Author Archives: Mags Byrne

About Mags Byrne

Mags oversees our Social Media, Blogging and Content Creation here at Dalzells Beds. A skilled communications professional with an established reputation for delivering tangible results to businesses, Mags is proficient in all aspects of online communications.

How Stress Affects Our Sleep

Menopause and Insomnia

April is National Stress Awareness Month.   According to the Mental Health Foundation, ‘74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope’.

As scary as those statistics are, we also know that if stress isn’t managed properly it can seriously impact our health.

Low levels of stress are part of everyday life. The problem arises when we experience high levels of stress over a long period.

Serious symptoms such as depression, mood swings, sleep problems, anxiety, lack of concentration and apathy in everyday tasks are just some ways prolonged stress affects our lives.

So, what can you do about it?

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Bedroom Spring Cleaning Hacks

Cleaning-Hacks-for-the-Bedroom

Whether you’re a die-hard Marie Kondo fan or a fully-fledged member of the ‘Hinch Army’, there’s definitely something about the clocks going forward that gives us the spring cleaning bug.

And where better to start your cleaning routine than the bedroom.

From freshening up the bedlinen to vacuuming the floor and airing the mattress, there are lots of ways to breathe new life into your room.

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7 Tips on Buying A New Bed

 

7 Tips for Buying a New Bed

How to choose a new bed

Buying a new bed is a long-term investment and considering the average lifespan of a mattress is around 7 – 8 years, it’s worth spending as much as you can afford.

When choosing a new bed we recommend you arm yourself with all the necessary information beforehand.

We’ve put together the following tips, as recommended by the National Bed Federation, on what to look for when buying a new bed.

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Ring In The Changes With A New Bed in 2019

As we get ready to ring in 2019, for many of us our thoughts are turning to setting New Year resolutions.

Whether it’s starting to lead a healthier lifestyle or committing to take on a new challenge, for many of us our new year resolutions can only mean one thing – sleeping better!

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Christmas Opening Hours At Dalzells

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

As a family-owned business, we would also like to express our thanks to you, our loyal and growing customer base, for all your support throughout the year.

In the year ahead, we look forward to continuing to deliver you the very Best DealsBrands and Unbeatable Service.

Our Christmas Opening Hours are as follows…

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Seven Festive Tips to Prepare for Christmas Guests

Tips for Preparing for Christmas Guests

As Christmas approaches, many of us are busy preparing our homes for the festive season. From decorating the tree to organising the Christmas shop, the added pressure of holiday guests coming to stay can sometimes leave us a little overwhelmed.

To help take the stress out of the holiday season this year, we’ve prepared the following tips to make sure you don’t lose sleep over where everyone else is going to sleep this Christmas!

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Eight Stress Relieving Sleep Tips

Menopause and Insomnia

Common Signs of Stress

Stress can manifest itself in many different ways. Physically your heart might pound, you might feel breathless or a quickening of your breath, you might sweat or feel tense.

However, prolonged periods of stress can often lead to more serious symptoms, such as depression, mood swings, sleep problems, anxiety, lack of concentration or apathy in everyday tasks.

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Trick or Treat Too Tired to Sleep!

Sleep Tips for Children

Whether it’s too many sugary treats, or too spooked to sleep, some children will find it difficult to nod off this Halloween night.

So, to help all those parents who might be struggling with their children’s sleep, we’ve put together our top tips to turn a potentially frightful night into a dream-filled delight.

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Fall Back to Sleep on National Sleep In Day

national-sleep-in-day

As the evenings draw in autumn marks the beginning of our shorter days and darker nights. On Sunday 28th October the clocks go back giving way to cosy nights and hygge lifestyles.

Sunday also marks National Sleep In Day – The Sleep Council’s annual campaign that celebrates the extra hour we all get in bed.

Yes, it’s the one time in the year when we don’t need an excuse to have a lie-in. But do you know why the clocks go back? Continue reading

Six Tips To Help You Sleep Better During Menopause

Sleep Tips for Menopause

Today marks World Menopause Day held each year on the 18th October to raise awareness of midlife women’s health.

One of the many symptoms that women experience during the menopause is sleeplessness. For many, sleepless nights can be brought on by a number of different factors from restless legs to night sweats, depression to stress.

We’ve consulted the experts and put together our six top tips to help women deal with insomnia during the menopause.

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