Sleep

The latest news and articles about sleep, including Stylist's Sleep Diaries series and Pillow.

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    You’re not imagining it: the moon really can affect your sleep

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    Why you should always aim to get to bed before midnight

  • Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
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    The best foods to eat if you want more energy and a better night’s sleep

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Do TikTok’s most popular sleep hacks actually work? We asked an expert to take a closer look

From lettuce water to breathing techniques.

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Lauren Geall
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Sleep Diaries: Does lettuce water make you sleepy?
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Can TikTok’s big lettuce water trend *really* help you sleep?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 26-year-old receptionist wonders if she should be drinking lettuce water every night before bed.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Do you get 8 hours sleep every night, but *still* feel tired? Here’s why

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 38-year-old communications professional wonders why she keeps waking up feeling so tired.

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Kayleigh Dray
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“Why do I wake up at the same time every single night?”

It’s 3am and you’re wide awake. Again. What’s the deal?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lauren Geall
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Can’t sleep? You can now listen to Bridgerton’s Regé-Jean Page read you a bedtime story

What more could you want?

Sleep Diaries: Does lettuce water make you sleepy?
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Can doing yoga really improve your sleep?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 49-year-old yoga instructor attempts to salvage her sleep routine.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Can’t sleep because of anxiety? These easy techniques will help you switch off

Because scrolling on Twitter won’t help.

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Lauren Geall
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Do you struggle to get out of bed? Follow this guide to becoming a morning person

Night owls? No problem.

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Charley Ross
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Here’s how to hack your way to feeling more alert after a bad night’s sleep

No, coffee’s not on the list!

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Florie Mwanza
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“What happens if you drink caffeine before bed?” – a sleep expert answers your questions

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan has some advice for a busy mum who keeps drinking Pepsi Max at dinnertime.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Struggling with insomnia? Here’s how CBTi could help

We asked an expert to explain the science behind the approach.

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Lauren Geall
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Alice Porter
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Mastering these CBT techniques can help you sleep better

Tried everything to get to sleep? These techniques can help send you off.

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Insomnia is incredibly lonely – and it’s about time we talked about it

In a new documentary for the BBC, radio host Daisy Maskell explores the reality of living with insomnia.

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Lauren Geall
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Does meditation really and truly help you sleep?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 38-year-old PR manager wonders why she’s sleeping so lightly.

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Kayleigh Dray
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How to get to sleep after an argument, according to the experts

Getting to sleep when you’re angry isn’t easy – but there are things you can do to help.

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Lauren Geall
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Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
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Teeth grinders, this is the answer to a restful night’s sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 50-year-old sports centre manager wonders if there’s an easy cure for her bruxism.

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Kayleigh Dray
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8 women on the rituals they turn to when they wake up in the middle of the night

From doing chores to watching reality TV.

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Lauren Geall
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Is having a TV in your bedroom *actually* that bad for you?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 32-year-old IT manager wonders why she’s so exhausted after 7 hours of sleep.

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Kayleigh Dray
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How to know if you have a sleep disorder or are just struggling to get some Zs

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 32-year-old director admits she's struggling with her delayed sleep phase disorder (DSPD).

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Struggling to sleep? These snooze-inducing meditation techniques will help

"Meditating leaves less work for your brain to do at night, so you have more access to deep sleep."

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Florie Mwanza
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