Sleep Solutions for Lockdown

COVID-19 has changed the world in countless ways. Aside from the obvious social distancing measures, health concerns and potential furlough or job-loss, there are other factors to consider from this new way of living. A big part that has been affected is our approach to sleep and home routines. And as experts on all-things sleep-related, we’ve created this hub to help you cope with lockdown. Expect advice for everything from relaxing after working from home to managing disrupted routines and getting the best sleep you can.

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The occasional duvet day is a welcome break from a humdrum week of working 9-5. But what happens when your work is based in your bedroom and the line between sleep and slog becomes blurred?

How to Get out of Bed in the Morning

Do you struggle getting up in the morning? Let our sleep experts help you to understand why and suggest ways to help you get out...

How to Unwind After Working From Home

When working from home, it's hard to detach when it's time to put work to one side. Naturally, it's difficult for your body and mind to calm down. Here are our tips for transitioning from a busy day to a calmer evening. Stay away from work and your computer after dinner, turn the lights down low and engage in quiet activities that help you relax.

Why Reading Can Help You Relax In Lockdown

Reading before bed is an age-old tradition. Some people can’t sleep without reading, but for others, the bedtime story is left in their childhood. But can the practice of reading before bedtime be beneficial? We explore how it affects the brain and see what the experts have to say on why it may be useful for lockdown.

How To Prevent Back Pain In Bed

Back pain can keep you up at night, it prevents you from enjoying a good night sleep and saps your day’s energy. But you’re in luck, not only are there solutions, but we’ve spoken to Hashim Saifuddin, Director and Osteopath at Atlas Osteopathy, to get the best and most thorough information to help you on your way to understanding back pain in bed.

10 Sleep Relaxation Techniques You May Not Have Heard Of

From mindfulness exercises to the simple act of humming, we take a look at 10 sleep relaxation techniques to try which can help you doze...

Night sweats can happen for a range of reasons: illness or infection, stress and anxiety, or simply overheating on a hot summer's night. Here, we quiz Caleb Backe, a health expert for Maple Holistics on night sweats and who they affect.

Can’t stop oversleeping? We all have those days sometimes, especially now we spend more time in our homes than ever. And especially so when getting that extra 10 minutes of sleep is easier with no travel to work. However, if this is becoming a regular struggle, it may be less of a lie-in treat and more of a bad habit or even a symptom of an underlying medical condition.

Sleep Routines for Those Who Can't Stop Working From Home

With changes to the way we work, it’s completely understandable that work can take over. If your 9-5 has become more of a 24/7, your sleep does not have to suffer. Here are our top 5 tips to improve your sleep routine if you’re a workaholic. 

Tired All The Time? Lifestyle Choices That Can Influence Your Daily Energy

Feeling tired all the time even though you get a good night's sleep? Lifestyle expert Dr Susan Biali explains what might be causing this...

Can You Stop Being A Light Sleeper?

Being a light sleeper can mean you have a regularly disturbed sleep. It can be frustrating and, at times, mean that you end up lying awake for hours or never feeling refreshed. But is there a science behind why some people are light sleepers? If so, how can they change it? We investigate light sleeping and whether you can stop it.

Results of The Sleep Better Study for Employees and Business

Our recent Sleep Better Study found that three in four employees in the UK suffer persistent sleep problems. In conjunction with the Clinical Sleep Research Unit at Loughborough University, this survey explores sleep health of those in work and whether sleep initiatives can help.