Tuck Sleep’s primary mission is to promote awareness of sleep health, and as part of that, they’ve researched the connection between sleep and mental health. Their findings are summarised in their online guides which you can find here.
Tuck Sleep gives a real insight into the many behaviours surrounding sleeping, helping us to notice and think about our own sleeping patterns. This knowledge will inevitably help us to maximise when and how we sleep so that we can increase our productivity and the will have a positive impact on our general health. Here are just some of the topics you can read more about on the site…
- Sleep stages
- Why we sleep
- Our thermoregulation
- Sleep deprivation
- Jet lag
- Sleep paralysis
- Mattresses and other sleep resources
- Alcohol and sleep
- Sleep medicine
The site also has an interesting piece explaining how mental distress can affect sleep, available here, and other information on specific types of distress including, anxiety, depression, Bipolar Disorder, autism, and ADHD.
So check out the site and reward yourself with a nap afterwards.