TIPS FOR YOUNG PARENTS ON BUYING A NEW MATTRESS!

You have learned a lot in the process of being together and learning new things. You also know your partner’s sleeping habits and comfort zone. Adding poor sleep routine habits after 10 years of marriage can be unhealthy for you and your partner. Congratulations, For a decade of being together. The kids have their own space and it’s time for you to invest in a new mattress if your current mattress is over 8-10 years!!

If you are not happy with your mattress and wake up with aches then it’s time to change the mattress. If you are facing lower back aches and neck pain the choosing best mattress for lower back pain is very important

Don’t let this middle age phase of your life together on the wrong side of the bed with an old mattress and bad sleep routine. If you didn’t include a new luxury mattress in your fresh new life, here is why it should be one of your first investments in the first half of 2020!

When you purchased your existing mattress, you were considering what was best for your personal sleep. Now, there are two of you and your luxury mattress may not fully support your significant other’s sleep needs and habits. It’s crucial to your sleep health as a couple that your mattress works for both of you.

Have an open conversation and be honest about what you need for your sleep. It’s also very important to listen carefully to your partner’s sleep needs. You can write down and select or discard your mattress choices making it easier when you’re ready for the mattress purchase.

After you have discussed with your partner about what you both are looking for to ensure a good night’s sleep for a refreshed morning with a new orthopaedic mattress in Auckland. It’s time to make your mattress dreams come true. Don’t be intimidated by the buying process of a premium mattress. If both of you have fully discussed your needs and made a plan before walking in the stores, it’ll be a breeze.

Make a wish list: You and your partner have discussed your needs and sleep habits, now take some time to prioritize and write down everything that you’re looking for in a new mattress. This will allow both of you to go into the store informed and help save your time.

Know your budget & look for attractive schemes on luxury bedding in New Zealand.

Identify how much you’re comfortable spending on your sleep before going to the store. A mattress is a great investment and takes care of your sleep routine and health in a great way.

DIscuss & Ask : Ask lot of questions and do not feel hesitant to ask a sleep expert at a store. Ask questions about your sleep needs and discuss your sleep habits. Ask about various sizes of mattress and discuss your existing mattress setup and what you are looking for in the new one. Having more conversation can help you have better insight and choose the right luxury mattress by Slumberzone in New Zealand.

Test ’em out:  We encourage everyone who is in the process of buying a mattress to test your favorite style and brand of mattress in a store. This is essential for new and old couples. It is really important for you to embark on the journey together and lay on a variety of mattress in your usual sleep position. This will make sure you’re both comfortable and happy with your purchase

Wait & Celebrate:    A new mattress will surely take time to adjust to your body and posture, so don’t be discouraged if your sleep doesn’t drastically improve after one night.

When it comes to a long lasting  marriage, there are a lot of things to celebrate. Make a great night’s sleep on a luxury mattress one of them.

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Slumberzone Protective Measures For Coronavirus (COVID -19)

Healthy hygiene routine is very vital and cannot be neglected in times of Covid-19 virus in New Zealand.  Healthy habits will always make you stay away from unwanted germs. Just like how you take care of your sleep routine on  your luxury mattress and pillows in New Zealand , you must take care of your healthy hygiene and for the people around you.

 Most people who become infected with Covid-19 disease experience fever & respiratory  symptoms ,  but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others.

If you have dry cough, fever and difficulty breathing then you must seek medical care as soon as possible and share recent travel history with your healthcare provider.

Wash your hands with soap and running water when they are visibly dirty.

Even though your hands are not visibly dirty, frequently clean them by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

House of Beds New Zealand has handpicked common flu symptoms and prevention

tips for people of New Zealand.

Beyond practicing essential hand hygiene, families should also take simple, everyday precautions to help prevent the spread of germs and respiratory viruses. Reduce your risk of getting sick or spreading illness by:

  • Avoiding being in close contact with people have flu symptoms
  • Not touching your eyes, nose and mouth
  • Staying home when you are not feeling well
  • Covering your nose properly and mouth with a tissue when sneezing (throwing tissue into the trash after sneezing)
  • Disinfecting surfaces with household cleaning sprays or wipes

Slumberzone New Zealand cares for you and your family.

