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David Reid
The new bedtime stories - for adults!

The new bedtime stories - for adults!

We've written about these before and since then have seen an increase in publicity around certain stories that are having great success in getting us adults nodding off to sleep! You'd think with how exhausted we all are, drifting off to sleep would be simple. But when your brain is constantly filled with thoughts from the day and worries about the future, it can become nearly impossible to shut your mind off. If you're one of the millions of people in world who have trouble sleeping, this 24 minute "sleep inducing masterpiece," created by the popular meditation app calm.com might just be...

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David Reid
Snuggle up with a pure wool blanket

Snuggle up with a pure wool blanket

As the colder weather approaches, there is truly nothing better than sitting snuggled up in front of a fire with a good book and a cosy wool blanket. We’re preparing for the drop in temperature with our autumn/winter range that will warm up any home. As well as keeping you warm and cosy, a good wool blanket can transform a room, whether you are placing it at the end of the bed or thrown over a chair. Colour and texture added from our blankets can perk up the plainest of spaces. All our throws and blankets are British-made and are...

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Antoni Rykala
Is Autumn the best season for sleep?

Is Autumn the best season for sleep?

Cooler nights, decreased allergens, and an excuse for a warm bath before bed are some of the reasons that autumn is the best season for sleep. Read why we think Autumn is a great time to sleep:   Cooler climate but not cold   The dropping temperatures may bring on thoughts of winter weather such as sleet, and snow but it also means that for a few months, you can sleep with the windows open without fear of overheating or shivering away. Sleeping with the windows open allows air to circulate freely in your bedroom and helps your body cool...

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David Reid
Menopause and Sleep

Menopause and Sleep

Menopause is a time of serious hormonal, physical and psychological change for women. The extremes vary for each woman.   Perimenopause, or menopause transition, begins several years before menopause. It's the time when the ovaries gradually begin to make less estrogen. It often starts in a woman's 40s, but can start in her 30s or even earlier. Perimenopause lasts up until menopause, the point when the ovaries stop releasing eggs. Perimenopause ends when a woman has gone 12 months without having her period. This is the time when most women report the biggest change in their sleep patterns and the subsequent problems...

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