Sleeping

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...

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...

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.

Can't Sleep In Hotels? Your Brain Actually Stays Half Awake In New Places

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Tech

Ever wondered why you find it harder to get to sleep in a hotel or in a new place? Well scientists have discovered that it's actually a 'survival mode...

The Reasons Why My Three Year Old Isn't Sleeping

Laura Powell-Corbett | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Parents
Laura Powell-Corbett

Dear Mummy. Well you didn't think I was going to let my baby brother have all the glory now did you?  I mean he's a baby so his reasons for not sleeping are, well, baby-ish. Mine though? Mine are a little different, because you see Mummy, I am a big boy now.

15 Bizarrely Unexpected Things That Could Actually Happen While You're Asleep

Patricia Evans | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Patricia Evans

Sleep is an important process for the body to repair itself. The body temperature and blood pressure drop, the breathing becomes slower, and the muscles relax. While sleeping is a normal way for people to recover from the strain of everyday activities, bizarrely unexpected things happen, whether these are natural or manmade, harmless or not. Learn about what these are...

This Mum's Co-Sleeping IKEA Bed Hack Is So Dreamy

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK Parents

A mum-of-five has devised an impressive IKEA hack to create a family bed that takes co-sleeping to a whole new level. Elizabeth Boyce who blogs at ...

How to Play Musical Beds

Laura Powell-Corbett | Posted 04.10.2015 | UK Parents
Laura Powell-Corbett

The Husband makes his way, slowly and creakily up the stairs, pops his head in and sees there is no space in the bed (I am sure that he welcomed that sight) with me in a strange yoga-like position across the middle due to the baby being attached to the boob and the toddler requiring my hair as a comfort blanket.

Why Snoozing Too Much Could Lead To An Early Grave

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than lying-in until well past lunchtime then you could be doing your health a major disservice. A new study suggests that ...

Do You Struggle With Sunday Night Insomnia?

Susan Leigh | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

A recent report reveals that Sunday night insomnia is an issue for as many as one in four of us. Those afflicted may go to bed early, feel tired and are keen to go off to sleep yet instead lie awake tossing and turning or they drift off to sleep only to awaken in the early hours feeling tired and unrefreshed.

Sleep Well and Enjoy the Benefits

Susan Leigh | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

The times when we do manage to sleep well are often accompanied by a happier, calmer disposition where we find it easier to cope with life's stresses and strains. We all accept that it's important to sleep well.

Do You Still Sleep With Your Teddy Bear?

Susan Leigh | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Susan Leigh

Every so often research pops up to reveal that between 10 - 30% of adults go to sleep at night with their teddy bears. Why is that? What's the appeal of a stuffed toy, especially when it's old, tattered and has perhaps been around for decades and is now rather mucky and worn?

Shit Advice About Baby Sleep

Chrissy Chittenden | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chrissy Chittenden

It's fitting, really, that in the month I've assigned, "Weaning with Respect Month", another self-appointed baby sleep trainer has taken the opportunity to show how little he/they knows/know about newborn babies, their nutritional needs, their slumber needs, and basically anything about anything related to any of their needs.

I Have Never Cared for Breakfast TV

Carl Hutchinson | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Carl Hutchinson

I have never cared for breakfast TV. It's usually due to the fact that I associate it with being woken up before I am ready to meet the day. As I work in the evenings I seldom need to get up in time for a typical 6am show, nor do I see the need to record it for when I do rise.

Eight Ways To Rectify That "WTF Did I Do Last Night" Feeling

Madison Taylor | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Madison Taylor

You wake up blurry eyed, head pounding like the bass from the night before and the lingering taste of a regrettable kebab and tequila shots in your mouth... You turn your head away from the light streaming in through the gap in your curtains and lay there motionless as you attempt to recall last night's antics.

Anxious? Shy? In Love? What Your Sleeping Style Reveals About You

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether we’re curled up in a foetal position or cuddling our other half, most of us love our bed and the respite that it brings: a glorious night of...

This Is The Real Reason Behind Your Night Munchies

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You know you should be sleeping, but you also know there are some yummy brownies and milk downstairs with your name on them. If you're someone who ...

In the Midst of the Night

Elaine Benton | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

Insomnia is most commonly thought of as both a medical sign and a symptom that can accompany many diverse illnesses, therefore the number of people suffering sleepless nights around the world is unimaginable. Insomnia is one of the annoying effects, those living with Parkinson's have to endure.

The Science Of Sleep (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Couples, singles, and even a cat. Ted Spagna photographed them all as they slumbered. These intensely intimate shots which feature his subjects in...

The Tube: Don't Cross The Line

Danielle Lowe | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Public transport is a common method of travel by many people across the globe, yet somehow some people still haven't mastered the art of getting it right. We have people that seem to think that they are the only one in a rush to get to a certain place, that they are the only one on the tube or that nobody around them has any transport requirements.

UKIP MEP Admits 'Pausing For Some Zeds' During Brussels Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Politics

A UKIP MEP has admitted dozing off during a debate. Are EU debates that boring? Roger Helmer was snapped reclining in the European Parliament's ...

While They Were Sleeping

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

What started out as an academic art project has developed into a series of beautiful images that capture how couples move during their slumber hours. ...

WATCH: 22 Of The Cutest Animals Falling Asleep Videos

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Animals may well be the ultimate source of cuteness in the universe. Even when they're sleeping, they're adorable - in fact, when they're having 40 wi...