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What is insomnia: symptoms, causes & treatments

Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being. Getting enough quality sleep with a healthy sleep cycle can help protect your mental health and physical health1 . However, sleep problems, such as insomnia, affects around 1 in 3 people in the United Kingdom.2,3 In this article we will explore what is insomnia, how […]

Good self-care starts with good sleep

That constant feeling of having little or no energy can be a result of not looking after yourself. Break the habit. Self-care starts with sleep, here’s how.

10 tips to promote a healthy sleep environment

Sleep is important for our physical and mental health. Here, we explore 10 tips to create the perfect sleep environment to help quieten your mind, relax your body, and help you towards a good night’s sleep.

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?