Getting enough sleep is essential in keeping us happy, healthy and energised. Most of us are recommended an average of six to nine hours each night if we are to function fully and feel good the next day. Some people may need more, others less – but we all need it.
So when for whatever reason, we can’t fall asleep or wake up through the night, we get very frustrated. Even moreso if your partner is snoring away happily!
You may not be able to control a bump in the night waking you up, but there are some ways you can promote sleep – from making sure the room temperature is just right to taking time to destress and unwind early in the evening.
Here are our five tips for a better sleep.
Set the right temperature
You may think you need a cosy, warm bedroom to get a good night’s sleep but actually, a cooler room temperature is best. Too hot or too cold and you can disturb your body clock, so try switching off the heating an...