Sleep

Sleep is an elixir to humans. It heals you, keeps you healthy, gives you amazing abilities and keeps you sane. Yet it eludes many of us, most out of choice.   Sleep isn’t something that should come at the bottom of a long list of things to do.  It should be featured top and centre along with good food and water.

Find articles that will get you more acquainted with sleep, from the importance of sleep, what happens when you get too much or too little sleep, to how to survive on little sleep when you have no choice.

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3 ways alcohol and sleep don’t mix well

3 ways alcohol and sleep don’t mix well

The influence of alcohol on our sleep is something that we know about but don’t really take much notice of.  After all, we are a society of big drinkers and little sleepers. But to be at the top of ...
Im Regularly Woken By Snoring.  Are You?

Im Regularly Woken By Snoring. Are You?

A lot of us have our sleep disrupted by snoring.  Me included.  Either because you snore yourself or you share a bed with a snorer. The British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association suggest that ...
A Quick Guide To Snoring & How To Stop It

A Quick Guide To Snoring & How To Stop It

SNORING!!! It’s the bane of many people’s lives.  According to the British Snoring and Sleep Apnoea Association (BSSAA), there are approximately 15 million snorers in the UK and snoring ...
I started writing about sleep & now I don’t sleep anymore

I started writing about sleep & now I don’t sleep anymore

Yes, you read that correctly. Since I started writing about sleep and all the benefits of why we should sleep more, I sleep a lot less. Up until I quit my job in London, I thought I slept well. I ...
How to Sleep as well as Possible in a Tent or Campervan

How to Sleep as well as Possible in a Tent or Campervan

Summer is nearly over! It’s already starting to get much cooler but there’s still time to squeeze in a camping trip before it gets too cold.  But for many of us, camping equals no sleep ...
3 surprising things that stop you sleeping that you’ll wish you’d known about sooner

3 surprising things that stop you sleeping that you’ll wish you’d known about sooner

There’s a long list of things that we’re told stop us from sleeping well. Things we shouldn’t do if we want to get quality sleep.  They’re things that we know but maybe don’t want to ...
How To Nap Like a Boss & Reap the Benefits

How To Nap Like a Boss & Reap the Benefits

Napping is the new mid-afternoon pick me up.  It’s the best thing you can do when you’ve not slept well or needed more time in bed.   Naps are proven to increase alertness, reduce stress, boost ...
How to sleep when you’re stressed

How to sleep when you’re stressed

Stress is a big inhibitor of sleep. In the 2019 sleep survey sponsored by Nanu, stress was the number one reason those surveyed said they didn’t sleep well.  As the world becomes an even more rapid ...
5 things you should know about tracking your sleep

5 things you should know about tracking your sleep

We live in a society where you can track everything about ourselves.  And I mean EVERYTHING.  Where you are, your heart rate, your stress level, how you feel about what you just ate, if you’re ...
How to create the perfect sleep environment

How to create the perfect sleep environment

I’m sorry to say, contrary to the title of this article, there is no such thing as a perfect sleep environment. Stick with me, though. There are too many factors that come into play in creating a ...
How to sleep better in the summer heat

How to sleep better in the summer heat

Getting a decent night sleep in the summer months can be close to impossible. Your body temperature needs to drop slightly to ensure that you sleep well, but when it’s hot, this is easier said than ...
10 reasons why you should start getting more quality sleep now.

10 reasons why you should start getting more quality sleep now.

If you sleep then you’re lazy.  Or so we have been led to believe.  But, if you get a decent amount of quality sleep, you are anything but lazy in your waking hours.  And those who don’t ...
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