#MyFirst: How to Choose the Right Mattress

Today we’re excited to kick off a new series, #MyFirst, a guide to all of your “firsts” in this chapter of life, from buying a home (or a new mattress) to asking for a raise at work to dealing with your first serious breakup. Each month we will serve up expert tips and insights on how to best navigate each of these #MyFirsts.

Since winter is all about hibernation, we’re kicking things off with a mattress buying guide, which will help you cut out all the sales jargon and find the right mattress for you. Whether you’re moving into a new apartment, finally getting rid of that hand-me-down from your parents’ home, need to furnish your new home, or just have been waking up achy and tired, at some point, you’ll find yourself browsing mattress stores and wondering where to start. Read on for our shopping tips and tricks.