Stay At Home, Sleep Well & Stay Fit. Enjoy this Quarantine time with your inner self and your loved ones.

Stay Home & Stay Safe

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Is your bed or mattress making you angry ?

Nothing lets you feel as recharged and rejuvenated as a good night of rest – but if your mattress giving you the support for a sound night of sleep? A majority of people have the wrong mattress, which can affect sleep.

And without sleep, even the nicest of people can turn into a monster.

Sleep is important for all kinds of reasons – your mental health, your physical health, even your emotional health. And nothing gives you a great night sleep quite like a comfortable bed suited just for you.

Looking for a luxury Mattress ?

A significant amount of health problems can be linked back to lack of sleep, as well as a bad mattress. Sleeping on a mattress that isn’t suited for you can leave you with backaches, sore legs, neck pain and more. The longer you put up with the mattress, the more problems you will have.

No matter what you may be looking for Slumberzone has the perfect bed waiting for you. With so many different options available, there is a choice for even the pickiest of people. Whether you’re looking for a soft mattress or hard, something with a little spring or maybe a bed that cuts back on your partner’s disturbance.

Either way you deserve the bed you want. With Slumberzone’s latest and greatest moves in technology, we’re guessing we have a choice for you. After all, it’s more than just a mattress to us. It’s someone’s life and health!

Slumberzone has designed its own technology to meet the needs of everyone. The Techno 10X Pocket Spring System features a customized design that offer support and firmness when you lay in it.

Or, if you’re looking for something softer, there’s the option of the Breathsoft Foam. It acts exactly as it sounds: An open cell formula of foam increases air circulation, which is perfect for those who suffer from heat during the night.

Slumberzone has also come up with a coil system that offers both support and firmness. This is for the kind of person that gets disturbed several times during the night, thanks to their partner. You won’t even be able to feel him or her moving during the night!

When you’re looking for the best memory foam mattress, Slumberzone has you covered here.  Traditional memory foam is a thing of the past! The new Aircool Memory Foam works to keep air circulating more freely, which keeps your bed (and you) much cooler, all while shaping to your body.

Not only are you getting a fantastic mattress, but you’re getting the honesty and integrity that comes along with a brand like Slumberzone. You can count on each and every mattress to be created perfectly. As a 100$ New Zealand owned and operated company, quality is key, as we want our customers to stick with us. That’s why we offer warranty for all of our products – to ensure your happiness, safety and comfort.

Our customers are our biggest sales force. Our dedication and customer-service driven attitude coupled with a wide selection of beds is exactly what keeps people coming back for more. We stick with you from the very beginning of the sale until your mattress is set up and installed at your home. You get so much more than a mattress here – you get technical support, advice, expert designers and more.

One way we do this is by continually updating our technology. We’re able to look past modern day reality and look ahead, gathering information for products of the future. We use a mix of the latest in spring technology and the latest and greatest in foam memory to provide you with top-of-the-line products.

After all, you deserve to sleep like a king! With our king size mattresses, spreading out and getting comfortable has never been easier. With the Slumberzone mattress of your dreams, getting up doesn’t have to be a battle. You’ll fall asleep instantly, as you melt into your perfect mattress. No more fitful nights or getting disturbed by your partner.

Whether you want to feel as though you’re sleeping on a cloud or need something with more support, Slumberzone has the choice for you. Isn’t it time you started sleeping like a king?

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Songs To Uplift Your Mood

POSITIVE VIBE PLAYLIST SERIES BY SLUMBERZONE DURING SOCIAL DISTANCING & LOCKDOWN SITUATION IN NEW ZEALAND

Watching the local & global news can get negative sometimes and you need to detune the gloom and tune into bloom via music which can involve your favorite songs or new genres when you feel low or uninspired by recent events.  Both music and inspirational quotes have the power to lift your mood and spirits up!

Happiness Is a Choice

Happiness is a personal choice, made repeatedly in moments throughout the day.

If you’re looking to accentuate the positive in your life, try creating a Positive Vibe Playlist. We’ve created our first playlist series of uplifting and positive pop, rock, and country songs to put you in a good mood. Now go play it forward.

★     “Good Feeling” by Flo Rida

Feel like you’ve already won with this 2012 hit. According to this hit, you’re so awesome you could strike oil, be Bill Gates, be a genius or the king of the jungle. You are that freakin’ on top of your game. Whew! Isn’t it fabulous to wake up on the right side of the bed feeling like a million bucks?

