Reasons Why You Need to Invest in a Cooling Pillow

A good night's comfortable sleep and a healthy sleep cycle is a blessing that many people are deprived off. It is one of those human needs that no amount of money can buy. There are many reasons why many people struggle with sleep issues. Mental stress, hormonal issues, sleep disorders triggered by medical and psychological problems, blood pressure and fluctuating body temperatures, and uncomfortable climatic conditions are some key factors that hinder smooth sleep. Although there are no magical … [Read more...]

Sleep Deprivation in Mothers and What You Can Do About It

Not getting enough sleep is all too common of a reality, especially for mothers. While sleep deprivation might seem like a normal part of motherhood, it doesn’t erase the fact that getting little to no sleep has many ill-effects. There are many studies trying to determine the best number of hours an individual should spend sleeping. However, according to the NHS, if you wake up feeling exhausted and longing to have a nap all day long, it means that your body is not getting the right amount of … [Read more...]

Sleep and Mom Brain

The term “mom brain” (also referred to as momnesia, mummy brain, or pregnancy brain) is often thrown around humorously to excuse missed appointments or leaving the house in a pair of slippers, but did you know there is actually some scientific backing to it? Researchers have discovered a range of brain changes that take place when a woman gives birth including alterations in neural plasticity and gray matter. Oftentimes, in addition to seemingly impaired memory, moms may also experience … [Read more...]

Vital Changes For A Better Night’s Sleep

Have you ever thought that you could do with a better night's sleep? Do you want to sleep for longer? Or would you like to go through the night with an uninterrupted rest? If so read on for some changes that you should be making. Caffeine and sugar Caffeine and sugar are both stimulants. That means they give you more energy, which is a very bad idea if you plan to be sleeping anytime soon. In fact, they should be avoided up to 3 hours before you plan to go to bed for the night. This … [Read more...]