What not to eat or drink if you want to improve your sleep

Sleep and diet are integral parts of any healthy lifestyle. It stands to reason that one can impact the other. But what dietary pitfalls should you avoid if you’re trying to improve the quality of your sleep? Avoid these foods & drinks to improve your sleep. Spicy and acidic foods Different people have different levels of tolerance when it comes …

The sleeping habits of successful people

When it comes to successful people, the urban myth you’ve probably heard over and over again is that they hardly need any sleep. While we all have different biological requirements, people who feel fine getting only four hours a night with no catch up at the weekends are extreme outliers- or possibly vampires. For example, Thomas Edison only got five …

How sleep helps you to battle the flu

Unless you put yourself under house arrest during the winter months and are effectively quarantined from the outside world, chances are you’ll probably catch the flu at some point. Find out how sleep reduces flu symptoms. Even the best immune systems aren’t impermeable, but new studies have shown that sleep can have a powerful impact when your body is engaged …

Top tips to help you sleep better, the natural way

Getting good quality sleep, and getting enough of it, is one of the more challenging aspects of modern life. Read on to find out some natural ways to fall asleep so you’re rested and ready to face the day in the morning. Amid hectic work schedules and an always on culture, it has become increasingly difficult to ‘switch off’ at the end …

The power of power naps

Are power naps good for you? You wouldn’t think that the average boss would want their employees to be sleeping at work, but as more and more people become aware of the detrimental impacts of sleep debt, the power of power naps is becoming undeniable. Being in a state of extreme tiredness at work is an all too familiar feeling …