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How to give up sleeping pills

How to give up sleeping pills

To celebrate World Sleep Day, Sleep and Mindset Coach Emily Greenslade talks us through the effects of sleeping tablets and what our natural alternatives are. 

Sleeping tablets are readily available to anyone who visits their doctor and describes how they can’t sleep well. Back in 2019 it was reported that 2.4 million of the UK population were on prescribed sleeping tablets.

grey bamboo bedding with the text 'national bed month'

The impact of sleep loss on employees

Common signs at work of lack of sleep include a general deterioration in performance, poor concentration or memory, poor mood and greater risk taking. In the UK 200,000 working days are lost each year due to insufficient sleep, with one in three people also being affected by insomnia. The annual cost of this sleep loss in the UK is estimated at £40 billion. 
Menopause and Sleep

Menopause and Sleep

Goodbye night sweats What is the menopause? The menopause is is a natural part of ageing that leads to changes in a woman's body as oestrogen levels decline. Previously something that was hushed up and shrouded in mystery, it is now something more openly discussed. It may not be all plain sailing...
How to avoid sleep divorce!

How to avoid sleep divorce!

Sleep divorce is a growing new trend - and more common than you think! For many couples sleeping side by side is an important way for them to feel connected, but for many reasons sharing a bed together can be anything but cosy and comforting. Before you consider separate rooms, read on…
Yoga for Sleep

Yoga for Sleep

Gentle evening stretching helps you to disconnect from the day, preparing the mind and body for a good night’s sleep by calming the nervous system and releasing built up tensions. Here are a series of yoga poses to help you sleep better.