health & sleep

The 20 most interesting places our customers slept this summer
The 20 most interesting places our customers slept this summer

Earlier this summer, we launched a campaign to find out some of the magical and mysterious places you’d spent the night. We were overwhelmed with the response to the #ThisSummerISlept competition. You have slept in some truly incredible places this summer; places we didn’t even know existed! Some of the entries suggest that you rested […]

How allergy sufferers can get a good night’s sleep
How allergy sufferers can get a good night’s sleep

  We all deserve a good night’s sleep each and every night.  A full night in the land of nod should leave you refreshed and revived ready to face whatever the day ahead has in store for you.  However, for some of us, bedtime can bring misery and health issues that can mean fitful nights […]

A lifetime in bed
A lifetime in bed

From sleepy teens to parenthood and beyond; some facts and figures about how our sleeping positions change along with our lives.

Sleeping with technology in the bedroom
Sleeping with technology in the bedroom

Technology has revolutionised our lives with many of us spending hours looking at phones, tablets and laptops or watching TV in the bedroom.  But how does that impact our lives and does it affect our sleep quality? Here we give you some facts and figures about bedtime in the modern day:

Choosing the right bed for your child
Choosing the right bed for your child

There will come a time when your child needs a new bed.  Maybe they have grown out of their cot or cot-bed, or maybe they are maturing and their bedroom is being redecorated to something more age appropriate.  Whatever the reason, there are lots of things to think about when choosing a bed for your […]

How Much Sleep Does a Child Need?
How Much Sleep Does a Child Need?

Children need a lot of sleep.  It’s important for their health, their emotional well-being and for their growth, so making sure your child gets enough sleep is of the utmost importance. But just how much sleep is enough, and what benefits are your children getting from a full night in the land of nod? Our useful […]

10 signs you might need a new bed
10 signs you might need a new bed

  Most of us have very busy lives and that makes time fly.  It could be years since you changed your mattress or bed but the chances are you are not sure exactly how many years.  The Sleep Council recommends that we change our mattresses around every 7 years for the good of our health […]

What is sleep hygiene and how can you use it?
What is sleep hygiene and how can you use it?

Insomnia is thought to affect around one in three people in the UK.  It can be a fleeting problem for just a few days, or a more serious issue with some people suffering for years. Insomnia shows itself in different ways with some people struggling to drop off while others wake intermittently throughout the night. […]

Most common sleeping positions and what they say about you
Most common sleeping positions and what they say about you

We all know of the health benefits of getting a good night’s sleep. However, sometimes the way in which we sleep can affect our bodies and whether you believe it or not, according to sleep experts, it can tell us a bit about our personality traits too. Be aware of your sleeping position; it’s important […]