★     “All I Wanna Do” by Sugarland

This upbeat country song from 2008 is about pulling the covers back up and taking the occasional day off from work so you can focus on your honey instead of your money.

★     “All Star” by Smash Mouth

The world may be throwing you curve balls, but swing for the fences. That’s what this 1999 song is encouraging you to do.

The only way you will understand the true worth of your talent is if you show up, play the game the best you can, and shine (because you know you’ve got it going on, my friend). And those haters? Don’t pay attention to them!

★     “Life’s A Dance” by John Michael Montgomery

In this peppy 1992 country song, the narrator shares important life-learned lessons: It’s a give-and-take process in which you must give and receive, listen and talk. The song provides energetic encouragement to go out there and be your authentic, awesome self.

★     “Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher and Higher” by Jackie Wilson

If you love someone, you need to let them know. That’s the message behind this 1967 R&B hit from 1967. Once you find that one-in-a-billion person, remind them how special they are. and make sure they know what they mean to you. Play this track to express yourself!

★      “I Gotta Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas

If you’ve been feeling stressed and need to cut loose a bit, then this 2009 tune encourages living it up with friends. When you’ve got money to spend, friends around, and a designated driver, occasionally you can afford to paint the town until the early morning hours. (Been there, done that. Had lots of fun!)

★     “I’m On Top Of the World” by Imagine Dragons

You know the nearly overwhelming feeling of achievement when you’ve finally met a sought-after dream? You’ve paid your dues, been dreaming of this moment for so long, and here you are. Take it all in. Enjoy the moment. Then plan your next life adventure.

This uplifting 2012 song encapsulates the awe of the moment when you know that you’ve made it. Rock on, my successful friend! Keep being your incredible self.

★      “(I Got You) I Feel Good” by James Brown

The Godfather of Soul, James Brown, was known for the screams in his music which later characterized funk. This 1964 chart-topper was no different.

The song is about an exuberant narrator doing his own happy dance because he’s won the affections of a lovely lady. He feels so lucky he could poop rainbows. Have you ever felt like that?

★     “Don’t Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin

Are you late with the rent? Getting sued? Out of money? Don’t have any style? Stop your hand-wringing! You may be inclined to worry about your sorry self, but that will only make matters worse. According to this 1988 a cappella hit, just put a smile on your face and be happy.

★     “Happy” by Pharrell Williams

This 2013 song will get you clapping as well as wondering what kind of happy pill that Pharrell Williams is on. He says that if you come bearing bad news, don’t waste your time worrying because you’ll be just fine.

Slumberzone New Zealand wants you to sleep healthy and peacefully.  Slumberzone would love to add a positive spin to your day! We hope you enjoy these uplifting  & positive tunes 🙂


Stay updated on our blog page for Part #2 of the playlist. Please comment below if you want to add your favorite happy tunes to this playlist
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JUICE UP + BOOST UP YOUR IMMUNITY LEVELS DURING SOCIAL DISTANCING

It’s always a good idea to drink and eat plant-based foods that will boost your immunity. You want to be strong to prevent sickness and stay as healthy as possible. During this scary time especially with an infectious virus going around, many of us want to decrease the likelihood of getting sick. Getting a good amount of sleep on your luxury beds and mattress in New Zealand is as important as boosting up your immunity during the coming weeks. Even a cold at this time could be extremely scary for someone given the state of the world. That’s why we put together these amazing healthy, immunity boosting juice recipes for you to try!

Immunity Booster Greens + Ginger + Lemon Juice

These healthy juicy tonic recipes are a combination of several natural refreshing plants that will give your immune system a natural booster. Greens of the apple have chlorophyll to promote healthy red blood cells while the ginger and leon are immunity boosters that keep you healthy throughout the year. The health and beauty benefits are bountiful and the taste is a perfect combo of sweet, healthy  and tangy. The ginger crushed bits  in this drink gives it quite a kick, too! Try this Immune Boosting Lemon and Greens Juice to start boosting up your immunity levels in this social distancing phase.

 Rich Kiwi Antioxidant Juice

Drink this flavorsome green juice and flood your body with antioxidants to heal and nourish your body.

