A simple DIY sleep hygiene protocol
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A simple DIY sleep hygiene protocol

What exactly is a sleep hygiene protocol? The term sounds highly technical, but it simply means establishing some habits to optimise the length and quality of your sleep.

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How to care for your silk pillowcase
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How to care for your silk pillowcase

If you already sleep on a silk pillowcase, you’ll know just what a sound investment in yourself this little luxury is. With silk, every sleep becomes beauty sleep – you’re reducing bed head, relieving stress and pressure on delicate skin, and getting more from your nightly skincare regime.

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The Magic of Better Sleep
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The Magic of Better Sleep

This summer, all guests will sleep on Hyoumankind Go Pillows with silk pillowcases when they stay at Maruia River Retreat, so we thought we'd re-share a few practical tips from Cristina, yoga teacher and owner, to optimise and experience the magic of better sleep.

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How sleep affects your hormones
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How sleep affects your hormones

Sleep deprivation throws hormone levels out of balance, which in turn causes more sleep deprivation. Getting enough sleep is vital, not just for your short-term energy levels but for the normal function of these important hormones.

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Setting good sleep habits
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Setting good sleep habits

As Aristotle said, ‘we are what we repeatedly do'. In a sense, it’s our habits that shape our lives, and ourselves, more than anything else. Given what we know about the incredible role sleep plays in our lives, setting and maintaining healthy sleep habits can have far reaching positive benefits every day. 

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