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Mindful Eating During Christmas: Effects on Your Sleep Patterns

Now that the Christmas season is approaching, the allure of heavy and fried meals or indulgent sweets tends to become more prevalent. However, it is essential to bear in mind the potential repercussions on both mood and sleep patterns. Dr. Uma Naidoo’s insights from Harvard Medical School extend beyond the influence of food on mood,…

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Sleepy’s Announces Partnership with Mates4Mates

We’re excited to announce a partnership with Mates4Mates — a leading Australian charity changing the lives of current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and their families — to support ADF members’ health and wellbeing through a good night’s sleep. Sleep plays an important role in the mental and physical health of ADF members….

Mindful Eating During Christmas: Effects on Your Sleep Patterns

Now that the Christmas season is approaching, the allure of heavy and fried meals or indulgent sweets tends to become more prevalent. However, it is essential to bear in mind the potential repercussions on both mood and sleep patterns. Dr. Uma Naidoo’s insights from Harvard Medical School extend beyond the influence of food on mood,…

How Many Hours of Sleep You Should Be Getting

(3 minutes reading) The Quest for Quality Sleep Are you often wondering how many hours of sleep you should be getting for optimal health and well-being? In this blog post, we’ll delve into the science of sleep duration and its impact on your daily life. “The quantity of sleep needed varies, but quality should always…

The Transformative Power of Weekly Planning: A Path to Clarity and Success

In our fast-paced modern world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and lose sight of our goals and intentions. This is where the practice of weekly planning can become a game-changer. Keeping a weekly planner is more than just writing down your thoughts; it’s a powerful tool for personal growth, organisation, and overall well-being. In this…

Anxiety & Sleep: Cultivating Serenity for Restful Nights

In the fast-paced world of today, it’s common for anxiety to emerge just as we settle in for the night. As our surroundings quiet down and our minds start to unwind, worries and stressors often make an unwelcome appearance. This tag team of anxiety and sleep can create a frustrating cycle that leaves us mentally…

Unleash the Power of Exercise: Protecting Your Mind Requires Sufficient Sleep

Reading time: 4 mins Dementia is a growing concern in our aging population, and finding ways to prevent or delay its onset is crucial. Recent research conducted by a team from UCL (University College London) has shed light on an interesting link between exercise, sleep, and cognitive health. While exercise has long been touted as…

Do You Ever Wonder How Much Time We Spend in our Beds on Average?

Out of the 24 hours in a day, have you ever thought about the portion you spend in bed? Take a moment and guess a number… Got it? If you guessed 8 hours, that might not be entirely accurate. Let’s break it down and see why: Sleep: Typically, adults aim for 7-9 hours of sleep…

5 Ways to Power Up your Life

It can be hard to get through a full week of work, week in and week out, so we’ve put together our top 5 tips of how you can stay energised and renewed every day. These little changes to your daily habits could make a world of difference to your energy levels. Get Enough Sleep…

The Truth about the Magic of Sleep

According to Jeff Illiff there is more to sleep than we think! The body is an amazing vessel that takes us through every day of our life. The least we can do is provide it with the appropriate amount of sleep. Today’s modern society is sleep-sick and ignorant of the important facts about sleep and…

How Often Should You Change Your Pillow?

Quality sleep is essential for overall physical and mental health, and optimising your bedroom environment and bedding can contribute to achieving better rest. One aspect to remember is maintaining and replacing your pillow when necessary to ensure it provides the proper support, cleanliness, and allergen-free sleeping surface. Experts suggest replacing pillows every 1 to 2…

How Long Does a Mattress Last

A good mattress is a long-term investment that should last you for several years. The lifespan of a mattress depends on several factors, including the type of mattress, the materials used, and the frequency of use. Understanding the expected lifespan of different mattress types can help you make an informed decision when it’s time to…

5 Benefits of Light Exposure

When it comes to regulating our body’s internal clock, light exposure is a powerful tool. Our circadian rhythm is a 24-hour cycle that controls our sleep and wake cycles, hormone production, and other biological processes. Light exposure, particularly in the morning, is essential for keeping this cycle in sync and ensuring we have healthy sleep…

