Secrets to a good night’s sleep revealed

With new research finding that the average UK adult spends just six hours of the day asleep, experts are warning that millions of Brits are at risk of potentially serious health conditions including obesity, heart disease and diabetes. The research conducted by healthcare provider Benenden Health, also found that more than two-thirds of the nation…

6 expert tips to help you sleep when clocks go forward

It’s that time of year again. On March 27th, we’ll all turn the clocks forward one hour and welcome the longer and brighter days of summer. However, the clock change means a sudden shift in the daylight exposure, something which is essential for our internal body clock to maintain a 24-hour rhythm. To help maintain…

How to Better Manage Your Life-Work Balance

Getting enough sleep is essential to improve your life-work balance No matter what job you have or the lifestyle you lead, many of us feel like we’re constantly juggling the two. To lead a great quality of life and enjoy every aspect, it’s all about balance. However, for many, work overrides…

Only 3 in 10 Brits satisfied with current work/life balance

A study of 2,000 adults found just three in 10 are satisfied with the current work/life balance, with the ideal considered to be 43 per cent work and 57 per cent ‘life’. To improve the split, 42 per cent try to get a healthy amount of sleep, 40 per cent avoid discussing work at weekends…

Over half of us ‘never’ or ‘rarely’ get enough sleep, research claims

Research of 2,000 adults found almost half are convinced they slept better during their youth, while only 24 per cent think their sleep has improved as they’ve got older. The research also found 55 per cent of the nation ‘rarely’ or ‘never’ get enough sleep. The survey, commissioned by health and wellness company, dōTERRA, identified…

Excess screen time is major reason for poor sleep, claims study

Experts have cited excess screen time as one of the key reasons behind a poor night’s sleep, a brand new study on sleep quality shows. The WakeUpWell study, conducted by Blinds Direct, analysed light pollution levels, sun hours and mean temperatures in key locations to establish which parts of England experience the lowest quality of sleep.…

Six Changes To Make To Your Lifestyle To Improve Your Health

Looking after your health is something that is extremely important to do and it’s one that we often don’t take very seriously at various points in life. However, it’s necessary to look after your health throughout your life and, that way, you stand a better chance of living a longer and healthier life in general.…

World Sleep Day: Don’t watch TV before bed for proper rest!

Research from a sleep science platform to mark World Sleep Day has found that on average 80% of participants who fall asleep to TV wake up feeling tired, compared to 26% of those who don't have any electronic engagement before sleeping. The survey showed the majority (71%) of us watch TV, listen to a podcast…

Sleepy schoolkids facing struggle to wake up, claims study

Sleepy schoolkids face a struggle to re-adjust to school routines again - after becoming used to a new regime during lockdown, according to a new study. Research among 2,000 parents found the average child has been going to bed an hour and a half later than their usual bedtime over the past 12 months. And…

Shiny Shiny daily round up: Google fires head of AI ethics unit

Google has fired the founder and co-head of its artificial intelligence ethics unit, claiming she violated the company's code of conduct. In a statement, Google said an investigation found Margaret Mitchell had moved files outside the company. The ethics unit has been under scrutiny since December, following the departure of another senior figure, Timnit Gebru.…