Sleep Tips

Wired Awake

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Do you struggle with sleep, and then either feel like a total zombie the next day, or alert and wired? If so, then you are not alone. One of the culprits behind poor sleep is stress – but the catch is, most of us are so used to living in a state of stress, we…

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Sleep Your Way To Creativity!

From the Dreamtime of Indigenous Australians to the prophecies and divine messages encoded in biblical dreams, the link between dreaming and inspiration has traditionally been a strong one. But regardless of where you stand on metaphysical issues, modern science has established a solid connection between sleep and creativity. It has even been shown that when…

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Sleep Disorders Cost Australian Companies a Whopping 36.4 billion Dollars!

How sleeping disorders decrease productivity and profitability. As the link between optimal productivity and getting adequate sleep is finally starting to sink in, a paradigm shift slowly seems to be taking place in corporate culture.   It’s a vicious cycle: especially in competitive, ambitious workplaces, staff are constantly under pressure to work ever harder –…

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SLEEP IS MORE IMPORTANT TO HAPPINESS THAN MONEY

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Ever wondered what’s the key to happiness? It turns out you don’t need more money, you just need more sleep!   The Living Well happiness index, developed by Oxford Economics and the National Centre for Social Research in the UK, has found that sleep has the strongest association with a person’s happiness and wellbeing –…

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7 Natural Alternatives to Sleeping Tablets

  When you wake up in the morning, your tone for the day is already set. The mood you wake up in will typically determine the quality of your day. But what determines the mood you wake up in? It’s the quality of your sleep. We spend so much time and money enhancing our diet…

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Tips For Sleeping On A Plane

Heading off to some far-off land on a long haul flight? Don’t sacrifice a good night’s sleep just because you won’t be horizontal. Here are our best tips for how to sleep on a plane:   Choose a good seat Be sure to select your seat as soon as possible. Some airlines let you choose…

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World Sleep Day 2017: Sleep Soundly, Nurture Life

Sleep comes naturally for all of us, so much so that we humans spend one third of our entire life sleeping. That means, if we live to be 75 years old and we’re sleeping at least 8 hours a day, 25 years of that is spent sleeping. But has sleep really been given much importance…

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TV interview with Denise Drysdale of Studio 10

Sleep is an essential part of our daily lives as it helps us rest and recover from the daily grind but unfortunately, not everyone gets a full night’s rest and although a night of sleeplessness might have very little impact, the long-term effects of sleep deprivation could be detrimental to ones over-all health. What’s even…

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Counting Sheep For Sleep This Chinese New Year

This Chinese New Year (starting 19th February) is the year of the sheep. This got me thinking about ‘counting sheep’: why it’s said to help you fall asleep, where it originates from, and whether it actually helps. The common idea is if you can’t sleep you should imagine a series of sheep jumping over a…

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Sleep Together Better This Valentines Day

Despite our best intentions for romantic nights we don’t always get the sleep we need when sharing a bed. What are the facts and how can you get better sleep on Valentines Day with your bed partner? Pros and cons of sharing a bed Previous studies suggested people get more quality undisturbed sleep alone regardless…

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