Sleep Deprivation

Baby Sleep Deprivation Makes You Want to Stick Your Head up Your Arse!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

I am so tired I want to crawl up my own ass and have a nap. Yes, not the first place that springs to everyone's mind as a retreat of choice. However, I need somewhere, dark, un-crowded and most importantly somewhere no one (namely my small humans) would even think I would be. A place they would be too shit scared to even look.

Sleep Deprivation: Enemy of the Third Metric

Emily McLaren | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily McLaren

Sleep has been so undervalued that being deprived of it has become a boast. However, when you factor in The Third Metric, this anti-sleep mentality suddenly seems ridiculously skewed. After all, what's the point of attaining all that solvency and influence if you're so tired you stumble through it all like a zombie?

How to Survive When Your Baby Won't Go the F**k to Sleep

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

You are probably going to get fat, have heart disease, anxiety and depression... Despite how bad you might feel, you are not going to actually DIE from lack of sleep. Chances are you won't even pass out. Some days it may feel like you have 'hit the wall' and can't go on but you WILL survive.

China Ikea Has An 'Open Bed' Policy - Strictly For Napping Only

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

According to reports, a quarter of the population suffer from some sort of sleep disorder - but all that could be about to change thanks to one furnit...

Why You Should Never Go to Waitrose When You Have Babies

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Comedy
Emily-Jane Clark

In fact, some days I don't even feel sleepy any more. So I think I am ok. "I feel fine," I smile to myself sipping on my super strong coffee. "Today I am going to Get Stuff Done." And it is on these days I decide to leave the house. Big mistake.

Cara Delevingne and Marissa Mayer Are Proof That You Can't Cheat Your Body of Sleep

Poorna Bell | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Poorna Bell

These two incidents as far as we're concerned is good old fashioned sleep shaming. We know both of these women work damn hard, and we're pretty sure they're human and need to sleep, so let's have more of Delevingne's disco naps and not villify Meyer who clearly needs a good kip...

Nine Ways NOT to Get Your Baby to Go to Sleep

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

My first baby did not like to sleep. My second baby does not like to sleep. The first time around we tried everything. The second time around we tried everything else. Turns out everything and everything else do not work on my babies...

Could This Be The Answer To Your Snoring Misery?

The Huffington Post Uk | Posted 20.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Roughly half the population snores, and while it is something that's joked about, snoring can seriously affect the sleep you get - whether you're the ...

Sleep Is the Greatest Healer

Natalie Wisdom | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Wisdom

I hate days like this because I don't want to do this anymore and I dislike myself for not wanting to do this anymore. I miss my old life, not because it was more fulfilling, not by any stretch, merely because it wasn't this; it wasn't 'today'. I miss the life I took for granted whilst watching repeats of programmes I didn't even enjoy very much the first time I watched them.

Beyond the Front Pages

Carla Buzasi | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK
Carla Buzasi

With April Fools' Day doing its best to upset the news agenda this week - at times on Tuesday it was hard to work out what was true, and what was the work of some reporter's overactive imagination - sifting through the inside pages required a healthy dose of skepticism. Our hearts and bodies got a lot of column space this week, with health headlines dominated by the news that it's seven portions of fruit and veg we need a day, not the five we originally thought. Meanwhile, another report suggested it's actually friends we really need to keep healthy.

Mindfully Sleep-Deprived

Sheila Bayliss | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sheila Bayliss

Ever since he was about two years old, he's had periods when he's awake for several hours in the middle of the night. Initial advice from a health visitor was that it must be his back teeth coming through, although it seemed to me like he just couldn't shut his brain down.

This Simple Trick Can Give You A Good Night's Sleep

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Over half of Britons are sleep deprived new research has revealed, and computers, tablets and smartphones are partly to blame. A survey indicates t...

Stress Busting Techniques For a Good Night's Sleep Every Night

Juls Abernethy | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Juls Abernethy

How well you have slept at night has a big influence over how well you feel during the next day, likewise your daily habits and routines can have a big influence on how well you sleep at night. A good night's sleep is a healthy habit that is more in your control than you might think.

More Sex Less Email

Monica Seeley | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Tech
Monica Seeley

Feeling that we must stay connected is now impacting on our sex lives according to results from The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal). As laptops and mobile devices make their way into the bedroom their owners are enjoying less sex than a decade ago.

Night Owl V Morning Lark: Which One Is Better?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While there has been much said about the required hours of sleep needed to function and have a healthy immune system, not a great deal has been known ...

You'll Spend About One Month A Year Worrying About Sleep

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Bad sleep seems to be an epidemic in Britain, and the stark results of a recent survey compound this suspicion. According to a poll by Direct Line, tw...

How to Use Mindfulness to Get to Sleep

Andrew Cunningham | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Cunningham

One of the most common problems I encounter with clients is poor quality sleep. Either they have difficulty in getting to sleep or wake in the night or too early or are just not getting a satisfying refreshing sleep.

Snoring: High Salt Intake Could Be Linked To Sleep Apnoea

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Could avoiding salt-laden takeaways and crisps be the answer to curing your snoring? That's what a new study by Brazilian researchers is attemptin...

Sleep Deprivation and Lucky Blankets: Confessions of a British NFL Fan

Dan McLaughlin | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Sport
Dan McLaughlin

What does it take to be an NFL fan in the UK? Allow me to paint a picture. It's 4am and I am sitting up in bed with headphones on, wearing Chicago Bears pyjamas, clutching a Chicago Bears mascot teddy bear and wearing a Bears blanket as a cape, because when I wear this we don't lose, or at least we don't lose as often...

How To Get A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Pop quiz: when was the last time you heard someone bragging or 'moasting' (a moan that's also a backhanded boast - yes, we made that up) about the lac...

One Very Simple Solution To Getting Better Sleep

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you're finding it hard to get to sleep, you may read a dozen suggestions about how to remedy that. But let us save you the trouble and cut to t...

How You Can Keep The Spark Alive Post-Birth

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The effect that having a baby can have on your relationship - and by that we mean the two of you - is called the "baby quake", says Claire Irvin, Edit...

Seven Ways Festival Season Prepares You for Parenthood

Kirsty Smith | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Kirsty Smith

Going to festivals and staying up for three consecutive nights might on first glance not seem the best preparation for starting a family but there are definitely some benefits to be had from rolling around a field smelling of day old cider.

I Dream Of Sleeping

Alice Wright | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Wright

I haven't enjoyed a full, uninterrupted eight hours sleep in nearly six years. I know this because I have had a lot of time to think about that fact. A lot of time spent lying in bed in the dark, eyes wide open pondering how long it has been since I have slept a full night and since when.

You're Still Afraid of the Dark... Sorry

Ed Baxter | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Baxter

Imagine if every light around you was suddenly turned out. How would you react? With laughter, bemusement, nonchalance? I hate to have to break it you, but somewhere inside you're terrified.