Green Advice – Amerisleep Blog https://www.amerisleep.com/blog A timely guide to staying ahead of the pack in productivity, sustainability and rest. Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:54:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/cropped-early-bird-amerisleep_favicon_lg-32x32.png Green Advice – Amerisleep Blog https://www.amerisleep.com/blog 32 32 5 Beauty Pros Share How to Look Like You Got a Great Night’s Sleep–No Matter What https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/beauty-pros-great-sleep/ Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:55:42 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3162 You know that getting a good night of beauty sleep is essential for looking your best. But sometimes, you have to fake it. Whether you’re stressed out, overloaded with work, or are just guilty of sleep procrastination (don’t worry, it happens to the best of us), falling short on shut-eye can leave your skin sallow, […]

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6 Ways to Get Rid of Your Old Junk Without Throwing it in the Trash https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/get-rid-of-junk-without-trash/ Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:55:37 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3132 There’s something about clutter that makes most of us break out into a cold sweat. From the piles of clothes that never get worn, to the useless gadgets that clutter your kitchen drawers (cherry pitter, anyone?), to the old skiing equipment you haven’t touched in who-knows-how-long, having stuff around that you don’t need is bizarrely […]

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Is Your Minimalist Space Making You Less Productive? https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/minimalist-space-less-productive/ Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12:55:50 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=3081 The minimalist approach seems increasingly popular, with clean and simple designs abounding. Less physical stuff equals less stuff to think about, which equals more time to get the important stuff done. That’s the mantra of most minimalists. And if you fee your productivity nearing zero, following suit might seem like a tempting idea. Going the […]

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What is Forest Bathing, and How Can it Help You Manage Your Stress? https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/forest-bathing-stress/ Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:55:25 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=2964 Forest bathing for stress? Maybe you’ve tried typical stress relievers like yoga, meditation, or even unexpected hacks like snacking on mango or staring at a pattern. But did you ever think about just hanging out in the woods? The Japanese concept of shrinrin-yoku translates to “forest bathing.” It’s a cool, pretty name for an activity […]

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How to Stay Cool While You Sleep–Without Cranking the Air Conditioner https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/stay-cool-sleep-without-air-conditioning/ Tue, 14 Jun 2016 12:55:53 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=2871 Keeping your body cool is key to a good night’s sleep. But once summer’s warm, sticky nights roll around, it can be tougher to stay comfortable without turning the AC up to full blast. Which, of course, isn’t exactly great for the planet. (Or for your energy bill.) Air conditioners emit hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), a type […]

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5 Gross Chemicals That Are Lurking in Your Mattress–and How to Avoid Them https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/5-gross-chemicals-lurking-mattress-avoid/ Tue, 03 May 2016 23:11:03 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=2802 If you’re one of the lucky people who tend to fall asleep at night without a problem, please accept our apologies. What you’re about to hear might make it little harder to snooze soundly at night. Chances are, your mattress is home to some pretty icky stuff. And we’re not talking about dust mites, dirt […]

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10 Easy Green Ways Anyone Can Celebrate Earth Day https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/celebrate-earth-day/ Mon, 18 Apr 2016 21:17:46 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=2769 Earth Day comes every April, and with it our annual reminder to be a little kinder to our planet. Us humans generate a lot of waste and many of the things we use contribute pollution to the air, water and earth. From daily driving to grocery shopping to furnishing a home, modern living isn’t always […]

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Why Being a Minimalist Might Be Bad for the Environment–and How to Do Minimalism Right https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/be-a-greener-minimalist/ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:35:35 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=2764 Being a minimalist is one of the simplest ways to keep your carbon footprint—and your stress levels—low, right? After all, getting rid of items you no longer need helps you live lightly, and means less stuff to keep track of overall. Well, not necessarily. While living in a small space and streamlining your stuff might […]

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The Green Guide to Streamlining Spring Cleaning https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/green-spring-cleaning/ Tue, 22 Mar 2016 12:55:58 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=2648 Once upon a time, you probably thought that spring cleaning was only something that your Aunt Millie did. Seriously, are dusting and sparkly windows really that important? But now, you get it. After months of being holed up inside, your space is looking kind of…sad. And you’re ready to bring it back to its former […]

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Eco-Friendly Secrets for Removing Gross Stains from Your Bed & Furniture https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/eco-friendly-mattress-stain-removal/ Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:30:36 +0000 https://www.amerisleep.com/blog/?p=2410 Sometimes, life gets messy. Literally. Of course, there’s no use crying over spilled milk. (After all, it doesn’t really leave much of a stain!) But the mere thought red wine, blood, or who-knows-what-else gets onto your mattress or couch might be enough to keep you up at night. Especially if you’re not into the idea […]

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