, and more— putting those good intentions into action is often easier said than done. Fortunately, there are some simple steps to creating a healthier home that you can easily incorporate into your family's lifestyle without taking time away from anything else.

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Topics: health, healthy home

Expert Answers: What's the Best Way to Store Spare Bedding

Posted by Downlite Bedding

10/3/14 12:00 PM

How do you properly store bedding when you are not using it? Some people may change to a new set of bedding each time they wash another one. Others have just one set of sheet for each season— one for the warm months and a thicker, heavier set (perhaps with additional blankets) for the cold months. Either way, you want to store your bedding so that it is fresh, clean, free of wrinkles, and smelling good whenever you take it out to use it again.

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Topics: down pillow, down pillows

3 Gravity Defying Retreats That Redefine 'Getting Away'

Posted by Downlite Bedding

9/30/14 10:00 AM

For the stressed and harried masses, just the act of planning a vacation can increase happiness levels. According to a study published in the Applied Research in Quality of Life, the anticipation you generate when planning a holiday is what boosts happiness, but only extremely relaxing vacations will carry that happiness on throughout your getaway and even after you return home again.

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Topics: personal retreat

Stop Your Sneezing Before It Starts: An Easier Way to Deep Clean

Posted by Downlite Bedding

9/27/14 12:00 PM

Do your sniffling and sneezing keep you from enjoying a good night's rest? You might be allergic to dust mites, pet dander or other allergens that like to lurk in the bedroom. No matter how clean your bedroom is, even a few dust bunnies under the bed can contribute to your uncomfortable allergy symptoms. A deep cleaning session in your bedroom may be the first step you need to take to create a healthy home, but it doesn’t have to be hard when you tackle things in stages.

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Topics: Sleep Well, healthy home, cleaning

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