Is cold weather good for sleep?

As we endure the coldest temperatures on record, we’re asking how the climate impacts our sleep According to the MET office, recent weeks have marked the coldest UK temperatures for 25 years, with Braemar in Aberdeenshire experiencing lows of -23C. These chilly days and nights can have an impact on every aspect of our routine, […]

Once Upon a Bedtime: the benefits of a bedtime story

The benefits of a bedtime story are no fairytale. From relaxation and escapism to boosting creativity, there are advantages to a story before bed whether you are five or fifty years old. We’re going to explore some of the biggest benefits for both adults and children when it comes to bedtime story, examining why you […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Willi Heinz, England and Gloucester Rugby Player

© Martin Bennett/Gloucester Rugby England and Gloucester scrum half, Willi Heinz, talks all things sleep, injury and lockdown with Mammoth after buying his new RISE mattress. From the highs of travelling to Japan with England’s 2019 World Cup squad to the lows of enforced lockdowns in 2020, it’s fair to say that it’s been an […]

5 ways to fall in love with sleep again

If you’re struggling to sleep soundly, it’s time to re-evaluate your relationship with bedtime Our relationship with sleep is arguably the most important one we’ll ever have. After all, sleep is essential for our health and wellbeing in a number of crucial ways. Not only does it stave off tiredness, but a good night’s sleep […]

The silent rise of sleep apnoea

While 2020 was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of sleep disorders also increased significantly. 2020 was the year that we all took notice of how precarious our health and wellbeing could be. And as we find ourselves hurtling through 2021, the threat of the COVID-19 virus continues to affect our every move. Even when […]

Blue Monday Solutions: the role of sleep in protecting good mental health

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a significant toll on our mental wellbeing – that’s been well documented. But while time spent confined to our homes may be leaving some of us with low mood and bottled up anxieties, it’s important to remember how powerful sleep can be as a remedy. Monday 18th January 2021 has […]

Better Sleep Case Study: Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, Wasps and All Blacks Rugby Player

Wasps Prop, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen plays in one of the most combative positions on the rugby pitch. We caught up with the Premiership rugby player to talk sport, recovery and dealing with the “new normal”. Having played rugby at the highest level with the Hurricanes, All Blacks and, more recently, Premiership side Wasps, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen understands […]