Sleep Tips

Providing Funded Training For Small Charities

Vicki Dawson | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK
Vicki Dawson

Funding is a real issue at the moment for charities. It has always been a challenge to raise money in order to support charitable aims and objectives,...

10 Tweets That Are Too Real For People Who Are Always Tired

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We all know how important it is to get a good night’s sleep, but that is so much easier said than done. What are we meant to do when our brain just ...

How To Change Bad Sleep Habits Forever

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes bad sleep habits, it’s not as hard as you think to reset your sleep cycle - it just takes a little patience. From the latest tech, to ...

Six Ways To Train Yourself To Be A Better Sleeper

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sleep training isn’t just for babies – there is a whole world of techniques out there designed to help beat insomnia in adults. So, if you’ve cu...

Can This Easy Trick Help You Fall Asleep In Minutes?

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

After a day of busy commutes, back-to-back meetings and a whirl of social engagements, it can be hard to switch off from the day’s stresses and poin...

Everything You Need To Know About Choosing A Mattress

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A good bed is everything. We’re pretty sure someone famous said that. Anyway, it’s true. Especially when we consider that we spend around 25 years...

What You Thought You Knew About Sleep Is Wrong

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us know the basic rules when it comes to getting a good night’s sleep. But with so much advice circulating online, the evidence-backed theor...

Could Six Minutes Of This Help Send You To Sleep?

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Between the lure of high-octane Netflix dramas and the beckoning of bleeping smartphones, it can be all too easy to forget about the simple pleasure o...

10 Tricks For Falling Asleep Faster

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether it’s a racing mind, your Twitter feed or that post-curfew coffee keeping you awake at night - you’re not alone. But while the latest figur...

8 Reasons We Will Never Give Up Our Weekend Lie In, Even If It Is Bad For Us

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have reiterated what we all already knew: sleeping late at the weekend only makes Mondays so much harder. A new study has shown that our lu...

5 Sleep Hacks You Need To Know About

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to getting a decent night’s sleep, most of us know the drill: have a relaxing bedtime ritual, create a restful environment, stick to t...

Sleep Compatible? How To Deal With Conflicting Sleep Patterns

The Huffington Post | Georgia James | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Sleep incompatibility is an age-old problem among couples. You know the story: one of you wants to stay up until the early hours binge-watching Netfli...

Five Top Tips For A Better Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

You know that grouchy, awful feeling you get when you haven’t slept properly? And the dark circles under your eyes, snappy demeanour and generally m...

17 Insanely Simple Sleep Hacks Guaranteed To Have You Sleeping Better

Kieran MacRae | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kieran MacRae

Put a pair of shoes on as soon as you wake up. This is one of the best hacks I have ever heard. Learned from a Reddit AMA, no less. As soon as you wake up in the morning put your shoes on, even if it's with your pyjamas. Why? Because it's hard to get back into bed if you're wearing shoes!

Why A Sleep Overhaul Could Benefit You

The Huffington Post | Jen Barton | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

We’ve all heard plenty on the importance of getting a good night’s sleep. So why is that when times get busy, sleep is often the first thing we sa...

Scientists May Have Found A Way We Can Use Our Phones Before Bed And Still Have A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Tech

We all know how using our phones and devices in bed is having a negative impact on our sleep patterns. Sleep experts suggest that we put our devices ...

8 Ways To Help Your Children Sleep In The Heat

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Parents

It’s hard to get our children to have a full night’s sleep even on the best of days. So when you find yourself in the middle of a heatwave, it get...

Tired and in Need of a Good Night's Sleep?

Susan Leigh | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Often though we may be restless, find it difficult to drift off to sleep or awaken during the night, fully alert and unable to go back to sleep after only a few fitful hours. Let's look at how even busy people can negotiate with their lives and find ways to support a deep, refreshingly satisfying night long sleep.

How Going to Bootcamp Exercise Classes Helped Me Become a Morning Person

Sofie Sandell | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sofie Sandell

For a big part of my life I was the most tired person in the world in the morning. I could hardly do anything before 9 am. There was a period when my lectures at university started at 8 am but I could not listen and take in what was being said before 9 am, even if I had slept well the night before.

Your Phone Isn't The Villain Of Sleep, It Can Be Your Best Friend

Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Tech
Thomas Tamblyn

London is an incredible city, but when it's at its worst it can be loud, rude, aggressive, unpredictable and in every way a combatant to the peace and tranquility that we all need at the end of the day. Combine these negative elements with what could in all probability be a god-awful day at work and you've got just about every ingredient needed to make sure you have a truly crap night's sleep.

We Spoke To Wellbeing Experts About Their Sleep Routine

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Forty winks, shut-eye, Bo-Peep, whatever us Brits choose to call sleep, the truth of the matter is we're not very good at it. According to a recent s...

Five Simple Hacks for Better Sleep

James Haskell | Posted 28.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

During sleep, our bodies produce testosterone and human growth hormone (HGH), the two most important hormones for muscle building. What's more, quality sleep also saps cortisol, the stress hormone that triggers fat storage and muscle breakdown.

Here's Why You Need a Sleep Revolution Instead of Counting Sheep for Insomnia

Kiran Ram | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Ram

Whether you have occasional poor sleep or downright chronic insomnia, don't for a slightest moment think that dangerous, addictive sleep drugs are your only answer. Instead, take a close look at what may be behind your "night owl syndrome" so your restless nights can finally come to an end. Imagine, sleeping soundly like a baby every night!

Wake Up Well and Start Your Day Feeling Great

Susan Leigh | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

How we awaken in the morning can impact on the rest of the day. If we wake up feeling jaded, in need of more sleep or stressed and overwhelmed at the prospect of the coming day it may well be time to reflect on our habits and the way we manage our lives. Let's look at some ways to better support yourself and your quality of life.

Improve Your Sleep and Three Keys to Making It Better

Paul Kelley | Posted 13.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Kelley

The average person wakes naturally at 8-9am and goes to sleep at midnight to 1am (more like holiday sleep). Adjust these timings for your chronotype ('lark' or 'owl') using the MCTQ short questionnaire as it will tell you more about your sleep.