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Meditation for sleep: Does it really work?

Meditation for sleep: Does it really work?

The following is an explanation of meditation for sleep by meditation expert, Cameron Wright.   ​For as long as I can remember, I’ve had problems with my sleep. As a child, I’d find it so difficult to get to sleep, often lying in bed for hours and hours wide...

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5 surprising benefits of sleeping naked

5 surprising benefits of sleeping naked

When it comes to listing the things that prevent you from getting a good night's sleep, clothes might not be the first thing that you think of. You might consider that the position you sleep in, or even your perpetual habit of grinding your teeth each night causes...

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Float your way to better sleep

Float your way to better sleep

You may have heard about float tanks lately.  Float tanks go by a number of names; floation tank, flotation tank, and sensory deprivation tank seem to be the most common.  Their recent rise in popularity indicates that the health benefits of float tanks are very...

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The effects of teeth grinding on a good night’s sleep

The effects of teeth grinding on a good night’s sleep

A staggering 50% of the population will experience a prolonged period of teeth grinding (also called bruxism) at some stage or another, and most won’t even know it!   For most people, unless someone catches them in the act, they’re often completely unaware that they...

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How can side sleepers prevent shoulder pain?

How can side sleepers prevent shoulder pain?

Three quarters of adults sleep on their side, but this doesn’t mean the position is perfect. It does have a few downsides, and the most common one is side sleeper shoulder pain. If waking up with stiff and achy shoulders doesn’t seem like a great part of your daily...

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How to choose the right mattress

How to choose the right mattress

You want to provide the best, healthiest, most supportive and energising sleeping environment for you and your family.  But, with so many products on the market, how do you know what's right for you.  In this article we will discuss the complexities of the humble...

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Is sleeping during the day bad for you?

Is sleeping during the day bad for you?

For most shift workers, sleeping during the day is a necessity. However, for the majority of 9-5 workers, day sleeping could mean an underlying disorder. There is a lot of research showing the harmful effects of excessive day sleeping. And when nearly half of workers...

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A sleep coach’s number one sleep tip

A sleep coach’s number one sleep tip

For something so natural and common, sleep can sure be elusive.  Many Australians suffer insomnia at some point in their lives.  This Sleep Awareness Week, we want to share with you the number one sleep tip from sleep coach Sveti Williams.  Sveti is a world renowned...

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What is a sleep journal, and why do you need one?

What is a sleep journal, and why do you need one?

Do you want to live your best life and have a blissful night's sleep?  Journaling could be the answer.  It allows you to experience the many benefits of writing, expressing gratitude, goal setting and decluttering the mind.  Ending the evening journaling, can help...

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The relationship between sleep and mental health

The relationship between sleep and mental health

The relationship between sleep and mental health is both complex and reciprocal. Interrupted sleep, poor quality sleep and difficulty falling asleep can all lead to mental health issues. Similarly, mental health difficulties can lead to sleep problems too. It’s a...

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How to make your own sleepy pillow spray

How to make your own sleepy pillow spray

Sometimes sleep doesn't come easy.  In this 24/7 world people are finding it increasingly hard to switch off and relax at night.  To make it a little easier to get some rest, we have worked with ECO Modern Essentials to develop a sleepy pillow spray recipe that you...

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The best pillow for your sleeping position

The best pillow for your sleeping position

Starting your day with a spring in your step begins with a restful sleep. If you find yourself restless, unable to get comfortable or waking up periodically throughout the night, maybe it’s time to take a look at your pillow. When sleeping on a pillow that isn’t...

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