SLEEP ADVICE FOR HOLIDAYS AND HEATWAVES

The Sleep Council is offering advice to help reduce the impact of holidays and heatwaves on your sleep. “We all enjoy our Summer and a chance to get away,” said Lisa Artis, sleep advisor at The Sleep Council. “However, hot weather and unfamiliar surroundings can be a...

IS YOUR BED MAKING YOU ILL?

Allergy sufferers are being warned by The Sleep Council that their beds could be making their condition worse. Conditions such as allergic rhinitis and asthma are often worse at night – and the dreaded house dust mite could be one of the triggers for an allergic...

SPRING CLEAN YOUR SLEEP ROUTINE FOR EASTER

The Sleep Council is urging people to use the Easter break (30 March) to get into a healthier sleep routine. “With evenings becoming lighter for longer, naturally our sleeping patterns start to change”, said Lisa Artis at The Sleep Council. “The clocks have already...

SURVIVING THE ‘LOST HOUR’

With the clocks going forward on 25 March 2018, The Sleep Council is offering advice on how to survive the ‘lost hour’. Said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council: “Many people struggle with the ‘lost hour’ when British summertime begins and the clocks jump forward....

HOW TO GET YOUR SLEEP CHEMISTRY RIGHT WITH YOUR VALENTINE

Snoring, duvet-hogging and different bed times – these incompatible night-time habits can create poor sleep chemistry and drive couples apart, even on Valentine’s Day, supposedly the most romantic time of the year. While latest research shows that over half of us are...

CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN IS ON 

As Santa enters our skies for the ‘jolliest hols’ of the year, all the festivities can play havoc on our sleep, according to The Sleep Council. As the advent calendars countdown to the big day, The Sleep Council recommends preparing a sleep survival plan to help you...

HOP TO BED THIS EASTER

Use the Easter break (16 April) to focus on a better night’s sleep – that’s the advice from The Sleep Council. “As the depths of winter seem like a distant memory and our evenings become lighter and longer, naturally, our sleeping patterns tend to change,” said...

SNOOZE YOUR WAY INTO SPRING

Don’t lose sleep over the clocks going forward say The Sleep Council, as our ‘lost hour’ approaches on 26 March 2017. “When British summertime begins and the clocks jump forward, many people find it hard to adjust to the time change because it can affect their body...

LOVE IS IN THE AIR THIS VALENTINE’S DAY

Snuggle up to your loved one on Valentine’s Day – that’s the advice from The Sleep Council. “One in six couples regularly, if not always, sleep in separate beds*, but cosying up with your other half seems to aid good quality sleep**,” said Lisa Artis of The...

MAKE ROOM FOR SLEEP IN 2017

Experts at The Sleep Council say as well as resolving to get fitter, slim down, try a new hobby or eat more healthily in the New Year, most of us need to take sleep more seriously. “Not enough sleep or too much sleep is linked to chronic diseases such as diabetes,...

AVOID SLEEPLESS NIGHTS THIS CHRISTMAS

Present buying, wine drinking and party going are the most common causes of a poor night’s sleep at Christmas, according to The Sleep Council. “Christmas preparations can play havoc with our sleeping routine – which can ultimately affect our physical and mental...

EASTER TO THE RESCUE FOR LOST HOUR

With Easter quickly approaching on March 27 – the same day that the clocks go forward by an hour – The Sleep Council suggests this might be the ideal recovery period to this year’s ‘lost hour’. Said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council: “Each year, when the clocks jump...

LEAP FOR JOY WITH AN EXTRA DAY

Leap for joy as we celebrate an extra day on February 29! That’s the message from The Sleep Council who offers some timely tips on how to make the most of the ‘bonus 24 hours’. “We often hear people wish there were more hours in the day. This extra day in February is...

BARGAIN BONKERS BRITS

Bargain mad Britons could be wrecking their chance of a good night’s sleep because they would rather scrimp on the price of a new mattress – and save on the time needed to try it out. According to the results of a major, European wide survey* into consumer bed buying...

SURVIVING THE SANTA SEASON

As the countdown to Christmas begins, The Sleep Council has devised a sleep survival plan for getting through the food, drink and telly fuelled marathon that lies ahead. Of course, it’s a joyous time of eating, drinking and being merry but for many people the festive...

KEEP YOUR COOL IN BED

While high-end temperatures make a welcome debut for sun-starved Britons, steamy nights and baking bedrooms do little to lull us to sleep. “When summer comes to mind, we almost always focus on picnics, days in the garden and BBQs,” says Lisa Artis of The Sleep...

Keep Warm In The Storms

As Britain falls prey to one of the worst winters on record, chilly temperatures and rising fuel costs are taking their toll on the nation’s sleep. According to one survey* around half (49%) the population suffers sleepless nights because of the cold. Another** says...

The 12 Sleeps Of Christmas

As the nation goes into Christmas Mode, The Sleep Council offers 12 tips for surviving the 12 sleeps of Christmas. Try, as much as possible, to keep regular hours – we know it can be hard when you’re staying up late for Santa! Going to bed and getting up at roughly...

Sleep tips for the santa season

As the Santa Season gets underway, the Sleep Council has devised a sleep survival plan for getting through the food, drink and telly fuelled marathon that lies ahead. With Britain set to sail into virtual shutdown from Friday December 21 until Wednesday January 2, the...

Sleep Council Flags Up A British Summertime

As Jub’Olympic fever sets in, The Sleep Council adds beds to the patriotic bandwagon with a summer-long campaign designed to encourage people to Buy British. Helping retailers to flag up British made beds is a special version of The Sleep Council logo with a Union...

NEW YEAR, NEW BED, NEW YOU

Bed-mania hits Britain this month as bed retailers everywhere offer their biggest bargains of the year. And according to The Sleep Council, bargain hunters could bag themselves more than just a cut-price bed: they could get a whole new lease of life. “Research has...

TUCK UP IN BED – THE ANSWER TO BRITAIN’S SOARING FUEL COSTS

A cosy night spent watching telly in bed could be the answer to plummeting temperatures and soaring fuel bills. According to The Sleep Council, beds are the perfect retreat on cold winter nights: and with more and more homes sporting a bedroom TV, an increasing number...

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