The secret to a great night's sleep

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In sleep news we look at all the latest happenings in the exciting & dreamy world of sleep!

Your sleep is a postcode lottery... But does it affect your mental health?

We all know how dreadful we feel when we are tired and suffering from a sleepless night. But now our experts have warned the nation's 'sleep debt' could also be having a negative effect on our mental wellbeing. If you are sleeping less than six hours sleep per night, scientists believe you are more susceptible to anxiety or depression.

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Maximise the storage potential in your bedroom

For those with limited space in the bedroom, creating sufficient storage for clothes, shoes and accessories can seem like a bit of a challenge. 

But it needn't be.

With some creative thinking you can easily store everything you need and more!

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Listen up brides-to-be… Sleep expert reveals tips for best pre-wedding zzz's

Pre-wedding jitters may be stopping you from getting the full recommended eight hours, but as we know, beauty sleep is not a myth and no one wants tired eyes on such a big day.

Here Dr Nerina, shares her five top tips to help brides-to-be sleep well in the weeks before their wedding day.


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How to beat the bloat before bed

Bloating can ruin the chances of a good night's sleep - but there are some simple and effective steps you can take to ensure that you ease the bulge and the cramps.

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How to get to sleep before starting a new job

We have all been there, you finally land your dream job and it gets to the night before but you can't sleep! So many questions are running through your head: Are the people going to be friendly? Will I be able to find the office? Where is the toilet?!

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Guest Blog from Ben Fogle

As a man with a love for the great outdoors, I know more than most that adventure often means an uncomfortable night's sleep. During my trips, most nights I can be found in rough shelters, tents, hammocks, survival bags, boats, caves and igloos. I sleep on wet mountain sides, tropical jungles, arid desert and in frozen polar.  The great landscapes and amazing stories usually make it all worthwhile. However, after a couple of days a good night's sleep in a comfortable bed is very enticing. 

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Top sleep tips for getting some sleep during Fresher's Week

Freshers week is just around the corner and we're sure you're all as excited as ever to get stuck in. As you adapt to your newly found student lifestyle, your sleep needs often get neglected so to make sure you're as prepared as you can be, we've teamed up with Dr Nerina to give you some sleep tips for the busy week ahead!

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Why women lie awake at night

On average, the majority of people take 10 to 20 minutes to fall asleep at night. The most popular time to go to bed in the UK is between 10pm and 11pm and according to The Sleep Council women tend to go to bed earlier than men. 

However, following a recent study, men are still found to be winning in the sleep department. Results found that women were going to bed later than they would like, waking up later than they should and spending a lot of time in bed staring at the ceiling next to their sleeping partner. 

So, for ladies struggling with your sleeping pattern read on…

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Five ways to help you go to bed early

Sleep is amazing. No matter how bad your day has been, you can sleep it off and wake up feeling refreshed and much better. It is important to look after yourself, and not going to bed late will reduce stress and prepare your body for a more productive day ahead. Here are our top five ways to help you get to sleep earlier!

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