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  1. Tips for better sleep over the Festive period

    Tips on sleeping better during this festive period

    Christmas provides many of us with the opportunity to spend time with family and friends. It’s a break from work but we often find ourselves running around, doing all those last-minute preparations that we haven’t had time for earlier in December. Whether that’s ‘panic’ shopping, present wrapping, food preparation and cooking, it can sometimes take over our much needed ‘me time’ after a year of working hard. As many in one in three Brits suffer from sleep problems and the excitement (and stresses) of this often eagerly awaited holiday can exacerbate this.

    So, here are some tips that will let you have fun but also still get the sleep you need.

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  2. What is the best wool duvet for Winter?

    Featuring the best wool for your wool winter bedding

    We get calls from customers all the time who want to know the best winter duvet option. Everyone is different and so there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution. Some people are naturally ‘hot’ sleepers and others get cold more easily. Some are living in an older, less well insulated house that gets very cold at night and others in a more modern property with a consistent ambient temperature.

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  3. How the Devon Duvets Comfort Cushion can help after breast cancer surgery

    Comfort cushion that gives relief during breast cancer treatment.

    Research shows that wool can really help when it comes to getting better sleep. It’s breathable, regulates temperature, can lower blood pressure and overall can help you to achieve a more restful night. We call this ‘wool wellbeing’ and we are always looking for new ways in which we can use this wonderful fibre to help improve our customers’ sleep.  So we’re especially proud to introduce our special Comfort Cushion, launched in October 2022, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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  4. How to turn up the tog factor and dial down the thermostat

    Turn up the tog factor with your extra warm duvet this winter

    At Devon Duvets we’ve been committed to helping people sleep better for over 12 years. In fact, this commitment stems right back to the time when making duvets was just a twinkle in the eye of our owners, Dick and Pauline Beijen.

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  5. Tips for better work wellbeing

    how to sleep better at night so you''re able to focus at work

    Wool Wellbeing Tip #3: Work Wellbeing

    Work and our jobs can take up a very large part of our lives and with the fast pace, technological world in which we now live, there are times when it can seem to create a 24/7 demand and therefore can become stressful and demanding.

    As part of our Wool Wellbeing series of blogs, we’ve come up with some wellbeing tips for work.

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  6. Are You a Night Owl or a Morning Lark?

    Are you a morning sleeper?

    Recent research about sleep and sleep behaviours was carried out by the British Wool organisation, and with some surprising results. Here’s a few things they discovered:

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  7. New research shows eight out of ten women did not know wool bedding can help menopause

    Eight out of ten women did not know wool bedding can help menopause

    New research, conducted by British Wool to mark its ‘In Bed With The Menopause’ campaign, found that 65% of women didn’t know the menopause could affect sleep until going through it. The research also looked at the wider effects of the menopause and the symptoms women were experiencing.

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  8. What is the fastest way to put on a duvet cover

    What is the fastest way to put on a duvet cover

    We’ve all been there - trying to change our duvet cover and wondering if there is an easier way. Single duvet covers are manageable, but when it comes to a King, Super King or Emperor size then it becomes far trickier - especially if you have having to do this by yourself!

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  9. One important thing we all have in common

    One important thing we all have in common

    Although we are all individuals, each of us with our own life journey, talents and quirks, we all have one very important thing in common. We all need our sleep. Sleep is critical for our wellbeing – physically, mentally and emotionally and is as vital to us now as it was thousands of years ago.

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  10. The History of Sleep with Devon Duvets

    Historic sleep stories with Devon Duvets

    As the lyrics in Bob Dylan’s song states “Times, they are a changing” and throughout time, our sleep patterns have also changed. Historical research shows that there is a huge amount of evidence that people in Western societies used to sleep in two phases (biphasic); known as ‘first sleep’ and ‘second sleep’.

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