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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 ...

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 ...

Watch the experts sleep in the world’s most extreme ‘bedrooms’

Just how extreme is your bedroom? For most people, we’re talking icy drafts… Maybe a pneumatic snorer… A colossal house spider at the most. But for some hardcore souls, ‘bedroom’ can mean everything from sub-zero temperatures on an Arctic ice plain to the tropical heat of the jungle. Here are the bedrooms we’re glad we don’t deliver to, as we shed the light on sleeping in… The Arctic It’s bad enough when your toes casually stray too far south of the duvet mid-winter, but ...

What does your sleep position say about YOUR relationship?

Remember as a child when the very thought of sharing a bed with another person was just too gross to process? And then those angst-ridden teenage years - wondering if you ever would have a ‘bed-mate’? If you survived both phases and now have a significant other to wrestle over (and under) the duvet with, congratulations! But, don’t go ordering that big dress or fancy tux just yet... While every couple is unique, psychologists agree that the position you sleep in after lights out can say ...

Is your mobile phone killing your sleep routine?

Hands up if you’re reading this in bed on your mobile phone… You’re not alone. Whether Kim Kardashian’s backside is breaking the internet or we’re obsessing over kitten vines, social media surfing ‘til well past midnight is now, sadly, the norm. Hands that once reached out for a significant other are now more likely to be groping for an iPhone. That feeling of dread when you’re out of battery, data or coverage has even coined a new phrase: Nomophobia; the fear of being out of ...

Best Sleeping Position for Back Pain

Like most sufferers, finding the best sleeping position for back pain is difficult. But with a few simple tips from our qualified Chiropractor, you’ll be able to make small steps in improving your back pain and sleeping better. Back pain is incredibly common. It is estimated that four out of every five adults (80%) will experience back pain at some stage in their life. Although identifying the best way to sleep, actually changing the position you sleep in is a very difficult thing to do. ...

The Best Sleeping Position for Back Pain

Back Care Expert and Chiropractor Gillian Smith explains the best sleeping position for back pain.