Sleep

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

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An expert’s guide to getting a good night’s sleep when you’re constantly busy

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Lauren Geall
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    Going through the perimenopause? Here’s how to minimise the impact it has on your sleep

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    Here’s why you could be experiencing ‘social jetlag’ after the Christmas break

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    An expert explains why it’s so much harder to wake up when it’s dark outside

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How to deal with disturbed sleep and waking up in the middle of the night

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 33-year-old marketing consultant wonders why she keeps waking up earlier than she needs to.

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Silk pillowcases, lavender eye bags and 12 other items to help you get a better night’s sleep

Save £5 on a Mulberry silk pillowcase and eye mask set, too.

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Feel tired all the time? An expert explains why more sleep isn’t always the answer

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 26-year-old account manager finds out which of her habits could be contributing to her feelings of tiredness in the day.

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Lauren Geall
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How to get a good night’s rest when you’re a sensitive sleeper

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 28-year-old editor and sensitive sleeper finds out the secret to getting a better night’s rest.

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Lauren Geall
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Why falling asleep as soon as you get into bed might not be a good thing

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 21-year-old freelance journalist and waitress finds out her habit of crashing as soon as she gets into bed isn’t ideal.

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Does your partner’s late bedtime keep disrupting your sleep? Here’s how to cope

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 40-year-old marketing manager wonders how she can stop her husband waking her up in the middle of the night.

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Lauren Geall
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You’re not imagining it: your period really can mess with your sleep

We asked an expert to give us the details.

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Lauren Geall
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How long should it take to fall asleep? An expert answers your questions

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 27-year-old estate agent reveals the daily routine which helps her to fall asleep quickly at night.

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Lauren Geall
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Why ‘easing into the day’ could be the secret to a better night’s sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 32-year-old designer wonders whether her relaxing morning routine could be helping her sleep better at night.

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“The sleep industry is full of unsustainable practices – this is what I’m doing to change it”

How one woman's small business is taking on the sleep giants

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You’re not imagining it – pregnancy really can affect the way you sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 32-year-old mum-to-be wonders whether her late-stage insomnia could be preparing her for the early stages of motherhood.

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Lauren Geall
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How to make the most of that extra hour of sleep as the clocks go back this weekend

All the tips you need for a good night’s rest this autumn.

Sleep Diaries: “How can I keep my energy levels up with a new baby?”
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Why counting how many hours of sleep you get each night is so unhelpful

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 48-year-old working mum wonders why her sleep varies so much.

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Lauren Geall
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“Why can’t I sleep? And how can I help myself doze off?”

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 59-year-old retiree wonders why she is frequently unable to sleep at night.

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Stylist's Sleep Diaries: why do I keep waking up at 2am?
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Ever wondered if social smoking can impact your sleep?

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a journalist with IBS has a few restless nights.

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Do you have sleep apnoea? These are the symptoms and warning signs

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 35-year-old office manager wonders whether there is more to her night-time snoring than meets the eye.

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Kayleigh Dray
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What happens to your body when you look at your phone in the middle of the night?

Read this before you tweet #icantsleep tonight.

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Lauren Geall
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8 simple science-backed ways to transform your sleeping habits

Get ready to drift off...

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This is how our sleep needs change between our 20s and 30s

Here’s why it’s so important to adapt.

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

Here’s how (and what you can do about it).

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