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Sleep more. Smile more. Simple.

Sleep more. Smile more. Simple.

Not a cloud in the sky, the cool sea breeze nicely compliments a warm summer morning as you drive to work in a state of pure bliss. You take a seat at your desk ready to tear through your list of tasks before the weekend. Feeling optimistic, you get started, but are...

What’s your sleep position, and why does it matter?

What’s your sleep position, and why does it matter?

Did you know that the positions you sleep in can affect your health and the quality of your sleep? Your Challenge Take note of what position you intuitively assume when going to sleep tonight Take note of what position you’re in when you wake up in the morning If the...

Why your mattress size matters

Why your mattress size matters

Did you know that for a couple sharing a queen size mattress, each person has less space than a child sleeping in a single bed?  We all know the importance of personal space at night - but somehow, mattress size is often overlooked when it comes to getting a good...

How light affects your sleep and tips to combat this

How light affects your sleep and tips to combat this

Since the invention of the light bulb man has been able to override the natural cycle of sleep. Before this revolutionary invention, we were awake with the rise of the sun and asleep with the setting of the sun. When darkness descends it triggers the production of...

Week One: Switch Off An Hour Before Sleep Time

Week One: Switch Off An Hour Before Sleep Time

We’re all familiar with the idea that one way or another, technology interferes with our sleep. Even though a multitude of studies give evidence that light-emitting technology is disruptive to our sleep, the majority of us haven’t read the research behind it. We are...

Ben’s Story:  Week 1 – Remove Technology!

Ben’s Story: Week 1 – Remove Technology!

Meet Ben: Digital Strategy Director, Dog-lover, Sleeps 5-6 hours a night Sleep Group: Eventual Sleeper Sleep Habits: Finds it hard to get to sleep before 12am Weaknesses: Technology and caffeine I'm notorious for using technology and drinking coffee at night, which...

Week Two: Let’s Get Physical!

Week Two: Let’s Get Physical!

Exercising triggers your body’s need to sleep. Research indicates that moderate amounts of exercise helps to relieve stress, and improve your mood. Even 20 minutes of light exercise helps to burn off excess energy if you’ve been sitting in a chair all day. Not only...

Week Three: Creating Your Sleep Sanctuary

Week Three: Creating Your Sleep Sanctuary

Your bedroom is your own personal haven and a safeguard from the stresses of everyday life. There are four main environmental factors that can affect your sleep: noise, light, temperature and comfort. Your Challenge Take control of  your sleep environment. Block out...

Week Four: Caffeine – To Sip or Not to Sip, That is the Question

Week Four: Caffeine – To Sip or Not to Sip, That is the Question

Caffeine is probably the most easily available stimulant, which we frequently use to our advantage to improve mood, increase alertness and better our thinking skills. However, the flip side is that simply because it is a stimulant, it can significantly interfere with...

Week Five: You Are What You Eat!

Week Five: You Are What You Eat!

Many of us give little consideration to the timing of our evening meal. However, you may not be aware that eating a large meal within three hours of bedtime can cause significant difficulties getting to, and staying asleep.   Here’s why: Our gastrointestinal...

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