Ingredients

  • 1 pineapple
  • 3 red apples
  • 3-4 kiwi’s (substitute for more apples if you can’t find kiwi’s)
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 thumb length of ginger
  • 1 handful fresh mint leaves

Chop up all ingredients and put them through a juicer. 

Ingredients

  • 1 large head broccoli, stem and florets
  • 1 cup packed kale
  • 1 orange
  • 1/3 pineapple, about 10 oz, core and all
  • 2 granny smith apples, cored
  • 1 banana
  • juice of 1 lime (optional)

Preparation

  1. Blend, blend, blend!
  2. Add iced water or juice of aloe vera to get the juice consistency you want 

 Sweet Broccoli Juice

This juice is nutritious and delicious juice made from broccoli! You may not have thought that you can drink broccoli in a smoothie, but it is definitely possible! Give this sweet broccoli juice a try.

Ingredients

  • 1 large head broccoli, stem and florets
  • 1 cup packed kale
  • 1 orange
  • 1/3 pineapple, about 10 oz, core and all
  • 2 granny smith apples, cored
  • 1 banana
  • juice of 1 lime (optional)

Preparation

  1. Blend, blend, blend!
  1. Add iced water or juice of aloe vera  to get the juice consistency you want

★ Fresh Apple Cinnamon Juice

This Fresh Apple Cinnamon Juice is healthy, comforting  and tasty. It’s great for keeping you healthy (or helping you get healthy) during the cold season, but is also perfect any time and any occasion.

Ingredients

  • 3 green apples, cut into quarters
  • 1 large cucumber or two smaller cucumbers
  • 1 small size chopped piece of ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Preparation

  1. Put the apples, ginger and fresh cucumber through your juicer.
  2. Take the juicer container away from the juicer and add the cinnamon to the container.
  3. Stir the juice with a whisk to mix the cinnamon or pour the juice into your blender and blend, blend & blend!

This refreshing immunity boosting juice is made with apples, cinnamon, cucumber, and ginger.

Try making this apple cinnamon juice––it’s amazing!

Good Morning Beet Juice

This Good Morning Beet Juice by  might be the brightest juice ever blended. This bright red pink juice gets you moving in the morning with all the great vitamins and minerals from the beets, apples, carrots and strawberries. Everyone is not a fan of beets, but you must give this juice a try …it might surprise your taste buds!

This apple beet juice is equal parts fruit and veggies so it isn’t overly sweet, but the apples pair well with the flavor of the earthy beet that even kids will love the flavor!

Ingredients

  • 1 large beet, peeled and cut
  • 2 small apples, I used gala apples
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1/2-1 cup of water or ice for consistency

Preparation

  1. Put all ingredients in the blender.
  2. Put on your favorite audio track & Enjoy!

Kiwi Avocado Juice

One of our personal favorites and super easy to blend, this juice could be  your new favorite morning booster juice. Gives you energy and keeps you away from the “goodies” from the kitchen when you had a food excess.

Ingredients

  • 1 kiwi
  • 1 lemon juice
  • 1 banana
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1 cup water

Preparation

  1. Put everything in the blender. Mix it well. Drink it in the morning or keep it in the fridge for later. You can decorate it with fresh mint.

We hope that you find these selected juice recipes useful for boosting your immunity during the social distancing phase. We hope that you and your loved ones stay healthy and get a lot of good sleep during these crucial times.

Please tell us your favorite immunity boosting juices in the comments below.

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9 Tips to Work From Home Like a Pro

In these tough times of COVID – 19 – Work from home is the new normal. Here are some quick hacks to Work from home like a Pro. Some Lifestyle, Sleep , Work and Health tips from Slumberzone to be more efficient and energetic when you work from home.

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HOW TO HAVE GOOD SLEEP LIFESTYLE IN TIMES OF CORONA VIRUS

Healthy sleep routine is very vital and cannot be neglected in times of Covid-19 virus in New Zealand. Top researchers analyzed recent sleep patterns during the outbreak and found that those who were recorded as having less than 5-6 hours’ sleep per night had 5 times the risk of catching a cold, compared with those sleeping more than 7-8 hours a night.

Similarly, another research also found that people who sleep six hours a night or less are four times more likely to catch a cold when exposed to the virus, compared to those who manage more than seven hours a night.

