Time For Bed, Time For Sleep

Time For Bed, Time For Sleep

Did you know that the most popular time for bed is 10-11pm? More than a third of people go to bed at this time according to our 2017 Great British Bedtime Report which asked ‘what’s your usual weekday bedtime?’. However there a lot of night owls out there. Nearly half...

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...

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...

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...

What Women Want

So what do women want? Is it to have the man of their dreams or a night of passion with a Hollywood hunk? Apparently not. It’s to have the best bed in the world and hours and hours of undisturbed sleep! That’s according to a recent article in Best magazine where women...

Is Your New Year’s Resolution To Get Better Sleep?

Sleep: we all do it, but nearly half of us don’t do it well. With those kinds of figures, it’s no surprise that many of you have made the decision to sleep better in 2013! To make this your most well-rested year follow our top tips for getting a better night’s...

Get Kids On Their Back-To-School Sleep Track Now!

As the summer holidays start to wind down and with the start of the new school term just around the corner, now’s the time to get children back into their regular sleep routines. It’s not uncommon to find that the summer holidays have disrupted bed and wake up times....

How To Prepare For A Good Night’s Sleep

When you are looking for a good night’s sleep it’s important to be relaxed – your state of mind has a major influence on getting to sleep and achieving a good night’s rest. If you find it difficult to relax, try these simple tips: • Run yourself a hot foamy bath...

Can’t Sleep? Blame Caffeine, Your Phone, Your Job…

Struggling to sleep but don’t know why? We do. You’re OVER CAFFEINATED with coffee, tea, soft drinks, energy drink, snacks. Cut down on stimulants, especially in the evening, they interfere with falling asleep and prevent deep sleep. Have a hot milky drink or herbal...

Give Mums The Gift Of A Good Night’s Sleep This Mother’s Day

It’s Mothering Sunday this weekend and if you’re wondering what to get your mum, what better way to treat her than with a relaxing day in bed! Preferably in a room that’s cool, dark and peaceful, snuggled in a lovely comfy bed wrapped up in a warm duvet! As a tired,...

Teachers Say Lack Of Sleep Devastates School Day

We’ve been astonished at the findings from our recent teachers’ survey which looked into the sleep of primary school children and how it affects them at school. Did you know that nine out of 10 teachers (92%) complain that pupils are so tired they are unable to...

Happy Valentine’s Day

  Bedtime should be a blissful part of any Valentine’s day — the point at which you close the door on the world, cosy up together in bed in a welcome moment of intimacy, then drift off into a solid night’s sleep. So on that note, I wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day...

The Perfect ‘Well I Never’ Stories About Sleep and Beds

• Do you pandiculate often? Pandiculation is the medical term for yawning and stretching and experts seem to think that it might be a good way to keep fit! A London psychologist says that yawning is almost as good as doing early morning exercises, especially if you do...

New Year, New Bed, New You?

It’s the start of a brand New Year whem we all make resolutions that we hope(!) to keep. And it’s always the usual suspects: eat healthily, exercise more, drink less etc etc. But there is one resolution that you could easily keep and that’s getting a good night’s...

Sleep Tips for the Party Season

Worried that all those late nights, copious quantities of wine and spirits drinking plus gluttonous amounts of food will wreak havoc with your sleep over Christmas? Sleep pattern disruption is the most common backlash to all the Christmas preparation and partying. If...

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