Why is a bed-time routine so important?

Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist, and John Tuton, Mammoth Founder, discuss the importance of having a bedtime routine to help with sleep quality. NB: “Have a really strict bedtime routine, do something that you enjoy, get ready for bed a couple of hours earlier so that then when it comes to bedtime […]

How Light Affects Your Sleep

Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist, and John Tuton, Mammoth Founder, discuss the importance of your sleep environment monitoring your exposure to blue light.  JT: When we redecorated, we put in a couple of dedicated spotlights, but they’ve only got an orange orangey red bulb in rather than blue. Now, am I correct […]

How has COVID-19 impacted children’s sleep health?

Studies show that the sleep habits of our little ones have changed dramatically The first seven months of 2020 have been dominated by news of the coronavirus as it continues its spread around the world. This has had an unprecedented impact on almost every aspect of our lives, from health and wellbeing to work and […]

How Caffeine Affects Your Sleep

Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist, and John Tuton, Mammoth Founder, discuss the importance of maintaining a good relationship with caffeine and how it affects your body and sleep. Watch the full interview here. NB: We all have a very individual sensitivity to caffeine. Some people are very sensitive to its effects and it […]

Creating a home working environment that doesn’t negatively impact on sleep

Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist, and John Tuton, Mammoth Founder, discuss the importance of maintaining that divide between sleep space and workspace. This is a particularly important theme for those discovering remote working for the first time as a result of COVID-19. JT: So, I’m working from home now and finding that […]

5 sleep tips for new parents

Introducing a new member of the family is one of life’s greatest joys but it usually comes at the cost of a good night’s rest. Becoming a parent is an exciting and hugely nerve-wracking experience for anybody. It’s a time full of firsts: first smiles, first laughs, and the first time you lay them down […]

Sleeping During a Pandemic

Dr Nicola Barclay, Sleep Scientist at Oxford University offers her advice on banishing anxious thoughts and sleeping soundly during these difficult times. Read the transcript of her conversation with Mammoth Founder, John Tuton, below: JT: The first question that’s come in is that during the Corona virus pandemic, I’ve been feeling a lot more anxious […]