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“Sleep it off!” Why sleep is crucial for tackling obesity

Weight management is a constant struggle for many of us. And while many of us fixate on gruelling exercise regimes and meticulous calorie counting, it’s important not to underestimate the role sleep has to play. With the majority of 2020 having been spent in lockdown, it’s safe to say that this year has been tough […]

The relationship between your sleep habits and migraines

Can the quality of your sleep influence the severity and frequency of your migraines? With Migraine Awareness Week taking place this September, now is as good a time as any to highlight the prevalence and potential seriousness of this condition. Migraines are far more than just a bad headache. As well as causing intense pain, […]

Sleep deprivation can stop you feeling positive, according to research

A few restless nights can leave you feeling worse than tired We’re all familiar with a bad night’s sleep. When we struggle to drift off, or find ourselves waking frequently throughout the night, it can have a snowball effect on our ability to function the next day. From excessive tiredness to heightened irritability, the impact […]

Breathing Techniques to Reduce Stress

Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist, and John Tuton, Mammoth Founder, discuss how different breathing techniques can help reduce worry and improve your sleep. JT: I’d like to contribute to that bit actually, and it’s this idea of breathing and meditation. I don’t know what it is when you’re post-40, but these things […]

Depression levels have doubled in lockdown, making self care more important than ever

According to new reports, mental health concerns in the UK are at an all-time high   According to fresh figures from the Office for National Statistics, twice as many adults in the UK are reporting symptoms of depression now compared to this time last year. Previously, one in ten people were living with depressive symptoms. […]

How to Worry More Effectively

Want to decrease the amount of time you spend worrying? Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist, and John Tuton, Mammoth Founder, discuss how scheduling “worry time” can help you develop control over the frequency and timing of your worry. JT: If you have dedicated worry time, as you spoke about that, how does […]

What are the worst sleep habits?

There are certain things we do that can sabotage our sleep quality. How many are you guilty of? We’ve all experienced that frustrating feeling of not being able to get to sleep. Sometimes it feels like we spend all day looking forward to turning in for the night, only to spend hours staring at the […]