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How Haven Life Plus makes getting a good night's sleep less hard
How Haven Life Plus — a no cost rider for policyholders — can help you rest easy
Change is afoot. The days are getting shorter and the clocks will be changing in the not too distant future. Also, people are starting to travel again, and kids are (mostly) back at school. All this change can be disruptive to your deep sleep, and make it more challenging to get your rest in general.
But, as you might already know, buying a term life insurance policy can help you sleep easier thanks to the peace of mind that comes with knowing your family is protected in case the worst should happen to you. But as you might not already know, Haven Life can also help you get a good night’s sleep thanks to something called Haven Life Plus. (Remember, at Haven Life we like to make things less hard.) Haven Life Plus is a suite of partner services available to Haven Life customers at little or no cost through a no cost rider to the Haven Term policy. These services can enrich your life in countless ways. If you are looking to learn how to get a good night’s sleep, read on.
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By preventing jetlag (and other sleep ailments)
When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, you are going to want to prevent anything that can lead to sleep deprivation. If you have been traveling or you’re not on a regular sleeping schedule, your circadian rhythm may be off. Although Timeshifter (available to Plus members for no cost, available to everyone else for $24.99 per year) is very useful at home, it is mainly designed as an anti-jetlag app, using NASA-backed science.
If you’re about to travel for the first time in a while, you might be out of practice in dealing with jetlag. (And if your usual solution to it involves a cocktail, most flights are booze-free at the moment, so you’ll need something else — which is probably for the better anyway.) Timeshifter helps you create a sleep plan in the days leading up to, during, and after your journey, all by using clear, timed instructions for managing your sleep schedule. Useful whether you’re going on a 12-hour plane ride, or just navigating the week when clocks fall back an hour.
By working your body until it’s good and tired — and calming your mind
Aaptiv — normally $100 a year, but available at no cost for Plus members — is an exercise app with an encyclopedic array of options, many of which will help you get a good night’s sleep. (Studies have shown that regular exercise helps reduce sleep onset, aka the time it takes you to fall asleep, and also helps you sleep better once you’re out.)
If stress or anxiety is preventing you from getting quality sleep, Aaptiv also has plenty of guided walks and meditations to help your mind relax and get back to a normal sleep schedule. (Including, yes, sleep meditations designed to ease you into rest.) As a bonus, studies also show that getting a good night’s sleep helps you perform better — at work, or in the gym — the next day.
By helping you get medical attention
Got aches and pains? Minor health problems messing with your sleep? MinuteClinic can help: It’s an on-demand (no need for an appointment) medical clinic located within many CVS and Target stores. As the name suggests, it’s a perfect place for quickly dealing with health concerns, and Plus members get discounts. MinuteClinic also supports telemedicine, so you can get help without venturing out into the real world.
By securing your valuables
… And by valuables, we mean valuable documents, passwords, and end-of-life plans. LifeSite and Trust & Will are two very different services, yet both can help you achieve a better night’s sleep by removing worries that wake you in the middle of the night, as you realize you’re unprepared for what life (and death) may throw at you.
Trust & Will (available at no cost for Plus members) allows you to make a legally binding will (or trust) in as little as 15 minutes. If you don’t have a will, that’s a problem that really is worth losing sleep over, but Trust & Will is an excellent solution.
LifeSite (also no-cost) is essentially an extra-secure online filing cabinet, in which you can store all your documents: mortgage paperwork, medical records, passwords, birth certificates… the list goes on. If you’re traveling, having that information accessible at all times in all places ought to help you relax, and if you’re staying at home, it’s still a relief (a sweet, sleep-inducing relief) to know all that information is secure. In other words, it’ll give you peace of mind, which will aid restful sleep.
By providing peace of mind
We’ll say it again: You know what else gives you peace of mind? Having life insurance. We can’t technically guarantee that you’ll sleep like a baby once you know that your family will be financially protected if the worst should happen, but we certainly think it’s worth a shot.
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Haven Life is a customer-centric life insurance agency that’s backed and wholly owned by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). We believe navigating decisions about life insurance, your personal finances and overall wellness can be refreshingly simple.
Our editorial policy
Haven Life is a customer centric life insurance agency that’s backed and wholly owned by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual). We believe navigating decisions about life insurance, your personal finances and overall wellness can be refreshingly simple.
Our content is created for educational purposes only. Haven Life does not endorse the companies, products, services or strategies discussed here, but we hope they can make your life a little less hard if they are a fit for your situation.
Haven Life is not authorized to give tax, legal or investment advice. This material is not intended to provide, and should not be relied on for tax, legal, or investment advice. Individuals are encouraged to seed advice from their own tax or legal counsel.
Haven Term is a Term Life Insurance Policy (DTC and ICC17DTC in certain states, including NC) issued by Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), Springfield, MA 01111-0001 and offered exclusively through Haven Life Insurance Agency, LLC. In NY, Haven Term is DTC-NY 1017. In CA, Haven Term is DTC-CA 042017. Haven Term Simplified is a Simplified Issue Term Life Insurance Policy (ICC19PCM-SI 0819 in certain states, including NC) issued by the C.M. Life Insurance Company, Enfield, CT 06082. Policy and rider form numbers and features may vary by state and may not be available in all states. Our Agency license number in California is OK71922 and in Arkansas 100139527.
MassMutual is rated by A.M. Best Company as A++ (Superior; Top category of 15). The rating is as of Aril 1, 2020 and is subject to change. MassMutual has received different ratings from other rating agencies.
Haven Life Plus (Plus) is the marketing name for the Plus rider, which is included as part of the Haven Term policy and offers access to additional services and benefits at no cost or at a discount. The rider is not available in every state and is subject to change at any time. Neither Haven Life nor MassMutual are responsible for the provision of the benefits and services made accessible under the Plus Rider, which are provided by third party vendors (partners). For more information about Haven Life Plus, please visit: https://havenlife.com/plus.html
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