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Alyssa Ruane
Alyssa Ruane is a journalist and editor specializing in lifestyle, fashion and hammocks. You can discover her published work on Charlotte Magazine, Charlotte Home + Garden magazine & on The Lysst.
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The Benefits of Sleeping in a Hammock [Should You Trade Your Bed in for a Hammock?]

Beds are overrated. So overrated, in fact, that this particular Reddit user decided to forego the whole bed thing and instead sleep in a hammock night after night. Is he/she a genius? Why yes, yes he/she is.

As he/she explains, sleeping in a hammock is, and I quote, “glorious.” For those skeptical about the benefits of sleeping in a hammock, let me break it down for you.

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How to Hang Your Hammock [So Easy a Bear Can Do It]

You’ve got your hammock. Now all you need to do is learn how to hang it!

If you’re a seasoned hammock hanger, you might think that this is a silly post. But remember that you, too, were once a hammock newbie. And we want to welcome as many hammock enthusiasts as possible into our tribe, so this post is for those who are curious how to properly hang their hammocks. Especially since there are plenty of places to hang a hammock (in your bedroom, on a balcony, between two trees…), we’d hate for you to have a mishap when all you’re tryin’ to do is hang out.

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7 Perfect Hammock Dates to Enjoy With Your #HammockLove

So, you swiped right.

You found someone equally as cool as you and want to go on a unique date with them. Or maybe it’s a special anniversary for you and your S.O., and you want to plan something different.

The only issue? You can’t think of any date ideas that are fun yet romantic yet adventurous yet easy. Not that you have a lot of criteria or anything.

But we have good news for you, dear hammock lover, there is not just one hammock date idea that will woo your lucky date, but there are seven awesome hammock dates that you can choose from for a most memorable moment.

We think you’re gonna love these Hammock Dates!

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6 Dreamy Celebrities Living the Hammock Life

What kind of people are “hammock people?” Is there a certain type?

Do you have to be Layback Co Hammocks, easy going, and/or adventurous to enjoy the complete comfort that comes from swaying in a suspended piece of fabric hung in the location of your choice? Do you have to be totally awesome to be a hammock fan? Well, being laidback, easy going, adventurous, and totally awesome sure do help, but those aren’t the only kinds of folks that make up the hammock community.

Let us not forget about the rich and famous.

Yep, celebrities can be “hammock people” too.

We gathered some images of celebs hanging in hammocks so you can see that your favorite famous peeps indulge in the same exact relaxation that you do. Celebrities, they’re just like us!

See if you can spot one of your favorite celebrities in a hammock below. You might be surprised who you see hangin’ loose.

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