We have all experienced that groggy feeling the day after a bad night’s sleep. While this may be a relatively infrequent occurrence for some people, for others, it can be a regular pattern, which becomes all-consuming and a defining aspect of their daily life. And sometimes it can go beyond that groggy feeling.
CBeebies has launched an online video to help kids wind down, which shows children walking through a forest, playing with bubbles and splashing in puddles. However there is some debate over whether screen time is the best way of getting kids to relax.
Although the recent snow suggests otherwise, it’s now officially spring, meaning it’s time for the clocks to change. This year the clocks go forward on Sunday 25 March, meaning you’ll effectively lose an hour of sleep.
Each year, this switch to British Summer Time (BST) causes a range of surprising events across the country,
World Sleep Day is an annual event held as both a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep. We at The Sleep Works have spoken to Sky News about our top 10 tips for a good night’s sleep.
- Reduce stress
- Relax before bed
- Cut out the coffee
- Watch what you eat
- Put away the screens
- No phones in bed
- Have a sleep schedule
- No clock watching
- Don’t try too hard
- Don’t worry!
People should be getting two and a half hours sleep a night more than the current recommendation, if our chimp and baboon cousins are anything to go by.
Scientists writing in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology analysed lifestyle and biological factors in humans and 30 ape species.
Great live chat panel discussion today for The Guardian…check it out for so many great suggestions and tips on how to improve your sleep.
Drooping eyelids, heavy limbs and befuddled brain: there’s nothing more exhausting than having to work when you’ve had a restless night. Yet many of us have trouble getting a good night’s kip: one in three people are regularly affected by insomnia.
Yahoo Style UK offers suggestions on how to sleep in the heat.
- Put your pillow case in the fridge.
- Shower before bed.
- Indulge in some spicy food.
- Splash yourself with cold water.
- Swap your sheets.
- Ditch the tea.