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Expert Series: How This Common Question Leads Most People to Buy the Wrong Mattress

By Michael Magnuson, Founder/CEO, GoodBed.com We can all relate to that moment when the pain or discomfort caused by our mattress becomes too much — and we finally acknowledge, begrudgingly perhaps, that it’s time for a new one. Since we don’t buy mattresses very often, we don’t have a familiar routine for how to shop for one. Instead, we fall back on a common tactic we use in buying other products: searching for “the best” one. Some might accomplish this by polling... read more

Practice makes perfect: Easy steps to plan for an emergency

Fires can occur when you least expect it, leaving little time to plan your escape, so the time to prepare for an emergency isn’t when your alarm sounds. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), only 32% of American households have actually developed and practiced an emergency escape plan. Make time to sit down with your family...

Did you know that today’s homes burn faster than ever? Newer homes tend to be built with unprotected, lightweight wood construction and are frequently designed with lots of open spaces and high ceilings — ideal conditions for fire to grow and spread quickly. Also, modern home furnishings are often made with synthetic fibers that generate toxic smoke and...

3 ways to improve your self-care routine

Self-care — the practice of taking care of oneself — has become a hot topic across generational groups, with sleep, stress management and fitness as key areas to build better habits. But where to start? Here are three tips for practicing better self-care. 1) Get a sleep routine — Only 11 percent of Americans say they get excellent sleep...

8 fire safety tips that could help save your life

Having working smoke alarms in your home is as important as wearing a seatbelt in your car. It’s a necessity that protects you and your loved ones. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), approximately three out of five home fire deaths occur in residences with no working smoke alarms or without any smoke alarms at all....
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