The Sleep Council – Helping you get a better night’s sleep
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Meet our resident sleep blogger and expert, Lisa Artis
Hi, I’m Lisa – sleep guru and official packed-lunch maker and mum-taxi to two children. I’m also married to a shift worker, serve as a school governor and, in my free time (!) try to attend the odd exercise class.
Apart from the hurly burly of family life, I’m chief adviser here at The Sleep Council. Fitting all that in can be a challenge. So, when it comes to lack of sleep I’ve been there, seen it, done it, got the t-shirt – and the bags under the eyes! So I’m here to stress about the importance of sleep to health and wellbeing and try to save the world some zzzs at a time!
Read my latest ramblings below…
Think your bed is cleaner than other species? Then think again! Scientists say that, when it comes to sleeping, humans actually doze in dirtier beds than chimpanzees – yuck, time to give the bedroom a good scrub and stop sleeping in our own filth! The findings...
Circulating the media last week was a study published in the Journal of Sleep Research claiming that you might be able to reduce your risk of early death by catching up on sleep at the weekend. The results found that adults under the age of 65 who only got five...
Sleep issues in children are common with some research suggesting that as many as 40% will have sleep difficulty at some point in their childhood. Sleep is vitally important for a child’s emotional, physical and mental wellbeing (not to mention the parents!) and...
Perfect Sleep Environment
In order to enjoy a restful night’s sleep, you must pay some attention to your environment. Here are the top six things that should be considered.
30 Day Better Sleep Plan
Want to start sleeping better in four weeks? All you need to do is answer the questions based on your sleep, health and lifestyle.
The foundation of a good night’s sleep is a comfortable, supportive bed. For tips and advice on choosing a new bed and for a full list of NBF Approved members, visit the NBF website.