The secret to a great night's sleep

Sleep News December 2014

E-books 'damage sleep and health,' doctors warn

According to a report out this week, if you curl up with an e-book for a bedtime read then you are damaging your sleep and maybe even your health too. 

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A team from Harvard Medical School compared reading paper books and light-emitting e-readers before sleep. They found it took longer to get to sleep with the light-emitting e-reader, thus affecting the quality of our sleep. 

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Get the kids off to sleep for a Silentnight this Christmas!

Santa is almost here, and nobody is more excited than the kids! The Christmas period with your children is magical, but all the fun and festivities in the run-up to Santa's visit can mean it's difficult to get them to drift off at bedtime - leaving some very tired children the next day. 

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Banish ‘Brain Drain’

Here at Silentnight, we understand the importance of looking after our bodies, as well as resting and nurturing our brains.

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Folding towels sending you to sleep?

Do you find it relaxing to hear the drone of the tumble dryer or to watch someone fold towels? You're not alone. A new craze called Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) creates unusual videos to help people get to sleep.

 

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Does your sleep style affect your relationship?

Do you like to cuddle before going to sleep or do you need your own space to drift off? Quality time is crucial to any relationship and that doesn't end when you are asleep, according to a feature today from Shape.

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Feeling anxious? Getting more sleep really can calm the mind

Do you lie awake worrying about a big presentation you have coming up in work or about starting a new job?  Psychologists at Binghamton University in America have discovered a simple and cheap solution: going to bed earlier. 

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