April 8, 2019
How a rocking bed makes you sleep better
Ever notice how easy it is to doze off when you’re swaying back and forth in a hammock? Or how effortlessly a baby is lulled to sleep after being rocked? Well, science says there’s a reason why.Read More
February 28, 2018
These foods will help you sleep
The last thing you want after a long day at work is to toss and turn as sleep eludes you. No one wants to take Insomnia to bed. It’s worth noting that the foods you eat may be culprits. On the upside, there are also foods that can bring on forty winks faster than you can count sheep. First, let’s understand why sleep is so important: Sleep affects everything! According to the Harvard Medical Health School, the lack of sleep goes far beyond simply making you tired and moody. A lack of sleep can increase your risk for obesity, the…Read More
October 27, 2017
The ABC of Stress
Medically speaking, stress is the body’s emotional, physical, psychological and behavioural response to certain internal and external influences (stressors.) It’s not just humans that deal with stress, every living organism has a stress response that allows it to survive and evolve. And while small amounts of stress are actually good for us in that they keep us motivated and on our toes, persistent day-to-day stress is linked to a number of serious health conditions. The most common stressors tend to include: stress at work and home, relationship woes, family troubles and financial debt. Whatever your reason for being stressed out,…Read More
May 13, 2017
It’s time to (finally) sleep well
Tired of counting sheep? There are far more effective ways of getting the rest you need. Sleep better tonight and feel your best in the morning with these tips. Cool off A bedroom that’s too hot or too cold can interfere with your sleep. For the best quality sleep, your bedroom should be slightly cool (around 18°C). Tone it down A dark bedroom is essential for a good night’s rest. Sleep in as close to complete darkness as possible. Get heavy curtains in blackout shades. If this doesn’t help, try an eye mask to block out filters of light. Make your…Read More
February 23, 2017
Help! I can’t sleep because of my partner!
You’ve had a long day at work and all that kept you going was the thought of your cool, comfortable waiting bed. Now, you’re finally snuggled up, but you can’t get a wink of sleep. Why? Because your partner won’t stop making guzzling noises when they snore. Ugh! Many of us have weird sleeping habits, but it usually only becomes a problem when we share a bed with someone. It’s easy to laugh about weird sleeping habits, but when someone’s quirks are keeping you up at night, it’s difficult not to want to smother them with a pillow! The good…Read More
October 30, 2016
Too tired to think?
We’ve all been there. Your brain is so tired, that just reading this sentence feels like you have to run a marathon. And you still have another 6 hours of work to go! So, what do you do? (more…)Read More
April 26, 2015
Not enough sleep can make you crazy, sick and fat!
Not getting enough sleep? Don’t worry about those bags under your eyes or a lack of concentration – it can get worse! Researchers pulled together all the major sleep studies done over the years, and this is what they found. (more…)Read More