When it comes to staying healthy, our immune system has an enormous part to play. Simply put, your immune system is responsible for providing resistance to infections and toxins. There are many things that can impact the effectiveness of your immune system – and poor quality sleep is right at the top of the list.

Feel like your health is deteriorating fast and your body is crashing? It might be that you’re not having a healthy sleep lifestyle and need to improve your sleep pattern right away!

Here are some tips to sleep better at night in times of Corona Virus.

❖   Sleep On Organic & Comfortable Mattress

PUROLAX™ by Slumberzone Luxury Beds And Mattresses Category is engineered with advanced surface modification providing better contours and channels to increase airflow

PUROLAX™ by Slumberzone is hypo-allergenic and odour free

Warmer in winter, cooler in summer it provides a better sleeping surface which contours to body shape

Provides luxurious comfort and orthopedic posture support

Highly resilient PUROLAX™ by Slumberzone minimizes partner disturbance & reduces pressure points for more restful sleep

❖   Order a Latex Pillow By Slumberzone

Solid latex pillow by Slumberzone has a light resilience that quickly shapes to your body to comfortably support your head, neck and shoulder area. This personal fit helps align your spine properly and lets you breathe easier for sleeping.

The pillow structure has a reticulated design that creates increased air circulation, allowing you to sleep cooler at night, with no moisture build-up. Latex Pillow and Mattress NZ is naturally antibacterial, mildew and mold resistant. Check out other luxury pillows by Slumberzone in New Zealand.

❖   Re Route Your Routine & Sleep Space

Stick to a consistent sleeping timing routine. Avoid intake of alcohol and caffeine before sleep and eating a couple of hours before going to bed.  Make your  bedroom aesthetically-pleasing, i.e. remove excessive, this will help a lot to create a more soothing and refreshing environment and help you fall asleep faster.

There are many processes that take place in the human body at night – from hormones, blood circulation to brain waves – that correlate with our resistance to immunity against infection and disease. Research has shown time and time again how important sleep is for your health, both physical and mental. From anxiety and depression to type 2 diabetes and even cancer, a chronic lack of sleep is associated with many of the most serious health conditions. Now, it’s important to clarify that sleep alone isn’t a magic cure to all ailments. But as research into sleep increases, what is becoming clear is that good sleep is the foundation upon which our health can be built.

❖   Indoor Plants & Ventilation Methods

It won’t be surprising for you to hear that the majority of the world’s population are living indoors right now. It is important to maintain a high standard of air quality and some common plants help you achieve that easily.

Here is a list of Indoor Plants for your living / sleeping space.  

  • African Violet. A flowering plant that requires a bit more maintenance than the others plants on this list mentioned below.
  • English Ivy. …
  • Snake Plant. …
  • Warneck Dracaena. …
  • Spider Plant. …
  • ZZ Plant.

You can save the infographic image below  on an air purifying plant, Call your nearest florist’s and get yourself some fresh air!

❖   STAY FIT : HOME GYM

It is really important to take care of yourself during Coronavirus Quarantine or Isolation, Starting Right Now. The safest gym near you could be your living room.  Health experts recommend planning how you’re going to get physical activity each day to make sure you don’t get really sedentary during the shutdown, which could be in place for months.

Simple workout  you can do right at this moment, along with some simple exercise equipment to get for your house. It’s really important to have a routine, even if you’re working from home,” Sleep Doctors said, because we know that people who do better and have higher levels of wellbeing tend to have healthy routine lifestyles. If you can’t go out to the gym doesn’t mean that you cannot stay fit. You can do amazing workouts and yoga routines at home. All you need is a basic gear and a yoga mat.

There are a lot of body and nutrition coaches on instagram and facebook going live and teaching tips and tricks everyday. You can also search the instagram pages of your local gym for updates. Doing basic yoga poses / assan on your yoga mat at home via youtube trainers is a great idea. Also, post workout you can spend more time with your pets to relax and unwind.

Slumbzerone New Zealand cares for you and your family.

Stay At Home, Sleep Well & Stay Fit. Enjoy this Quarantine time with your inner self and your loved ones.

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HOW CAN YOU PRIORITIZE SLEEP IN THE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS?

