With the colder seasons well and truly underway, homes around the country are turning up the central heating and snuggling around cosy fires to keep warm. But, during the night our bodies need to cool down so that we can get good quality sleep so leaving the heating on can often mean that we end up restless and sleep deprived.
It’s common knowledge that exercise can have a positive impact on our physical health, but did you know that exercise can also have a huge impact on your gut bacteria?
If you are known to hit the snooze button one too many times, then it might be that sleeping in is doing you more harm than good.
If you’ve been battling with getting to sleep for some time then, then it is more likely than not that you have tried everything you can think of to encourage better sleep habits. But, did you know that the answer can be as simple as an afternoon workout?
Good news for those of you who have struggled to get to sleep – then answer can often be as simple as breathing! So, next time you find yourself kicking the bedsheets in frustration, relax and unwind by practising a few of these simple breathing exercises. You never know, you might just find yourself drifting off into a deep and restful slumber.
Ever woken up with a fright, wanting to kick and scream but completely unable to? You might have felt like you were in a horror film, but the reality is much weirder. Sleep paralysis can be a seriously scary experience, with feelings of dread and pressure weighing heavily on your chest while limbs and muscles refuse to act when you want them to.