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

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    Stuck in a ‘fatigue cycle’? Making this simple change to your routine could make a big difference

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    Struggling to sleep? Tom Hiddleston’s bedtime tips will help you rest easy

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    “My vivid dreams leave me feeling exhausted – is there anything I can do to stop them?”

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“Is it OK to nap when you’re working shifts?” A sleep expert answers your questions

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 36-year-old train crew member asks how she can take care of her health while working shifts.

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This simple technique could help you stop overthinking at night for good

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 40-year-old freelance web designer and business owner finds out how to stop herself from overthinking when she’s in bed.

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Return of the Sunday Scaries: this is why you’re feeling them now more than ever

The long weekend is partially to blame.

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Hannah Keegan
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Dehydration isn’t just bad for your health – it can affect your sleep too

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 20-year-old account manager learns about the surprising impact her water-drinking habits could be having on her sleep.

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Lauren Geall
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How to stay calm when you wake up in the middle of the night

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 41-year-old freelance writer learns how to return to a state of rest when she wakes up at night.

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The basic steps you need to nail before investing in hundreds of sleep products

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 40-year-old HR co-ordinator learns about the simple lifestyle changes that could make a big difference to her sleep.

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Energy levels all over the place? Making these simple changes could help

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 27-year-old journalist with epilepsy learns how to get the ‘optimal rest’ she needs to help manage her condition.

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Lauren Geall
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Is it really possible to catch up on missed sleep?

We asked the experts whether a long weekend of R&R is really enough to help us balance our “sleep debt”.

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Amy Beecham
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Do you struggle to wind down before bed? Your ‘energy management’ could be to blame

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 27-year-old senior PR executive with ADHD finds out how to manage her energy levels for a better night's sleep.

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Lauren Geall
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Gen Z are sleeping better than millennials. Here’s what they’re doing to get the best night’s rest

How to nail your bedtime routine.

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Amy Beecham
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“Is it normal to wake up during the night?” A sleep expert answers your questions

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 38-year-old university lecturer and business consultant learns about the pitfalls of analysing how long she’s asleep.

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Lauren Geall
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How to have an afternoon nap that actually makes a difference

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 38-year-old freelance journalist learns how to break the fatigue cycle she’s found herself stuck in.

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Struggle to switch off? Try this simple 10-minute technique for relieving stress before bed

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 37-year-old business consultant and sensitive sleeper learns how to stop bringing her stress to bed with her.

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Lauren Geall
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Why your vivid dreams could be a sign of unharnessed creativity

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 26-year-old partnerships manager finds out that her vivid dreams could be a sign of unharnessed creativity.

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“I had a ‘sleep MOT’ and these are the 3 things I learned”

To mark World Sleep Day, Stylist’s Lauren Geall sat down with Premier Inn’s resident sleep expert Natalie Pennicotte-Collier to pick apart her sleep habits.

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The surprising link between self-care and a good night’s sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 38-year-old psychologist learns about the benefits of taking time for self-care amid her busy schedule.

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Lauren Geall
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8 simple ways to transform your sleep, according to science

Get ready to drift off...

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5 genius ways to become a morning person (even if you’re a night owl)

Sleep expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan explains how to reinvigorate your routine.

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7 bedroom products to improve your sleep

Time to upgrade your shut-eye

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Expert advice on how to stop a bad night’s sleep from disrupting your day

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 40-year-old copywriter finds out about how to deal with poor sleep the following morning.

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Lauren Geall
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