Category Archives: Sleep Science

The science behind sleep: what really happens at night?

Despite being a huge part of our lives, there is a lot about sleep that remains a mystery It’s no secret that we all need sleep. While nutrition and exercise often take the headlines in terms of health and wellbeing, sleep is the foundation upon which all other pillars of health are built. High quality, […]

The science behind ASMR

It’s the relaxation phenomenon that’s swept the world, but can ASMR really help you sleep? Many of us have trouble falling asleep. In fact, the NHS reports that one in three of us suffer from poor sleep, with stress being the primary reason behind our sleep deprivation. And because of this, people are seeking out […]

Smartphones and smart sleep: can you enjoy both?

Is scrolling through your smartphone screen stopping you getting the sleep you need? Nowadays it’s almost impossible to function without a smartphone. Gone are the days when phones were there purely for making calls; we now use them for everything from shopping and social media to news, work, streaming and more. But this constant scrolling […]

Does better sleep improve your skin?

Here’s everything you need to know about beauty sleep We all know sleep is vital for your health, but how much does it impact your physical appearance? Research has repeatedly explored the physical changes that can occur when you aren’t getting enough sleep, and a lot of this has to do with the health and […]

What’s the best time to workout for sleep?

Exercise is key to our overall health, but how can you use fitness to promote a healthy sleep pattern? Both regular exercise and a good sleep pattern are vital for our physical and mental wellbeing. But while both are important on their own, it’s also important to understand how they impact each other. You may […]

Why you should be thinking about sleep this Mental Health Awareness Week

Improving your sleep quality goes hand-in-hand with improving your wellbeing It’s no secret that sleep is an important part of staying healthy. It gives your body the rest it needs, but it’s also vital for your mental wellbeing too. Around one in four people experience a mental health problem every year, and as many as […]

Make your bedroom more sleep friendly this spring

sleep sanctuary

Here’s how to turn your bedroom into a sleep sanctuary With Easter just around the corner and the clocks about to change, now’s the time to remind ourselves of the importance of a good night’s sleep. Sleep is vital for our overall health and wellbeing, impacting everything from our concentration levels and mood to our […]

The silent rise of sleep apnoea

While 2020 was dominated by the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of sleep disorders also increased significantly. 2020 was the year that we all took notice of how precarious our health and wellbeing could be. And as we find ourselves hurtling through 2021, the threat of the COVID-19 virus continues to affect our every move. Even when […]