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What is ‘healthy sleep’?

Sleep is essential for good physical and mental health, but are you getting enough ‘healthy sleep’? We explore what healthy sleep is, how you can tell if you are getting enough healthy sleep, why it is so important to your overall health, and simple habits to help you on your way to a healthier sleep.

Why am I so tired in the morning?

Are you waking up feeling groggy in the morning? Do you wake up exhausted despite having a full night’s sleep? If this feeling of morning tiredness is a regular occurrence, it’s time to investigate the potential causes. This can be attributed to your lifestyle, physical health or mental health. Let’s take a closer look.

What is the link between depression and sleep?

Depression and sleep problems can feel like a vicious cycle. So, you might not be surprised to learn there is a strong link between depression and struggling to sleep. Find out how mental health problems can be connected to your sleep at night.

How does a lack of sleep affect the body?

Everyone needs sleep, but its biological purpose remains a mystery. However, we know that quality sleep, and getting enough of it, is as essential to survival as food and water. We know that sleep habits and health are heavily linked, but how does a lack of sleep affect the body?

Why do we sleep?

A lot is still unknown about the purpose of sleep. However, we know that quality sleep is as essential to survival as food and water. Sleep is so important that we spend a third of our lives sleeping – so why do we sleep?

How much sleep do I need?

Do you find yourself reaching for the snooze button in the morning? Or maybe you’re becoming reliant on caffeine to get through the day? If this is the case, you might not be getting as much sleep as you need.

What is the link between anxiety and sleep?

Anxiety is our body’s natural response to stress. All, if not most of us will experience periods of anxiety when we may be apprehensive or fearful. This can often be spurred on by an upcoming event (like an exam or interview) or even during conflict.

Why is good sleep hygiene important?

Getting good, regular sleep is important for mental and physical health , while good sleep hygiene ensures you get a better, more restful night’s sleep. Here, we explain why good sleep hygiene is so important.