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

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

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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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Lauren Geall
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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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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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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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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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This is how often you should be washing your bed sheets

We asked an expert so you don’t have to.

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Megan Murray
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Kayleigh Dray
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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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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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9 floral bedding sets to add a cottagecore vibe to your room, whatever your colour scheme

Both comfy *and* cool.

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Naomi May
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The best foods to eat if you want more energy and a better night’s sleep

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a 31-year-old gardener wonders what she should be eating in the day to improve her sleep at night.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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“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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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.

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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