5 pre-bedtime tips to prepare you for sleep and help you handle stress

Don’t let stress and anxiety get in the way of a good night’s sleep… Sleep and stress create a two-way street. Just as not getting enough sleep can make you feel more stressed and irritable during the day, feeling stressed can also disrupt your sleep routine and make it more difficult to rest easy. When […]

Expert tips for perfecting your whole household’s bedtime routines

For both children and adults alike, an evening schedule is key to overall health and wellbeing It’s no secret that a good night’s sleep can make a huge difference to your well-being. Whether you’re six years old or 60 years old, a bad night’s sleep can impact everything from your memory and mood to your […]

Remember, remember the 5th of November: how sleep can improve your memory

Sleep and memory are closely connected, so how does a lack of sleep impact your ability to retain information? The link between memory and sleep has been widely explored by scientists for decades, with countless studies concluding that sleep is essential for helping us consolidate memories and discard excessive information. This takes place during both […]

How sleep can help you kick the habit for Stoptober

This month marks the 10th anniversary of Stoptober – the national initiative to encourage smokers to give up the harmful habit and enjoy 31 days smoke-free. More than 2.3 million people have made an attempt to quit in the UK using Stoptober, since its launch in 2012. Although the number of smokers in the UK […]

The truth about snoring and how to stop it

Snoring can cause both discomfort and sleepless nights for many of us, yet it still remains a mystery According to the British Snoring & Sleep Apnoea Association, 41.5% of the UK adult population suffering from snorers. This works out at around 15 million snorers in Great Britain alone. And while snoring isn’t usually anything to […]

The science behind sleep: what really happens at night?

Despite being a huge part of our lives, there is a lot about sleep that remains a mystery It’s no secret that we all need sleep. While nutrition and exercise often take the headlines in terms of health and wellbeing, sleep is the foundation upon which all other pillars of health are built. High quality, […]

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: the terrifying link between sleep deprivation and dementia

Good sleep is absolutely essential to your overall health, and that includes staving off serious conditions like Alzheimer’s disease Dementia is one of the most devastating health conditions of our time. As well as being a serious and debilitating condition – causing memory deterioration, confusion and a gradual loss of functions – it’s also extremely […]