New Mood Review

New Mood Review

Today, I’m going to be talking about something a little different than mattresses (shocking, I know!). This piece is about my experiences with Onnit’s New Mood supplement, a product designed to promote relaxation and fight stress. Read below to see if it helped improve my sleep — or if it ended up being just another snake oil pill. If you’ve ...

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First Look: Zenhaven

Saatva has released a new product, called Zenhaven.  It’s very unique because it is a natural-latex mattress that sells online-only.  There are a lot of latex mattresses out there in the market, but very few of them actually uses natural latex.  Most are synthetic or blended.  It should be interesting to see how this product fares because it is so ...

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Business Analysis Of Loom & Leaf Launch

I have a business background too, so sometimes I like to take a deep dive into the strategy that mattress companies take.  A few of the online mattress companies have the main marketing message that their mattress is the one perfect mattress for just about everybody.  That claim is “within reason,” of course, because some people just need a low-quality ...

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Issues To Consider For Couples

There are certain issues that are specific to people sleeping with a partner that you will want to keep in mind as you go your mattress shopping.  You of course want to make sure that you get a high-quality bed, but there are more particular issues that you will want to be aware of as well.  I’ll go through a ...

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Getting Bad Sleep Affects Your More Than You Probably Realize

A lot of people don’t really think twice when they get a bad night of sleep or have a few bad nights of sleep in a row.  They just think that the worst that happens to them is they just feel kind of tired.  They can just drink an extra cup of coffee and resume the day like normal.  But ...

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Commentary On Recent Huffington Post / Loom And Leaf Article

I came across a recent Huffington post article that I thought was intriguing.  It discusses Loom and Leaf specifically and the “mattress wars” generally.  I think it is just more evidence that people believe the standard retail mattress business model is broken.  The fact that more and more companies are entering the online-only space means that a LOT of people ...

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Leesa Sleep now shipping for free to Hawaii and Alaska

Leesa mattress ships to Alaska Hawaii

News this weekend from Leesa.  The Leesa mattress is now available in Alaska and Hawaii. And here’s the kicker Still free shipping.   This is good news for the Alaska and Hawaii residents that have been itching to get their hands on a new mattress from Leesa sleep.  The same 100 days free trial still applies, however in the case ...

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Read As Many Reviews As Possible

If you read a lot of reviews of a particular mattress model, you’ll see that people will oftentimes have the same things to say about it, and other times there will be a lot of conflicting opinions.  For this reason, it’s important to read as many reviews as possible.  That is also why I like to tie in my personal ...

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Memory Foam People

From my experience in the industry, I’ve noticed that there are many ways to bucket potential shoppers.  One such bucketing that I’ve found to be true is that there are people who really like memory foam and then there are people who just don’t like the feel no matter how good the mattress is.  I try to caution people who ...

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What Is The Relationship Between Firmness And Back Pain

A lot of people who don’t have experience in the industry simply assume that the firmer the mattress they have is, the better the mattress is for back pain.  I’ve written an in-depth article on the broader subject here.  I wanted to touch on this specific point in this post, however.  Ideally, your mattress should be very supportive.  By that, ...

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