Has social media made it harder to sleep?

We’re living in a digital age when everything is shared, but should we be doing less scrolling and more sleeping?   Social media has changed the world in a thousand different ways. From communication to recommendations to sharing big news and getting global updates, the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and more recently TikTok have […]

The rise and rise of bedtime stories for grown-ups

Does the secret to a good night’s sleep lie in the telling of a good yarn? Many of us find it difficult to switch off at the end of the day, even when we’re feeling tired. Racing thoughts can be difficult to silence, especially in times of nationwide unrest and uncertainty. According to a survey […]

Why sleep and productivity are inextricably linked

As World Productivity Day arrives, we’re taking a closer look at the relationship between working hard and a good night’s rest   It’s no secret that tiredness and fatigue are the sworn enemies of productivity. When we’re exhausted, we’re far less likely to perform at our maximum capacity when it comes to work, exercise and […]

Why you should find it in your heart to spend more time getting quality sleep

The kitchen may be the heart of the home but there’s no doubt that your heart benefits from the hours you spend in the bedroom It’s no secret that good sleep is an important part of our overall health. Sleep is linked to our memory, our cognitive function, our physical wellbeing and our emotional state. […]

Fact vs. Fiction: Do women really need more sleep than men?

It’s time to separate the myth from the truth Despite the fact we all have sleep in common, there are still many curiosities and misconceptions surrounding it. From dreams and sleepwalking to sleep cycles and sleep hormones, sleep can be a lot more complicated than simply putting your head on the pillow and closing your […]

Does living in the city lead to sleep loss?

From noise pollution to environmental concerns, is city living stopping you from resting easy? We all know good sleep is important. After all, sleep is one of the cornerstones of good health, alongside nutrition and exercise. Without sleep, we can quickly find ourselves feeling worse both physically and mentally, with lower energy levels, worse concentration […]

The role sleep plays in your mental health

Looking after ourselves has never felt more important, and sleep has a vital role to play in this   With the coronavirus still disrupting daily life for all of us, it’s understandable that we’re all feeling a little more stressed than usual. The uncertainty of the current situation has led to increased levels of anxiety […]

5 ways to allergy-proof your bedroom

For around 20% of the UK population, spring means the onset of annual allergies The coronavirus continues to dominate every headline, as well as many of our health-related worries, but for many of us this time of year also marks the arrival of another widespread health concern: hay fever. According to the NHS, springtime allergies […]

Sleep Like a Baby: why is sleep so important for children?

We all want to give our children the best start in life. But few things are as crucial as simply protecting their rest and recovery time.   We all know that sleep is important. Even for adults, getting enough sleep is key to both our physical energy levels and our mental capacity, as well as […]

6 steps to turn your bedroom into a safe haven during lockdown

Finding it hard to sleep easily right now? Changing up the look and feel of your bedroom can help to press the reset button on your sleep patterns. For most of us, we’ve never spent more time at home than in the past month. And chances are you’re feeling more than a little stir crazy. […]