Need Help Catching Up on Your Z’s? Here’s How to Get the Best Sleep Ever

Need Help Catching Up on Your Z’s? Here’s How to Get the Best Sleep Ever

By Samantha Daly
Monday, March 9 marks the beginning of Sleep Week—a whole week dedicated to rest and relaxation.

These easy-breezy guides are a foolproof way to incorporate zen into your bedtime routine so you can finally catch up on those much-needed Z’s.

5 Design Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

If you’re constantly feeling as if you’re waking up on the wrong side of the bed, it might be time to rethink your bedroom design.

Here are six ideas to help you declutter and free up space in your bedroom so that it exudes a sense of serenity and calm that befits a place of rest and rejuvenation.  

On average, we spend about a third of our lives asleep. Shop our picks for bedding that makes it time well spent.

Brooklinen Classic Duvet Cover
Woven from 100% long-staple cotton in a lightweight cotton percale weave, our Classic Collection is crisp, airy and cool, for the ultimate night’s sleep.
Marimekko Rosarium F/Q Duvet Set
Feel at home. Let go and sleep in. Fall into a soothing sleep amid the multi-colored floral Rosarium patterned duvet set.
Parachute Linen Pillowcase Set
A set of two Pillowcases featuring our signature back envelope closure for a neat and tidy look. Soft, comfortable and safe against your skin.

It can be a challenge to sift through the trendy mattress companies popping up today—luckily for you, we’ve looked into the most reputable mattresses you can buy without breaking the bank.

Avocado Green Mattress
Our natural hybrid latex mattress features GOLS organic certified latex, 100% GOTS organic certified wool, 100% GOTS organic certified cotton and up to 1,414 individually pocketed support coils arranged in 5 strategic zones. A GOTS organic certified product.
Brentwood Home Oceano Mattress
Features CertiPUR-US® certified cooling gel memory foam, a premium 5-zone coil support system, and a Tencel stretch knit cover. Hand-tufted Euro-top design and medium-plush feel. Available in a range sizes including: Twin, Twin XL, Full, Queen, King, Cal King, and Split King.
Purple Mattress
One perfect bed, no more morning blues. Purple gives the best of both firm and soft with our pressure-erasing Smart Comfort Grid™. Wake up on the right side of the World’s First No Pressure™ mattress.

Want to sleep better? These products can help—because getting someone to read you "Goodnight Moon" can be a big ask past age seven.

Slip Silk Sleep Mask
Slipsilk is a specially-commissioned sleep mask developed and refined over 10 years to provide the ultimate combination of shine, thickness and durability.
Dodow Sleep Aid
Sleep easy with the Dodow, a metronome with a light system that helps ease you in to a night of deep sleep. Designed by fellow insomniacs, the Dodow’s sleep exercise lasts 8 or 20 minutes before switching off, and helps users to fall asleep (or get back to sleep) 2.5 times faster, on average.
Vitruvi The Essentials Set
What it is: A collection featuring four of Vitruvi's most popular essential oils, including Eucalyptus, Spruce, Lavender and Grapefruit. Set includes:- Eucalyptus Essential Oil (0.3 oz.): a 100% certified organic essential oil with a fresh and herbaceous scent.

Whether you want something super cushy or firmly flat, we’re here to save you from the tossing and turning uncertainty that comes with finding the perfect pillow.

Finding the right pillow for your sleeping style can be tough, but we’ve got the top picks that are sure to please.

Avocado Green Pillow
Our natural and non-toxic Green Pillow is made from 100% GOLS organic certified latex foam shreds mixed with 100% GOTS organic certified natural Kapok fiber; all of which is wrapped in a 100% GOTS certified organic cotton cover. It delivers a fresh, medium-plush feel.
Parachute Down Side Sleeper Pillow
Break the wake, flip and fluff cycle of side sleeping on a regular pillow. Our medium-density side sleeper pillow offers unparalleled support and perfect plushness.
Casper Original Pillow
You want a pillow that’s soft, but also supportive. Now you don’t have to pick one or the other. An innovative pillow-in-pillow design. The inner pillow is supportive, while the outer pillow adds a soft touch of fluff.  If gusset isn’t a word in your vocabulary, it should be. It’s the backbone...

Struggling with getting a good night’s sleep? Adding a weighted blanket to your usual setup is an easy way to battle insomnia, anxiety, and other stressors that are keeping you from getting your forty winks. These blankets are guaranteed to help you drift off to dreamland in no time.

Bearaby the Napper
A hand-knitted weighted blanket, made with nothing else than layer upon layer of soft organic cotton – cozy, chunky and delightfully heavy.
YnM Cooling Weighted Blanket
YNMYnM is a premium-grade weighted blanket that helps relax your body by simulating the feeling of being held or hugged, making you fall asleep faster and sleep better throughout the night.  After years of research and practical application and learning from our countless customer feedbacks...
Helix Weighted Blanket
Premium Soothing Design  Gridded internal stitching pattern for uniform distribution of find-grade glass beads.

