One of my resolutions this year is to take better care of myself and now that I am into my 30s I have become increasingly aware of the value of treating my body right. For the longest time my mattress was the least of my worries. It was several years too old and not very comfortable but I didn’t really think about it too much.
However, after Wiley had some back issues this summer due to a chiropractor adjustment gone wrong, we decided one thing we could do to help both of us with back and body pain was to upgrade our mattress. After all, we spend a third of our lives in our bed and rely on that good night sleep to be as productive as possible while we are awake. The more we discussed it the more it made perfect sense to begin our search for the perfect mattress. One thing I cannot stand however is that toxic chemical smell so many new mattresses have (my Mom bought a new one a while back and the off-gassing was so overpowering). Knowing our kids also spend a lot of time in our bed with us as well made it a priority to find a mattress that was eco-friendly, green, sustainably made, and free of the toxic chemicals that tend to linger with other mattresses.
It was actually my sister who introduced me to the company Avocado Mattress and I was immediately intrigued at the idea of a non-toxic, sustainably-made mattress that also looked incredibly comfortable and was made to order right here in California. Every Avocado Mattress, topper and pillow is GREENGUARD Gold Certified by UL Environment. It means they’re scientifically tested to meet some of the world’s most rigorous emissions standards for chemical exposure and pollutants, such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), formaldehyde and phthalates. Few mattresses and pillows qualify for this gold standard so I felt relieved knowing that this one did.They even offer financing through Affirm, a 25-year warranty, and a 100-night sleep trial so you can try it for yourself.
When it arrived I was so impressed, the crew that delivered it were so professional and nice. They hauled out my old mattress (good riddance!) and carried in and set up my new Avocado Mattress. The excitement I felt over it made to feel very adult-y! Ha! It was a gorgeous California King with the added pillow top (ideal for side sleepers like me for extra cushion). It’s so luxurious that I still get excited every time I lay down on it – what a difference a nice mattress makes! It’s been one month and I can’t believe I didn’t make the switch sooner. It makes me so happy to know I am starting the New Year off right with some self-love. A good night’s sleep makes the world of difference and allows me to be the best version of me. Head over to www.AvocadoMattress.com for more information or to purchase one of your own!