Sleep Tips

Are Noisy Neighbours Becoming More of a Nuisance?

Jody Thompson | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Comedy
Jody Thompson

For some baffling reason, my upstairs neighbour seems to think it's okay to have a power shower after 11pm. Repeatedly. And after midnight. And usually 1am. And 1.15am. Then 1.20am. And 1.25am. And so on. Sometimes one after the other from 1am to 3am.

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

Juls Abernethy | Posted 31.03.2014 | 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.

Sleep Disorders: An Alternative Approach

Kate Percival | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Percival

Insomnia is now recognised as a significant public health issue and recent estimates suggest that one in three UK adults find it difficult to fall asleep or to stay asleep, whilst around half of these cases sleep so badly that they experience problems functioning the next day.

Good Night, Sleep Tight: Finding a Good Night's Sleep

Luke Morris | Posted 10.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Morris

The oft-repeated saying that we spend a third of our lives asleep is largely true. Sleep helps us recover our energy; it regulates our hormones, allows our body to grow and repair, strengthens our immune system, improves our mental health and, perhaps most ironically for those struggling to sleep, reduces our anxiety.

The Power Of A Good Nap

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Naps may seem like a naughty indulgence but the health perks of a quick sleep mean people are starting to take it a bit more seriously. So how gre...

How Often Do You Check Your Phone Before Bed? (Be Honest)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For many of us, getting the recommended eight hours sleep every night is about as likely as pigs sprouting wings and flying off into the sunset. Trans...

How Is Poor Sleep And Cancer Related?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The short term effects of poor sleep may be tiredness and a lack of concentration but there is far more serious long term damage on the immune system,...

Thinking You've Got A Good Night's Sleep (Even If You Didn't) Can Help Your Brain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It may be hard to take on board, if you're reading this exhausted from yet another night of bad sleep, but a new study by scientists has revealed that...

Having Trouble Getting To Sleep?

The Huffington Post UK | Dr Jessamy Hibberd and Jo Usmar | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As part of HuffPost UK Lifestyle's Say No To January campaign, we present the first of four extracts from a new series of This Book Will Make You... ...

The Diary of a Hermit: Insomnia

Sophie Eggleton | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Eggleton

I've battled insomnia for a decade off and on. It's hard to know whether something triggered it specifically, but there were a few emotionally traumatic events that took place around the time it first reared its nagging head.

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...

8 Tips To Avoid Being A Zombie Now That It's Dark In The Morning

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Crowbarring ourselves out of bed in the morning is proving increasingly difficult now that sunrise takes place a lot later, and the pain is only going...

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...

Could You Cure Insomnia With A Spot Of Camping?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A week in the wilderness, with nights lit only by the glowing embers of a camp fire, may be just the thing for incurable night owls. Camping out fo...

How Sleep Can Help Your Gym Workout

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From de-stressing to protecting against heart disease, sleep has long been associated with physical and mental health. But what if we told you that...

10 Tips For Stress-Free Sleep

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many Brits are plagued by sleepless nights due to stress and noisy neighbours, a survey by Lenor has revealed. Research revealed that 92% of Brits ...

7 Readers Reveal Their Tips For Sleep

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Today, we get an extra hour in bed, so naturally it's been proclaimed National Sleep In Day. Luckily, our trusty bloggers know exactly how to have ...

How To Have The Perfect 'Lie In' When The Clocks Go Back

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Despite the health benefits of sleep, one in three of us don't get enough, according to research by the British Heart Foundation. So why not take a...

Which Fruit Could Improve Your Sleep by 35%?

Tony Wrighton | Posted 29.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Wrighton

When I wrote Relax In A Minute, the chapter people asked about more than any other was the one on sleep. I was surprised at just how many people struggle with dropping off and sleeping deeply. So is it possible that eating fruit before bed could possibly help?

Sleep More To Slash Stroke Risk

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Regularly getting less than six hours sleep a night raises the risk of stroke in middle age, research has shown. Scientists in the US studied 5,666...

Five Ways to Enhance Your Energy

Sandy C. Newbigging | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sandy C. Newbigging

Energy, liveliness, get-up-and-go, oomph, (or whatever you like to call it) is required for making positive changes to your body, life and world. In the same way that 'like attracts like' in relationships, from a universal perspective, 'life attracts life. Energy attracts energy and what you want is made up of energy.

Insomnia on the Rise in the UK

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Insomnia is a difficult and persistent sleep disorder, one that can come about for many reasons and, once evident, can linger for months or even years. It's also a sleep disorder that is on the rise in the United Kingdom.

Sleep Tight - Overcoming Sleep Problems

Laura Knowles | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

I can't sleep. Claire, my business partner, can't sleep. I'm waiting for the time when we call each other at 3am for a chat. You see our beloved busi...

National Bed Month: What Your Sleep Position Says About Your Relationship

The Huffington Post UK | Georgia James | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Whether you're indulging in a night of unbridled passion, slipping under freshly washed sheets after a hellish day at work or snuggling up under a clo...

Sleep Quality Improves With Age

Eureka! | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Aging does not appear to be a factor in poor sleep, a survey has revealed. A survey of 150,000 adults found that sleep quality appears to improve ...