14 minutes each morning – that’s a quarter of an hour every day, and 85 hours every year lost to the snooze button and REM sleep. FUEL YOUR 10K HOURS revealed the sleeping habits of tired, tired Brits, discovering that they only get 6 and a half hours sleep per night – far below the recommended minimum – and as a result, are sleeping in longer and struggling more in the mornings.
Here is an infographic from The Carpetright Beds exploring how our sleeping habits change through a lifetime, from being a singleton to settling down and having children. Did you know that couples lose up to 10 night’s sleep a year due to late night arguments? More insight below.
We all sleep. Most enjoy it, but not everyone gets the recommended daily amount. This can be due to a variety of factors, some of which are out of our control. The foetal sleeping position is the most common, but do you or your partner sleep in another position? Have you ever had a proper think about the way you sleep? You may just amaze yourself at your sleeping habits.
To celebrate the Sleep Council’s ‘National Sleep in Day’ when the clocks go back on Sunday 27th October in the UK, Carpetright Beds has taken a closer look at some of the world’s more unusual and interesting sleep habits; from snoozing in space to hanging out in Mexican hammocks.
Did you know that some bears can sleep during five to seven months during one year? Their hearts beat slowly and they only wake up for short periods of time. But they are not the only animals to do this. The following infographic looks at everything you ever wanted to know about hibernation.
Getting a fussy kid to sleep is one of the toughest parts of a parent’s job! When the hour is late and the clock is ticking, what wouldn’t you try to get your child to snooze? This infographic provides 17 techniques that parents use to try to get their little ones to bed.
College students aren’t exactly known for their healthy sleeping habits, with as many as 70% of all students reporting that they get fewer than the recommended eight hours of sleep each night. But unfortunately, these ongoing sleep deficits can lead to major problems in the classroom resulting from diminished attentiveness and concentration.
Let’s face facts…none of us get enough sleep. A great night’s sleep is intrinsic to our overall health, and enables us to have the energy we need throughout the day to be effective at our jobs. The factors that contribute to a lack of quality sleep are legion but include; our daily routine, habits prior to bed, and our lifestyle in general (what you eat, drink, how often you sit, exercise, etc.).
How did getting a good night’s sleep become so problematic? Some say the invention of the light bulb is to blame as we no longer live life by natural day and night cycles. This animated infographic from InsomniaNaturalSleep.com looks at some of the dangers of not getting enough sleep and provides some advice on getting good sleep.
Do you constantly feel sluggish from your 40 hour work week? Forget about downing a 5 Hour Energy drink. How about catching up on your Zzz’s using Online Clock’s tips for successfully snoozing at work. However, use these tips at at your own risk.
Did you know that 95% of people say they browse the web, text or watch TV the hour before they go to bed? And while this facetime with a phone, tablet, laptop or TV can either be pleasurable or a distraction, it can also make it more difficult to go to sleep when you finally close your eyes.
The creative team at Wedo Beds is pleased to bring you this infographic about Britain’s bad sleeping habits. You’d be surprised to learn that snoring only ranks 3rd in the most common bedroom complaints! The biggest cause of complaint is in fact your partner holding on to the edge of the duvet and rolling away from the other leaving you in a cold bed.
Only 39 per cent of adults sleep well according to the poll of more than 5,300 people who took part in the Great British Sleep Study. Tossing and turning, unable to find ‘your spot’ in the mattress, your partner slapping you in the face with their dead arm at 2am… there is an endless list of reasons why us Britons can’t get some decent winks.
Sleep plays an important role in a child’s development, ensuring they are healthy, happy and focused. This infographic by time4sleep shows the result of a survey about children’s sleep habits, with some surprising results.