Tag Archives: sleep loss

Sleep matters: how a good night’s sleep affects your wellbeing

sleep and mental health

We’re exploring the role sleep has to play in benefitting our mental health Mental health and wellbeing has become a growing topic of discussion over the last few years, across all walks of life. There are many different factors that can affect our mental health – from our diet and exercise routine to our social […]

Magical. Incredible. Exhausting. How to avoid becoming a sleep deprived zombie with a newborn

sleeping like a baby

Dr Jonathan Bloomfield I recently became a father for the first time and have been experiencing first-hand the desperate struggles of sleep deprivation. From clumsiness to memory lapses, severe yawning to mood swings, insatiable appetite to that constant feeling of being dazed and confused, I’ve suffered it all. I’m writing this blog post to share […]

Is the modern lifestyle sustainable?

modern lifestyle

Mammoth’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr Jonathan Bloomfield, talks about the health dangers of life in the 21st century. In my last post, I encouraged everyone to start taking sleep seriously. I touched on the work being done by neuroscientists in developing a clearer understanding of the regenerative processes that occur inside our brains at night. […]

Sleep science: How much sleep do you really need?

how much sleep do I need

By now we all know that sleep is important. We spend a third of our lives asleep and we can go for longer without food than we can without sleep. Yet in the 21st century, our lifestyles are becoming less and less compatible with our natural sleep–wake cycle. As we work longer hours, indulge in […]

Nathan Douglas – Great Britain Triple Jumper and Mind Coach

Nathan Douglas

Mammoth caught up with British triple jumper Nathan Douglas to talk sleep, comfort and handling the force of 15 times his own bodyweight through one knee.   Nathan, can you tell us a little bit about your background and how you got into athletics? I started athletics at the age of 7 after racing the […]

Sleep Tips to Help You Drift Off

sleep tips

According to research conducted by Opinion Matters on behalf of The Sleep Council, 70% of Brits sleep for seven hours or less each night. The study, which canvassed some 5,007 UK adults to find out more about their sleeping habits, also showed that 27% of people admitted to experiencing poor quality or quantity of sleep […]

Sleep deprivation: there’s nothing smart about missing out on sleep

better sleep

Margaret Thatcher was once quoted as saying that “sleep is for wimps” and that she required just 4 hours shut-eye a night. Along with many of the world’s high profile politicians and entrepreneurs, there has long been a consensus that achieving success requires people to stop being “lazy” and start sacrificing sleep in order to […]

Sleep has a place in every health professional’s toolkit

quality sleep

Sports scientist Dr Jonathan Bloomfield will attend his first ER-WCPT show in Liverpool this month as part his role as Human Performance Specialist for Mammoth, the experts in comfort technologies. He explains why he believes that our understanding of sleep is still in its infancy, and that the potential for improvements across the health sector […]