Category Archives: Sleep education

Crazy critter sleep facts

Is there anything cuter than sleepy, baby animals? Why yes, a whole blog post dedicated to sleepy, baby animals. Read on to discover a bunch of weird and wonderful sleep facts about our furry (and not so furry) friends!   • Rhinos are big and bold and are brave enough to sleep lying down. They…
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Simple tips for dealing with insomnia

Insomnia is a disorder characterised by difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep. Many sufferers get into bed at an acceptable hour but take longer than 30 minutes to fall asleep and report multiple night wakings. In severe cases, the periods of sleeplessness stretch on for hours. This means that those that suffer from insomnia live…
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How a warm bath brings on sleep

A warm bath before bedtime is part of most childhood bedtime routines and can bring about better sleep. What is it about a dip in warm water that gets kids (and adults) to fall asleep easier? Warm water causes relaxation of body and mind Warm water helps your body relax- it loosens stiff muscles, soothes…
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How to clean your mattress

Mattresses can harbor all kinds of nasty things. Allergens like mould, pet hair, skin flakes and dust can be fought with fresh air and a good dose of cleaning. Nothing feels better than clean. Step 1: Wash Remove all bedding and mattress covers and give them a good wash. Step 2: Sprinkle Sprinkle the mattress…
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Grab a shower first thing in the morning

A cold shower is a powerful wake up call. If you battle to get your game on in the morning, then why not take a cold shower first thing after waking? Cold water wakes you up and gets your respiratory and circulatory systems firing. Think quick, short breaths accompanied by a heart pounding in your…
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A better night’s sleep with this homemade sleep salve

This recipe was found on Heartful Habits blog and we just love it! Salves are healing balms that can be inhaled, rubbed onto pulse points or used as massage oil. This particular salve incorporates many of the essential oils that we featured on our previous blog ‘Oils that help trigger sleep’. Here’s what you need to…
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Habit 5 – Take naps when needed

Welcome to the final blog post in our series The sleep habits of highly successful people. If you have missed the other four, be sure to give them a squizz here. Successful people sleep. It is that simple. The wise respect rest and make it a habit to get it- be it sleeping through the…
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Habit 1: Get enough sleep

Can't figure out what is holding you back? Tired of being seen as just an average Joe? Well,  that's probably the problem... you are tired. Most successful people have realised that getting enough Zzzzz is the first step to having a good day. Have enough good days and this adds up to a great year.…
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