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.
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Discover the benefits of a bedtime routine for nodding off faster, getting a better night’s sleep and improving the health of your mind and body.
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.