Sleep Deprivation

My Awful Secret

Lotte Lane | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lotte Lane

I feel like the most despicable person for admitting this, but part of me is dreading having this kid. I'm scared and I'm anxious. The excitement I felt first time round is notably absent. Sometimes I forget I'm pregnant at all, and it feels quite nice.

First Week Back At Work Tired You Out? Read On...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling knackered after your first week back at work? We thought as much. If you're still in night owl mode from staying up past 12am and having n...

Does Going To Bed Late Ruin Your Health?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While it's easy to see how night owls and morning larks benefited humanity back when we were cave men and women (having people on different shifts to ...

Five Things I've Enjoyed About Motherhood That I Never Thought I Would

Anniki Sommerville | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anniki Sommerville

Not all Mums are negative automatons. It depends what type of day they're having. It just seems to me (as a Mum) that much of what I write (and read) covers more of the bummed out side of parenting. And all to often I speak to other parents and they seem to be complaining a lot too.

Sleep Deprivation - How to Cope!

Kerry Gibb | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Gibb

Being a mum of four young boys means that a good nights sleep is well and truly a thing of the past. So, over the past eight years I have had to develop a good coping strategy or I think I would have literally gone insane.

Insomnia Is No Fun In A Relationship, Here's One Couple's Experience

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell and Rob Bell | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As Lifestyle editor for The Huffington Post, I could reel off all sorts of facts, figures and advice about sleep. Don't take your computer to bed....

Feeling Tired? This Is The Reason Why...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The majority of Brits are troubled by sleep deprivation, but it seems women are suffering more than men. According to a new survey, women need at l...

The Addiction That Messes With Your Bed

Paul Twite | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Tech
Paul Twite

As smartphone addiction creeps into bedrooms all over the country, it's clear that we need to make a conscious effort to disconnect. A nationwide epidemic of sleep deprivation, smartphone hangovers that sap our productivity, and an inability to switch off from work and relax, are all sure signs that our dependence on the smartphone has gone too far.

How to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night (In Just TWO Years)

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

Establish a good bedtime routine. This is key to everything. Babies like to know exactly what to expect. So that they can do the exact opposite.

You Don't Have to Live Life Tired... 'I Can Make You SLEEP'

Romy Grace | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Romy Grace

Sleep has a love hate relationship with many of us. Its benefits cannot be denied: it has been claimed to be linked to weight loss, concentration, mood, attractiveness, long life, memory and overall better health to name a few. But despite knowing some or all of the facts, most people (myself included) find ourselves 'burning the candle at both ends'.

Post-Natal and Bipolar - Wearing Nappies in G-Strings

Kerry Hudson | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

Contrary to statistics that put me in the seventy percent chance of post-natal psychosis, I held my head firmly above water. It wasn't easy, at times the water stank, many times, in fact most of the time, but I wouldn't allow myself - now a mother - to go under.

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

Olivia Siegl | Posted 12.10.2014 | 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 26.09.2014 | 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 22.09.2014 | 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 29.08.2014 | 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 25.08.2014 | 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.