Archives for August 2016

“Sleep is the best meditation”

Now who in their right mind would argue with the Dalai Lama? For those who meditate, meditation can become a way of life, meditation keeps individuals centred and is a place of sanctuary they can return to whenever and wherever they need to. Meditation is undoubtedly an enlightening, health-boosting and powerful life skill. But can...

Getting cranky about sleep

Sleep deprivation has the potential to make all of us a bit cranky from time to time. However recently in India, a group of yoga devotees were so cranky about being woken up, they took their case to the Supreme Court. Covering the case of a sleeping crowd at an event in support of yoga...

Sleeping Beauty…

A more beautiful bed… Getting our beauty sleep… Sleep and beauty go hand in hand. But we don’t very often think of beds as being particularly beautiful. Until now. Thanks to some recent photography commissioned by Furniture Village, the Handmade Bed Company has never looked so beautiful. Showcasing Handmade Bed Company beds in all their...

DARE TO BE DIFFERENT

Where do you go for inspiration when you want to redecorate? Many people head straight to the pages of leading interiors magazines, Pinterest, online research or the paint catalogues of our favourite hardware stores. These sources will be full of variety, but may not offer anything ‘new’ other than the opportunity to see different colour...