Wool Wellbeing

  1. Tips for having more energy in the mornings

    Tips for having more energy in the mornings

    Not all of us feel energetic when we wake up and it’s not always just down to a restless night. Darker mornings or being more of a night owl can also have an effect. Read about our tips for having more energy in the mornings.

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  2. What is a sleep chronotype and which one are you?

    A bear, wolf, lion and dolphin to show the sleep chronotypes banner.

    What is a sleep chronotype? Research has identified four different types and these reflect our natural tendencies with regards to sleep and our peak hours of productivity. If you've ever wondered why you work best at certain times of the day, or find it easier to go to bed earlier, then read on to find out more.

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  3. NEW! Our Luxurious Wool Fleece Pet Beds

    Woollen pet bed handmade in the United Kingdom featuring a Jack Russel.

    We're delighted to launch our fantastic new pet beds! Made with a luxurious British wool fleece cover and filled with handfluffed British wool, these beds are individually handcrafted by our seamstresses in our Devon workshops and designed to be comfy and cosy for your treasured pet. Read on to find out more!

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  4. Does counting sheep help you to fall asleep?

    Sheep jumping over a fence to represent sleep under Devon Duvets UK bedding.

    Have you ever wondered about the origin of the belief that counting sheep can help you to sleep?  And does it really work? We've done some research to check out these questions so read on if you want to know more!

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  5. Pillow Talk - How do you sleep?

    Wooden duvet vs synthetic duvet. A close shot of someone using an adjustable pillow.

    Whether your sleep on your side, back or front, it's important to make sure you use the right kind of pillow to support your neck and spine whilst you sleep. This blog focuses on 'Pillow Talk' and how our unique British wool folding pillows provide three choices of heights and firmness.

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  6. Why sleep is important for your skin

    Why sleep is important for your skin

    Getting a good night's sleep is important for our mental and physical wellbeing and tired, puffy skin is a sure sign of lack of sleep. We sometimes forget that skin is the largest organ of our body and, just like the rest of our body, it needs sleep to regenerate, as well as to look and feel  healthy. Our blog explains why.

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  7. The benefits of a wool pillow for your toddler

    The benefits of a wool pillow for your toddler

    What should you be looking for when your little one is ready for their first pillow? There's a lot of choice out there but the best pillow will not only help them get a good night's sleep but will also be natural and chemical free. Our Little Lana range of pillows has been specially created for children - they are natural and chemical free, with each pillow  individually handcrafted here in our workshops on the edge of Dartmoor.

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  8. Cool tips for hot summer nights

    Woman sleeping peacefully in a cool and comfortable bedroom during summer.

    Finding it difficult to sleep on hot summer nights?  When we're restless, tossing and turning, this can make us even hotter, so we've put together some tips that will help you to cool down and make it easier to fall asleep.

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  9. Why sleep is important for good leadership

    Why sleep is important for good leadership

    What is the crucial link between good leadership skills and quality sleep? Effective leaders understand that true success goes beyond working long hours and instead manage their lives to include getting a good night's sleep. Sleep enhances problem-solving, cognitive function, and communication abilities. Discover how prioritising sleep creates a positive work environment, improves decision-making, and ultimately benefits both leaders and their teams. 

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  10. Why wool promotes a better night's sleep

    An image of fluffy white clouds against a light blue sky, representing the comfort, breathability and moisture wicking abilities of Devon Duvets' wool bedding, promoting a better night's sleep.

    At Devon Duvets, we created the UK’s original British wool duvet over 14 years ago, because we wanted to find a way to help people sleep better. This was swiftly followed by our British wool toppers and pillows. Wool has many beneficial properties when it comes to bedding. It’s breathable and temperature regulating, helping to keep your core body temperate in balance whilst you sleep. It has moisture wicking abilities, keeping humidity levels down in your bedding, thereby making it naturally resistant to dust mites and the build-up of micro bacteria. This means that wool is also hypoallergenic and more hygienic.

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