month : 10/2015 6 results

Fright Night: Halloween poll – What’s the Greatest Ever Horror Movie?

Please note: ***Spoiler alerts ahead!***  Forget tramping the streets ‘Trick or Treating’ this Halloween. Curl up under the duvet instead with a classic blood-curler on the telly, and a pillow to muffle your screams! Here’s our top five shouts for the greatest ever horror movie, best watched from the comfort and safety of your bed. Comment below and tell us which gets your vote (or what have we missed from your personal top five?). The Evil Dead (1981) – “Where are ...

Sleep Good, Feel Good: Create the perfect sleep environment for National Sleep In Day

Turn off your alarm clocks… put that ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign on your bedroom door. Here at Land of Beds, the countdown to National Sleep In Day has officially begun! On Sunday 25 October (joy of joys) the clocks go back - giving everyone a whole extra hour to lounge around in bed! Quite rightly, our friends over at the National Sleep Council have dubbed it a national day of celebration. They’ve teamed up with sleep expert Kathleen McGrath to look at the science behind creating a ...

Top Ten Tips on How to Get a Good Lie in when the Clocks go back!

As the majority of people often don’t get enough sleep, National Sleep In day (the day the clocks go back) provides an ideal opportunity to enjoy some extra time in the warmth and comfort of your bed, without any of the guilt! Make the most of the extra hour you can spend in bed when the clocks go back –it’s only natural to want to stay tucked up when it’s cold and dark outside! Having an occasional lie-in is a luxury but if you struggle to stay in bed take a look at your bedroom ...

Sleeping during pregnancy: Comfort in every trimester

Congratulations on your happy announcement! News that you’re expecting is a special time for a new mum-to-be. Your body is going through rapid, incredible changes on a daily basis – and now, more than ever, it’s crucial to get a good night’s sleep in the… First trimester It’s common to feel tired (possibly even exhausted) during pregnancy and especially during the first 12 weeks. “Hormonal changes at this time can make you feel tired, nauseous and emotional,” advise NHS ...

World Mental Health Day 2015: How sleep affects your mental health

This Saturday (10 October) marks World Mental Health Day 2015 – a global opportunity to reflect on how we can all best support ourselves to have a positive mindset. As with all aspects of maintaining good health, the quality of the sleep you get is crucial. Mind, the mental health charity, report that: “There is a close relationship between sleep and mental health. Many people who experience mental health problems also experience sleep problems.” Mental health problems that are ...

Top 5 retro bedtime reads only an 80s child would remember:

Biff, Chip and Kipper from Oxford Reading Tree – If you learned to read in the 80s it was most likely with the help of Biff, Chip and Kipper. The trio of Robinson kids first burst onto the reading scene in 1985 with a set of 30 stories aimed at pupils aged four to nine. The magic key, kept in a box, was the children’s passport to adventure – everything from troll-fights in an underground cavern to finding the ‘Fountain of Youth’. What we know now: There’s now over 300 titles in ...