Do you love to lie in? Then you might want to read this!

Most students like a lie-in; in fact, dragging yourself out of bed before midday can be a monumental effort.So, if we were to tell you the optimum time to get out of bed each morning is 6.58am, would you believe us?We thought not.However, new research suggests that getting up late, on a regular basis can be damaging to not only your health, but your weight and even your education.Bed manufacturer, Sealy,  cross referenced the wake up and bed times of more than 5,000 people across the UK, with factors such as mood, weight, energy levels and education.So, what did it…

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Himalayan Salt Lamp – Deeper Sleeper Challenge #6

Try to imagine living your everyday life without lights or any other electrical device. Tricky? We’ve become so reliant on electricity but what about the negative things that it’s doing to our body? Not many people know but some electrical items are also the source of harmful positive ions. This means that when we switch on certain electrical devices, these ions are released, deteriorating the condition of the air in the room and negatively affecting our physical and emotional wellbeing.Research has shown that some of the most harmful sources of positive ions in our houses are:- Computer Monitors- TV’s- Radios-…

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I Will Walk 10,000 Steps – Deeper Sleeper Challenge #5

I loved this months Sealy Deeper Sleeper Challenge! I’m already quite an active person and so when I received my Pedometer in the post, I jumped for joy. 10,000 steps a day? This was the perfect excuse to drag my friends and family out and about with me!I already have a pedometer app on my phone and find it incredibly useful. Personally, I use Pacer and it’s completely free. I first downloaded it out of curiosity. You may think I you aren’t that active but just walking to the end of the road can be 100 steps. The steps quickly add…

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Super Snuggly Duvet – Deeper Sleeper Challenge #4

This months Sealy challenge came as no surprise but still managed to be the most exciting to date.I was asked beforehand which size duvet I preferred to use. This meant that when I saw a tightly wrapped package on my doorstep I instantly knew that my big bundle of goodness had arrived.I asked for a double. My intention? I was wanting to swap it with the cheap Argos version that currently lays across my uni bed. However, for the purpose of writing the article, I’ve draped it over my single at home. I must say, I’m loving it.I’ve heard many people…

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No Technology? – Deeper Sleeper Challenge #3

At first, I thought this challenge would be easy. It’s only after finishing completing it that I realise how reliant upon technology I am on a day-to-day basis.I received my package in the post with a letter explaining that I couldn’t use technology in my bedroom. I was then given a colouring book, some pencils and a £20 Waterstones voucher to buy a book of my choice – all with the aim of finding ways to relax that didn’t involve looking at a laptop or a phone screen. The colouring book was great. I received the Animal Kingdom by Millie Marotta and…

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