 

It’s that time of year again!  We are emerging from the post-holiday bliss/exhaustion/food withdrawal and we are turning our souls into a fresh New Year.  There is something about the New Year that has us all craving a fresh start.  Many of us are thinking about what we want to achieve and how we can improve our lives to be happier, healthier and more fulfilled.  Christmas lists are quickly replaced by lists of New Year’s Resolutions.   Look at your 2020 resolutions a little differently and instead of the most common resolutions, you replace them with one New Year’s Sleep Resolution: PRIORITIZE SLEEP!

OPTIMIZE YOUR SLEEP ENVIRONMENT

  • Your bedroom should be solely for sleep and sex
  • Create a sleep haven – cool, dark, white noise, soft sheets
  • Take out the TV and any electronics.

Remove any blue or white light sources

DEVELOP A CONSISTENT BEDTIME ROUTINE

  • Just like our kiddos, we need a consistent bedtime routine that helps to relax us and tells our body that we are getting ready for sleep
  • A bath or a shower can be relaxing
  • Opt to read a book instead of Netflix and Instagram
  • If your mind is busy, keep a journal by the side of the bed to jot your thoughts down

ESTABLISH A CONSISTENT BEDTIME & WAKE TIME

  • A daily consistent bedtime and wake up time is important for adults as it helps with our circadian rhythm, our internal sleep wake clock.
  • The most recommended way is to sleep every night and wake up at the same time every day. Even on the weekends! If you have little kids, waking at the same time every day shouldn’t be a problem!

HELP YOUR CHILDREN TO BE HEALTHY SLEEPERS

  • It should go without saying that if your children aren’t getting enough sleep, you are definitely *NOT* getting enough sleep!
  • Prioritizing how to help your child to be a better sleeper will in turn help you get the sleep you need and undoubtedly, you’ll show up more as the parent you want to be.
  • Our child’s disposition will be happier and therefore there will be less stress in your household.
  • If they aren’t waking at ungodly hours in the morning or fighting bedtime, you’ll have time and energy to fit in your workouts and to prepare healthier food choices.

  • In full transparency, I finished writing this at 11:45 pm – way past my bedtime!  Guess what my Top New Year’s Sleep Resolution is this year? Prioritizing sleep!  Hopefully it will help me to take off the “baby weight” that has been hanging around for the past five years!
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Snoring Facts & Remedies

We’ve probably all had the experience of sleeping in the same room as someone who snores. You know how it is – worn out and drained from the day, you and your partner crawl into bed and turn off the lights. Whispered “Goodnight”s sound as you settle into the blankets. Then, as bad luck would have it, your partner falls asleep before you. As their rumbling snore seems enough to shake the bed, wake up the neighbors, and definitely rip you out of any dreamy state you might have been drifting into.

Who snores?

As the infographic shows, many, many people snore. Nearly everyone snores at least every now and then. According to a study, 60 % of sleepers reported that their bed partner snores regularly. Sometimes snoring can be indicative of certain respiratory disorders, but most often it’s nothing to worry about – just a bodily phenomenon that occurs in some people. While predominantly men are the culprits of this practice, it can also occur in women, especially among pregnant women. Reports show that many pregnant women snore in their third trimester.

Even though in 70% of cases snoring is shown to be hereditary, other factors may inhibit or intensify this. For example, obese people usually prove to be more prone to snoring, and it can also be caused by habits such as smoking and heavy drinking. Gulping down that cup of milk or serving yourself that delicious bowl of cereal before bed may contribute to your snoring as well, since research shows that consuming dairy before bed can be a causal factor. In addition, if you go to sleep anytime between the ages of 40 and 60 (which we hope you do), you may be more likely to snore.

 

What causes snoring?

On its most basic level, snoring is the result of having your air passages restricted. When we fall asleep, the muscles in our throats and tongues tend to relax, and sometimes they relax so much that they fill up the spaces in our airways. This, in turn, causes those all-too-well-known vibrations from the throat and nose. In the worst of cases, snoring can become something called Obstructive Sleep Apnea, and can correlate to sleep disruption, where you accidentally wake yourself up with your snoring. Understably, this causes daytime sleepiness. Obstructive Sleep Apnea can also correlate to high blood pressure.

What can you do to reduce snoring?

