Tag Archives: sleep help

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 […]

What to do if allergies are disrupting your sleep

At this time of year, hay fever symptoms are at an all time high, but don’t let that stop you from resting easy After the dark, cold days of winter, we’re now enjoying long days, light nights and (generally) warmer temperatures. However, for around 16 million people in the UK alone, this more positive time […]

One year later: how has the pandemic impacted our sleep?

With the COVID-19 crisis dominating society for twelve months, what has the cost been to our sleep? It’s been a year since COVID-19 truly became headline news in the UK, with the first national lockdown starting in March 2020. Since then, the country has experienced brief periods of managed freedom in between extended stints of […]

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 […]

Exeter Chiefs’ Ollie Devoto shares his top three sleep tips

During our latest podcast hosted by Mammoth Founder John Tuton, England & Exeter Chiefs centre Ollie Devoto shares his top three tips for a better night’s sleep.  JP: So in conclusion Ollie, you know we’ve talked some great things about sleep, training and recovery. Try and sum up in your own words, in between three […]

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 […]

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 […]