Advice & Blogs

  • THE 5 STEP GUIDE TO DIVORCING YOUR MOBILE PHONE AT NIGHT

    I’ve created this guide to share the 5 direct steps that I take to divorce my mobile phone every night.

  • 7 REASONS YOU’RE WAKING UP DURING THE NIGHT AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

    Many people report that although they find it easy to fall asleep, it can be difficult to stay asleep throughout the entire night. Here are the 7 common trends I see in my practice that are impacting people’s ability to stay asleep throughout the night. 
  • How Gratitude Journalling Improves Sleep

    The act of recognising and expressing gratitude has been linked to many physical, psychological and social health benefits. Research has shown that a daily practice of gratitude is capable of decreasing stress levels, lowering blood pressure, improving sleep quality, strengthening the immune system and increasing feelings of joy, happiness, forgiveness and compassion.

  • How The Type Of Food You Eat Impacts Your Sleep Quality

    We have already written about the importance of not eating too close to bedtime, and how our sleep quality increases if we consume our last meal of the day at least 2-3 hours from the time that we fall asleep. In this article, we're going to focus on discussing the interactions between the content of your last meal and the effect that this has on your sleep. 

  • How Food Timing Impacts Your Sleep Quality

    For millions of years, our ancestors were only able to hunt and gather throughout the hours of daylight. This likely meant that they had very limited if any, access to food late at night. Researchers in the area of chronobiology (exploring how circadian processes affect health) have now discovered circadian clock genes that control the function of our digestion and metabolism.

  • 10 Tips For A Better Relationship With Caffeine

    In our last blog post "Could Caffeine Be Your Sleep Thief", we discussed some of the problems that caffeine is causing for our sleep. Here, we wish to outline our top 10 tips for developing a positive relationship with caffeine that will allow you to sleep better and still enjoy your coffee!

  • Could Caffeine Be Your Sleep Thief?

    The reality is that we love caffeine, especially coffee. There is little that can (or should) be done to change that, but with a little bit more awareness of your caffeine habits and some well-needed education on its potential side effects when over-consumed, we can be sure to enjoy our warm brew whilst still getting the best quality sleep possible.

  • How Napping Can Boost Your Energy, Mood & Performance

    With the hectic pace of day-to-day life, many of us don’t get the recommended amount of sleep each night. One way to combat the effects of sleep deprivation – and repay some sleep debt – is to incorporate daytime recovery into your schedule.
  • Identifying Our 21st Century Sleep Problem

    The purpose of this series of free articles and blog posts is to share simple, effective and actionable information that will help you to achieve the quality rest and recovery that you deserve.