We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with our telephone system.
We apologise for any inconvenience and are working to resolve this as soon as possible.
Evolution Money
Customer Enquiries 0161 814 9158
This website uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Continue
Home > Trouble nodding off? Try these expert tips for a better night’s sleep

Trouble nodding off? Try these expert tips for a better night’s sleep

31st July 2017 | Published by Anthony James

We have all been told the importance of a good night’s sleep, though there are a whole host of reasons that may prevent us from sufficiently recharging our batteries when we hit the pillow each night.

According to the latest Great British Sleep Survey, most people in the UK are kept awake by their own stresses and worries about what happened today and what they’ve got on tomorrow. And although there are common physical factors such as noise, bodily discomfort and needing to make regular trips to the toilet, it seems that psychological stress is the most prevalent cause of sleeplessness.

The fact is that poor sleeping habits affect every aspect of our daily lives, and we tend to feel the impact most during the following day, both physically and emotionally. That’s why regular sleeping habits are absolutely essential to secure a healthy lifestyle routine.

With this in mind, let’s take a quick look at some expert tips for getting a better night’s sleep… and no, we don’t just mean counting sheep.

Exercise

We often think of exercise in terms of its physical benefits, but the psychological plus points are just as important, if not more so. The energy we generate within our bodies by eating food throughout the day needs to be regularly burned, not just to prevent gaining weight, but also to make us more mentally ready for bed.

You don’t need to go too deep into the physiological science behind this to realise that building up a sweat as part of an hour’s daily exercise is often more than enough to ensure we’ll be reaching the Land of Nod sooner rather than later.

Evaluate your mattress

They say the two most important possessions you can have in life are a good mattress and good pair of shoes, because if you’re not in one, you’re in the other. Maintaining the quality of your mattress is so important to prevent common ailments like back ache, which in turn can severely affect the quality of your sleep each night.

If you find yourself tossing or turning just to find a comfortable spot where you’re not necessarily being poked by the odd spring or two, it may be time to get down to your local bed shop.

A medium to firm mattress is more advisable than a soft mattress with little support – and it’s an investment that can work wonders for your sleep pattern.

Cement your own bedtime ritual

First of all, it’s really important to set yourself a time that you turn the lights off each night and get into bed. Your mind will eventually become conditioned to the action of turning off the lights, and the challenge of falling asleep will become easier and easier.

However, it pays to think about what you’re doing beforehand too. People have a tendency these days to be glued to their smartphone or tablet screen even when they’re lying in bed. By disconnecting earlier in the evening, an hour before you plan to go to sleep for instance, and perhaps spending that time reading a chapter or two of a good book, your brain will feel more ready to hit the hay than it would otherwise.

Category: Homepage, Money
This post was written by Anthony James
Warning: Late payment can cause you serious money problems. For help, go to moneyadviceservice.org.uk

How our customers rate us

We’re proud of the high standard of our customer service and believe that each of our customers should be treated as an individual.
Evolution Money 90 out of 100, based on 112 reviews over the past year. 112 user reviews. Read our reviews

Members of the The Finance & Leasing Association

FLA logoThe Finance & Leasing Association is the leading trade body for the motor finance, asset finance and consumer credit industries in the UK.

Socialise

Feeling social? Check out our social pages!

Tweet us on Twitter
Like us on Facebook
Pin us on Pinterest
Add us on Google+

Our Address

Evolution Money,
9 Portland Street,
Manchester,
M1 3BE


Registered Company Number: 06987852

Contact by Phone

General Enquiries:
0161 814 9158

Complaints:
0161 814 9165

Contact by Email

Evolution Money Limited is a licensed credit broker and service provider to Evolution Lending Limited. If your application doesn’t meet the underwriting requirements of Evolution Lending Limited we may pass your information to other lenders and brokers. Evolution Money Limited is a company registered in England & Wales, registration number 06987852 and registered at 8 St John Street, Manchester, M3 4DU. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, firm reference number 708324.

© 2018 Evolution Money | Cookies | Complaints Policy | Breaking Down Our Loans | Terms & Conditions | Fair Processing Notice
Get Quote
I want to borrow £
You will need to read and agree to our Fair Processing Notice before continuing. *
You will receive a call today to continue with your application.
Thank you for taking the time to fill in our online enquiry form. Unfortunately in this instance we won't be able to help as being a homeowner is one of our primary requirements.

Fair Processing Notice

Who we are:

Evolution Money Ltd, Progressive Money Ltd and Evolution Lending Ltd are all wholly owned subsidiaries of Darwin Loan Solutions ('the Group').

We take your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information to

A) Discuss loan offers and provide you with the products and services you have requested.
B) If you take out a loan with us and become our customer, it will also be used to manage your loan.

We'll keep your details for up to 12 months to enable us to help you with your loan application. If you don't take out a loan with us, we will delete your enquiry details unless regulations say we must keep them for longer.

This won't change any marketing preferences you've already chosen.

How we control and process your data:

Our companies hold and process your personal data in accordance with Data Protection law in the UK. We are committed to maintaining the privacy and protection of all personal data collected in connection with our broker and loan services. We may share your information with credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and for debt collection purposes.

Next

Marketing Contact preferences - putting you in control:

We would love to tell you from time to time about offers and special deals on loans, insurance products and utility services which may save you money.

If you're happy to be contacted about these, please click the boxes to tell us how you want us to get in touch with you.

You can change how we contact you at any time by simply getting in touch with us on FPNandmarketing@darwinloansolutions.co.uk or 0161 814 9210.

Your choices do not affect your enquiry/loan application in any way.

BackNext

Marketing Contact preferences - Our partners:

We would love to tell you from time to time about special offers and deals from our carefully selected partners.

If you're happy to be contacted by them please click the boxes to tell us how our partners can get in touch with you.

You can change how we contact you at any time by simply getting in touch with us on FPNandmarketing@darwinloansolutions.co.uk or 0161 814 9210.

Your choices do not affect your enquiry/loan application in any way.

BackNext

Please read the full details of our Fair Processing Notice including Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (CRAIN) Click here to see a copy of the CRAIN.

If you agree to our Fair Processing Notice and want to continue to the next stage - click Agree.

BackAgree

Start Here
Please wait

Please wait

Don't leave just yet!

Evolution Money are a multi Award Winning UK finance company with thousands of happy customers!

Award Winning

Our friendly loan advisors can let you know if you're eligible for a loan without affecting your credit score. Why not give us a call today!

Freephone 0800 144 8188

Back to Evolution