Yellow dot pyjamas in London

Why a 'sleep divorce' could be really good for your relationship

January 17 2019
Picture your average night sharing a bed with your partner. Are they happily dozing off while you’re tossing & turning? While you’re hot and bothered and on the verge of shoving the duvet to the floor, are they swaddled like a baby?
Croissants and pyjamas to start the day right

How sleep can affect your diet choices

January 17 2019
Sleep isn’t only important for keeping you energized all day, staving off disease and keeping your body and brain going. It also has an effect on the food choices that you make. I get it. A constant to-do list, allll the Netflix series and a packed social calendar can easily lead to not getting enough shut-eye in, but if you’re keen to keep making good food choices, prioritizing time between the sheets might be the most important change you can make. Two tricks to sleep better, are to try set regular times for going to bed and waking, if possible, and to ensure your bedroom is a sleep sanctuary – diffuse some essential oils, turn down the lights, and keep it clean.
When and how to take power naps

Power naps for the win - when to take them and for how long

January 17 2019
Do you find yourself guzzling down the caffeine every afternoon at 4PM, like clockwork? If so, a mid-afternoon nap could be the answer to weaning yourself off caffeine (and tiredness) forever. Napping is often associated with tiny tots or the elderly, but really, its a good idea for everyone.
How to easily fall (and stay) asleep

How to easily fall (and stay) asleep

January 17 2019
You’ve heard it all before – getting your eight hours of sleep is the key to health, happiness and everything in between. Which is probably the most frustrating thing to hear when you’re not one to sleep very well, or nod off easily. I have struggled with insomnia during different periods of my life.
Shelfie Game is strong

Who Sleeps Here - Lise van Schoor's bedroom

January 17 2019
Today I'm sharing a few snaps from the bedroom of my sister and Nightire's number one fan, Lise van Schoor. Over the holidays, I managed to pin her down for a chat about balancing work & life, her best sleep tips and what inspired her gorgeous abode's design aesthetic. Have a look at what this finance girl with a creative edge, had to say…
Nadia Meli Photographer bedroom

Who Sleeps Here - Nadia Meli's bedroom

January 17 2019
I recently met up for a little chit-chat with a #friendofnightire, photographer and all round girlboss of note, Nadia Meli, to gush over her gorgeous bedroom interiors and discuss her sleep habits as a busy entrepreneur. Have a look at what we covered…
Taking your pyjamas to the seaside

5 reasons why you are struggling to nod off

January 17 2019
Have you ever started a new novel right before bedtime that was so unbelievably engaging that the twists and cliff-hangers kept you wired and awake long after the lights went out? Everyone knows it's a good habit to read before bed, right? Or was I wrong? Well, kind of.
Milk before bed is still a good idea

7 pre-bedtime snacks that will help you nod off in no time

January 17 2019
Sound the alarm, because we are in a sleep crisis! Whether it’s because we’re staying up too late, drinking too much coffee or feeling too darn stressed all the time, studies show that we're getting way less shuteye than we should.
Bedtime Story for Grown Ups

A Bedtime Story for Grown ups

January 17 2019
Once Upon a Time, in a city not so unlike yours, there lived an increasingly tired, young woman by the name of Claire. Claire lived in a rather pokey flat in a less-than-ideal part of London.
Stretching in the morning in the best pyjamas

How to Design Your Workday based on your Sleep Habits

April 9 2018
Do you insist on having a cup (or two) of coffee every morning before you brave any kind of activity? Or are you one of those lucky individuals who can jump out of bed and get to work pronto?How to Design Your Workday based on your Sleep Habits