Is stress affecting your sleep?

Are you finding it hard to get a good night’s sleep? Perhaps stress is affecting your sleep.   We all know it’s important to get a good night’s sleep. And while it’s normal to have the odd night here and there where good sleep is hard to come by, persistent problems with your sleep isn’t…

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Should you nap

There are different schools of thought when it comes to daytime napping, so we thought we’d tackle the question: should you nap during the day?   What is a nap? A nap is a short sleep that’s usually taken in daytime hours, in addition to the usual night-time sleep routine. Most people take a nap…

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Why do we dream?

Dreams are something we’ve all experienced, but have you ever wondered why we dream? What are dreams? Quite simply, dreams are stories or images that our brain creates while we are asleep. These stories can range from pleasant and entertaining, to strange and even frightening. Scientists still don’t fully understand dreams — why we dream,…

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How to sleep with pain

Trying to sleep with pain can be frustrating and difficult, especially if your pain is ongoing or severe. Types of pain Pain can be caused by a number of things, but it’s usually categorised as being acute or chronic. Acute pain usually comes on suddenly and is caused by something specific. It lasts less than…

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Exercise and sleep

We all know that exercise is good for us. It helps to control our weight, promotes strong bones and reduces our risk of chronic disease. But did you know that exercise can help you sleep? How does exercise promote good sleep? Studies have shown one of the benefits of regular exercise is better sleep. As…

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Coping with sleep deprivation - 8 hours sleep

Chronic sleep deprivation has become a worldwide crisis and dealing with it in your everyday life can be a challenge. Coping with sleep deprivation is becoming more and more necessary. The way we work, the stress in our everyday lives, and our need to keep ahead in the world, has many detrimental effects on our…

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Importance of a quality mattress

Comfort is an important factor in getting a good night’s sleep and a quality mattress is a useful way to achieve that comfort. A quality mattress will offer more than just comfort and durability. The best mattresses are constructed using the innovative pocket spring system, where each spring is isolated in its own fabric pocket.…

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