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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Myth busting – the truth about student life!

…And the journey is over! As my days as an undergraduate are rapidly coming to an end *sob* perhaps this means it’s time for me draw on four years of uni experience and open up about what REALLY happens? K then. I shall proceed. Ahem. Is this thing on?If you’ve never been a student, you probably have a few assumptions about student life. Whether or not they’re serious, or just plainly “I’m guessing it doesn’t happen but it’s fun to ask every single time you come home” assumptions. I’ll now clear a few up. Do us student types bring our…

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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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White Noise Ambience – Deeper Sleeper Challenge #2

The Sealy Clusterfill Response Pillow left us waking refreshed but for my second challenge, I was asked to try an app that would help me relax into a truly deep sleep. I downloaded the White Noise Ambience Lite app on my iPad with the promise that I would listen to the app every night for two weeks.The app is designed to help you relax at night, and has been renowned for helping people ‘snooze in environments that can be problematic for a great night’s sleep’. By allowing you to choose from 40 relaxing sounds, a variety of calming environments can…

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