What are the causes of insomnia ?

If you are struggling with insomnia right now, then I’m sure you would love to know what causes it, as understanding your triggers allows you to make the right changes to get your sleep back. But of course, when you are already tired from a lack of sleep, going into detective mode can feel like a lot of work. I’d …

How to Decorate Your Bedroom for Great Sleep Every Night

If your bedroom is more of a general purpose room that happens to have your bed in it, than a space dedicated to sleep and relaxation, then this has a bigger effect on your sleep issues than most people realise. When you have work items, things that evoke emotional memories, or even just general clutter in the bedroom, it can …

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 …