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Out of rhythm 

Ever heard a band or an orchestra playing out of rhythm? Even to the untrained musical ear, it can be obvious that something is ‘off’...but working out what, how and why can be a far less obvious matter. Can be like that when our circadian rhythm is out of sync, we can feel a sense...

Unwind

At Millbrook Beds, our luxury beds and mattresses are handmade using thousands of pocket springs, anywhere up to 7000* of them to be precise.  And with good reason. For every one of those wound springs nestled in their own pocket casing represent yet many more thousands of hours of unwinding time for you in mind...

Fancy

Feeling fancy this October? Yes, ‘tis the time of year to get dressed up in fancy dress for no particular reason other than the fact that our friends and our kids are doing it...! And for all you fancy trick-or-treaters out there we have a fancy competition just for you. We’re giving away two #Halloween...

Designed by you

There’s a turn of expression about being ‘like a kid in a sweet shop’ to liken our excitement at being able to pick out something special. And it’s funny how getting to design our bag of sweets exactly as we want it to be is often the special bit, more so than the sweets themselves....

Rise and shine

As a nation we’re sleeping less. It’s a fact. According to research conducted on behalf of the Sleep Council in the 2017 Great British Bedtime Report, almost a third of us (30%) are getting a poor night’s sleep and identify factors such as stress, noise disturbance and with a whopping one in 10 of us...

Weekend blow out

Everyone loves a weekend blow out, but that ‘thing’ we may indulge ourselves with varies massively. What’s your favourite weekend blow out? Treating ourselves is an important way to reduce stress and nurture our mental wellbeing ie helping us to feel like we matter. So we’re not necessarily thinking about regular or unhealthy over-indulgences -...

Positive patterns

As is so often the case, using patterns in personal styling and in home decor needs that certain je ne sais quoi in terms of style sensitivity. Used carefully, and patterns can have a calming and beautifying effect, adding visual texture, accentuation and depth that is tasteful and appropriate to the wearer or environment. Used...

Be a better you

To celebrate the launch of our Perfect Sleep 2 collection, we’ve been asking people what Perfect Sleep means to them. Asking everyone from our valued customers, to people we know and work with, to Team GB sportsmen and sportswomen - it’s a question that’s produced some diverse answers. Some answers were along the lines of...

Everything in its right place

We might like to have an image of ourselves as relaxed and laidback people, but it’s no use denying that life can somehow feel better when things are organised. Having ‘everything in its right place’ can mean anything from having our finances organised, to having the right work/life balance, to literally having our things in...
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