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5 Natural Sleep Aids to Try

5 Natural Sleep Aids to Try

Is it just us, or are natural sleep aids becoming more and more popular? Here at SleepSwag, we’re interested in learning about and sharing the different ways people fall asleep, stay asleep, and achieve a better quality rest. Recently, we’ve learned a little about natural sleep remedies that are easily accessible. Some of these ingredients you might already have in your own home! Continue reading for 5 natural sleep aids we think you should try out.* Sometimes, finding the freshest, high-quality ingredients is as easy as a trip to your local food co-op or farmer’s market. Chamomile Chamomile is a...

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SleepSwag Sleep Masks and Student Success

SleepSwag Sleep Masks and Student Success

As parents, we all want to see our children succeed. As parents of college students, sometimes it can be hard to do much more than respond with encouraging words as our children stress out over difficult coursework, essays, and exams. We can’t do their work for them, but there are times we do consider it--especially if we see stress taking its toll. If you’re looking for a way to help, consider gifting your hardworking student a sleep mask. There are many sleep mask benefits that would be perfect for someone stressing over academia. Short Term and Long Term Benefits According...

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5 Smart Ways to Make the Most of a Long Flight

5 Smart Ways to Make the Most of a Long Flight

Whether you're a seasoned traveler or preparing for your first big trip, traveling by airplane can either be a breeze ... or a disaster. No one wants a trip to start out on a sour note. Check out these simple ways to prevent your long flight from dragging down your trip: Pack Smart It's easy to agonize over how to pack a suitcase for a long trip. We've been there! It's easy to spend more time researching packing methods than we do actually packing. There are many reasons why we strategically pack our suitcases, but how often do we strategically pack our...

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6 Reasons You Should Sleep With SleepSwag

6 Reasons You Should Sleep With SleepSwag

Until now, we've given you a lot of reasons why you should get a better night's rest and how a sleep mask is a great way to achieve that. However, today we would like to tell you why you should be using a SleepSwag sleep mask. You're Supporting a Small Business According to Forbes, there are many reasons to support a small business:  "Their value to our economy and more specifically--your local economy--[is] just as important." To learn more about SleepSwag, a small business based out of Asheville, North Carolina, visit our About page. This brings us to our next point......

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Celebrating Sleep Awareness Week

Celebrating Sleep Awareness Week

If you have been following us on social media recently, you've probably noticed that we have been celebrating Sleep Awareness Week. Sleep Awareness Week is a campaign headed by the National Sleep Foundation March 6 - 13, 2016. While we're not affiliated with the National Sleep Foundation (NSF), we often scour their website for resources to help us keep up to date on the latest sleep news and knowledge. To participate, the NSF asks us to take a Sleep Awareness Week pledge:  "I promise to use these seven days for better sleep!" The NSF provides participants with an infographic and...

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