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5 ways to fall in love with sleep again

If you’re struggling to sleep soundly, it’s time to re-evaluate your relationship with bedtime Our relationship with sleep is arguably the most important one we’ll ever have. After all, sleep is essential for our health and wellbeing in a number of crucial ways. Not only does it stave off tiredness, but a good night’s sleep […]

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 […]

Don’t be scared: the benefits of sleeping in the dark

There’s no need to be afraid of the dark, especially at bedtime Many children and even some adults see the darkness as something to fear. We’re brought up on stories of monsters lurking under beds and in closets, only coming out when the sun has set and the moon is high. This can make the […]

Does sharing a bed help you sleep better?

New reports suggest that sharing a bed with your partner could result in improved rest Everyone has their own opinion on the best way to fall and stay asleep. Some people find it hard to sleep without their partner with them, while others relish the chance to starfish and spread out in a bed all […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Caffeine Affects Your Sleep

Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist, and John Tuton, Mammoth Founder, discuss the importance of maintaining a good relationship with caffeine and how it affects your body and sleep. Watch the full interview here. NB: We all have a very individual sensitivity to caffeine. Some people are very sensitive to its effects and it […]

Creating a home working environment that doesn’t negatively impact on sleep

Dr Nicola Barclay, University of Oxford Sleep Scientist, and John Tuton, Mammoth Founder, discuss the importance of maintaining that divide between sleep space and workspace. This is a particularly important theme for those discovering remote working for the first time as a result of COVID-19. JT: So, I’m working from home now and finding that […]