Remember that old show from the 70’s called The Dating Game?
10 Ways You Can Get Better Sleep
It's 7:00 AM and your alarm goes off. It went off ten minutes ago, but you couldn't pull yourself out of bed. You still feel like you can't, so you hit the snooze button one more time, roll over, and pray your coffee maker was set correctly the night before so you can get some caffeine in your system ASAP.
Sound familiar? When it comes to modern day living, sleep can feel like a scarce commodity. We often go through our days already exhausted right off the starting line.
Sometimes improving the quality of your sleep means making a few lifestyle adjustments and taking a good look at what you're sleeping on every night. Here are 10 ways you can get back to giving your body and mind the rest they need to wake up feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and ready to go in the morning.
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After almost 37 years in business, White Lotus Home knows the best way to a healthier and greener sleep, is as easy as using a natural and non-toxic mattress. We are excited to announce that this year we are going to focus on providing important information on the positives effects of sleeping on organic and natural handcrafted mattresses. For each month this year, we are going to focus on one type of our mattress styles, expanding on comfort and of course, include a great offer every month!
The best news is! We also plan to give away one best selling mattress each month, what do you think about that? Which mattress would you like to win? Your feedback is greatly appreciated.
The following mattresses are our most popular, so we plan to discuss each more in the coming months, in no particular order. Please do let us know if you need to know about one sooner :)
For EARTH DAY, we are giving away TWO Mattresses, so there will be 2 winners chosen that can win a mattress up to a Double/Full. Since in MAY and JUNE we celebrate MOMS and DADS, this JULY, we will be giving away a FREE GREEN COTTON & WOOL CRIB MATTRESS OR TODDLER MATTRESS.
SEPTEMBER 2018: We are giving away one White Lotus Home GREEN COTTON & WOOL DREAMTONMattress -Up to a Queen size.
NOVEMBER 2018: WEEKLY MATTRESS GIVEAWAYS!
In Bedrooms all over the USA, Americans Favor Craftsmanship & Natural Materials
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ –
Amid growing concern about hazardous chemicals in bedroom products, more Americans are questioning the safety of conventional bedding. For many parents-to-be, the choice of a crib mattress is just as important --- if not more so --- than the crib itself. Infants are particularly vulnerable to chemical exposure, as their bodily systems are still developing and they spend the largest portion of their day sleeping.
For over 36 years, White Lotus Home has worked to create the ultimate in healthy, earth-friendly, and comfortable sleep environments. Our GOTS- and USDA-certified Organic Cotton fiber and fabrics are all that we use to hand make organic bedding. Our mattresses, pillows and bedding are made differently from any others on the market. Each product is crafted by hand, one-at-a-time from raw, unprocessed fibers free of dyes, perfumes, formaldehyde, or other chemicals. Unlike conventional mattresses, pillows and bedding that can off-gas both initially and as they break down over time, White Lotus Home products promote a clean air quality and reduce chemical exposure in the bedroom.
Common fears? Exposure to a toxic stew of chemicals and possible carcinogens such as formaldehyde, benzene, acetone, and naphthalene, all of which can be toxic to the lungs, liver, thyroid, and nervous system. A group of environmental engineers in Texas and Finland sampled polyurethane foam and polyester foam padding from 20 new and old mattresses. The new mattresses emitted volatile organic compounds (VOC’s), which are also found in household cleaners. While the Environmental Protection Agency remains uncertain how volatile
organic compounds found in homes can affect residents' health, they maintain that the chronic toxicity and carcinogenicity of common VOC’s are directly correlated with overall indoor air quality.
What’s more, newer mattresses emit chemicals at a rate four times faster than old mattresses, according to researchers at University of Texas Cockrell School of Engineering and the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, thereby increasing exposure of toxins to the most vulnerable population. The application of body heat only increased the emissions.
Because concentrations of VOC’s were strongest in immediate breathing zone, infants who spend upwards of 50-60% of their days sleeping, inhale air at a significantly higher volume relative to body weight than adults, they experience over 10 times the inhalation exposure of adults.
"It's good to be alerted to the fact that mattresses are a significant source of chemicals in an infant's environment," said Chemist and indoor air quality expert Charles J. Weschler, adjunct professor of environmental and occupational medicine at Rutgers University.
By contrast, if one was to open a White Lotus Home Pure Cotton Dreamton Mattress, you would find only three ingredients: an interior of raw, unprocessed batting layers of GOTS- and USDA Organic cotton, a wrapping of virgin wool as a natural flame retardant and an outer layer of GOTS Organic Cotton Twill Fabric.
About White Lotus Home
White Lotus Home is a leading manufacturer and distributor of natural and pure bedding dedicated to our customers, our employees and our planet. Founded in 1981, our company provides consumers with mattresses, pillows and bedding created by hand from pure American-grown cotton, wool and other natural products. White Lotus Home is dedicated to educating consumers about indoor air quality and toxic chemicals found in mattresses. Our fabrication plant in New Brunswick, N.J., supplies White Lotus stores in New Jersey, as well as a network of 100 online retailers and retail outlets in the U.S. and Canada. White Lotus believes that quality and fair value are more important than low prices and a quick profit. We oppose the exploitation of the planet and its inhabitants. Above all, our people, products and business practices are socially, politically and environmentally responsible.
VP, White Lotus Home
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White Lotus Home has expanded:
Visit our new organic bedding showroom in South Florida!
We are planning a Grand Opening event in the Fall!
Would you like to meet the "Queen of Green," Debra Lynn Dadd, at the Grand Opening of White Lotus Home Miami?
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We believe that we can make a difference in the green and organic bedding industry by setting an example for others. We believe that quality and fair value are more important than low prices and a quick profit. We are opposed to the exploitation of the planet and all its inhabitants. Above all, our people, products and business practices are socially, politically and environmentally responsible.