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Sleep

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Health

I Tried TikTok’s ‘Pressure Points’ Sleep Hack To Nod Off In Seconds

Please sleep, come to me.Sleep, O sweet sleep, where art thou? Some nights it’s impossible to doze off, all the world’s thoughts heavy on your eyelids.So whenever I see a trick or vital TikTok that promises a hack to make you fall asleep instantly, I’m hooked.This week, I came across a content creator who goes by @YoungerYouDoc, teaching people “how to become the youngest version of themselves”.In one video, he […]

today23 June 2022

Health

This Is How Much Sleep You Actually Need (Spoiler: It’s Not 8 Hours)

.How much sleep are you getting? Judging by how you’re feeling, you’d probably say ‘not enough’.Many of us dealing with the drudgery of the day often don’t feel very well rested and are likely to wish for more snoozing time. But actually, we might be sleeping too much already, depending on our age.The ideal amount isn’t actually eight hours for those over 38 years old, according to scientists who conducted […]

today14 June 2022

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Sleep Tips For When The News Cycle Is Bad And Your Brain Won’t Shut Off

If the news cycle is keeping you up, these tips will help.It seems like every time you look at the television lately there’s something bad going on in the world. Whether that’s updates about the pandemic, mass shootings, police brutality, court hearings, partygate, celebrities promoting eating disorder behaviours, all of these subjects can affect your wellbeing.It may seem self-explanatory that if bad things are going on in the news, then your […]

today12 June 2022

Health

If You’re Doing This In Your Sleep, It’s Time To See A Doctor

Stress. Anxiety. Noisy neighbours. Blanket-hogging partners. With the list of things that can disturb a person’s sleep being more of a scroll, it’s no wonder millions of us are affected by sleep-related problems.Included on that list might be symptoms you don’t even know you’re experiencing as a result of an undiagnosed sleep disorder – or a health condition that’s bringing on a sleep disorder.“Most people will realise their sleep was […]

today9 June 2022

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6 Weird Ways To Trick Your Mind Into Sleep That Actually Work

When it comes to falling asleep, the single most effective thing you can do is calm your mind. Sure, that might be easier said than done — especially when it’s the middle of the night and you’re desperately waiting to fall asleep. But there are several not-so-obvious ways to quiet your thoughts and prep the brain and body for sleep. Instead of taking a hot bath, pouring yourself a night cap or […]

today6 June 2022

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5 Little Tricks To Improve Your Sleep When You’re Pregnant

One of the many changes people who are pregnant experience is a move toward more turbulent sleep. It often happens later in pregnancy, but sleep can also take a hit earlier on. Shifting hormones can affect sleep patterns and can also lead to issues from heartburn to frequent urination that can keep pregnant people up in all three trimesters.To a certain extent, there are limits as to what you can do […]

today4 June 2022

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5 Common Morning Habits That Actually Ruin Your Sleep

You’re reading First Thing, the HuffPost UK series helping to make your mornings happier and healthier.Getting enough sleep is critical for physical and emotional well-being, but so many people fall short. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that a whopping one in three Americans don’t get enough sleep on a regular basis. (For reference: adults should be aiming for at least seven hours.)Of course, many factors go into […]

today2 June 2022 4

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I Struggle With Insomnia. Here Are 14 Products That Really Do Help Me

Falling asleep can be a struggle but there are sleep aids to help.We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, HuffPost UK may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of […]

today22 May 2022

Cleaning

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Actually Make Your Bed First Thing

Our beds are our safe haven. There’s nothing like coming home from a long day and snuggling under a duvet. We spend several hours in our beds each day, which is why it’s essential to make sure our beds are clean. For most people, making their bed each morning is part of keeping their bed clean and tidy. But apparently, we shouldn’t be making our beds at all.TikTok user @sherifelsahly caught […]

today18 May 2022

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