General Advice

This section covers a number of topics to help improve your slumber, from coping with night time sweats to practical solutions for snoring.

Sleep Talking

Sleep Talking

After a long, loud day, everyone enjoys the quiet of sleep. However, when the person sleeping next to you starts to mumble or talk, it can be funny at first – and then it becomes frustrating. The person who’s talking in their sleep isn’t aware that they’re doing it,...

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Make Getting A Good Sleep Your New Year’s Resolution

Make Getting A Good Sleep Your New Year’s Resolution

We’ve all been there. We make a New Year’s resolution, and we’re excited. We’re determined to see it through, to fight our way through January without dropping the new you. And yet, we’ve all let it slip away, bit by bit, until it’s suddenly December and we’re...

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Sleeping Tips for Children with Additional Needs

Sleeping Tips for Children with Additional Needs

When a child does not sleep well, the whole family can be affected. The child can be left either too tired to think, or they can be over-active. The parents could be exhausted and unable to think clearly. This could also lead them to feeling like they’re struggling to...

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Do Lucid Dreams Affect Your Sleep Quality?

Do Lucid Dreams Affect Your Sleep Quality?

Getting a good sleep is important when it comes to our health and wellbeing. However, as lucid dreams can be stimulating or frightening, it’s natural to wonder if they can affect the quality of your sleep. What Is A Lucid Dream? When you sleep, your brain cycles...

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Are You a ‘Night Owl’ or a ‘Lark’?

Are You a ‘Night Owl’ or a ‘Lark’?

Your biological clock works on its own – a roughly 24-hour cycle called a circadian rhythm. This is influenced by light and the environment, regulating the clock so that we go to sleep and wake up on the same schedule. This body clock decides your sleep pattern and...

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Sleeping with Pets

Sleeping with Pets

There are few things as cosy as snuggling up with your dog or cat for a good sleep, whether on the sofa in front of the TV or in bed for the night. However, there are both advantages and disadvantages to this, so it’s important to know if sleeping with pets is best...

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Four Reasons We Love Four Seasons Duvets

Four Reasons We Love Four Seasons Duvets

We all know the struggle of having to get a new duvet when the temperature changes. When the sun is out, we need a lighter duvet so that we can sleep peacefully. When the winds blow colder, a heavier duvet keeps us warm. And, when we find...

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Bedtime Routines to Help Your Child Get Back to School

Bedtime Routines to Help Your Child Get Back to School

With children playing outside on warm evenings, and enjoying a few late mornings, bedtime routines fall away during the summer. So when school is about to start again, it can be difficult to suddenly return to early mornings. Therefore, it’s important to help your...

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The Best Sleep Apps To Help You Drift Off

The Best Sleep Apps To Help You Drift Off

There is so much going on now in the modern world that it's hard to catch your breath. You eat right, exercise and watch your waistline, but do you look after your sleep? In this article, we cover the best sleep apps out there at the moment. Apps that monitor rest...

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Everything You Need To Know About Sleep Tracking

Everything You Need To Know About Sleep Tracking

   Sleep tracking comes in many shapes and forms, but how do you track your sleep? From DIY wearables and smartphone apps, to the old fashioned way of paper and pen, there are many different ways to follow your sleeping routine. Below, we’ll discuss these methods...

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Tips for getting your child to sleep on Christmas Eve

Tips for getting your child to sleep on Christmas Eve

 There's no doubt about it, Christmas Eve is one of the most exciting times of the year for your little ones, but just how can you get your child to sleep on Christmas Eve? There's a little part in all of us that gets excited on Christmas Eve, but it's important to...

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The Ultimate Guide to Clean Sleeping

The Ultimate Guide to Clean Sleeping

We at SlumberSlumber welcome anything that helps give you a more restful sleep. Clean sleeping’s strict rules might not be for everyone, but taking away some handy tips can really make a difference. Creating a peaceful sleeping environment, allowing yourself to shut off and steering clear of caffeine can all help you get your forty winks.

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An Introduction Into Circadian Rhythm

An Introduction Into Circadian Rhythm

Have you ever noticed that you tend to feel energised and drowsy around the same times every day?  This is caused by your circadian rhythm, but just what is it?   What is a Circadian Rhythm? Your circadian rhythm is basically a 24-hour internal clock that is...

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Our Most Common Dreams & What They Mean

Our Most Common Dreams & What They Mean

Every night, each person dreams for ninety minutes, two hours, or more. Dreams are stories and images our mind creates while we sleep. They can be vivid and not always tell a simple story, leaving you feeling happy, sad or scared. Dreams happen anytime during sleep,...

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Technology’s Impact on your Sleep

Technology’s Impact on your Sleep

Technology's impact on your sleep can have detrimental effects on your health. Technology is everywhere; it has taken over every aspect of our daily lives, and now it’s set its sights on our bedroom. Instead of curling up in bed with a book, many people now opt for...

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Personal Cooling Guide

Personal Cooling Guide

If you're too hot at night, or even find that your room is too hot to sleep, it can mean a long, restless night of tossing and turning. Below is our guide to help you keep cool in bed and sleep better. Before going to bed, make your bedroom cool and comfortable Your...

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When things heat up in the bedroom

When things heat up in the bedroom

Playing it cool in the bedroom could be the secret of a happy love life. Sammy Margo, author of The Good Sleep Guide and The Good Sleep Guide For Kids, warns that turning up the heat in the bedroom can be a passion killer. She believes that bedroom temperature is one...

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Top tips to get your child to sleep

Top tips to get your child to sleep

Getting your little one to drift off can sometimes be a daunting task. Here at SlumberSlumber, we have decided to put together a few tips on getting your child to sleep. 1) The Bedroom Pay attention to your child’s bedroom. A cool dark quiet room is ideal. Remove most...

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