Insomnia

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Do you dread bedtime for fear you won’t be able to sleep? You could be dealing with ‘sleep anxiety’

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Lauren Geall
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    Celebrity

    Why people are loving Fearne Cotton’s raw response to a bad night’s sleep

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    Sleep

    The 9 things you should never do when you can’t sleep

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    “Do I have Covid insomnia or am I just struggling to sleep?”

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How do weighted blankets work and can they help anxiety?

All your questions, answered.

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Lauren Geall
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“Why do I wake up at the same time every night?”

It’s 2am and you’re wide awake. Again. What’s the deal?

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Kayleigh Dray
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This is why so many of us can’t sleep right now

Experts help us make sense of these sleepless nights.

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Hollie Richardson
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Sleep

How to cope the day after a terrible night’s sleep

“I can’t sleep” is trending on Twitter. Here’s what to do if you’re one of those affected.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Kayleigh Dray
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This drink could be the key to sleeping in hot weather

Too hot to sleep? Try this.

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People

Idris Elba, Zoë Kravitz, and Keanu Reeves to narrate new sleep TV series for HBO

A World Of Calm sounds like the adult version of CBeebies Bedtime Stories, and we’re 100% here for it.

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Kayleigh Dray
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A sleep expert breaks down the basics of how to get a good night’s sleep

From when to stop drinking caffeine to the presence of phones in the bedroom, Hope Bastine shares her top tips.

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How to deal with night-time stress and anxiety, according to a longtime sufferer

A new survey has revealed stress remains the number one barrier to a good night’s sleep around the world.

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Kate Faithfull-Williams
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Sleep is impossible to control, so let’s stop shaming insomniacs

It’s time to change the way we talk about insomnia.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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This military sleep hack could help you fall asleep in just two minutes

Wave goodbye to hours of tossing and turning.

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Nicola Rachel Colyer
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How people sleep around the world

Snuggly and surprising slumber practices from across the globe.

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Aiden Wynn
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Kayleigh Dray
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Fearne Cotton gets real about night-time anxiety, and her comments are so relatable

“A lack of sleep has triggered my night time panic attacks again so I’m fearing I’ve regressed massively,” the Happy Place creator said.

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Sleep

Can’t sleep? These simple yoga stretches could be the solution

London-based psychotherapist and yoga teacher Lisa Sanfilippo taught herself how to sleep properly after years of crippling insomnia.

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Lisa Sanfilippo
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People

Mabel’s words on “failing” at veganism are a reassuring January listen

Mabel appeared on the How To Fail podcast.

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Hollie Richardson
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Sleep

13 soothing podcasts to help you nod off in no time

From ancient myths and legends to modern Hollywood mysteries...

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Moya Crockett
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10 plants with surprising health benefits, according to NASA.
Plants

10 plants with surprising health benefits

Who knew what a simple spider plant could do?

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Jasmine Andersson
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Life

Insomnia: 5 ways to beat it at Christmas, according to a sleep expert

Tips on how to get a better night's sleep.

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Hollie Richardson
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Life

This is why some people sleep better when sharing their bed

Need help falling asleep? Science has the answer.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sarah Biddlecombe
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This simple bedtime hack could help you fall asleep

Try doing this before bedtime, to see if it can help you fall asleep and cure your insomnia.

Health

Can’t sleep? Your late-night online shopping habit could be to blame

Why are so many of us choosing shopping over sleep?

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Alix Walker
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