Henrietta Lilley

  1. Can meditation help you to sleep better?

    Meditation boosts peaceful slumber, picture of person meditating in bed with eyes closed.

    If you are experiencing trouble falling asleep, you’re not the only one!  Over 35% of adults around the world regularly experience this and, for many, sleeping difficulty is related to stress or anxiety. In today’s very full-on life, sometimes it just isn’t easy to switch off!

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  2. How wool bedding can help achieve a healthier sleep

    Wool bedding creates a comfortable & healthy sleep environment. Experience the cosy bed with wool blankets & pillows in the picture.

    It’s well known that sleep helps to keep your mind and body healthy, but it could be important for your blood pressure too.

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  3. Devon Duvets and Michelle's Sleep Story

    Comfortable and Relaxed Woman Enjoying a Good Night's Sleep

    Michelle contacted us because she has a memory foam mattress but is finding that this makes her very hot during the warmer months and this is disrupting her sleep. Memory foam is synthetic so can trap heat around your body, and this is what is making Michelle feel hot. She was thinking of saving up for a new mattress, made with natural fibres, but then she read about the temperature regulating properties of wool toppers.

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  4. Do wool duvets have a tog rating?

    Thermal resistance duvet tog dog sleeping two duvets

    Our guide to choosing the perfect duvet tog ratings with wool:

    A tog rating is a measure of thermal insulation. Originally created for the clothing market, all duvets come with their own scale of warmth level called a ‘tog rating’. This specifies warmth, not thickness.

    With duvets, the higher the duvet tog rating, the warmer the duvet. Conversely, the lower the tog rating, the cooler the duvet. Most duvets have a fixed tog rating which reflects their insulation factor, and means that they are generally not able to temperature regulate, i.e. they are unable release heat if you need to cool down.

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  5. Tips for tackling teen sleep issues

    Delayed sleep phase syndrome and sleep disorders

    Sleep is important for everyone, especially growing children and teens. Children who get enough sleep tend to have healthier immune systems and better memory, school performance and mental health.

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  6. Pancakes and Duvets

    A smiling woman sitting in bed, with a stack of fluffy pancakes. She looks happy and relaxed as she enjoys her breakfast in bed.

    Pancake Day falls on Tuesday 21st February this year and was traditionally a feast day, to include something sweet and delicious before Lent starts in the Christian faith. It is also known as Shrove Tuesday, dating back to Anglo Saxon times when the population went to church to be ‘shriven’ (absolved from their sins).

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  7. Night Sweats and Sleep

    Hot flashes and night sweats and hormone disorders

    What are night sweats?

     Sleep is essential for our overall health and wellbeing and a key factor in ensuring a good night’s sleep is the way our body regulates our core body temperature to keep it consistent throughout the night so that our sleep disruption is minimal.

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  8. Spring cleaning tips to keep your bedroom fresh

    Spring clean duvet washing with upholstery attachment

    A good Spring Clean can be very satisfying, especially as you will benefit from the results! So, gird your loins, get out the duster and vacuum cleaner and check out our tips for a great bedroom Spring Clean.

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  9. Why is Ethical Auditing important?

    Why is Ethical Auditing important?

    An ethical audit is an inspection or examination of processing and systems to ensure compliance with ethics-related requirements. In other words, it is an accredited third-party investigation into how well a company or organisation conforms to the ethical standards of its industry or society in general.

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  10. How sustainable is your duvet?

    Sustainable bedding sets with our natural collection and is environmentally friendly

    Sustainability is high on so many of our lists these days. It’s not just about what a product is made from but how that product is made as this can also make a big impact on the environment.

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