Festival of Sleep Day

02 January 2023

Sleep Benefits

This Festival of Sleep Day, why not try to develop a healthier sleep routine.  

More often the focus on improving health in the new year is on diet and exercise, however sleep should be your focus also.  Here's just some of the benefits of sleep, according to the Sleep Foundation.


Everyone needs different amounts of sleep.  According to the NHS, on average:

  • adults need 7 to 9 hours

  • children need 9 to 13 hours

  • toddlers and babies need 12 to 17 hours 

You probably do not get enough sleep if you're constantly tired during the day. 

Shift work, alcohol and stress are just some of the factors which can impact on your quality of sleep.   

Read on here for tips on how you could improve upon your sleeping habits today.

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