Better Sleep Blog

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Hot weather: Hacks to help you keep cool and sleep in the heat

The ideal temperature for sleep is around 16-18°C, but when the mercury rises that is very hard to achieve. Here are our top tips to get a good night’s sleep: Switch to bamboo bedding If you’re tossing and turning all night long you may think that your natural cotton sheets are the best way to k...
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.

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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...