Mindfulness meditation is widely practiced around the world to promote relaxation and there are a variety of techniques you can use. Increasingly, we’re seeing it as a treatment for sleep disorders. Here’s how it works.
Sleep is as important for your health as nutrition, but many adults simply don’t get enough. Stress can be just one reason for this. But, there are ways to rest easier at night. Let’s explore the link between stress and sleep in more depth.
For many sleep problems like insomnia, sleep therapy can provide a viable solution. Here, we take a look at what sleep therapy actually is.
World Sleep Day, on the 19th March, is celebrated by the World Sleep Society. This year, our mission is to help you make sleep a priority.
When it comes to our health, a good night’s sleep is highly important. Regular poor sleep leaves you at risk of certain medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes, lower life expectancy and obesity1. Also, if nothing else, it can make you incredibly irritable. For many of us, getting 7-8 hours of quality sleep a night is easier said than done. Here are some tips, backed by science, to help you sleep better.
We spend about a third of our lives sleeping, and as we grow older, we start to experience changes in our sleep. We take a look at sleep and ageing, the relationship between the two and how our bodies adapt to changing sleeping patterns.
Meditation is a helpful tool to aid sleep. It can train you to let go of any negative thoughts bouncing around your mind, helping you to stay in the moment.
Think a nightcap can help you get a better night’s sleep? Think again. Alcohol may be known as a sedative which can help induce feelings of relaxation and sleepiness, but this doesn’t mean it will give you a good night’s sleep. Here, we explain why alcohol and sleep don’t mix.
Sleep deprivation is the consistent lack in quantity and/or quality of sleep. And, while a bad night’s sleep can certainly ruin your day, long term sleep deprivation can have a much bigger impact on your quality of life.
Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being. In this article we will explore what is insomnia, how to recognise the symptoms, what causes insomnia, and what treatments and advice are available.