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Another restless night? How many times of waking up is normal?

Do you remember waking up last night? How many times? Dr Nerina Ramlakhan tells in her great book Tired But Wired that on average, a human being might wake an incredible 10-15 times a night! One theory relates back to caveman days when it might have been helpful to stay semi-alert even while we slept, simply to avoid […]

Sleep requirements

Falling asleep We all have different sleep habits and our sleep requirements vary by individuals and age. Going through sleep cycles requires first falling asleep (feeling drowsy –> falling asleep –> sleep cycles).  None of us should go to bed/try to fall asleep until we are drowsy. Falling asleep should feel like sliding into unknown, somewhere […]

Sleep evolution

Sleep evolution and history Human sleep patterns have changed over the centuries, even if our need for sleep has not. At various periods throughout history people have gone to great lengths to make sleep more comfortable and safer, or to incorporate sleep into their lives to a greater or lesser extent. Many of our ideas […]