Insomnia

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    Sleep

    A UK heatwave is upon us – but this drink will help you get to sleep at night

  • Woman asleep with a book on her chest
    Wellbeing

    Is the book you’re reading before bed actually stopping you from sleeping properly?

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    Wellbeing

    Does listening to white noise help with insomnia? We asked a sleep therapist...

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Sleepio: could an artificial intelligence sleep app be the answer to insomniac’s prayers?
Health

This £45 app is more effective than sleeping pills – but could it really ‘fix’ your insomnia?

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has endorsed sleep tech company Sleepio’s algorithm-based treatment to reduce sleeping pill prescriptions.

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Amy Beecham
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Sleep

8 simple ways to transform your sleep, according to science

Get ready to drift off...

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Alex Sims
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Sleep

“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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A woman struggling to sleep
Sleep

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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Lauren Geall
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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.

A woman underneath a weighted blanket
Sleep

Could a weighted blanket be the key to reducing your night time anxiety?

We take a closer look.

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Lauren Geall
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Woman with insomnia
Sleep

Battling with insomnia? Sleep experts are recommending a therapy-based treatment

They say it can be more successful than sleeping pills.

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Hollie Richardson
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Sleep

Everything you need to know about dealing with insomnia

With advice from a sleep expert.

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Alex Sims
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Sleep

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

Here’s how to handle it.

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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

“Anxiety crept up on me as my head hit the pillow and I just couldn’t get into a deep sleep.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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An illustration of a woman sleeping in her bed
Sleep

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

Everyone makes these same mistakes when they can’t sleep, according to sleep expert Stephanie Romiszewski.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Anita Ghosh
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“Do I have Covid insomnia or am I just struggling to sleep?”

Many of us are finding it hard to nod off right now, but does that mean it's Covid insomnia or something else?

A woman in bed with her eyes open, frustrated that she can't sleep.
Sleep

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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Idris Elba photographed at the 'Yardie' photo call during the 68th Berlin Film Festival at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on February 22, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Kurt Krieger/Corbis via Getty Images)
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 woman getting a good night's sleep
Sleep

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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Stylist Team
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A woman suffering from anxiety at night
Sleep

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

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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Sleep

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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Aiden Wynn
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How people sleep around the world

Snuggly and surprising slumber practices from across the globe.

Fearne Cotton headshot against a blue background
People

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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Kayleigh Dray
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