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

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Sleep Diaries: how to get a better night's rest for once and all
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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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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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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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Lauren Geall
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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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The clocks are going back this weekend, so here’s how to make the most of that extra hour of sleep
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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.

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

Get ready to drift off...

Would siestas really work in the UK?
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Could this sleep trend help you to be more productive at work?

A sleep expert explains the health benefits of a siesta.

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Amy Beecham
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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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Do you struggle to get out of bed? Follow this guide to becoming a morning person

Night owls? No problem.

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Charley Ross
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Mastering these CBT techniques can help you sleep better

Tried everything to get to sleep? These techniques can help send you off.

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Alice Porter
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8 women on the rituals they turn to when they wake up in the middle of the night

From doing chores to watching reality TV.

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Lauren Geall
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Easy ways to keep your bedroom cool in a heatwave for a better night’s sleep

Has anyone actually slept this week?

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Aiden Wynn
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Ever wondered what alcohol does to your sleep?

In this week's Sleep Diaries, a 29-year-old brand manager wonders what she can do to wake up refreshed.

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Pregnancy aches and pains keeping you up all night? Try this

In this week’s Sleep Diaries, a pregnant 32-year-old copywriting executive needs help with her aches and pains.

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Charley Ross
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