What can I do about it?

Have a consistent bedtime and rise time.

Get yourself tired before you go to bed. If it takes longer than 30 minutes to sleep, get up and do something else until you are sleepy.

Wind down and relax your mind with an activity like journaling, meditation, reading or listening to music.

Keep your bedroom cool rather than warm as it’s more conducive to good sleep.

Reduce your caffeinated beverage intake to no more than 1 a day and none after 2pm.

Limit your blue-light exposure from devices such as smartphones and laptops as it can make us feel more alert before bed.

Small sleep aids can help you ease into sleep, for example, a sleep mist spray you use on your body or your linen, or having a soothing cup of tea.

What can I do about it?

Have a consistent bedtime and rise time.

Get yourself tired before you go to bed. If it takes longer than 30 minutes to sleep, get up and do something else until you are sleepy.

Wind down and relax your mind with an activity like journaling, meditation, reading or listening to music.

Keep your bedroom cool rather than warm as it’s more conducive to good sleep.

Reduce your caffeinated beverage intake to no more than 1 a day and none after 2pm.

Limit your blue-light exposure from devices such as smartphones and laptops as it can make us feel more alert before bed.

Small sleep aids can help you ease into sleep, for example, a sleep mist spray you use on your body or your linen, or having a soothing cup of tea.

What can I do about it?

Consistent bedtime and rise time are very important so try to maintain the routine of a regular sleep and rise time.

If you had a bad night’s sleep, it’s best not to sleep in for more than one hour; a 20-minute power nap in the afternoon or earlier bedtime that night is better.

If you ever wake up tired, expose yourself to go out for sunlight by opening the blinds or better yet going outside. Exposure some to sunlight; it will make you feel more alert and less tired in the morning.

Incontinence can affect your sleep too. So try and limit liquids in the evening and go to the toilet before going getting into bed. so that you are not constantly waking up to use the toilet.

Inactivity during the day can make you want to go to sleep too early and therefore wake up too early. Try being more active during the day and getting at least 30 minutes of exercise every day.

If you no longer go out to work, try and maintain an active social life by reaching out to with family & friends. Adult education classes, volunteering or joining a senior’s social group are great ways to keep busy.

It is important to keep your mind active as well! Spend time during the day doing tasks that work your brain (e.g., crosswords, sudoku and, reading etc.

As you get older you are more prone to developing medical conditions that can negatively affect your sleep. Medications such as those for heart conditions, blood pressure, asthma, diuretics, thyroid issues, depression & anxiety and corticosteroids may affect your sleep. If you feel that this is the case, contact your GP or healthcare professional if you are concerned.

Get yourself tired before you go to bed. If it takes longer than 30 minutes to sleep, get up and do something else until you are sleepy.

Wind down and relax your mind with an activity like journaling, meditation, reading or listening to music.

The sleep hormone melatonin gets becomes released earlier in the day, forcing you to feel resulting in feeling more tired and sleepy earlier and also and waking up earlier the next morning.

The amount of melatonin that is released compared with when you’re younger is reduced, as we age so you may find it more difficult to fall asleep.

The amount of sleep you need as you get older does not decrease, with by much and studies how in gave shown that people over the age of 65 still require some where between 6-8 hours.

If you find that you have developed snoring or have breathing pauses in your sleep, you may need to haves hould take a sleep test to rule out Sleep Apnea.

What can I do about it?

Have a consistent bedtime and rise time.

Get yourself tired before you go to bed. If it takes longer than 30 minutes to sleep, get up and do something else until you are sleepy.

Wind down and relax your mind with an activity like journaling, meditation, reading or listening to music.

Keep your bedroom cool rather than warm as it’s more conducive to good sleep.

Reduce your caffeinated beverage intake to no more than 1 a day and none after 2pm.

Limit your blue-light exposure from devices such as smartphones and laptops as it can make us feel more alert before bed.

Small sleep aids can help you ease into sleep, for example, a sleep mist spray you use on your body or your linen, or having a soothing cup of tea.

Prepare your body for sleep with a
night-time ritual

Prepare your body for sleep with a
night-time ritual

Prepare your body for sleep with a
night-time ritual

Prepare your body for sleep with a
night-time ritual

Prepare your body for sleep with a
night-time ritual

Prepare your body for sleep with a
night-time ritual

Prepare your body for sleep with a
night-time ritual

Prepare your body for sleep with a
night-time ritual

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DoDow is a light-emitting device that projects a dynamic ring of light and shrinks and expands on your ceiling.The idea is to match your breathing to Dodow’s soft blue light as it pulses on your ceiling. The light pulses gradually slow down to 6 cycles per minute creating the ideal rhythm to help you drift off to sleep.

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This unique sound machine plays 20 soothing tones, which you can use to block background noise or quiet a busy mind.fromThere are ten different electric fan sounds and ten variations of pure white noise to choose from, each They’re designed to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleepfor longer.

Sleep_Mist

ResMed Sleep Mist Spray

ResMed Sleep Mist Sspray is an oil blend designed to be used on bed linen or on your body to promote relaxation and help you ease into a better night’s sleep. The supporting oils in this blend will help you stay asleep.

  • 125ml
  • Made in Australia
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ResMed Sleepy Time Tea

End your day by sipping on a delicious herbal infusion of caffeine-free tea specially blended to help you enjoy a deeper and peaceful sleep. Sleepy Time tea is an aromatic blend of oOrganic herbs (Chamomile, Hops, Lemon balm, Limeblossom Passionflower and Skullcap).

