Zzzzzzzz. Snooore. Snurrrfle. Zzzzzz. What? Wait, are you here? Sorry! We were just napping. As long as you’re here, then you probably relate: it’s highly likely you’re sleepy as you read this, because we’re all sleepy at work most days.
When looking to level up your sleep game, consider adding aromatherapy to your evening routine. While you could look into Ayurvedic medicine and consider perhaps having your “doshas” or your essential energies and have them balanced, I find the simplest way is to trust your intuition. Sample essential oils and discover a scent you find soothing.
Sleep could be the next frontier of sport science, with Europe’s top-flight teams turning to experts to recharge their multimillion-pound assets and gain a competitive advantage on the field. As reported by Mark Bailey of the teams such as Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid are recruiting “sleep coaches” to help their players snooze better.
Longer sleep periods are associated with a lower body mass index and positive metabolic health markers, according to a study published Tuesday, with the researchers highlighting the role of sleep in the battle against obesity. Looking at over 1,600 participants, researchers from the University of Leeds in the U.K.
It’s quite nice to curl up in bed with your phone and check Facebook just before you doze off. But unless you’ve configured your device to adjust its screen color when the sun goes down, it’ll likely mean a worse night’s sleep.
Sleep may seem like an arbitrary activity, but without it, we’d die. That doesn’t mean it’s easy to get an adequate and consistent amount of sleep every night, though. For expert tips on sleeping better, Business Insider turned to Patrick Fuller, an associate professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School who studies sleep.
Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study. The findings showed that people who were sleeping an average of six hours a night had a waist measurement that was 3 cm greater than individuals who were getting nine hours of sleep a night.
In Claire Blackthorn’s previous job working with homeless young people in Southampton, the residential support worker was required to be on site for 24 hours, which would involve a full shift, followed by a period of sleep, followed by another full shift.
For some of the biggest names in politics, sleeping as few hours as possible seems to be de rigueur. Donald Trump gets by on four to five hours, while Theresa May claims she sleeps for about five or six hours a night. “There’s a lot of work to do,” she said on BBC Four’s Desert Island Discs.
In recent years Canadians have become more and more averse to rest. A recent global study conducted by Insurance company Aviva suggests that nearly a third of Canadians feel as though they don’t get enough sleep to get them through the day.