How to deal with jet lag
Ahead of the rugby league World Cup later this year in Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand, we are giving you tips on dealing with jet lag when you take a flight to the other side of the world.
If you have been on a long distance flight you have probably suffered from jet lag, and you...
Preparing for sleep through progressive muscle relaxation
In our last blog we focussed on preparing for sleep through breathing exercises, which you can find here.
This week, we focus on preparing for sleep by using progressive muscle relaxation techniques and how they benefit you to get a good night’s sleep.
Progressive muscle relaxation is a deep relaxation technique, which has...
Preparing for sleep through breathing exercises
In our last blog we focussed on preparing for sleep through meditation, which you can find here.
This week, we focus on breathing exercises and how they can prepare you and allow you to get a good night’s sleep.
Breathing exercises help your mind settle and return to a relax state, which is done through...
Preparing for sleep through meditation
During this month, we will be looking at different relaxation techniques to help you get to sleep and have a peaceful sleep.
In this week’s blog we will be focussing on preparing and getting to sleep by using forms of meditation.
In today’s fast-paced culture, the human nervous system has begun to show signs of dysfunction, where it...
Tips for sleeping during hot weather
As the sun continues to shine and summer starts to get underway, one thing we all notice is the heat and how difficult it is to sleep during the hot and humid nights.
We have all had the struggle of trying to settle and get to sleep when the temperature is in the high-teens at midnight.
Below are several...
Sleeping babies: 3 to 5 years
We have previously looked at getting babies to sleep: 0-12 months and 12 months to three years, which can read and watch by clicking here for 0-12 months and here for 12 months to three years. But for today, we will be looking at the final stage of the baby’s sleeping cycle – three to five years.
Sleep and stimulants
In today’s working day, we are far busier than we have ever been and sleep seems like it is the last thing on our mind. Below, we will discuss the affect stimulants have on our sleep as we gulp down coffee, smoke that last cigarette and order the final beer of the night.
Coffee and caffeine
When we wake up...
Creating the perfect bedroom
The bedroom is the temple of the home; a peaceful place where you can relax and let your worries disappear. However, there are steps in achieving your perfect bedroom to help you drift off to sleep.
The focal point of your bedroom will always be the bed; it is called ‘bedroom’ for a reason. Choosing a bed, which...
Sleeping babies: 12 months to 3 years
We have already looked at getting babies to sleep: 0-12 months, which you can read about by clicking here. But today we will be looking at the second stage of a baby’s life-cycle, 12 months to 3 years.
Once again, through the words of our company’s rugby league ambassador, Robbie Hunter-Paul, we will look at...
Athletes’ solutions for sleep
Have you ever gone for a run or hit the gym just a few hours before bed and been unable to sleep? Sound familiar, well we have got some tips to help the athletes out there to a better night’s sleep.
Tossing and turning, unable to drift off to sleep, yet you feel really tired; these are common symptoms for...