sleep

How To Speed Up Your Morning Routine And Get Out The Door On Time

If you’re actually able to wake up when your alarm goes off, the only thing stopping you from getting out the door on time is your morning routine. Here are some tips to speed things up so you can stay up a little later, sleep in a little more, and still have time to prepare for the day.


How To Survive Being Stranded Overnight In An Airport Terminal

As I write this from Heathrow Airport, the time is currently 5am. I have been stuck in airports since 8am the previous morning. Here are a few survival tips I’ve learned over the past 21 hours of terminal gate haunting. [Warning: Slightly unhinged writing may ensue.]


Sleep Better At Night By Increasing Your Daytime Light Exposure

We already know a good night’s sleep has a lot to do with your circadian rhythm. To get that rhythm on track, experts say it helps to expose yourself to plenty of light during the day.


What I Learnt From A Week Away From Tech Distractions

My days are filled with emails, pings and notifications. So much so that I forgot what it was like to be away from all of the distractions of technology I’ve grown accustomed to. Here are some lessons I learnt spending a week away from it all, and how you can incorporate them in your own life.


If You Must Use Technology At Night, Try A Smaller Screen

Using a screen at night messes with your sleep, but let’s be honest: we all do it anyway. To lessen the problem, use the smallest screen possible.


You May Actually Fall Asleep Faster If You Try To Stay Awake

When you are exhausted, nothing is worse than lying in bed desperately trying and failing to fall asleep. You might have better luck drifting off into dreamland if you try to stay awake instead.


All About Creating Healthier Sleeping Habits

There is rarely any instant fix when you’re having trouble sleeping, and if you’re a light sleeper, it can be especially important to foster healthy sleeping habits. How do you stop checking your phone at 2AM and start making sleep a priority?


Warning: Taking Your Own Pillow On A Plane May Inspire Irrational Hatred

So here’s a travel tip I picked up while travelling overseas recently — if you’re planning to take your own pillow aboard an aeroplane, be prepared to cop an inordinate amount of abuse from complete strangers. Especially if it’s a big’un.


Get Out Of Bed And Keep Your Hands Busy If You Wake Up At Night

Waking up during the night is a common problem and a type of insomnia. Whether you’re a light sleeper or a bad dream wakes you, the video above from psychologist and Night School author Richard Wiseman offers two solutions.


How To Get Better Sleep In Uncomfortable And Unavoidable Situations

It’s no secret that most of us aren’t getting enough sleep. And while it’s probably our own fault, many of us are also unwilling or unable to change our schedules. So since we can’t add another hour to our days, finding small windows of time to squeeze in a little extra sleep might be our most viable option.