Wolf, Bear, Or … Dolphin? What Your Sleep Chronotype Says About You

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You’ve probably heard of “spirit animal“, a teacher or messenger in Native American culture that chooses the person it creates a bond with and provides guidance. But did you know that there are specific animal chronotypes based on how you sleep? Biological clocks differ from person to person, and knowing your sleep behaviour allows you to… Continue reading Wolf, Bear, Or … Dolphin? What Your Sleep Chronotype Says About You

6 Sleep Tips for Travelling (That Actually Work!)

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Oh, the joys of travelling! Or, at least…the idea of it. The weeks spent planning the trip: scrolling through Airbnb and Trip Advisor, arranging the perfect itinerary.  It’s always a pleasure to be somewhere else, immerse yourself in different activities, try some food you’ve never had before (escargot, anyone?), enjoy new experiences, visit friends or family around… Continue reading 6 Sleep Tips for Travelling (That Actually Work!)

Does Your Parasomnia Need To Shut Up? Everything You Need To Know About Sleep Talking

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Let’s talk about sleep talking! Essentially, sleep talking is a type of parasomnia or abnormal behaviour that happens during sleep. The sleep disorder, referred to in the medical field as somniloquy (not to be mistaken with a Shakespearean ‘soliloquy’), is an audible expression that can sound like gibberish, but in some cases, may come out as clear sentences. đź’¬… Continue reading Does Your Parasomnia Need To Shut Up? Everything You Need To Know About Sleep Talking

Sleep Tips for Busy Students

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The average person gets around 7-9 hours of sleep every day, but it’s a different story for high school and university students. Studies show that half of Aussie teens aged 16-17 aren’t getting enough sleep during the week, and university students are only averaging 6-7 hours a night. It’s not unusual for students to experience… Continue reading Sleep Tips for Busy Students

How to Sleep With A Snorer

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been personally victimised by Regina George a SNORER… We’ve all heard snoring anecdotes at family gatherings or while someone yawns through the morning meeting. The 2016 Australian Sleep Health Survey found that 24% of men and 17% of women frequently and loudly snore at night. Of this percentage, 70% reported an… Continue reading How to Sleep With A Snorer

Do I Need a Mattress Protector?

How often do you clean your mattress? If it’s something you regularly add to your list of chores, you probably know that it can be time-consuming. Mattresses aren’t the easiest to clean, but if you’ve got an Ecosa Mattress then it’s actually easy – simply remove the outer cover and pop it in the washing… Continue reading Do I Need a Mattress Protector?

The Relationship Between Stress And Sleep

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On particularly tough days, you may have a difficult time falling asleep. You’re stuck tossing and turning for hours, and a good night’s sleep seems impossible. The more you can’t sleep, your mental health also appears to worsen. It’s a cycle where lack of sleep causes stress levels to rise, and chronic stress leads to… Continue reading The Relationship Between Stress And Sleep