Sleeping through the pandemic: A guide for insomniacs

Ah the days before the coronavirus pandemic – remember those?! This year has been tough, and so much in our lives has changed. Work worries, isolation, health concerns and changes in routine have all taken their toll, bringing on the kind of stress and anxiety that seriously hurts our sleep. Some people nod off fine, […]

How to create a good sleep environment

As you’re probably already aware, sleep is vital for your physical and mental wellbeing although many of us don’t get nearly enough of it. Unfortunately, just like knowing you need to eat healthily and keep your weight in check, simply understanding the importance of sleep is only half the battle; we actually need to make […]

What causes insomnia?

Insomnia is essentially when you can’t get to sleep, or when you do eventually nod off you struggle to stay asleep. This results in sleep deprivation, or where your sleep is non-restorative or unrefreshing. The vast majority of us will experience temporary insomnia at some points in our lives. It’s usually short lived, lasting only […]

What can you do when you can’t sleep?

Even when you’re really exhausted, do you still struggle to get to sleep? Maybe you wake up in the night and lay there anxiously watching the clock? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact around 16 million of us in the UK suffer with insomnia regularly. Insomnia can be a real problem, making it hard […]