Relationships

Is going to bed at separate times good or bad?

Is It Important for Couples to Go to Bed at the Same Time?

Many marriages end due to the loss of connection and intimacy – especially 10-12 years down the line, according to a Gottman Institute research. Not sleeping together creates feelings of loneliness, and being emotionally and physically detached. Perhaps one of the most significant aspects of being a couple is that warm, intimate time you spend together before falling asleep – but going to bed at separate times is more common than you think. Within three […]

Healing your relationship after a huge row

What to Do If You Can’t Sleep After a Fight with Your Partner

Late-night fights with your partner are sometimes inevitable. In today’s fast-paced world, most of us are fatigued, sleep-deprived and irritable at the end of each weekday. Therefore, the tiniest comment can turn into a full-scale argument. Avoiding going to sleep angry or sleeping on an argument is easier said than done. A study published in the Journal Nature Communications found that when you sleep apart after a fight, your brain stores away negative experiences so […]

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Can’t Sleep in Week before Wedding? 10 Tips for Pre-Wedding Insomnia!

Young or old, male or female: getting married is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Whether you’re having a small, intimate ceremony or a huge shebang, all weddings are nerve-wracking. There are so many things to plan, and so many things that could potentially go wrong. It’s no wonder so many people struggle to sleep in the lead up to their wedding. Functioning on very little sleep is hard enough in our […]

sleepless nights after a breakup

9 Helpful Tips When You Can’t Sleep After a Relationship Break Up!

They say that time heals a broken heart, but it’s difficult to heal when you can’t even get a good night’s sleep. According to psychologists, we should resist becoming too introspective after a breakup because this impedes our ability to relax and heal ourselves. Undoubtedly, a relationship breakup will prompt some degree of self-analysis, and self-care is important for recovery. However, we must not spend too much time ‘soul searching’ as this will prevent us […]

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How to Establish a Sleep Routine for New Parents (that Works)

If you’ve recently had a baby, you’re probably no stranger to sleepless nights and tired days. There are plenty of old stereotypes surrounding the lack of sleep you usually get when you’re a new parent. But, it doesn’t have to be as awful as some of the old horror stories might want you to believe. You can establish a sleep routine for yourself (and your baby!) that can work for you and help you get […]

Difficult time sleeping in the same bed as partner

Can’t Fall Asleep Next to Your Partner? 10 Things That WILL Help!

Sharing a bed with a partner is not always as easy as it sounds. After all, most of us have the bed to ourselves throughout our whole childhood and teenage years. We get used to it. Once we begin living with a boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife, we suddenly have to start sharing our sleeping space. There’s no doubt that it can be difficult to get accustomed to this significant change. Even if you’re used […]