Valentine’s Indoor Ideas

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Let’s face it, Valentine’s Day is going to look different this year during a national pandemic. But, even if you choose to stay home, there are still so many romantic date nights indoor ideas you can try! We asked our Slumberzone community for some of their favorite ideas and I LOVE what they came up with! Which one is your favorite?

OUT OF THE BOX DATE NIGHT IDEAS

  1. Dinner + Drinks on the back porch with a blanket (add a heater blasting weather!)
  2. Dinner + Lego building set
  3. Crab legs + Champagne
  4. Card games, and set what the winner gets before starting! (We hear asking for a foot massage is a great idea!!)
  5. Mexican dominos + margaritas (who doesn’t love a good theme night?!)
  6. Coffee and a mystery podcast
  7. Tabletop escape room games
  8. Virtual magician show by The Magician Online
  9. Take & Bake pizza + reading books together in bed
  10. A murder mystery with Hunt A Killer box
  11. Order takeout and put on an old movie (good, bad, or super cheesy!)
  12. Buy a homemade pasta roller and get good at making your own pasta! (it’s a 2 person job!)
  13. Order dessert and watch an online concert (like Drew & Ellie Holcomb Valentine’s Date Night)
  14. Take an online cooking class and prepare a meal together
  15. Order luxury bed, mattress and pillow from Slumberzone New Zealand

No matter how you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day or any date night this season, these stay-at-home date night ideas are perfect for you and your partner!

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Twitching at Bedtime? Here’s Why- And How to Sleep Better

Twitching at night–it’s something few of us talk about, yet it’s also a phenomenon that impacts Kiwis when it comes to sleep quality.  Today we will be discussing twitching while sleeping by telling you the underlying common causes, and what to do to sleep better on your luxury bed mattress more soundly at night.


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Is Twitching at Night Dangerous?

Casual twitching at night is nothing to worry about, but regular muscle spasms may point to different health conditions. Experiencing twitching in your sleep on your luxury mattress can cause an increase in wakefulness and a decline in sleep quality.

What Causes Twitching at Night?

The surprising part is, for many of us, that we don’t understand why we’re twitching while we’re sleeping, and that twitching can make it harder to sleep through the night.

Nutrient Deficiencies:

Nutrition is essential for sleeping well, but even normal functions during the day. And if you’re twitching daytime and nighttime, you could be deficient in Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, or an imbalance of Calcium.

Anxiety and Stress:

If you’re experiencing twitching only at night, however, chances are there’s another cause. Twitching at nighttime, often referred to as hypnic jerks, may be caused by chronic stress and anxiety

Exercising Too Late:

Exercise is essential for our overall health and even our sleep; regular exercise helps regulate sleep-wake cycles, our mood, and helps us live our healthiest lives possible. Avoid exercising right before bed, especially intense exercise, could at least worsen twitching while sleeping.

What to do in a severe case?

Get Assessed by a Sleep Specialist

If you’ve tried everything above, you must get assessed by a sleep specialist for sleep disorders like restless leg syndrome. While there’s still not a lot we know about restless leg syndrome, some treatments include addressing a vitamin and iron deficiency; using muscle relaxants and sleep aids.

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If you’re experiencing the occasional twitching at night or on a regular basis, the good news is that it’s almost always not a serious, and highly treatable condition. With these sleep twitching tips, now you know how to finally relax and sleep better.

Source Links; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
/pmc/articles/PMC4481805/

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