Sleeping

Trouble Waking Up - Part 1: Adults

Some of us wish that they had the entire day to relax and snooze, especially during public holidays (like Labour Day) and weekends! Sleeping in and lounging in bed can severely disrupt waking patterns, that in turn can affect their ability to stick to the sleep/wake cycle that they want. Why is it so difficult for some adults to ‘rise and shine’?

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Should kids share or have separate bedrooms?

Many of us assume that every kid should have his or her own bedroom. But on the other hand, some families have the bedtime ritual where kids share bedrooms. Let’s take a look at several factors in the bedtime ritual and when deciding to give kids separate bedrooms or having kids share a bedroom.

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Sleeping with Pets

Letting pets sleep in the bedroom is a personal decision and there is a mix of benefits and factors that we should consider.

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Dreams & Nightmares - Scared of the Dark?

Most of us lead visual and imaginative lives, but the downside to imagination is that it can sometimes get the better of us. Especially with the recent new moon (the moon is completely in the Earth's shadow) and Halloween coming up, perhaps our fears stem from the stories we're told as children, or the movies we watch late at night. Whatever the reason, being scared of the dark is a common and natural fear, and one that can be managed.

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How Do Sports Fans Sleep?

Did you travel to Melbourne see the AFL Grand Final this weekend? At Bedshed, we’ve taken notice of everything from luxurious hotel beds to how sleep effects athletes. We got to thinking, how does travel effect sports fans and their sleep?

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Bedroom Secrets from Elite Athletes

Ever wonder what secrets the world’s elite athletes use to get to sleep? Athletes are on our mind this month with the Tour de France ending on 22 July and the London Olympics starting on the 27 July.

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