Category Archives: Sleep

How the older generation sleep

Claire Rayner, remembered as the UK’s favourite agony aunt, was a self-confessed cat napper in her later years. “I can nod off at the drop of a hat”, she would say, admitting to catching “delicious snoozes” on train journeys and … Continue reading

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8 signs that your mattress needs replacing

How do you know if your mattress is still doing it’s job? After all we spend almost a third of our lives sleeping so it’s important that your mattress is in good working order. Most consumers are unsure about how … Continue reading

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How Does Sleep Work?

Most of us have some understanding of what sleep is about and why we have to do it. But unless ‘getting a good night’s sleep’ is a recurring problem, we don’t worry about how it works – and we’re content … Continue reading

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How many films with a reference to ‘sleep’ could you name?

The cinema is generally a wide-awake kind of place to visit. The seats may be much more comfortable than they used to be in earlier days, but you wouldn’t want nod to off in the middle of the latest blockbuster, … Continue reading

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A bedroom is for life, not just for sleeping

Planning the perfect bedroom will mean answering some basic questions before you commit to anything. What expectations do you most want this room to fulfil? Is it to be a space that will serve as your personal domain, or somewhere … Continue reading

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The Dream Machine App – Choose Your Dreams?

If you’re having trouble sleeping, sometimes have nightmares, or seem to be missing out on pleasant dreams altogether, you might want to try the “DreamMachine” app for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. Controlling a dream state This app literally … Continue reading

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5 Sleep Myths you always believed

We all know what helps us to sleep, but in this post we take a light-hearted look at some of the more readily used “myths” of sleep. It must be said however, that while the medical explanations for this “myth … Continue reading

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Is plenty of sleep the secret to Olympic Glory?

What separates great Olympians from the ordinary? Sleep apparently! American Swimmer and Olympic Gold medalist Dara Torres, revealed recently that the secret to her success and longevity lies in just getting enough sleep! Torres’ top tips include ensuring a comfortable … Continue reading

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