Month: June 2016

How To Sleep Better During Hay Fever Season

How To Sleep Better During Hay Fever Season

Sneezing, watery eyes, a runny nose, itchy throat – hay fever symptoms are anything but a walk in the park. And it’s not just during the day that hay fever sufferers have to muddle through with the symptoms, but at night too. One in five people in the UK suffer from hay fever and a staggering 87% of people surveyed by Allergy UK, Britain’s leading allergy charity, said their sleep was badly affected in the spring and summer months. We.

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Tips For a Good Night’s Sleep

Tips For a Good Night’s Sleep

If you are having a hard time falling asleep and find yourself awake for long periods at night, then it may be time to rethink your bedtime routine. We are all guilty at times of watching TV late at night or scrolling through our mobile phones in bed, but when are brains are consumed with work, stress or life in general it makes falling to sleep a huge task. Getting quality sleep will set the pace for the rest of.

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5 Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep

5 Yoga Poses To Help You Sleep

If lack of sleep is an issue for you, yoga could help give you the good night’s sleep your body craves. A study by the Mental Health Foundation found that over 30% of the UK’s population suffers from insomnia or other sleep difficulties. And worryingly it’s not just the matter of exhaustion that comes to play with insomnia; there are major health problems such as depression, obesity, immune deficiency and heart disease. Yoga helps to relax the nervous system, which is the part of.

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Cupcake Day for Alzheimer’s Society!

Cupcake Day for Alzheimer’s Society!

Today in the Dunlopillo head office we are holding our very own Cupcake Day for Alzheimer’s Society. Cupcake Day is a day dedicated to defeating dementia with the help of the small but mighty cupcake, aiming to raise funds and awareness of the fight against dementia. 850,000 people in the UK have dementia and this is set to rise to over 1 million by 2025. Many of our talented office staff have been whisking up a storm this week in.

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Get to bed if you’re getting wed!

Get to bed if you’re getting wed!

With engagement announcements blowing like confetti through our Facebook feeds, and wedding bells ringing throughout the land, there can be no doubting that wedding season is now in full swing! Whether you’re newly-engaged or on the home straight heading towards the aisle, every bride and groom can benefit from getting comfortable and enjoying a good night’s sleep in the run up to the Big Day. Here’s our Sleep Experts’ top tips on how to do just that… One year Before.

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How To Get Good Sleep Whilst Travelling

How To Get Good Sleep Whilst Travelling

Travelling can be highly rewarding, but there's no doubt about it—long hours on the road and jetlag can seriously hinder getting a good night’s sleep. Whether you're staying in a hotel or spending the night on a friend's couch, a little preparation goes a long way. Here are our tips for getting a better night’s sleep while travelling: 1. Book Smart If you're staying in a hotel, check out photos of the guest rooms before you leave. Look at the.

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