As previously discussed, the consumption of certain foods can be the cause of snoring. Limiting yourself on these items may help you reduce snoring and help those around you sleep better. Also, losing excessive weight causes to be a big factor in improving your ability to breathe easily as you sleep. Even though you might be more prone to snoring as you age or when you get pregnant, there are other little things you can do as well. Since gravity pushing down on your uvula, tongue and soft palate can be what’s causing you to snore, you may find that sleeping on your side solves the problem. Furthermore, the shape and density of your luxury pillow may play a role in how you breathe when you sleep, so you may consider experimenting with that to see if it yields better results.

 

 

 

At Slumberzone beds NZ we have certain beds and products that aid with snoring and other similar struggles, and in this respect we can be more than just another New Zealand mattress store for you – we can consult with you to find long-term, lasting solutions. We’re here to help! Come in any time and one of our team members will be happy to direct you to the nearest solution.

 

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HEALTHY SLEEP ROUTINE FOR KIDS

Sleep is important year round, but during school times, when learning is so intense, it becomes even more important to develop healthy sleep habits and ensure our children are meeting their needs. Investing in a new luxury mattress in New Zealand is always a great option.

First, let’s start by reviewing the recommended amount of sleep for children and why achieving these recommendations is so important:

  • Infants 4 to 12 months – 14 to 15 hours every 24 hours (including naps)
  • Children 1 to 2 years – 12 to 14 hours every 24 hours (including naps)
  • Children 3 to 5 years – 11 to 13 hours every 24 hours (including naps)
  • Children 6 to 12 years – 10 to 11 hours every 24 hours
  • Teens 13 to 18 years – 9 to 10 hours every 24 hours

Children who get sufficient sleep at night and for naps (if needed) on a regular basis, see many benefits.  The benefits can include improved attention span, learning, memory, behavior, emotional regulation and overall quality of life.  It’s clear to see how these benefits will help our children at school and at home alike.

 

Consider These Slumberzone Tips Below To Help Your Kiddos Meet Their Sleep Needs:

TIP #1 – ADJUST THE SLEEP SCHEDULE

At least one week before school starts, re-establish your school schedule.  This means waking children up at the time they will need to awaken once school starts.  This will help them transition their entire day to be in line with their school schedule and will also make it easier to move to earlier bedtimes.

TIP #2 – EARLIER BEDTIMES

Introduce earlier bedtimes to ensure your littles meet their sleep needs early in the night.  Bedtimes for school age children typically range in between 7:00 – 8:00.  Earlier bedtime makes it easier for children to drift off to slumber, can help to prevent the middle of the night wakings and ensure they are getting the most restorative sleep, which happens earlier in the night.

TIP #3 – CONSISTENT BEDTIME ROUTINE

Develop a consistent bedtime routine to help your children transition to sleepy time.  Children crave consistency and routine so having a consistent bedtime routine helps them to adjust from play to sleepy time.  A good routine lasts between 15-30 minutes, is not rushed and incorporates several soothing elements.  Consider a bath, then pajamas, cuddles and books.  Ensure that this is a calm time, with focus on connecting with your child, which may help prevent bedtime battles.

TIP #4 – CHILL OUT WITHOUT SCREENS BEFORE BED

Before you start your bedtime routine, quiet down the house.  One hour before bed, I recommend turning off the TV and tablets and engaging in quiet play/reading to begin transitioning your children from their busy school day into their soothing bedtime routine.  The blue light emitted from TVs and tablets can be stimulating and can delay melatonin production, therefore delaying the onset of sleep, which can negatively impact your children reaching their required sleep needs.

TIP #5 – FIND BALANCE

As you are looking at all of the extracurricular activities that are available for your children, ensure that the choices you make to fill their time for enrichment also allow for enough time for them to complete their homework AND get adequate rest.  The key is balance between learning, fun and sleep!

 

Bonus Tip: If your kid is struggling while studying or fall asleep in middle of class. Maybe your kid is suffering from narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is a rare chronic neurological disorder that affects the brain’s ability to control sleep-wake cycles.
Here is the Infographic on “Studying with Narcolepsy- 15 tips for successful learning”.
Credits: James Corbyn
Article Link: https://ivypanda.com/blog/studying-with-narcolepsy/

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