Category Archives: Sleep Science

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. […]

How to get to sleep when your brain won’t switch off

In these strange times, it’s all too easy to let overthinking keep you up at night Stress and anxiety are common mental health concerns in the UK, but with the coronavirus pandemic still dominating the news and disrupting our daily lives, it feels like nationwide stress levels have never been higher. And this can have […]

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 […]

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% […]

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 […]