Some interesting insights from a recent sleep survey of over 6000 people in the UK. Sleep quality deteriorates with age - 30% of 16-20 year olds report getting a good night’s sleep compared with 17% of over 60’s. Older people were twice as likely to take sleeping pills – 30% of over 60’s are taking some form of prescription or over the counter remedy.
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Have a warm relaxing bath before bed, perhaps with a few drops of lavender oil before slipping under the sheets.
The mornings are definitely getting lighter and Spring feels just around the corner. Why not wake up to a new look? The beauty of bedding is that you can dramatically change a room for less money than you might think – especially with Yorkshire Linen Co prices!
Your mattress is an investment purchase and it pays to buy the best you can afford, so you want to take good care of it. But you can’t just launder it like the rest of your bedding.
The threadcount (TC) of a fabric measures the number of threads per square inch and can range anywhere from 80 to 1200. Generally, the higher the TC, the softer and silkier the bedlinen, the better it wears (and the more it costs!).
Egyptian Cotton has a reputation for being the finest in the world. Its fibres are particularly strong and long which enhance the quality of the finished product and its softness increases with laundering.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (sometimes known as Winter Depression) affects as many as 7% of people in the UK because its greatest effect is in the winter months when daylight hours are shorter.