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SPY Guide: Everything You Need to Sleep Better Tonight

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* 68% of people have difficulty falling asleep at least once a week
* Life hacks and products to help you sleep better
* Sound machines, pillows, mattresses, and all-natural sleep aids

It’s common knowledge that getting a good night’s rest is crucial to your overall health and well-being. Unfortunately, while it’s one of the best ways to maintain your health, insomnia and other sleep-related abnormalities are among the most common complaints among adults. If you’re one of the millions of people who suffer from sleepless nights, read ahead for our top posts with hacks and products to help you catch more Z’s.

  

 9 Ways to Get Better Sleep

  

If you’re having trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or are simply waking up too early, there are several ways to help you get better rest without going to the doctor’s office or taking habit-forming prescription sleep aids. Here are 9 of the most promising options on the market. See below for our top home and wellness suggestions to help with insomnia.

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The Best Orthopedic Pillows for Smoother Sleep

  

Orthopedic Pillows are designed to correct body positioning wherever you sleep or lie down. Their goal is to ensure the right alignment and support for one or more specific parts of the body to promote better sleep. We’ve uncovered 8 specially made pillows that target different parts of the body, other than just your back and neck.

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If you’re the type to have a million thoughts swirling in your mind as soon as your head hits the pillow, you’re not alone. Whether it’s work-related stress or overall anxiety that’s keeping you up at night, there’s a solution that’s proven to work: the Weighted Blanket by YnM.

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Heated Sleeping Bag

  

Trying to get a good night’s rest during a camping trip can be a challenge – especially if you’re dealing with winter weather. If you love camping, but find a sleeping bag just never feels quite warm enough on colder evenings, it’s time to invest in one equipped with artificial heating. The Alice Heated Sleeping Blanket features a built-in, cordless heating system that will warm you up within a matter of minutes. Find out more details below.

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Sleep Aid Devices

  

If you find yourself tossing and turning, unable to sleep at night because your mind won’t stop racing, then you should check out Dodow from LIVLAB. Unlike white noise sleep aids, Dodow is a metronome sleep aid. But, instead of ticking and tocking to keep a beat, it projects light to help you fall asleep faster, naturally. Find out more information below.

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Mattresses

  

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of Casper — the online retailer that pioneered the “mattress in a box” home delivery service and 100-day risk free trial. Chances are, you know someone who owns a Casper mattress too. See below to find out why you should reconsider investing in a Casper mattress again.

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Best Pillows for a Dreamy Night’s Sleep

  

It’s said the average person spends about 1/3 of their life sleeping, and with average American life expectancies hovering around 76 years for men and 81 years for women, that’s at least 25 years of snoozing you can count on happening. Get the most out of your sleep with one of the most vital elements of bedtime: the pillow. See some of our favorite pillows in link below.

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White Noise Machines

  

White noise machines work to minimize the difference between background sounds and noises that might arouse you, like a garbage truck or an airplane. There are other factors that directly impact your quality of sleep, such as temperature and amount of light also. But if you’ve tackled those other factors, a sound machine might be worth a try.

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Pillow Speakers

  

“Sound Therapy” is a category of therapy with a concentration on improving sleep via sounds. Studies have shown that people tend to get a better night’s sleep and relax easier when we can block out distracting noise and listen to natural sounds. The Sound Oasis Pillow Speakers fall under this category of therapy to help you achieve a more enhanced, deeper and effective sleep. Find out more details below.

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Natural Sleep Aids

  

When it comes to looking good and feeling gorgeous, nothing does your face right like a solid eight hours of sleep every night. In our busy lives, sleep is usually the first thing to go. Even when we wind down in time for a good night’s rest, unrelieved tension and anxiety from the day often keeps us up well past bedtime. Get more details below.

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Best Sound Machines For Newborns

  

Sound machines for babies play a variety of sounds (think songs, nature sounds and white noise options) to help soothe your little ones to sleep. The variety of noises and sounds are soft and comforting — options that not only put and keep baby to sleep, but also help create a consistent bedtime routine that all babies will benefit from. See our top picks below.

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