Practice mindfulness in 5 simple steps to transform the quality of your sleep

It’s the latest buzzword in wellbeing, but how do you transform #mindfulness from a trending Twitter hashtag into a practice that improves the quality of your sleep - especially when it’s so easy to switch to autopilot; to be distracted by parenting responsibilities… the siren call of social media, or just one more episode in a box-set? Often, the time we think we go to bed and go to sleep is very different to the reality. Mindfulness - NHS Choices tells us - is about paying more ...

Hypnos’ Signature and Elegance Mattresses: Regal Collection Reigns Supreme

If your bedroom is in need of a final regal flourish, look no further than bed-maker to the British Royal Family - Hypnos Beds. Inspired by the royal values of longevity and traditionalism, and acting under a Royal Warrant from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II herself, Hypnos’ master craftsmen have channelled over 100 years’ experience of bed-making into the creation of two new sumptuous mattresses... Stylishly opulent, the Signature and Elegance mattresses are ideal for back sleepers ...

How to Create the Perfect Valentine’s Day Setting in Your Bedroom

Is your boudoir Valentine’s Day-ready? If the pathway to your bed is an assault course of stagnant socks and manky mugs, trust us - it’s not going to aid you in the black art of seduction. You need to create an atmosphere of romance and passion – a haven to retreat to for a special evening that’s memorable for all the right reasons. Do not despair, Cupid! Land of Beds is here to get you back on track with our guide to creating the perfect Valentine’s Day setting in your bedroom: ...

The New Year’s Resolution you CAN keep: 5 ways to wake up feeling refreshed every day

With the nations’ Christmas trees on borrowed time and our livers slowly un-pickling, thoughts naturally turn to the shiny new-year ahead; an opportunity to wipe the slate clean and commit to New Year’s Resolutions designed to reinvigorate both body and mind. It won’t come as much of a surprise to us perennially sleep-deprived Brits to learn that ‘averaging eight hours sleep’ or ‘sleep better’ are consistently among the top 10 most popular New Year’s Resolutions. The good ...

Have you ordered your ‘pop-up’ guest bed in time for Christmas?

If your front door magically transforms into a revolving one - spitting out stray teenagers, boozy relatives and university students over the Christmas holidays - there’s only so far two beds and a lumpy couch are going to stretch when it comes to ‘lights out’. Let’s face it, you don’t want to give up your own cosy Land of Beds bed (and why should you?). That’s why having a go-to stash of roll-up mattresses can be the life-saving ‘pop-up bed’ solution that means your guests ...

Pillow Talk: How to give the gift of a great night’s sleep this Christmas

Soap-on-a-rope, embroidered handkerchiefs and comedy socks… step away from the bad gifts this Christmas, people! No-one will thank you come Christmas Day, as they mentally consign your parcel to the back of their draw and plaster on a rictus grin. Christmas is an opportunity to give someone you love a gift that will enhance their physical and mental wellbeing all year round; a present that makes them think of you with a smile every single day… a great-quality pillow. Critical for good ...

Could you lose weight for Christmas by sleeping more?

With just four more Mondays till Christmas 2015, you may feel like the ship has sailed when it comes to starting that Little Black Dress diet plan or wailing on your pecs. But did you know that you can shed pounds not in the gym, on the track or in the pool, but somewhere much more fun altogether… in the bedroom. No matter how many lunges you thrust through, star-jumps you leap for or pavements you pound, if you are not also getting regular good-quality sleep, you can kiss those bigger ...

Turn your bedroom into a palace with Millbrook’s new royal-inspired range

Do you believe you deserve to sleep like a King or Queen? One of Land of Beds’ favourite manufacturers, Millbrook, do. That’s why they’ve made a royal announcement – three new mattress designs that are guaranteed to make any bedroom palatial. The Sandringham Deluxe, Windsor Deluxe and the Buckingham Deluxe offer the best of British craftsmanship at prices that won’t break the Bank of England. Millbrook understand the science of sleep and know that in order for you to feel at ...

Meet our ‘Mo Bros’! Land of Beds proudly supports Movember

You may have noticed some ‘tache twiddling going on in our flagship Helsby store and Runcorn Distribution Centre this month… but it’s all in a good cause. Things have been getting hairy at Land of Beds as our team of ‘Mo Bros’ have taken on the Movember Challenge in a bid to raise awareness of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate and testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity. Our ‘Mo Heroes’ – including Bed Specialist Marcus Lightfoot, ...

National Stress Awareness Day 2015: How to tackle your stress for a better night’s sleep

In an ideal world, the only thing cocooning you as you sleep would be one of our cosy feather and down duvets. But here at Land of Beds, we understand that – all too often – it’s stress that can shroud you at night-time, preventing you from enjoying a much-needed restful sleep. In honour of National Stress Awareness Day, 4 November, we’ve taken a look at five practical steps you can take to regain control if you’re feeling overwhelmed by the pressures, commitments and demands of ...