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How To Help Children With Stress And Insomnia

In the storybooks, childhood is a stress-free period of our lives. There are no looming bills, problems at work or expensive car repairs to worry about. Playing with friends and creating vast imaginary lands in the living room is the order of the day. And later, some hopeful negotiations with parents for a later bedtime, with fingers and toes...

What’s The Best Bedroom Color For Sleep?

How does the current color scheme of your bedroom make you feel when you slide into bed at the end of a long day? Do you find your eyes relax when you cast your gaze around the room, or do you feel energized by the colors you notice? The way that color affects the human brain has fascinated scientists for decades, but only in the last few years...

How Do You Know You Slept Well? 4 Indicators Of Good Sleep

Some mornings you crawl painfully out of bed, just knowing that you had a terrible night’s sleep, and that you’re going to have a difficult day because of it. Other days you might wake up with the feeling you didn’t sleep too well, but you somehow manage to get through the day just fine. So how exactly do you work out if...

The Hidden Cost Of Sleep Deprivation

How often do you or a work colleague talk about how badly you slept the previous night? Perhaps it’s a conversation you regularly have with one or two family members or friends? The irony is that we might complain about what a bad night’s sleep we had; but equally we’ll continue to stay up late because of work, social or family...

Full Moon Insomnia: Does The Moon Affect Your Sleep?

Can you remember how well you slept the last time there was a full moon? Do you, or someone you know, feel that when the moon shines brightest, things just don’t seem right? If so, you’re not alone. Despite a lack of scientific evidence, millions of people believe that the moon holds an uncanny power over them. In this article...

Sheet Music – Does Your Bedding Sing You To Sleep?

We remember those particularly perfect nights of peaceful sleep on our travels. Maybe it was in a little country hotel we found once and never got to visit again. Or a deep, dreamless night we spent cocooned in an efficient and impersonal room in a bustling city whilst the world carried on unheard outside. We tell our friends when we had a night...

Can Light Therapy Improve Your Mood And Sleep?

Humans have a complicated, but vital relationship with sunlight. Like all life on our planet, we need it to survive, but too much or too little time in the sun can lead to serious problems. To much exposure to the sun can quite quickly lead to sunburn, heat stroke, dehydration and even death in extreme cases. It might take a little longer to...

10 Gift Ideas For Better Sleep

If you know someone who has trouble sleeping, how great would it be to give them something that might help them sleep better? As someone who’s suffered from insomnia for many years, I know how nice it is when something comes along that makes a difference, however small. So I’ve compiled this list of gifts which I think most...