Top 50 things Brits do to get through Gloomy Winter

Brits will turn to movies, family time and comfort food to get them through a gloomy winter, according to research. A study of 2,000 adults found 57 per cent actively look for pick-me-ups when the days get darker and the weather gets colder to boost their mood and keep them buoyant. Those polled will also…

Top 5 Exercises to Help You Sleep Much Better

Those who sleep for five hours or less have a 30% greater chance of developing chronic conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease or cancer, according to a recent study by PLoS Medicine.   While many Brits struggle to sleep, the cost-of-living crisis is also seeming to make our sleeping habits worse. A recent study by Sun…

ShinyShiny snippets: Apple announces 10th Generation iPad

Apple's 10th generation iPad (2022) is finally official. Cupertino made the announcement earlier today, highlighting the new tablet's "all-new" design and "vibrant" (eye-searingly bright) colours. The big news, however, is that its Liquid Retina display is up from 10.2- to 10.9-inches. That's the same size display as the current Apple iPad Air (5th Generation). The iPad (10th…

Experts reveal when you should go to sleep

With summer in full swing, there’s nothing more enjoyable than making the most of the hot weather and light evenings. So, now is the best time to sort your sleep routine out and ensure you’re getting enough shut-eye to prepare you for the activities you want to participate in during the day. We talk to…

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.…