Anxiety and sleep

If you’ve been feeling anxious, chances are your sleep is also suffering. Find out how anxiety impacts sleep and what you can do.     Anxiety and anxiety disorders Anxiety is your body’s natural response to stress, which includes fear or apprehension. However, if feelings of anxiety are extreme, are with you all the time,…

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Teenagers and sleep

If you have a teen, you might have noticed that their sleep patterns are much different to what they were when they were younger. Find out what you need to know about teenagers and sleep. How much sleep do teenagers need? Experts recommend that teenagers get between 8 – 10 hours each night, which is…

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choosing the right pillow

If you’ve ever experienced a sore neck when sleeping, you know the importance of choosing the right pillow. But how do you know which one to choose?   Choosing the right pillow is important to ensure you get a good nights’ sleep. It’s also important for your overall health and wellbeing, as the wrong one…

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Choosing the right mattress

The right mattress can be the difference between an average night’s sleep and a great night’s sleep. But how do you know which one to choose?   With literally hundreds of mattresses on the market, it can be hard to know which one is going to suit your needs. And while testing it in a…

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Are you making these sleep mistakes

Want to get a great night’s sleep? Make sure you’re not making these sleep mistakes.   Exercising close to bedtime While regular exercise does promote good sleep, exercising too close to bedtime can interfere with your sleep. This is because the immediate effects of exercise elevate stress levels, and cause an increase in body temperature…

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What is a circadian rhythm

You may know circadian rhythms have something to do with sleep. But what are they, how do they impact sleep, and how can you reset yours?     What is a circadian rhythm? Just like you have a daily routine, your body has one too. It’s called a circadian rhythm and it’s a 24-hour internal…

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The latest in sleep research

There are many aspects of sleep that remain a mystery. However, researchers are discovering more all the time. Here is a quick summary of the latest sleep research.     COVID-19 causing sleep issues A number of studies have been conducted around how COVID-19 has impacted sleep. One study by the University of Basel in…

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What's the best bedtime routine

One of the secrets to getting a good night’s sleep is a solid bedtime routine. Here are our top tips to ensure your bedtime routine is one that will help put you to sleep.   We all know the importance of a bedtime routine when it comes to babies and children. However, structured routine around…

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How to stop snoring

If you sleep with a snorer or someone has complained about your noisy sleep, chances are you’d like to know how to stop snoring!     We all been kept awake with snoring before — that snorting, rattling sound people make when they’re asleep. Sometimes it can be a gentle, and other times it can…

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Quality and quantity of sleep

When you’ve had a good night’s sleep you always know. But what’s better — quality of sleep or quantity of sleep?     It’s well known that sleep is an important part of health and overall wellbeing. While researchers don’t know everything there is to know about sleep, they do know that sleep deprivation can…

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