Why You Should Avoid Eating Before Bed

Why You Should Avoid Eating Before Bed?

It can be incredibly tempting to have a last minute snack right before bedtime, however, this is actually bad for you and you should be avoiding food right before bed. There are a variety of reasons that different foods affect the way you sleep and today, we’re going to take a look at a list […]

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What Is A Morning Person?

What Is A “Morning Person”?

A ‘morning person’, also known as a ‘lark’ or ‘early bird’, is somebody that tends to wake up in the early hours of the morning and goes to bed early in the evening. Morning people tend to feel highly energetic just after they awake in the morning, they tend to utilise their energy during these […]

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Amazing Facts That You Probably Didn't Know About Sleep

Amazing Facts That You Probably Didn’t know About Sleep

Sleep is one of the most misunderstood processes in the world, with the majority of research into sleep being carried out within the past 40 years. So we have found our most interesting facts that you probably didn’t know about sleep. Animals Sleeping Habits Giraffes sleep for the shortest amount of time compared to other […]

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How long to fall asleep?

How Long Should It Take To Fall Asleep?

For some of us, falling to sleep at night isn’t easy. It seems no matter how hard you try you just cannot fall into the land of nod. On average, it should only take you between 10 and 20 minutes to fall to sleep. If you find that you’re taking a longer time or shorter […]

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Facts about DSPS

What Is Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome (DSPS)?

Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome, also known as DSPS, affects roughly 1 in 1000 people. The majority of these people are adolescents. People that suffer from DSPS have the natural desire to go to bed very late and to wake up later than what we’d consider to be normal. People with delayed sleep phase generally go […]

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Image of a man yawning at work.

How Long Can We Go Without Sleep?

Many of us struggle to go a night without sleep, mainly because we are so used to getting our 7/8 hours of sleep every day. We have sleep schedules that we tend to stick to in order to prevent us from suffering from sleep deprivation throughout the day. But what is the record for the […]

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issues experienced with beds

What’s The Most Common Issue Experienced With Beds?

When it comes to beds and mattresses, some of us tend to experience a high amount of issues whilst trying to get a good night’s sleep. One of the most common issues experienced with beds is waking up with back pain, so how can you rid of this issue? ‘Night Back Pain’ is experienced by […]

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The benefits of napping

Research Suggests Naps Could Be Good For You After All

Roughly 80% of mammals are known to sleep in nap periods. Whereas, we as humans tend to be much different, we sleep in much longer durations. This makes our sleeping patterns much more complicated than other species. On the other hand, babies and the elderly tend to use naps as a way to recharge as […]

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Inventions that came to people as they slept

5 Ideas That Came To People During Sleep

Dreams. They can leave us feeling scared, confused and even inspired. Here is the Guide Me To Bed countdown of the top 5 inventions that came to people as they slept. The Terminator Movies One of the most popular movie sequences in the world is The Terminator. Strangely the idea behind it came from a […]

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Image of a young girl sleeping

What Are Hypnic Jerks And How Do They Occur?

Have you ever experienced the feeling of falling whilst asleep? Some people call them a ‘sleep twitch’ or a ‘sleep start’, but the correct term for this sensation is a hypnic jerk. Hypnic jerks are spurred on by a rapid heart rate, faster breathing and sweat. They also tend to be more common amongst people […]

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