It’s after five p.m., and you’re trying to find a stopping point on a project your team has been struggling with for weeks. Several of your co-workers have walked briskly past your desk, juggling messenger and workout bags, treading lightly, trying to avoid the boss, eyes focused like a laser beam as they move toward […]
Working adults are increasingly working from home (WFH). With 43 percent of Americans working at least some of the time from home, this modern, alternative office has expanded the bandwidth of the professional community. While working from home offers comfort and convenience, we wanted to explore both its positive and negative implications. After breaking down […]
Americans are serious about their coffee. So much so that millennials are reportedly spending more to stay energized than on their retirement plans. That got us curious about other details related to their coffee consumption. To learn more about people’s caffeinated habits, we polled 1,008 respondents concerning these buzzy beverages. We asked them how often […]
Sleep impacts your health, well-being, and job productivity. Most adults should aim for seven or eight hours of sleep a night, and coming up short can affect how we think, feel, and perform at work. If you do fall short, it’s tempting to squeeze in a nap here and there – and according to our […]
While falling into bed at the end of a long day can feel like a luxury, medical research shows it’s more of a necessity instead. At a cellular level, our bodies rely on sleep to repair and replace crucial tissues, fight infection, and enable cognitive functions in our waking hours. Accordingly, sleep deprivation has been […]
Scientists and researchers recommend the average adult should get between seven and nine hours of sleep every night, but do you know how many Americans miss this mark? Considering how important sleep is to our productivity, creativity, and general health, we surveyed more than 1,300 Americans to understand their sleeping habits – from which major […]
If you’re one of the 70% of U.S. adults who share your sleeping space with a significant other, you know that bedtime isn’t all cuddles and kisses.
Remembered or not, dreams occur in everybody’s sleep for roughly two hours each night. From the ones that feel indistinguishable from reality to the dreams that mentally vanish before you even open your eyes, the habit of dreaming is universal. We surveyed over 1,000 people across the country to understand what they dream about and how they […]
It’s no secret that sleep is a key factor in a person’s health, mental fitness, and overall wellness. Adequate sleep has been shown to improve memory, extend our life expectancy, and improve our productivity. And not getting enough of it puts us at risk for chronic health conditions, makes us more accident-prone, and can even […]
On average, we spend 26 years asleep over the course of our lifetime. Science suggests that adults need between seven and nine hours of sleep every night – and for the most part, Americans are listening. In 2015, a report found that the average adult in the U.S. slept for eight hours and 50 minutes […]
According to a recent survey, the most common complaint from hotel guests is noisy neighbors. The second most common? Filth. After all, when you go on vacation, you expect to be pampered, comfortable, and relaxed. At the very least, you want a clean, safe place to rest your head at night. You want to know […]
Do you sleep soundly through the night, or do you often find yourself staring at the ceiling wishing you could be staring at the back of your eyelids? Whether you sleep alone or bunk with a partner, child, or fluffy friend, the company you keep at night could impact your sleep quality. We collected Fitbit […]
If you’ve ever polished off a pint of ice cream or a full-size bag of chips after dinner, you know that what you eat before bed can have a major impact on your ability to fall (and stay) asleep.
You’re well past the point in your life where you’re scared of monsters in the closet or under your bed. So why are you still plagued by freaky nightmares—or just plain bizarre dreams?