OCZ BLOG

Winter Superfoods – to get you away from that eggnog!

On December 2nd, 2013, posted in: Green Living, Healthy Lifestyles, Miscellaneous by 1 Comment

Winter is right around the corner and we all know what that has in store for us: Family, friends, and food. The Christmas season is quickly approaching and that always entails gorging upon food on food on food, as does Thanksgiving. The cold months just seem to conjure up the thought of eating in our..

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Green Festival 2013

Though it took place nearly two months ago, I want to take a moment to express our gratitude toward all of the patients who showed up to the Green Festival in Washington, D.C. It is always such a pleasure to meet new and exciting people who truly care for the environment around them because for..

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Dream Soundly

  So many things can have either a positive or a negative effect on a persons dreaming. One of these is the smells that surround you during bed time, and also sounds. These factors can influence what you are dreaming about, the objects and small details that make up the subconscious world. Have you ever..

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Acupuncture

On November 15th, 2013, posted in: Healthy Lifestyles, Miscellaneous, Sleep Tips by 0 Comment

Being the expert on it that I am (I am no expert!) I thought that it would be interesting to share with you the effects that acupuncture might have on your body. While it seems that stabbing needles into your skin may not be the best idea - and can be very daunting for some..

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Physiology of Sleep

The relation between sleep deprivation and weight gain is debatable, however there is some science behind the concept of it. The important question everyone has been asking since the beginning of sleep study is whether or not sleep has any physiological effects. A recent study performed on rats in which the experimental group went a..

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Can’t Sleep?

Are you finding it difficult to fall asleep when the lights are finally turned out at night? Is it difficult to stay asleep for the entire period of the night? Here are some easy tips that can help to ensure your quality and quantity of rest: 1. Turn down the lights! It can not be..

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SLEEP: Brain Food for Students

On October 13th, 2013, posted in: Miscellaneous, Sleep Tips by 1 Comment

If parents and students alike are curious about the effects of sleep on school performance, the answers are very clear. When a child – or an adult – does not get the proper amount of sleep then they are likely to do worse in overall achievements. Many people use the term “brain food” when referring..

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Happy Birthday Agatha!

On September 13th, 2013, posted in: Environment, Green Living, Miscellaneous by 0 Comment

Happy Birthday Agatha!!! For those of you who are not familiar with the above mentioned, let me take a second to guide you to the wonder that is: Agatha Hahn. She was not always big and strong, like many others of her kind she started small and unrecognizable compared to the woman that she has..

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Making an Organic Mattress with a Smile

On August 23rd, 2013, posted in: Made in the USA, Organic Mattress & Bedding by 0 Comment

We’ve all heard the famous “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile”, from the popular Broadway hit musical “ANNIE”.  But did you know….?  Adding a smile on your face really does enhance your emotions by making you feel more positive and putting you in a better mood. Here at Organic Comfort Zone – CozyPure® we..

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How Many Pillows Do You Need to Sleep Better?

How many pillows do you need for a good night’s sleep? Are you fine with just one pillow or do you need more to get that right amount of softness and comfort? We have heard answers that range from one pillow to around six! The use (or overuse) of pillows can be a contributing factor..

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