is power napping real

Does Power Napping Really Work?

It is believed that napping helps us recharge. We tend to take naps after a long day at work or after consuming a heavy meal. It is also believed that the ideal nap time is between 15 – 30 minutes. But just how true is this? We have carried out research into whether power napping actually […]

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Can Dreams Vary Depending On Your Mood

Can Dreams Vary Depending On Your Mood?

Dreams are certainly an interesting subject. Whether we remember them or not, we all have them. Each one varies, but is there a reason behind this? We at Guide Me To Bed wanted to know more, so we investigated into this to see if dreams can vary depending on how you’re feeling. Our research was […]

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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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Functional Features of Day Beds

Functional Features of Day Beds

When buying a new bed, a choice which is so often overlooked is day beds. These are a stylish choice which actually serve a dual purpose and are the perfect idea for almost any room in the house. Unique Design The unique design of day beds means during the day they can be used as […]

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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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6 Freaky Things That Happen During Your Sleep

We all spend a massive part of our lives sleeping. It seems a fairly simple task, but you may be surprised to hear some of the freaky things that can happen during the time you’re asleep in bed. The feeling of falling: It’s highly likely that this is a feeling we’ve all had. This usually […]

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Steps To Help Your Baby Sleep Independently

Your baby needs to learn to get to sleep independently as young as possible so that they can eventually sleep through the whole night alone later in life. There’s no written age when this will happen, however there are measures which can be taken to assist them with this. Here are 3 steps to help […]

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Potential Dangers Of Oversleeping

There is often a lot of hype about not getting enough sleep, however on the other end of the spectrum oversleeping also appears to have a few risks. More evidence is suggesting that spending an excess amount of time in bed is also linked to several health hazards. It appears to influence certain risk factors […]

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Can Lack of Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

Think about it this way: If you are feeling sleepy at work, you may be tempted to go grab a cup of coffee or even several and certainly an accompanying doughnut for a quick shot of energy. Later once home you may skip the gym session you so desperately require and will probably pick up […]

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