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Ten sleep tips for teenagers

From the outside looking in, a teenager’s world can seem slovenly but in reality there’s an awful lot going on inside.  An immense number of changes happen in our teenage years to help us grow mentally and physically in preparation for adulthood; sleep is vitally important to enable this growth. Screens. Let’s kick off with...

Inner strength

Having an inner strength helps us withstand the daily wear and tear that life can reap on our mental health and emotional wellbeing.  Some find their inner strength in a faith, others find it in the warm security of family, for some people their determination may come from long range goals that help them focus...

British made

In years to come when we look back in 2020, how will you remember this strange time? In amongst the memories of angst, stress and the sheer unpredictability of life in 2020, will you remember good things too? Looking back on our year so far at Millbrook Beds, we want to hold on to the...

Wild sleep

Whether you’re a fan of Bear Grylls, Ray Mears, Ed Stafford or another explorer, watching their dare-devil pursuits as they survive in extreme conditions often captivates and inspires us in equal measure. Though we see them sleeping up trees to avoid predators or in animal carcasses for protection again the elements, we can’t deny there’s...

STOP PRESS

Millbrook Beds is proud to be announced as a finalist for an award in the National Bed Federation’s prestigious 2020 Bed Industry Awards. 2020 has been a humbling year for many businesses we’re honoured to be a finalist for the Community Champion Award sponsored by Furniture Village. To be chosen as a finalist in this...

Men of the moment, part III

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” - Benjamin Franklin All week this week at Millbrook Beds we’ve been focused on sleep in the context of men’s health and wellbeing. We’ve looked at some issues specifically relating to men’s health and sleep, but we haven’t shared answers because...

Men of the moment, part II

This week at Millbrook Beds we’ve given our blog over to focusing on sleep in the context of men’s health and wellbeing. Beginning in part one, we looked at research revealing the effect poor sleep has on how men feel and, here in part two, we’re thinking about a very specific sleep problem that’s more...

Men of the moment, part I

It’s November and, thanks to the stellar work of the Movember movement*, it’s a month that’s become synonymous with making a difference to men’s health.  Sleep is an often overlooked yet hugely important contributor in our health and wellbeing. And although we don’t always recognise it, research tells us that men and women not sleep...

Pocketful of wonderful

It's the time of Autumn when we've finally had to resort to digging our thick coats from the back of the cupboard. How often at this time of year have you slipped your hand in your coat pocket for the first time in a year and found something that transports you back to another time...

DNA

When it comes to the art of handmade sleep, it's in our DNA at Millbrook Beds. H is for HERITAGE as we've been manufacturing for over 75 years in England  A is for ARTISAN skills passed down through generations in our family run business  N is for NATURAL fillings, because they're simply the best D...
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