Nothing beats a great night’s sleep. It can refresh your looks, boost your energy and confidence, and reset your whole attitude. Getting some quality shut eye can also help you bring your A-game by day.
I am now into month #3 of sleeping on my Beautyrest Recharge Hybrid mattress with memory foam that helps me sleep at an ideal temperature and all the trimmings. Honestly, I can’t remember ever sleeping on anything else.
What I’ve learned from battling chronic insomnia is that you have to treat bedtime in a special way. Power down, take a warm bath, have a cup of chamomile tea with lemon and honey or pour yourself a glass of cabernet, spray your pillow with your favorite scent, low
As an on-the-go entrepreneur, I travel at a pretty rapid pace. My most frequent destinations are Palm Beach, London, Orange County and Chicago, so I’ve become a real ‘hotel snob.’ My main criteria are (not necessarily in this order): good coffee in my room, strong WIFI signal, a soaking tub, and a great big bed. I have been known to book myself into 5-star hotels and resorts just for the privilege of getting a great night’s sleep on a luxurious mattress – and to escape the piercing noise of taxis, buses, drilling and other sounds of life on the fourth floor of a Manhattan high rise.
But I could never quite duplicate that cozy, comfy, dreamy sleep experience at home – until now. Enter my
Ever since my college years, a good night’s sleep has been a luxury for me. When I had my daughter, I began to understand the value of enough sleep to function optimally. Every new mom knows what that is like. You catch a few zzzzs here and there, in between naps and feedings, and rarely sleep through the night until your kids are away at a dorm. Even during the teenage years, you’re awakened at 2, 3 and 4 AM to check that they got home safely.
Fast-forward to my career as a writer, entrepreneur, frequent flyer, and juggler of way too many hats. Sleep is still a challenge for me, and even more so. As a coffee lover, even a whiff of it gives me a craving. So when I’m out for a client dinne