Sleep and your heart

We all know that a healthy heart is vital for our wellbeing. But did you know that sleep and the health of your heart are closely connected?     While good sleep is important for energy levels, it also plays a vital role in the health of your heart. Your heart The heart is a…

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Foods to help you sleep

We’ve all heard the saying you are what you eat, but how does that apply to sleep? In this blog, we look at the best foods (and drinks) to have that will help you sleep well.     It’s no secret that sleep is vitally important for our overall health and wellbeing. Experts recommend we…

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skimping on sleep

Think that skimping on sleep is no big deal? Time to think again.     We’ve all done it – skimped on sleep. Whether it’s because we were burning the candle at both ends, pulling an all-nighter, or just partying too long into the night, nearly all of us have experienced the immediate effects of…

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meditation and sleep

If sleep eludes you when it’s time to go to bed, perhaps it’s time to take up meditation.   Many of us have experienced difficulty falling asleep when it’s time to go to bed. Most of the time, stress, anxiety and tension are to blame. They either make it hard to fall asleep or make…

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COVID and sleep

We all know that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down, but how has it affected sleep? Increased sleep problems Not long after the pandemic began, we wrote a post about how COVID-19 had impacted sleep patterns. According to the research back then, many people were sleeping a bit longer than usual as…

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sleep and stress

If you’re feeling stressed one of the best things you can do is to focus on getting more sleep. But how can you do this?   How sleep and stress are linked Did you know that sleep and stress are very closely linked? Stress (whether acute or chronic) can interfere with the quality and duration…

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how to get back into a good sleep routine

Going on holidays, travelling, working shift work or overcoming an illness can all wreak havoc on the best sleep routines. But the good news is that there are many things you can do to get back into a good routine.     What is a good sleep routine? Sleep routines vary from person to person…

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How to sleep well during the party season

The party season is often filled with fun, friends and late nights, so how can you stop your sleep from suffering?     The end of the year is often full of social activities, festive functions and parties. While these are great for our social lives, they may not always be great for our sleep.…

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food and sleep

If you’re having trouble sleeping well, what you eat during the day and in the lead up to your bedtime may be to blame. Find out how food and sleep are linked.     What is the link between food and sleep? Just as there are some foods that give you energy and leave you…

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