Well-Being & Better Sleep
In Switzerland, 6.3% of the population reported suffering from pathological sleep disorders - with an increasing trend.
Since this is a widespread problem, in this article we want to tell you the causes of problems falling asleep and give you a few tips on how to get to sleep faster.
We’ve all been there before: the alarm rings at an ungodly hour, and leaving our warm, cozy bed to get a start on our day borders on torture.
Some people have no trouble getting out of bed in the morning; for others it’s a chore, even though they’ve gotten enough sleep. So, what are the causes of early-morning grogginess and what can we do about it?
According to the Swiss government, the percentage of working people with sleep disorders has steadily risen over the past decades, with around a quarter of the Swiss population having trouble sleeping on a semi-regular basis. Left unchecked, sleep disorders can damage our health in several different ways and impact our performance at work by weakening our powers of concentration.
In this article, we would therefore like to introduce you to a few relaxation exercises you can use to fall asleep, as well as explain how you can get to sleep faster at night in a more general way.
Do you find yourself sleeping too much? Even during the day? While others might well envy this ability, excessive daytime sleepiness can still prove extremely debilitating or exhausting in your everyday life. In this article, we'll explain the difference between “mere” fatigue on one hand and chronic excessive daytime sleepiness on the other, as well as the symptoms and treatment options for the latter.
As a new parent, you’re still getting to know your child. Especially in the beginning, you seesaw between what your child wants - to experience new things, to see the world, to touch everything in reach, to be included in everything - and what your child needs, namely sleep! But every child is different and that's what makes it so difficult to give the right advice for each child.
Sleep comfort allows us to wake up the next day feeling refreshed and well-rested. It’s therefore a prerequisite for a good night’s sleep. If we understand which factors influence our sleep comfort, we can ensure our optimal sleep quality for the long term.
In this article, we’ll explain what sleep comfort actually means and how it’s affected by your bedding and other external factors. We’ll also give you some tips on how to improve your sleep comfort.
The baby turns onto their stomach at night: When parents hear this sentence, many alarm bells start ringing right away. But how unfavorable is the prone position during baby sleep really and at what point should babies be able to turn onto their stomachs on their own?
A good pillow, along with the right mattress and duvet, should be part of everyone’s basic bedroom kit. The purpose of a pillow is to support your neck area while you sleep in order to prevent issues such as neck pain or headaches from arising. With the right pillow, you shouldn’t have any hollow space between the mattress and your neck or shoulder area.
However, finding the right pillow can actually be harder than one might initially expect, as pillows now come in every conceivable shape, size, and filling type. For this reason, we’ll give you the answers to such frequently asked questions as, "Which pillow size is the best?" or "What pillow sizes are there?"
In this article, we’ll provide you with all the essential information you need as a back sleeper: Which factors you should take into consideration when buying a new pillow, how you should adjust your mattress as a back sleeper and which character traits this preference is thought to reveal about you.
The opinions about exercising right before going to sleep are divided, with some claiming that exercise promotes sleep by helping us fall asleep faster, while others counter that exercise makes it harder for us to reach the state of relaxation required for deep and restorative sleep.
In this article, we’ll answer all the important questions about exercise before sleep. In particular, we’ll clarify which activities are suitable before bedtime and how far apart you should space exercise and sleep.