The brand-new line of unisex cotton loungewear promises a better night’s sleep, every night.

Sure, we all love the popular pitted fruit, but it’s the Avocado mattress that really sparks joy with our readers. It’s possibly the greenest mattress on the market, and the company made waves in the industry with their dedication to making every step of its construction—down to the last hand-tufted thread—as eco-friendly as possible.  

Japanese-style joinery means that The Bed by Thuma can be set up in a flash.

Parachute’s new, non-toxic mattress made of organic cotton and ethically sourced wool is supportive in all the right places.

The made-in-the-USA mattress is about to become your new bedroom staple.

Casper, the company that reinvented how we buy mattresses, now wants to transform our sleep habits with Casper Glow—a new connected bedtime light. The small, cord-free lamp is designed to address a common culprit that can get in the way of a good night’s rest: light.

The textiles you choose have the power relax the mind and put the body at ease, to beckon you to bed each night and return you to the world rejuvenated the next morning.

Parachute Percale Sheet Set
The start to making your perfect bed.
Coyuchi Organic Crinkled Percale Sheets
To create our softest, most relaxed percale yet, we took pure organic cotton and applied proprietary spinning and weaving to create a washed fabric with a lightly crinkled effect all over.
Parachute Sateen Sheet Set
The start to making your perfect bed. Crafted in Portugal from 100% premium, certified long-staple Egyptian cotton – our sateen is soft and durable with a smooth feel that only gets better with time.

While care labels provide a great starting place, proper bedding maintenance requires additional steps and is essential for increasing the longevity of your linens.

Cultiver Pinstripe Linen Sheet Set With Pillowcases
Our sheet sets are made from 100% linen woven from European flax, pre-washed for softness and durability.
Cultiver Bluestone Linen Duvet Cover
Each duvet cover is made from 100% linen woven from European flax pre-washed for softness and durability.   Available in all CULTIVER colors  Button closure at edge.
Cultiver White Linen Sheet Set With Pillowcases
Our sheet sets are made from 100% linen woven from European flax, pre-washed for softness and durability.

The pièce de résistance of your bedroom should support you while you slumber, but also add a touch of character to your space. Whether you prefer a more refined profile, need extra storage space, or prefer to forgo the traditional headboard, there’s a bed frame to match every style sensibility and budget.

Zinus Olivia Metal and Wood Platform Bed Frame
Rustic wood and a sleek steel frame blends country and city and supports any Zinus mattress.
Floyd Platform Bed + Headboard
Brought to you by Detroit-based furniture startup Floyd, this beautifully streamlined bed is made of durable birch panels and steel legs that assemble in minutes flat, no tools necessary.
Blu Dot New Standard Bed
Upholstered headboard and side rails come together with tuned proportions and show stopping legs.

There’s no better way to spend a cold day than indoors with a good book. Here are the ones we’ve been reading and won’t stop talking about.

Off the Grid: Houses for Escape
The ultimate escapist collection of environmentally sustainable houses, cabins, and retreats, this book circles the globe to find the best eco-architecture in the most stunning and remote locations.  The imperative to reduce our carbon footprint and focus on renewable energy is having a...
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read.
The Sea Ranch: Architecture, Environment, and Idealism
This large-format and generously illustrated book captures the visionary approach to the land embraced in designs for The Sea Ranch, the planned community that has become a touchstone of 1960s West Coast modernism.

The weather outside may be frightful, but it’s easy to keep your home or office delightfully warm with these affordable space heaters.

Vornado Vortex Heater
Specially tuned airflow called "Vortex Action" circulates warm, gentle heat throughout an entire room. This efficient heater comes with auto climate control to automatically adjust and maintain a balanced room temperature.
Lasko Portable Space Heater
This compact space heater from Lasko brings 1500 watts of comforting warmth to your room.  A classic design in black with easy to use manual controls and built-in safety features, plus adjustable thermostat for personalized comfort.
Dyson Pure Hot+Cool HP01 Purifying Heater + Fan
The Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Link purifier heater fan has triple functionality. It purifies all year round, quickly heats the whole room in winter and keeps you cool as a fan in summer. As a purifier, its HEPA filter removes 99.97 percent of allergens as small as 0.3 microns from your home.
Medify Air MA-112
 With the most advanced digital technology and most powerful fan of all Medify air purifiers, the Medify Air MA-112 is changing how people clean their air.  Its power, sleek design and upgraded features make it the ideal way to remove the tiniest airborne particles in rooms up to 2,400...
Coway Airmega 200M
Meet the Coway Airmega 200M. Compact, yet designed by the team who brought you the original Coway Airmega series.
Blueair Blue Pure 411 Air Purifier
Say hello to the Blue family’s smallest and slimmest air purifier, the Blue Pure 411. It combines electrostatic and mechanical filtering technology to purify the air five times per hour in rooms up to 161 ft2 (15 m2).

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