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The art of sleep

What is it about a truly wonderful piece of artwork that inspires us?  When we find that connection, art can and is about so much more than an enjoyment of something visually arresting or beautiful. Art can transport our minds to invoke a unique sensory experience, and it can also have the potential to lift...

Forty winks, part IIII

Welcome back to the final instalment of our four-part blog special. Last week and this week, we’ve been having forty winks - in the form of a whopping forty sleep tips for better sleep! We’ve looked at sleep tips for older adults, for adults and for teens and here in our fourth instalment we’ve saved...

Forty winks, part III

Welcome to part III of our four-part blog special. Last week and this week, we’ve been having forty winks - in the form of forty sleep tips for better sleep. In part II we looked at sleep tips for adults and, here in part III we’ve got ten tips to improve sleep for tricky sleep...

Forty winks, part II

Welcome to part II of our four-part blog special. Over the next couple of weeks, we’re giving forty winks in the form of forty sleep tips for better sleep. In part I we looked at sleep tips for older adults and, here in part II we’ve got ten tips to improve our sleep as adults....

Forty winks, part I

Over the next couple of weeks at Millbrook Beds we’re offering you forty winks in the form of forty tips to improve your sleep. In our four-part blog special, we have ten tips to improve children’s sleep, and a further ten tips each for teens, adults and older adults wanting to sleep better too. And,...

Floating in space 

Ever wondered what it’s like to float in space? For many of us, our childlike wonder over the life and experiences of a real life astronaut never really goes away. And, in the physically and mentally crowded realms of our adult lives, sometimes space can feel like our biggest need of all. This may, in...

Pairing guide

Truly perfect pairings make things extra special. Like strawberries and cream, popcorn and the big screen, salt and vinegar, rum and coke, mr whippy ice creams and the seaside, white wine and seafood....one thing isn’t anywhere near as special without the other. In our relationships, it’s important to recognise that the things that make us...

Layer up

Theres no mistaking it’s that time of year to begin layering up. The first thing to go on may be our coats, usually followed a few weeks later by a scarf, perhaps even a bobble hat on crisp and evenings and - when things really take a turn for the chilly - we may even...

Hung up

Finding new ways to measure our wellbeing is something of a modern preoccupation. There are lots of numbers that come into play...our body mass index (BMI), our daily calorie count, the salt, sugar and alcohol units we consume, our blood pressure readings, our heart rate...in the last few years, these have all become quite normal...
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