All Posts by Layla Parker

7 Simple Yoga Poses You Should Try to Have a Better Sleep

The secret is out ...

... Yoga is incredible.

Unlike other forms of exercise, a regular yoga practice can calm the mind, release tension in the body, strengthen the central nervous system, and beat stress.

The best part?

Yoga may just be that extra boost you've been looking for in your battle against insomnia.

By practicing a primary restorative yoga sequence in the evening, you can promote a good night's sleep by releasing the stress of your day, establishing a nightly routine for restful sleep, and shifting to a deeper mode of breathing.

For each of these relaxing yoga poses, take a gentle approach. Focus on making a deep breath as you enter the posture. Without forcing your body into the pose, take 5-10 deep, smooth breaths and try to keep your mind present with each breath.

Before you know it, it will be time to move on to the next yoga pose, and you'll be yawning and ready for the best night of restful sleep since you were in diapers.

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4 Space Saving Guest Bedroom Ideas To Maximize Your Home

If you are like most homeowners, maximizing the space in your home is essential. This may be because your family has grown and you have less space, you have downsized, or you are an empty nester that wants to utilize your home for your joys and hobbies now!

One of the most significant spaces in your home is a guest room.

Guest rooms are ideal so that you can host friends and family whenever they want to visit, but they are also a waste of space for the majority of the time when they aren’t in use.

At Wallbeds “n” More, we specialize in maximizing the space in your home. In fact, our motto is "A comfortable extra bed for any room!" as we know that most homeowners would instead maximize their space rather than have to build an extra addition to their house, which is where Murphy beds come in!

As the experts in space-saving guest room ideas, here are a few simple ideas to save space in your guest room.

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Healthy Sleep: 5 Medical Conditions Improved by Good Sleep Habits

There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. It recharges and revitalizes you, making you feel better both mentally and physically. Sleep is vital to your good health, but did you know that it can actually prevent certain medical conditions?

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), about a third of adults in the United States do not enough sleep each night. Sleep is a problem in our society today. People tend to be more stressed and often have more on their plate than they can handle. And when people are sleep deprived, health issues are soon to follow.

It doesn’t have to be that way. Learn more about healthy sleep and the medical conditions it helps to prevent.

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Relaxing Bedtime Ritual – 6 Steps to Have a Better Sleep for 2019

Do you ever lie awake at night, with thoughts racing through your mind? Instead of drifting off to sleep, your brain is buzzing with ideas, and you find yourself tossing and turning, trying to catch some sleep.

Being unable to fall asleep at night because your mind is overly active is one of the most common sleeping problems. This kind of hyperarousal doesn't only happen after a stressful day – feeling "wired and tired" plays an essential role in chronic insomnia too.

In our always-on, always-connected world, it's easy to keep yourself busy ‘til right before bedtime – if you have bedtime at all. Unfortunately, your body and mind don’t have an on-off button that you can flip when it’s time to fall asleep.

To produce sleep-inducing hormones and calm your nervous system, you have to transition from stimulating activities to sleeping. That’s why you need a relaxing bedtime ritual to help you wind down and get a good night’s sleep. 

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Top 4 Reasons You Want A Good Night’s Sleep Before Your Interview

When you’re getting ready for an upcoming interview, it might seem like a last minute rush to get everything ready. You’re so busy getting all of those extra resumes ready, preparing your outfit, and running through potential question-and-answer scenarios. It can consume your valuable time--and potentially ruin your sleep.

While you're stressing about that upcoming interview, the last thing on your mind is sleep. It didn't take much to forget about it entirely and realized later that you hadn't slept properly.

Therefore, I have outlined the top reasons why you would want to get a good night's sleep before your interview to ensuring that you can stand out from the competition.

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