Sleep affects our mental wellbeing

How Mental Health Can Affect Your Sleep

To coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week (9th – 15th May), the UK’s most trusted sleep brand, Silentnight , shares its sleeping tips to improve a range of mental health issues including loneliness.

The Mental Health Foundation announced that the theme for this year is loneliness. Loneliness affects many Brits throughout the year and is known to be a key driver of poor mental...

Heres how some of the world's most inspirational women wind down

Sleep for success: How the worlds most inspirational women prepare to hit the hay

Ever wondered how some of the world's most inspirational women wind down after a long day at work?

British bedding company, Soak & Sleep , has compiled the evening routines of 17 of the worlds most influential women.

From Her Majesty the Queen and Kamala Harris to Rhianna and Munroe Burgdorf...

Whilst we might not be able to relate to the long lists of...

Woman in robe feeling tired after not enough sleep

This is why bad sleep makes your skin look terrible (and what you can do about it)

How did you sleep last night? If the answer is ‘badly’, you’re not alone.

According to research from The Sleep Council , 74% of people in Britain sleep less than the recommended seven hours per night, while 30% sleep badly most nights. And at times like this, these figures are likely to be much higher.

The same study found that the lifestyle aspects most affected by a lack...

Ten ways to help get your baby to sleep

Most exhausted parents are desperate to get their bundle of joy off to sleep at night, and will try anything from rocking and swaddling to singing lullabies.

Baby sleep expert Andrea Grace says: “It goes with the territory that when you have a new baby, you have sleepless nights, and while we see some unusual methods to get babies to sleep, like parents walking the streets at night...

Ten clever daytime hacks to help your child get a good night’s sleep

Children sleeping well is one of the holy grails of parenting, and many mums and dads swear by the bedtime routine of bath, book, bed to help little ones have a good night’s sleep.

But it’s not just immediately before bed that steps can be taken to encourage an unbroken night for both children and parents – there are plenty of things that can be done during the day too.


Five things a sleep expert doesn’t want you to do before bedtime

To mark ‘Sleeptember’, sleep expert Professor Jason Ellis outlines what you should avoid before bedtime to help you get a good night’s kip.

Sleeping badly is a waking nightmare for a staggering amount of people – and every one of them knows the huge effect a lack of sleep can have on their wellbeing.

New research by The Sleep Council for Sleeptember – its month-long campaign...

10 ways to help children sleep better

Children's tech obsession can be hard enough for parents to deal with during the day – but new evidence suggests they should be concerned about the effect it's having on kids at night too.

Research shows that the 40% of children aged between six and 11 years who use mobile phones, laptops or tablets in the hours before bedtime are getting around 20 minutes less sleep a night than...