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Memory Foam vs Spring Mattress: A Fight to the Death
09 Nov 18

Memory Foam vs Spring Mattress: A Fight to the Death

It’s time for the ultimate battle. We’ve stuck memory foam in the ring with a spring mattress to see, once and for all, which one comes out on top. It can feel overwhelming trying to pick out a mattress when there’s so many out there, all with competing advertising claims. Buying a mattress is an important investment, and it’s vital you make the right choice for your sleeping needs.Here at Sleep with Sid, we’re pretty serious about mattresses. That’s why we’ve come up with the pros and cons for each type of mattress, so you can make an informed decision....

By Callie Paige

Pull a Sickie with Sid
05 Nov 18

Pull a Sickie with Sid

Feeling under the weather? Usually, at this time of year people start dropping like flies with colds, flus and general exhaustion and the office begins to empty out. Illness is hard to avoid when everyone around you on the morning commute is coughing into their newspapers.It might be worth taking a sick day now, before it develops into anything more serious. Sometimes we need a brief time-out. Some time to get away from the rat race and recuperate at home with a boxset on the go. With these days few and far between, we’re sure you’ll want to get the...

By Callie Paige

How to Choose a Foam Mattress and Join the Sleep Revolution
25 Oct 18

How to Choose a Foam Mattress and Join the Sleep Revolution

A mattress is for life not just for Christmas. Well, maybe not for life, but a quality mattress should last you at least 15 years (and we give you a lifetime guarantee!). So, if you’re thinking about buying a mattress, choosing the right one shouldn’t be a decision you make hastily. We think memory foam is the way to go. That's why we’ve put together this guide on how to choose a foam mattress, so you have all the information you need to choose your next bed mate. What Is Memory Foam? We’ve all heard about it, but what actually...

By Callie Paige

Are 'The Apprentice' candidates really as useless as they seem?
25 Sep 18

Are 'The Apprentice' candidates really as useless as they seem?

It’s that time again! The Apprentice train is rolling in, with this year’s batch of pompous, self-aggrandising set of ambitious entrepreneurs all ready to make their mark on the competition.  While there will be the inevitable focus on who’s got the best catchphrase until Task 1 hits our screens, we wondered what it feels like to be one of the ‘lucky’ contestants.  Particularly as these are people that are supposed to be performing at the highest level, making effective decisions in a bid to navigate their path into the pocket of Lord Sugar. ...

By Callie Paige

How does Mark Wahlberg recover from his 'intense' exercise regime?
21 Sep 18

How does Mark Wahlberg recover from his 'intense' exercise regime?

Last week, Hollywood’s highest paid actor shared his daily workout routine for the recently released Mile 22, and it’s safe to say the internet went a bit crazy.Now, we’re not talking Kardashian-levels of breaking the internet. But more bemusement at the gruelling…and particularly unusual…regime Wahlberg sticks to....

By Callie Paige

What is Graphyx?
17 Sep 18

What is Graphyx?

Graphyx is part of Mix - our scientifically-optimised mix of the latest in sleep technology that delivers comfort, support and relaxation. Now, Graphyx is situated in, arguably, the most important position within our mattress. Right beneath the luxurious comfort our top layer and pillow top. In other words, where comfort turns into support....

By Callie Paige

The science of a good night’s sleep
10 Sep 18

The science of a good night’s sleep

When was the last time you had a good night’s sleep? You know, the kind of sleep where when the morning comes you're full of energy, feel wholly refreshed and can actually speak coherently even before you have coffee?...

By Ben Wainman

What value do you put on a good nights sleep?
04 Sep 18

What value do you put on a good nights sleep?

By definition, value is something that is subjective. While some of us might swear by Apple, Android fans wouldn’t be caught dead with an iPhone. However, when it comes to everyday purchases, what value do we place on our essentials, and would it change if we added all those little contactless taps up?...

By Elle Lennon

Sid’s State of the Nation Sleep Survey hits the headlines
04 Sep 18

Sid’s State of the Nation Sleep Survey hits the headlines

A new survey, based on hundreds of responses, has taken a peek behind the nation’s bedroom door to reveal what us Brits really get up to when the lights go out....

By Callie Paige

Why do memory foam mattresses get hot?
23 Aug 18

Why do memory foam mattresses get hot?

It’s a well-documented theory that memory foam mattresses get hot. And it’s a theory that, in some part, is true. Because of the way memory foam is made - which we’ll go into, shortly, its composition results in a hotter surface than mattresses made of other materials. However, like we said, this is only true in part. Memory foam has advanced over the years to include innovative methods of improving airflow and artificially cooling mattresses - resulting in a superior sleep experience.   Why do memory foam mattresses get hot? Memory foam mattresses heat up because there’s usually nowhere for...

By Callie Paige

Five ways to maximise your time in bed
22 Aug 18

Five ways to maximise your time in bed

Are you always looking for another ten minutes, an hour or three extra in bed? Aren’t we all. Studies have shown that Britain is one of the world’s most exhausted nations......

By Ben Wainman

Kylie turns 21
09 Aug 18

Kylie turns 21

The youngest of the Kardashian clan is turning 21, and usually - as was the case with Kendall - this would mean a lavish celebrity-filled party that’s covered by literally every blog on the internet. While Kylie’s milestone might result in the same, she has another reason to celebrate, one that sets her apart from her sisters....

By Elle Lennon