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3D-Wave massage. New study shows it can improve mood and alertness.

A brand new Michigan State University study is in. And it shows that Reverie’s 3D-Wave™ massage goes well beyond the obvious feel-good benefits during the massage.  Namely, using it for 30 minutes at bedtime can help you wake up feeling happier and also help you feel more alert during your day. A quick recap on Read More »

Blackout curtains, blinds and shades. A buyer’s guide.

Summertime brings longer days and more sun. Light pours in the windows, and that feels good to nearly all of us. Until we’re trying to get a full eight hours of sleep and the light wakes us up at 5:30 am. Light is a well-known enemy of sleep. Thankfully, we’re not entirely at the mercy Read More »

Summer Vacation. A Sleep Guide for Kids.

As kids, we were excited about summer vacation. No school. No homework. Just relaxing and fun for three months. Fast-forward to you being the parent; summer vacation is not as exciting. Without school, what are your kids going to do all day? Sleep the days away and stay up all night? Without the structure of Read More »

Sleeping on a plane. Nine tips.

Planning a trip is exciting. Once you have booked everything, the countdown begins. About a week before you fly out, you start to mentally prepare yourself for the flight you must endure to get to your final destination. Sleeping on a plane is challenging for most people. Here a few tips that could help you get Read More »

Better Sleep Month 2017. 31 Tips to Celebrate.

May is Better Sleep Month. Who doesn’t love a good night’s sleep? (Well, small children but they can’t read this.) We’ll be publishing a tip a day for the entire month of May. Each tip is to help you sleep better through minor changes to your daily life. So come back daily to sleep better Read More »

The Pleasure of REM: Sleep Tracking

Both as a neurobiologist and human, I love REM sleep. REM sleep is a special stage of sleep. When we are asleep, our bodies and brains cycle through different kinds of sleep every couple hours. At the beginning, the cycles contain more deep sleep and slow wave sleep, both of which help reset the body Read More »