sleep

Clear Your Mind Before Bed By Promising To Return To Your Thoughts Later

It’s hard to fall asleep when your mind is going full speed, but you can clear your head of ideas and worries by cutting a deal with yourself.


Yay, IKEA Is Now Selling Roll-Packed Mattresses

A few years ago, I purchased a spare single mattress from IKEA Rhodes and carried it home on the train. It was awkward trying to fit that into the train vestibule. It was even more awkward trying to lug it to the station in the first place. So I for one am stupidly grateful that IKEA is now selling a range of mattresses in a rolled-up format instead.


Get A Perfect Start To Your Day By Creating A 'Wake Up Happier' Spot

Your mornings don’t have to be disastrous, stress-filled affairs. You can create a “wake up happier” spot in your home to make mornings as calm or as exciting as you need them to be for a good boost to your mood.


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?