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You are not alone.

Lying in bed, restless and trying to get to sleep (or back to sleep), it’s easy to imagine you’re the only one who’s wide awake and the rest of the country is resting soundly.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

One in five people have difficulty sleeping. Millions of Google searches are done (late at night) on sleeping disorders and remedies.

Below we’ve compiled some interesting stories by journalists who have investigated the topic. Please have a look and, of course, feel free to get in touch with us.

The end of summer holidays & autumn insomnia

Holidays and the summer break can wreak havoc with your sleeping patterns and can leave you feeling tired, struggling to get up and even struggling to get to sleep. This subject is very apt at the moment as the summer holidays near the end and people will be going back to school and work in […]

How Insomnia in teens can lead to mental health problems

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have recently carried out a study on teens between 12-18 years old on the link between insomnia and anxiety and various other mental health problems. Pasquale Alvaro, a PhD student involved in the study, discussed the relevance of teens being more active in the evenings and this being a […]

Study reveals how sleep deprivation is linked to false memories

A new study carried out by psychological scientist Steven J. Frenda of the University of California, Irvine has highlighted the link between sleep deprivation and false memories. The study included 104 participants split into two groups of two: group one were shown photographs of a crime scene and half were allowed to sleep while the […]

Stress, the way people deal with it and the link to Insomnia

According to the Clinical Sleep Research Unit in Loughborough, “insomnia affects up to 10% of the UK adult population.” Insomnia can have a detrimental effect of day to day life and lead to increased risk of mortality, read more on that here: Lose Sleep Lose Your Mind and Health. A recent study by the Sleep […]

Afternoon nap at work?

How would you fancy a midday nap at work? Or the opportunity to create your own working schedule? Well if sleep experts get their way it may well be on the cards! Vincent Walsh, professor of human brain research at University College London recommends having a 30-90 minute nap in the afternoon, as when we […]

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