How Do You Sleep?

How Do You Sleep?

It’s the question John Lennon famously penned and one that many of us wake up to in the morning. So how did you sleep? For some, the answer will be ‘really well’. For others, ‘not too bad’. But for a lot of people the answer is often ‘not great’. Whether it’s...

What You Want To Know When It Comes To Sleep!

Do you think you sleep too much or too little? Should you nap? Why won’t your child sleep? These are just some of the common queries that you want answers too and since we’re celebrating Sleeptember – the month dedicated to highlighting the benefits of a good night’s...
Love In The Bedroom

Love In The Bedroom

You might think that your romantic plans for Valentine’s Day speak volumes about your relationship – but in fact it could be how you sleep that is most revealing! Over the years there’s been a ton of research into how many couples now sleep apart and how...

Sleep Better Comes Top Of New Year Resolution List

We’re five weeks into 2016 (where did that go?) and as health and wellbeing continues to be a hot topic we wanted to know what resolutions you were making for this year. We were pleased to say 40% of you want to sleep better!  Exercise more and eating healthier came...

Six Of One And Half A Dozen Of The Other

It was interesting to read that a new study has suggested that we don’t sleep any less now than our ancestors did. In fact, getting an average of six hours’ sleep should be about right says the study – and that we might be obsessing unnecessarily about how much sleep...

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...

It’s Sleeptember Time Again!

Whether you love to sleep or want to sleep more then this is the month for you! Yes for the third year running we’re running our Sleeptember campaign again looking into how well you sleep, how you can achieve better sleep and what benefits a good night’s sleep can...

Time To Get More Sleep

It’s been all over the press about how Public Health England is launching a new government marketing campaign to encourage adults between the ages of 40 and 60 to spend more time sleeping to boost their health and wellbeing. We’ve been called upon to make comments to...

Too Stressed To Sleep?

Ever felt like everything was getting too much? Work piling on the pressure? Trying to juggle family and work? Health issues? Financial worries? With so much going on in our lives, it’s little wonder that many of us are suffering from some elements of stress, with...

Make Sleep Your Top Resolution This Year

So what’s the betting we’ve all made the following New Year’s resolutions – eat better, drink less, lose weight, exercise more etc? This time of year sees the sales of diet books, exercise dvds and gym memberships soar as we all try to start the New Year with a New...

Sleep Tips Shared This Sleeptember

For our Sleeptember campaign this year we thought we’d take the opportunity to ask the general public to share their top sleep tips on Facebook and Twitter. And we got some great answers… some we agree with, some we don’t! If you struggle to get a good night’s sleep...

Time For A New Bed Mr Cameron?

The late Margaret Thatcher famously said she slept for only four hours a night, so it’s not unusual to hear about our Prime Ministers bedroom habits. But it came as a shock when we heard that the current Prime Minister, David Cameron, revealed he sleeps on an 18 year...

The Word For 2014: SLEEP

How many of us make New Year’s resolutions only for them to be broken days or weeks later? I think we can all safely say we’ve been there, done that and got the t-shirt. So this year instead of making a resolution why not choose a word that will guide you through the...

Your Sleep In Numbers

Sleep affects us all and lack of it is one of the most common health issues of our times. The bed itself is of critical importance to quality sleep. The foundation of good sleep is a comfortable bed and the right mattress can make the difference between a restorative...

Time To Unplug The Gadgets And Recharge The Mind

We often say we need to make ‘time to unwind’ but it seems the mantra for today should be its ‘time to unplug’. Most of us are constantly connected – whether that’s checking mobile phones, tablets and laptops for texts, Facebook updates, or after-business-hours...
Sophrology to Sleep Better

Sophrology to Sleep Better

Sophrology? What’s that I hear you say? Well to be honest, that was my first reaction too. But as it’s Sleeptember – our awareness month highlighting the healthy benefits of sleep – then I have to say I was intrigued when I heard about this therapy.  It’s not...

Win! A Sleep Council Sleep Kit For Sleeptember

****GIVEAWAY HAS NOW CLOSED**** Our Sleeptember season is now officially on! Throughout September we are bringing sleep into the spotlight and highlighting the healthy benefits of a good night’s sleep.  We’re celebrating the first week of our brand new awareness month...

Get Set To Sleep For Sleeptember

You can’t pick up a newspaper or read an online publication without coming across a new sleep article – whether that’s the latest medical research or a general survey– and here at The Sleep Council we’ve been banging on about the subject of sleep for many years. So...

Can’t Sleep On A Sunday?

A recent survey has found that more than a third of Americans find Sunday the toughest night to fall asleep. This certainly backs up our survey research which found more than half of those questioned thought Mondays were the toughest day to tear themselves away from...

Children’s Sleep On Bedtime Live

So who watched Channel 4’s Bedtime Live this week? I watched it with avid interest – as someone who is involved in sleep but is also a parent of two young children. I was particularly horrified with the 14 year old twin boys – Callum and Lewis – who only got three to...

Sleep Well To Look Well

Kate Garraway, Daybreak presenter and mum of two, was reported as saying that two of her top tips for looking good first thing in a morning are to sleep well and get your bed ritual sorted. And at The Sleep Council, we very much agree! No one likes to hear the alarm...

Sleeping On The Job

What would your boss say if you asked to have a mid-day nap? Would they look at you in horror or provide you with a pillow and send you on your way to the land of nod? Well in the US, they are doing just that. Sending you to sleep. ‘Nap rooms’ are becoming the latest...

Struggling To Sleep? Check Out Our New Sleep Leaflet

We’re very excited about our brand new consumer leaflet on sleep ‘The Good-Night Guide’ that is packed with seven practical steps to achieving a good night’s sleep. It replaces our Sleep Good Feel Good Guide which was 10 years old! Achieving a good night’s sleep is a...

Have YOU Got The Perfect Sleep Environment?

Do you have the Perfect Sleep Environment? Do you even know what the Perfect Sleep Environment should look like? Well now you can find out! For our annual event, National Sleep In Day we are very excited to have launched our new micro-site...

How to Sleep? Now That’s The Question

Sleep affects us all and lack of it is one of the most common health issues of our times. That’s why it’s one of the most searched for terms on the internet. How To Sleep is, according to the latest Google zeitgeist list, the sixth most commonly asked ‘How To’...

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