Individual Needs & Sleep

Individual Needs & Sleep

The biggest thing that’s overlooked in a discussion of health is the diversity of individuals. People can go on and on about how everybody needs eight hours of sleep a night, but do they really? While eight hours for one person might be the magic number, that same...
Getting a Good Night’s Sleep While Traveling

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep While Traveling

I tell those around me that sleep business is serious business. But sleep is only one important aspect of life: Travel and adventure are another. Traveling is important to many people, including me. Personally, I haven’t seen very much of the great planet we call...
Delarkin Introduces Affirm Financing for Custom Mattress Orders

Delarkin Introduces Affirm Financing for Custom Mattress Orders

We are excited to announce that customers can now choose to finance their custom mattress orders through Affirm. Mattress purchases are one of the biggest investments people make in their lifetimes, right behind a car and a house. Now with Affirm financing, customers...
What is REM Sleep Really

What is REM Sleep Really

While it’s common knowledge that “REM” stands for “Rapid Eye Movement” and is associated with dreaming, most people don’t understand how REM sleep actually informs their dreaming experience. The answer to what REM sleep is and how it affects your dreams may surprise...
Biphasic Sleep: Why You Want an Afternoon Nap

Biphasic Sleep: Why You Want an Afternoon Nap

We all keep different sleep schedules. We also tend to vary on what time we go to sleep and what time we wake up. But is sleeping in one go really natural? There is science that indicates that maybe it isn’t. What is Biphasic Sleep? There are many animals that...
The Quick and Dirty on Caffeine

The Quick and Dirty on Caffeine

Let me start right off saying that I absolutely love coffee. So much so that regulating how much I consume has been a struggle over the course of my life. It is a powerful tool for productivity and quality of life. Writing something to demonize coffee is something I...
The Number One Trick to Sleep Better

The Number One Trick to Sleep Better

There are plenty of sleep tricks that you could find here or in a million other places, such as reducing junk light at night, reducing or eliminating caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco in the evening time, or even taking a spoonful of honey before bed . All of those...
General Mattress Construction Theory

General Mattress Construction Theory

In order to understand how memory foam works it can be necessary to understand how we think about it when we are designing a new mattress. All memory foam mattresses, whether it is very soft or very firm, follow the same basic logic. Memory foam itself is very soft...
SLEEP TIPS FOR TRAVELING IN A RV CAMPER

SLEEP TIPS FOR TRAVELING IN A RV CAMPER

I remember having difficulty sleeping on my third road trip. My nights were long because I was very uncomfortable and just kept tossing and turning. I woke up groggy every day and didn’t like my mornings. If that had been my first road trip, I’m sure that I wouldn’t...
Sleep When Your Body Wants To

Sleep When Your Body Wants To

We all know how important it is to get a good night’s sleep, whether you’re in your bed at home or on your RV mattress. Sleep helps us recharge, refresh, and wake up ready to tackle the day. The problem is that we don’t all have the internal clock to guide our days....