WIN! A Sleeping Beauty Set From The Fine Bedding Company

Our hot topic this week for Sleeptember is Beauty and how lack of sleep affects how we look – it’s called ‘beauty sleep’ for a reason, you know! There is proven research that less shut eye not only creates wrinkles but makes us look older. Scientists found that those...

Teens and Technology

As it’s Teen Sleep week in our Sleeptember campaign we thought we’d take a look at the impact of technology on sleep – in particular the effect it’s having on teens. It comes on the back of another study – this time from the Wales Institute of Social and...

How Much Sleep Does My Child Need?

As the new school term started at the beginning of September, a school in America decided to post a sleep chart to help parents understand how much sleep their child needs and what time they should go to bed depending on what time they generally wake. And the chart...

Time To Take Control Over Your Sleep

We’re into our second week of Sleeptember and in a bid to get the nation to try and sleep better, we’ve launched a Sleep Diary. Sleep is something we all do, yet nearly half of us don’t do it well. And considering we spend a third of our lives in bed, we really should...

Sleep Healthy

As a nation we’re literally squeezing sleep out of our lifestyles. Worrying about work and finances is keeping us up late as well as the fact that we’re completely over connected – ie we’re reluctant to put down the smartphone or tablet and instead continue to check...

The Rise Of The Snoring Room

If you’ve ever been woken by your partner’s deafening snoring tones or struggled to slink into slumber because of the noise coming from your bedside partner, then you’re not alone! Snoring is one of the most common partner disturbances when it comes to sleep and what...

Sleep Well Every Day To Keep The Doctor Away

We’ve all heard the old adage ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ but here at The Sleep Council our mantra is ‘sleep well every day to keep the doctor away’! Unfortunately you can’t hide from the cold and flu season but you can take steps to keep yourself from...

What Affects Your Sleep Through Summer?

So we may not have had the best British summer on record (that’s an understatement!) but despite that, seasonal factors still have an impact on sleep.   Throughout August, we asked you what affects your sleep through summer and the answers were as follows: Predictably...

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