Best tips for beating jet lag

Best tips for beating jet lag

Jet lag is the feeling that you get when your body clock (or circadian rhythm) is not sychronised with the day night cycles of our current environment.  Put simply, jet lag is when you travel across time zones and feel utterly exhausted at the end of your trip. ...
When insomnia isn’t your only problem

When insomnia isn’t your only problem

Conditions associated with insomnia Did you know that it is far more common for insomnia to be associated with another problem than it is for it to occur on its own? Up to 10% of the population have insomnia, a sleeping problem characterised by difficulty falling or...
5 Hacks for better sleep

5 Hacks for better sleep

Most of us will agree that we could do with better sleep. In fact, a study from Philips Annual Global Sleep Survey found that 67% of participants view sleep’s impact on their overall health and wellbeing to be significant.   The Importance of Good Sleep So exactly how...
A simple guide to sleep cycles

A simple guide to sleep cycles

While we sleep soundly at night, our body works hard to repair and restore itself.  If we miss out on any of the vital sleep cycles, or have too little REM or non-REM sleep, it affects our well-being in many different ways.  According to sleep expert, Cheryl...
Why do we dream, and why is dreaming important?

Why do we dream, and why is dreaming important?

Why do we dream? We all dream, whether or not we recall them, but are our dreams important or are they a bizarre side effect of a bit of mental and emotional housekeeping, a sorting out of clutter, best left forgotten? There’s some truth to the housekeeping idea, but...