Sleep and your immune system

Here’s why a good night’s sleep is key to avoiding illness and staying healthy Updates about the coronavirus have been dominating headlines and conversations for the last few weeks. From regular handwashing to self-isolation, we’re all taking steps to reduce our risk of contracting the virus or passing it on to others. When it comes […]

It’s not you, it’s me: should you consider a sleep divorce?

Whether you’re embracing the spirit of St Valentine in February or not, couples struggling to get decent shut-eye may well want to consider a sleep divorce In films and television we’re bombarded with scenes of loving couples falling asleep wrapped up in each other’s arms. But anyone who shares a bed with their significant other […]

Jahid Ahmed, Kent County Cricket Club Bowling Coach

As a former first-class cricketer and current Kent CCC bowling coach, Jahid Ahmed knows just how important staying fit, healthy and fresh can be to athletic performance. We spoke to Jahid as he took delivery of his new Mammoth Rise Essential mattress and Ultimate pillows to talk sleep, health and fast bowling. Hi Jahid, How […]

Why better sleep is the best resolution for 2020

You might be cutting out the booze or hitting the gym this January, but you should also be assessing your sleep With the festive season officially over, many of us are hoping to make a few positive lifestyle changes to mark the start of a New Year. Unfortunately, research from business insider reveals that 80% […]

Most education professionals are up and planning their day by 6am, according to new reports

Research also shows that two thirds are only achieving six hours sleep per night The latest study from the UK’s leading independent job board, CV-Library, reveals the struggles faced by education professionals when it comes to getting a decent night’s sleep. According to the study, 83.1% of education professionals wake up at 6am or earlier […]

Is blue light really stopping you from sleeping?

Recent research suggests that blue light may not be the primary source of your tiredness and sleep deprivation   In the modern world, digital dominates. One study published in The Independent in 2018 found that UK office workers spend an average of 1,700 hours a year looking at a computer screen. And because of this, […]

The impact of shift work on your sleep health

How do you maintain a healthy relationship with sleep when your career involves a hectic, ever-changing schedule? According to the National Sleep Foundation, we should all be aiming for between seven and eight hours of sleep per night. However, for a lot of us, our careers make this impossible. This is particularly true for shift […]