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Why can’t I Sleep? – Sleep Specialists discuss

If you often lie awake wondering ‘Why can’t I sleep’, you’re not alone. Around 50% of the population struggle with sleeping issues and this number is on the rise. So why is this the case? One likely reason is the increasing dependency on technology and processed foods, along with a high-stress environment and a rush, […]

Inflammation – what you need to know!

There has been an increasing amount of discussion in the health industry lately around inflammation and its role in disease, with numerous recent scientific studies showing chronic inflammation contributing to nearly every modern disease. So what causes inflammation and what can you do to avoid it? Inflammations role is to protect the body from harmful […]

Anti-Aging – Three tips from Sleep Specialists

Thanks to modern medicine, people are now living longer than ever before. Life longevity is one of the greatest achievements of our modern era, however, some could argue that it is the quality of life, not the length that should really matter. Creating health goals to ensure quality of life is important for all of […]

Daylight Saving – Tips for a Smooth Transition

Although it comes around twice every year, Daylight Savings still manages to catch us all by surprise. Waking up on Sunday morning to find the clocks have turned back or forward an hour doesn’t necessarily mean that our internal body clock has made the same adjustments. The side-effects of Daylight Savings always hit particularly hard […]

How to fall asleep? 5 Sleeping Myths Debunked

How to fall asleep? A common question that many people are looking to answer. We know that there is a lot of sleep advice out there. Some of it is helpful. Some of it is not so helpful. Here are 5 sleep myths debunked by our team of Sleep Specialists. Sleep myth #1 A nightcap […]

Baby Whisperer, Sharlene Poole, offers her expert opinion on colic and reflux

Original article care of the amazing people at TREASURES MAGAZINE Babies from a very early age can suffer from sore tummies and they’re often diagnosed with colic or reflux or labelled as a ‘windy baby’. These babies are often unsettled, show physical discomfort, cry or seem unhappy quite frequently throughout the day. They can be […]

How can I sleep on a plane?

Many people find it difficult to sleep on long haul flights and with changing time zones find activities in the new country difficult for a couple of days. Here are some helpful tips on how to improve your chances of sleeping on the plane and waking up refreshed in a new country ready to have […]

Retox and then Detox – The great liver balancing act essential for this and any time of year

The silly season is officially upon us. We are about to eat and drink more than any other time of the year. Here is some important information you need to know to protect your liver! The enzymes made by your liver to detoxify alcohol are only produced after exposure to alcohol. Got that? Didn’t think […]

Dropping off to a good night’s sleep

SleepDrops owner and founder Kirsten Taylor believes if everybody simply followed advice on her website about good sleep hygiene, she would go out of business. Fortunately for her, the pace of modern life isn’t always conductive to following good sleep practices and, for many, it is easier to buy Ms Taylor’s SleepDrops and supercharging the […]

Don’t Let The Cold Make You Blue With These Expert Tips

If you’re prone to feeling a little down in winter you’re not alone. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), anxiety and depression affect millions of people every year. Globally more than 350 million people of all ages suffer from depression. Unfortunately, New Zealand is positioned far from the equator, which means we are more prone to experience […]