Benefits of Sound Baths for Sleep

Decompress by bathing in sound vibrations through the meditative experience of sound baths. Intrigued? The intention of sound baths is to help balance the energy in your body through a deeply immersive full body listening experience. Sound is used to invite gentle yet powerfully therapeutic and restorative processes to nurture your mind and body.  …

Sleepy’s Favourites

With the concept of sleep increasingly becoming the key to a happier, healthier life, we’d like to share a few of our favourite products to aid your amazing journey to sleep!  ACA Endorsement & Back Support   ACA Emerge   Sleepy’s exclusive tested and endorsed collection with the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA), is a popular product range….

Sleep Problems and Pregnancy

During pregnancy, there can be a variety of sleep challenges. Learning about these challenges, and how to overcome them, may help you get a better night’s sleep. Finding Comfort in Sleep It may become increasingly difficult to find a comfortable position for sleep. This discomfort may peak in the third trimester as the baby continues…

Sleep Tips Based on your Chronotype

According to Sleep Doctor, Dr Michael Breus, each of us have a particular Chronotype that best fits our sleeping habits. The 4 chronotypes he refers to are the Dolphin, Lion, Bear and Wolf. A chronotype is your body’s natural disposition to be awake and asleep at certain times. Closely related to your circadian rhythm they…

Avoid Overheating this Summer

Australian Summer can be brutal with the hottest months spanning over December, January and February. Although climates vary greatly from one region to the next, Aussie Summers are reliably warm with brief heat waves. Trying to fall asleep during the summer heat can become a little more difficult and uncomfortable, than in other months of…

Best Pillows for Side Sleepers

  If you prefer sleeping on your side, we have the article to help narrow down the best pillows. From latex core pillows to memory foam infused with advanced materials, we’ve compiled the best pillows that Sleepy’s offers to help side sleepers achieve their healthiest night’s sleep. Latex Pillows Latex has grown in popularity as…

Foods That Help You Sleep

Food can impact our energy levels, whether it’s feeling more aware after a morning coffee or lethargic after a Christmas Day lunch. Our diet is linked to quality of sleep and serves as the backbone for health. It’s no secret that both nutrition and sleep play a fundamental role in our health, but the complex…

How to Meditate Before Bed for Better Sleep Quality

The practice of meditation before bed is a healthy habit to help those experiencing trouble falling asleep. We all have parts of our lives that are stressful and make us worry, but these might be the very things that are keeping us up at night. If you have thought about giving meditation for sleep a…

14 Best Audiobooks for Sleep in 2022 I Sleepy’s

Finding the best audiobooks for sleep is now only a scroll away with this helpful guide puts the most recommended and top rated in the one place. If you’ve ever found yourself struggling to fall asleep, chances are it’s your night time habits keeping you awake. Check out these audible books to make insomnia a…

The Connection Between Sleep and Weight

  A routine of poor sleep can lead to a whole range of negative health effects from increased amounts of stress to heart issues and even weight gain. Similar to the Science of Falling Asleep, this article aims to explain the connection between sleep and how it effects body weight based on evidence that has…

Tips for a Happy & Healthy Back

Stretch Your Back Regularly To prevent major back problems you need to keep moving because a sedentary spine is an unhappy spine. Your stretching regime may be as simple as lying down and gently bringing your knees to your chest on at a time. Alternatively, attending yoga classes or Pilates to strengthen your core. Your…

Sleeping with the Flu – Tips & Home Remedies

One of the most powerful weapons to fight off illness is easy, free and available to everyone – sleep. But sleeping with the flu is far easier said than done. When you’re dealing with a blocked nose, sore throat and a fever, getting plenty of rest can feel impossible. There is no doubt that the…

The Impact of Sleep Debt

According to Matthew Walker, 1 in 3 adults are walking through their lives in sleep debt or under slept. Under slept implies that you’re not functioning to your full capacity due to a lack of sleep. This means that bodies are more prone to stress, even if it’s mild and undetectable. There are a number…