HOP TO BED THIS EASTER

By Lisa Artis on April 3, 2017

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 Lisa Artis at The Sleep Council. “The clocks have […]

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SNOOZE YOUR WAY INTO SPRING

By Lisa Artis on March 23, 2017

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 clocks, which in turn can affect our sleep,” […]

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR THIS VALENTINE’S DAY

By Lisa Artis on February 8, 2017

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 Sleep Council. Most recent results from the Sleep […]

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MAKE ROOM FOR SLEEP IN 2017

By Lisa Artis on January 3, 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, coronary heart disease, obesity […]

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AVOID SLEEPLESS NIGHTS THIS CHRISTMAS

By Lisa Artis on December 1, 2016

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 health,” said Lisa Artis, spokesperson for The Sleep Council. “Worrying about buying presents, […]

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TOO STRESSED TO SLEEP

By Lisa Artis on October 25, 2016

Don’t let stress disrupt your sleep! That’s the warning from The Sleep Council as National Stress Awareness Day approaches (2 November 2016). “Almost half of Britons say that stress or worry keeps them awake at night*,” said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council. “A good night’s sleep can be affected by anything from money worries, […]

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NATIONAL SLEEP IN DAY – IT’S TIME TO HIBERNATE

By Lisa Artis on October 7, 2016

Head for bed!  That’s the message from The Sleep Council as the nights start to draw in and National Sleep In Day approaches on 30 October – the day the clocks go back and winter really arrives. “As the temperature starts to drop and the evenings become darker, summer really feels like a distant memory […]

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SNOOZE YOUR WAY TO HEALTH DURING SLEEPTEMBER

By sleepcounciladmin on September 7, 2016

As schools go back and regular routines resume after summer, The Sleep Council suggests September – or Sleeptember – is the time to focus on a better night’s sleep. Sleeptember is a month-long campaign dedicated to promoting the healthy benefits of a good night’s sleep.  Said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council: “During the summer […]

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BRIDE AND GROOM GLOOM AS SLEEPLESS NIGHTS SET IN

By sleepcounciladmin on July 14, 2016

As the wedding season gets into full swing, many UK brides and grooms face sleepless nights as the stress of the big day sets in. Despite being a joyous occasions, weddings are on the list for top most stressful life events. Said Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council: “Organising a wedding can take its toll […]

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DON’T LET THE HEAT AFFECT YOUR SLEEP

By sleepcounciladmin on June 8, 2016

While most of us celebrate the warmth of the sun and the longer, brighter days, heat can cause havoc when it comes to catching the zzzs. “Hot weather can be a nuisance when it comes to bedtime,” says Lisa Artis of The Sleep Council. “Temperature has big impact on quality of sleep. Ideally bedrooms should […]

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