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Sleeping Outside

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jul 28, 2020 7:30:00 AM

In the summer months, getting outdoors is a must. Hiking, camping, fishing, walking, swimming, and gardening are a few of the opportunities the longer summer days afford.

But have you ever thought to sleep outside more during the summer to improve your sleeping habits? Nutrition, exercise, and sleep are essential for a healthy life, but for some people, sleep falls behind. We get busy and keep our phones next to our pillow.

Sleeping outside could switch up your routine and is easiest in your backyard. If you have a fenced in space with access to the indoor facilities, you can purchase a hammock, tent, or camp out under the stars.

Though some may argue that the benefits of sleeping on a mattress outweigh nature, there are seven reasons why sleeping outdoors could be the best medicine for your restless nights.

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Topics: camping, sleeping outside

Sleeping Outside in the Summertime

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Aug 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

In the summer months, getting outdoors is a must. Hiking, camping, fishing, walking, swimming, and gardening are a few of the opportunities the longer summer days afford.

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Topics: Sleep, Family, sleep habits, summer, camping

Camping In Winter

Posted by Stefanie Leiter on Jan 8, 2019 12:04:00 PM

Camping enthusiasts that live in climates with drastic temperature changes do not want a limited time to explore the outdoors. But in order to stay safe while camping in Alaska or any frigid tundra, especially snowy or icy covered regions, requires smart planning and research.

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Topics: sleep apnea, winter, camping

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