It’s National Bed Month and therefore the perfect time to turn your attention to your bed and bedding. Do you know how old your own pillows are? If you’re struggling to remember, it’s probably time they were replaced. The Sleep Council recommends that pillows should...

Why choose Memory Foam? Welcome to National Bed Month! Organised by The Sleep Council, National Bed Month is an annual awareness event dedicated to improving YOUR sleep. A landmark study in 1988 found that doing just that, increased sleep by an average of 42 minutes per...

Aloe Vera is a medicinal plant with a long history and an impressive pedigree. Its benefits have been recorded by numerous civilizations dating as far back as around 2,200 BC when its cleansing benefits are first thought to have been documented by the Mesopotamians. There are...

For many, it’s the most exciting night of the year. For others, it’s the most stressful. The decorations are up, the presents are (hopefully) wrapped and under the tree, the kids are bursting with excitement and Santa himself is on his way. It’s the time...

As the famous English novelist Anthony Burgess once said, “Laugh and the World Laughs with You; Snore and You Sleep Alone”. There are jokes galore to be found on the subject of snoring, and almost as many similes. In researching this piece, Dormeo came across...

But is that actually true? Whilst researching this piece, Dormeo UK came across one study that suggested that 'night‘owls’ tend to be more creative than the larks, bringing the old adage of the title into some dispute. Then again, another study concluded that larks tended...

"I love sleep. My life has a tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know?" -Ernest Hemingway It will come as no surprise to hear that we at Dormeo HQ are fascinated by all things sleep related and if you’re reading this, you probably love...

As we wave goodbye to the long, uncomfortably hot summer nights and welcome in the cooler, darker days of autumn, at least you’re guaranteed to get a more comfortable night’s sleep, right? Well actually, no. Interestingly, autumn is the season most often associated with ‘hypersomnia’...

The Dalai Lama famously believes sleep to be ‘the best meditation’ and yet legendary short sleepers such as Margaret Thatcher and Bill Clinton reportedly ran their respective countries on about 4 hours sleep a night. For most of us, it’s probably fair to say that...

The sleep industry is rife with advice on helping you achieve just the right amount and quality of sleep. We hear more than our fair share of these so-called ‘Sleep-Truths’ here at Dormeo so how do you separate the Sleep-Truth from the Sleep-Fiction? Dormeo investigates… “I...