KonMari-ing isn’t about getting rid of things, it’s about finding time to focus on you.

I first picked up Marie Kondos’ book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up in 2016.I was in a bit of a rut and felt the need to change something, I just wasn’t sure what. The title of the book was intriguing enough and I was keenly aware of the amount of possessions I had accumulated. Not that I’m a hoarder–things just started piling up and I didn’t know what to do with them or how to get rid...

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The 10 Scariest Things We Learned About Sleep Deprivation

It’s Sleep Awareness Month and here at T&N we’ve been looking into how getting too little sleep impacts our day-to-day lives.If you haven’t checked out our 8-Hour Sleep Challenge just yet, have your mind blown here and then come back and learn some more of the things keeping us up at night.Over two-thirds of adults in the US are considered sleep deprived—a startling number given how c...

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Take the 8-Hour Sleep Challenge with the T&N Team

It sounds ambitious—setting aside eight hours every single night just for sleep.Can’t you just scrape by with five, or on a great night, six hours of sleep? Who actually gets eight hours in on a regular basis?Click to see why our team is taking the 8-Hour Sleep Challenge.That’s what we thought, too. The irony is obvious to us—we’re a sleep company that often struggles to prioritiz...

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Tuft & Needle Donates $100,000 to Team Rubicon

It all started in Seattle. When Tuft & Needle decided to open up a store in the Emerald City, we wanted to celebrate by giving back to the community. So we partnered with Team Rubicon, an awesome organization that employs military veterans to provide disaster relief across the globe. On opening day, we donated 100% of our sales to Team Rubicon. It was a match made in heaven.Fast forward...

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A theater geek’s approach to a show-stopping company culture

When I was four years old, I figured out that I could combine my favorite color and my favorite animal into the best Halloween costume my little brain could imagine.I was a red elephant, complete with ears and a nose that I dutifully wore the entire night. Even though I was young, I knew I had made something unique out of two unlikely inspirations, and I was very happy with the result.Fas...

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Which Side of the Bed Should You Sleep On?

Right or left? Closer to the door or farther? Facing a window or facing a wall?The side you choose to sleep on can have a bigger impact on your sleep than you think, and strangely enough, it says a lot about you.So is there a wrong side of the bed?A recent study conducted by Premier Inn of over 3,000 sleepers revealed some pretty interesting things about where we choose to sleep a...

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Yes, You Should Always Wash Your Makeup Off Before Bed

You wake up, and immediately the guilt hits.You finally got home, after a long work day and drinks with your friends, and the last thing you wanted to do was spend more time away from your comfy, cozy bed. Especially when it meant dealing with running mascara and sticky lip stains. But this morning, you're paying for it. The flaking black mess on your pillow surrounded by peachy residue and f...

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Best Couple Sleeping Positions & What It Says About Your Relationship

Spoon. Leg hug. Tangle. Liberty love.These all sound like names of wrestling moves, but they’re actually couple sleeping positions—which, when you think about it, are kind of like wrestling moves so the position names are kind of appropriate…? We digress.Most of us are particular about how we can and cannot sleep, so when you introduce a new factor into the equation (i.e., a new partner),...

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Do Giraffes Sleep Standing Up or Sitting Down?

Let’s go ahead and start this post out really honestly: giraffes are really freaking weird.Like, don’t stop to think about it too much. It’ll turn into an existential crisis surprisingly quickly. It’s just a short hop from “Why are giraffes’ necks so long?” to “What does it actually, truly mean to be ‘alive’?”Now that is out of the way, let’s get to why you’re here. It’s either the middle...

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Should You Nap with Contacts In?

When you’re busy and trying to squeeze in a nap, the last thing you want to do is cut into those precious moments of rest by taking your contacts out.But what’s the risk to leaving them in? Is there a time limit you should keep in mind? Can anything really that bad happen?Why you shouldn’t sleep with contacts in.According to eye doctors, sleeping with your contacts in is never ide...

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Creating the Perfect Sleep Cycle

We know that getting enough sleep is incredibly important to keeping us healthy, well-rested, and thriving in our day-to-day lives, but did you know that when you sleep might be just as important as how much you’re getting?Setting, and sticking to, a healthy sleep cycle involves a bit of math and some serious commitment, but understanding how your body works at night can set you up for some m...

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