Everything you wanted to know about sleep, but were too tired to ask

A man wearing blue pyjamas and matching eye-mask lies asleep in bed with his mouth open.

Everything you wanted to know about sleep, but were too tired to ask

This page is dedicated to sleep and why it’s so important, why it’s so lovely, why we all sleep differently and why some nights it’s just impossible to sleep well. It’s packed with knowledge so make sure that you are well rested.

A couple wearing matching pyjamas sprawl across a double bed, deep in sleep.

What happens when I sleep?

While you sleep and “do nothing” your body is rebooting many of its systems and carrying out all sorts of maintenance. It’s like your body is pampering itself and you don’t have to do anything but sleep.

A bearded man in a calm-looking room sits legs-crossed in a meditation pose, his back to the camera.

Can I learn how to sleep like a log?

The short answer is, yes you can! Sleep is no longer the mystery that it used to be and you have almost unlimited possibilities to create a sleeping environment that fits you.