Mindfulness & Wellbeing

  • Sleep Senses Live with Wax Lyrical

    18 September 2019

    We hosted our final Sleep Senses Live on our Instagram channel with influencer and presenter Ebony Dixon and Wax Lyrical home fragrance scientist Dr Will Locke.   We asked Dr Will a series of questions around scent and the links to it helping you relax, here’s what he had to say:  How can we use scents…

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  • Create a Harmonious Home with Yin-Yang Theory

    11 September 2019

    Do you feel overwhelmed with the demands of everyday life? Maybe it’s time to correct the Yin-Yang imbalance in your home. What is Yin-Yang? Simply put, Yin and Yang is an ancient Chinese philosophy that says the world is governed by opposing yet complementary energies – the Yin (feminine) and the Yang (masculine). Such energies exist…

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  • What does your sleeping position say about you?

    30 August 2019

    When it’s time to hit the hay, everyone has their go-to sleeping position. But did you know the way you sleep says a lot about you and your personality? Sleeping positions are often a reflection of our subconscious meaning they come to us naturally and are difficult to control – there’s no hiding how you…

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  • Bensons launches personalised Sleep Diet Model

    21 August 2019

    Bensons for Beds has unveiled its bespoke Sleep Diet model*, perfectly designed by sleep expert, Stephanie Romiszewski, to prescribe the ideal sleep regime to our nation of struggling sleepers. Available to everyone nationwide from the Bensons for Beds website, the Sleep Diet allows Brits to determine a sleep profile which they can relate to, and…

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  • How to sleep in the land of the midnight sun

    14 August 2019

    Would you be able to sleep at night if the sun never really set? For people in Iceland, this natural phenomenon is a normal part of life. For one month of the year every year, the country basks in sunshine for up 21 hours of the day, peaking around the Summer Solstice on the 21st…

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  • How to sleep better during hay fever season

    24 July 2019

    Hay fever affects 1 in 4 people in the UK, with symptoms peaking between late March and September when the weather is warm, humid and windy – and when pollen count is at its highest.  With the hay fever season now in full swing, 16 million of us will be suffering from bouts of sneezing,…

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  • 5 Common Dreams and What They Really Mean

    17 July 2019

    Dreams are often a reflection of our deep subconscious, presenting themselves metaphorically as we sleep. But it’s not always clear what our dreams mean, and the field of dream research becomes even more fascinating when people from different countries and cultures report having the same dreams. Fortunately for you, we have put this article together…

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  • How to sleep at a festival

    10 July 2019

    Admittedly, getting enough sleep isn’t your number one priority when you’re at a music festival. And while Bensons for Beds don’t offer a bed you can take with you to a festival, we do value the science of sleep wellness. That’s why we’ve put this article together – to ensure you’re well-rested and ready to…

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  • Our Sustainability Initiatives and Plans for the Future

    19 June 2019

    Join us in celebrating a breakthrough in our sustainability practices, with recycling rates and sales of our eco-friendly Silentnight Choices range at a record high. Since launching our recycling programme in August 2018, we have seen around 40,000 beds taken for recycling in the past 10 months, meaning we have saved around 1,800 tonnes of…

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  • Does sleep spray actually work?

    4 June 2019

    Getting a good amount of sleep each night is the key to leading a healthier, happier life. There are lots of products out there which claim to aid sleep, including sleep sprays, but do they really work? We sat down nutrition expert, Madeleine Shaw, to get the lowdown on how using a sleep spray can…

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  • Ramadan: How to sleep well whilst fasting

    17 May 2019

    Maintaining a healthy sleeping pattern can be difficult at the best of times, but it’s even harder for some people during Ramadan.  What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and is observed by Muslims as a time of spiritual reflection and a recharging of faith.  During this month, Muslims abstain…

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  • The benefit of herbal tea

    19 March 2019

    While it may have been made fashionable by Instagram royalty in recent years, herbal tea has been used for centuries for its benefits to health and wellbeing. We chatted with food and nutrition blogger Madeleine Shaw about the benefits of herbal tea, and gathered some advice for herbal newbies. Making yourself a cup of herbal…

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  • The best mattresses to help with back pain

    5 March 2019

    Back pain is a relatively common ailment that can be caused or aggravated by a variety of factors. There are many different types of back pain, which can vary from mild to severe, including: -Persistent muscle aches along your spine. These can occur anywhere from the base of your neck, right down to your tail…

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  • The Nations Sleep Habits

    28 February 2019

    Here at Bensons for Beds, we’re passionate about sleep. Getting the right amount of Zzz’s each night is vital for leading a healthy, happy life – and sleep itself is right up there with food and water for keeping us alive. That’s why we’re always conducting new research to help us better understand the sleeping…

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