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Dr. Chris Murphy
Top Ten Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Top Ten Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

We thought it's time to share with you our Top Ten Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep. Here we go... Be selective - use your bedroom for sleep (and sex) only! The latter, in fact, aids sleep through the release of hormones such as oxytocin and prolactin. The aim is to build up a positive mental association between your bedroom and sleep.   Make your bedroom sleep-friendly. Keep your bedroom uncluttered. It will help calm your mind and is more conducive to gently unwinding. Also reduce light levels (throughout the house) in the evenings. Using dimmable, energy-saver bulbs makes this easy. Bright...

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Nisa Shah
Sleep: The Healing Balm

Sleep: The Healing Balm

How important is sleep for our mental health? October 10th was World Mental Health Day. Being a therapist and running a sleep-related business, I felt a strong urge to write about the connection between our sleep and mental health.  In my psychotherapy practice, I have observed that many clients who suffer from severe anxiety, depression and even mental illnesses like schizophrenia and paranoia are often also plagued with poor sleep. I will be exploring whether a lack of sleep is due to mental illness or if it contributes to mental illness. We’ll also look at what practices help and hinder...

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Dr. Chris Murphy
Feeling the heat? Breathe easier, sweat less, sleep better

Feeling the heat? Breathe easier, sweat less, sleep better

Struggling with night sweats? Choosing quality organic sheets will ensure you stay cooler, as air can circulate much better due to the higher grade, long staple and single ply cotton fibres used to create your bed linen. If you suffer from allergies, asthma, or skin reactions, going organic will dramatically improve your condition. This is because organic cotton uses none of the pesticides or chemicals used in ordinary cotton growing - ingredients that have been linked to severe irritation of the airways, and painful skin complaints like dermatitis and eczema. Furthermore, organic cotton fibres are of a much higher quality,...

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Nisa Shah
Why Should You Sleep Organic?

Why Should You Sleep Organic?

You spend approximately 8 hours in your bed linen, fully wrapped around and hugging it, loving it! It’s a very intimate and personal space in your daily life. You surrender yourself to the care of your bed for the whole night! It is true that conscious eating is growing - organic good consumption is on the rise. More and more people know about health benefits of buying organic food and using organic cleaning products. And now Organic fabric is getting popular faster than ever too! Why? People are getting to know that ‘Non-Organic Cotton’ contains chemicals such as formaldehyde, azo dyes,...

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