How to set up an effective and practical bedtime routine

Today I want to share with you my best advice for getting to sleep faster, and being able to replicate this night after night. This is all about how you handle the transition from day to night, both physically and mentally. The ability to switch off in the evening is the first pillar of great, healthy sleep. If you struggle …

How much sleep do you really need to function at your best?

One of the factors that affect how much sleep you really need is your age. Generally we need a little less when we reach 65 years of age and over. But here’s something that might surprise you. Another factor that affects our need for sleep is the type of tiredness we are experiencing the most during the day. In this …

How to boost your energy levels during the day

If you struggle with insomnia or other sleep problems, this will obviously have a knock-on effect to your daytimes. Tiredness reduces our focus and productivity, which can start something of a vicious cycle. When we don’t achieve everything we planned to in our days, then that causes worry which can keep us up at night – and the problem continues. …

Frequently Asked Questions About Sleep – February 2019

When I was interviewed by Nicola Semple for the Good Life Well Lived podcast, she asked me some really important questions about overcoming insomnia and being productive in 2019. With our career and lifestyle demands ever increasing, we need modern solutions for our time to help us rest well at night and tackle each day with renewed energy. Nicola and …

How to Treat Insomnia Naturally Without Medication – 4 Best Tips for 2019

I know from my work that many people who are currently relying on sleeping pills to get their rest, don’t really need medication.  Excluding those with an underlying medical condition, many busy professionals simply need a better understanding of their sleep problems.  Knowing themselves better allows them to pick the right tools and tips for themselves from the vast amount …

Dealing with insomnia and sleep deprivation in the workplace

Dealing with sleep deprivation and insomnia effectively in the workplace is a big part of the overall wellbeing strategy that organisations are putting in place. But when I speak to HR professionals, the general problem is that there is no guidelines yet as to how organisations should be dealing with this ever increasing problem affecting their employees. If someone is …