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Blue Light-blocking Glasses

These glasses block the blue light coming from electronic devices and artificial lighting, stopping it from disrupting your circadian rhythm. . This includes mobile phones, computer screens, TVs, tablets, LED lights, and even your kitchen fridge light. Use these glasses an hour or two before bedtime, and help your body and mind prepare for sleep.

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DoDow

DoDow is a light-emitting device that projects a dynamic ring of light and shrinks and expands on your ceiling. The idea is to match your breathing to Dodow’s light as it pulses on your ceiling. The light pulses gradually slow down to 6 cycles per minute creating the ideal rhythm to drift off to sleep.

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Sound Machine

This unique sound machine plays 20 soothing tones, which you can use to block background noise or quiet a busy mind. There are ten different electric fan sounds and ten variations of pure white noise to choose from, each designed to help you sleep faster and for longer.

Sleep_Mist

ResMed Sleep Mist Spray

ResMed Sleep Mist Spray is an oil blend designed to be used on bed linen or your body to promote relaxation and help you ease into a better night’s sleep. The supporting oils in this blend will help you stay asleep.

  • 125ml
  • Made in Australia
  • Comes in an organic calico bag
  • Not tested on animals, cruelty-free, sulphate, paraben & palm-oil free
SleepyTime_40g

ResMed Sleepy Time Tea

End your day by sipping on a delicious herbal infusion of caffeine-free tea specially blended to help you enjoy a peaceful sleep. Sleepy Time tea is an aromatic blend of organic herbs (Chamomile, Hops, Lemon balm, Limeblossom Passionflower and Skullcap).

MgUlty-TGA

MgUlti supplements

MgUlti is a multi-magnesium formulation with five of the most clinically studied forms of magnesium known to support deep restorative sleep, stress relief, cellular energy, heart health and muscle relaxation.

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Blue Light-blocking Glasses

These glasses block the blue light from electronic devices and artificial lighting, stopping it from disrupting your circadian rhythm. Use these glasses an hour or two before bedtime, and help your body and mind prepare for sleep.

Discover our range of products

dodow-unboxing

DoDow

DoDow is a light-emitting device that projects a dynamic ring of light and shrinks and expands on your ceiling. The idea is to match your breathing to Dodow’s light as it pulses on your ceiling. The light pulses gradually slow down to 6 cycles per minute creating the ideal rhythm to drift off to sleep.

LectroFan4171-sleepshop_v2_grande

Sound Machine

This unique sound machine plays 20 soothing tones, which you can use to block background noise or quiet a busy mind. There are ten different electric fan sounds and ten variations of pure white noise to choose from, each designed to help you sleep faster and for longer.

Sleep_Mist

ResMed Sleep Mist Spray

ResMed Sleep Mist Spray is an oil blend designed to be used on bed linen or your body to promote relaxation and help you ease into a better night’s sleep. The supporting oils in this blend will help you stay asleep.

  • 125ml
  • Made in Australia
  • Comes in an organic calico bag
  • Not tested on animals, cruelty-free, sulphate, paraben & palm-oil free
  • ResMed Sleepy Time Tea

End your day by sipping on a delicious herbal infusion of caffeine-free tea specially blended to help you enjoy a peaceful sleep. Sleepy Time tea is an aromatic blend of organic herbs (Chamomile, Hops, Lemon balm, Limeblossom Passionflower and Skullcap).

MgUlty-TGA

MgUlti supplements

MgUlti is a multi-magnesium formulation with five of the most clinically studied forms of magnesium known to support deep restorative sleep, stress relief, cellular energy, heart health and muscle relaxation.

block-blue-light-blueblocker

Blue Light-blocking Glasses

These glasses block the blue light from electronic devices and artificial lighting, stopping it from disrupting your circadian rhythm. Use these glasses an hour or two before bedtime, and help your body and mind prepare for sleep.

Discover our range of products

dodow-unboxing

DoDow

DoDow is a light-emitting device that projects a dynamic ring of light and shrinks and expands on your ceiling. The idea is to match your breathing to Dodow’s light as it pulses on your ceiling. The light pulses gradually slow down to 6 cycles per minute creating the ideal rhythm to drift off to sleep.

LectroFan4171-sleepshop_v2_grande

Sound Machine

This unique sound machine plays 20 soothing tones, which you can use to block background noise or quiet a busy mind. There are ten different electric fan sounds and ten variations of pure white noise to choose from, each designed to help you sleep faster and for longer.

Sleep_Mist

ResMed Sleep Mist Spray

ResMed Sleep Mist Spray is an oil blend designed to be used on bed linen or your body to promote relaxation and help you ease into a better night’s sleep. The supporting oils in this blend will help you stay asleep.

  • 125ml
  • Made in Australia
  • Comes in an organic calico bag
  • Not tested on animals, cruelty-free, sulphate, paraben & palm-oil free
SleepyTime_40g

ResMed Sleepy Time Tea

End your day by sipping on a delicious herbal infusion of caffeine-free tea specially blended to help you enjoy a peaceful sleep. Sleepy Time tea is an aromatic blend of organic herbs (Chamomile, Hops, Lemon balm, Limeblossom Passionflower and Skullcap).

MgUlty-TGA

MgUlti supplements

MgUlti is a multi-magnesium formulation with five of the most clinically studied forms of magnesium known to support deep restorative sleep, stress relief, cellular energy, heart health and muscle relaxation.

block-blue-light-blueblocker

Blue Light-blocking Glasses

These glasses block the blue light from electronic devices and artificial lighting, stopping it from disrupting your circadian rhythm. Use these glasses an hour or two before bedtime, and help your body and mind prepare for sleep.