Books to read for better sleep, backed by science
Six science-backed books to help you establish better sleep rituals and routines.
How our sleep changes in spring, and what to do about it
Seasonal shifts in sleep are a natural process of our yearly cycle. Find out why, and how to get the most out of sleep as we transition to warmer and lighter weather.
5 steps to adjust your body clock to British Summer Time

The clocks spring forward one whole hour on 31 March 2024. Here’s how to gently ease into losing 60 minutes of sleep. 

Prioritise restorative sleep on International Sleep Day
Today is International World Sleep Day and a reminder of the significance of sleep for our mental and physical well-being. 
Rethinking Resolutions: A New Year's Commitment to Health Starts with Quality Sleep
As we embark on a new year, many have set resolutions to focus on health and well-being. Amidst the positive goals we set, none may be as impactful as prioritising a good night's sleep, echoing the sentiments of renowned sleep...
Embracing Wellness: Rest, Relaxation, and Recuperation with Ava Innes
In today's busy world, finding moments of tranquility and prioritising wellness is crucial. One of the key aspects of a well-balanced life is getting quality rest and sleep. Here, we explore the importance of rest, relaxation, and recuperation, and how Ava...
The Healing Power Of Sleep
At Ava Innes we reflect on the role sleep plays in our lives. Sleep should be a priority, that can significantly impact our health and well-being, says Dr Matthew Walker, author "Why We Sleep".Sleep is not merely a period of rest; it's...
The Importance Of A Good Night's Sleep For Your Health
The importance of a good nights sleep often gets overlooked. However, the benefits of restful sleep extend far beyond just feeling refreshed in the morning. Both our mental and physical health are intricately linked to the quality of sleep we...
Transform Your Bedroom into a Serene Oasis: Harnessing Nature for Better Sleep
Finding tranquility and restful sleep can often feel like a challenge. However, there's a simple and effective way to create a soothing sanctuary right in your own home – by bringing nature into your bedroom. Incorporating elements like fresh air,...
Improve Sleep With Wool Pillows
  The Perfect Natural Fibre for Pillows: The Wonders of Wool In a world that struggles to sleep, prioritising our rest is more critical than ever. During quality sleep our body repairs and recharges ready for the day ahead. Research...
The Benefits Of Sleeping Separately
Sleep is an essential aspect of our lives, influencing our physical health, mental well-being, and relationships. Traditionally, the idea of couples sharing a bed is expected and has been ingrained in society. However, an alternative approach is gaining recognition—couples choosing...
Struggling To Sleep In The Summer? We Have A Solution
Now we are at the peak of summer, with high temperatures at night, it can be difficult to sleep. Many find themselves struggling to get comfortable in bed. We hear from that the combination of a cotton flat sheet with...
Sleeping Outdoors In The Summer
Sleeping outdoors in the summer can be an exhilarating experience. While it allows you to get closer to nature and enjoy the warm breeze and starry sky, it can also present challenges that can hinder your sleep quality. Thankfully, there...
Tips To Help Sleep On Hot Summer Nights
Here are some tips to help you sleep on these hot summer nights. 1. Stay hydrated: Drinking plenty of water throughout the day can help regulate your body temperature, making it easier to fall asleep at night. 2.Take a cold...
Change To A Light Summer Duvet From A Winter Duvet As The Seasons Change
Is it time to change to a lighter duvet for summer?   From Winter, Spring and into Summer, many of us struggle with getting enough sleep due to the changes in temperature. Changing the weight of your duvet can help....
How to Keep Warm At Night This Winter
  Whether you are an ice queen or a winter warrior, staying warm at home is on everyone's mind. We are all looking for ways to keep warm as we face rising energy costs. It is still within living memory...
Heavy Winter Duvet For Cold Nights
What Duvet Tog is Best for UK Winter? Choosing a duvet can be a difficult decision as you try to find the best duvet for cold nights. In the UK, tog ratings are used as a guiding reference to identify...
How to Choose the Best Duvet for You
What is the best duvet? We take a look at the different options for filling, tog and size and just what makes an Ava Innes duvet unique.
Why wool pillows?
Ava Innes wool pillows help you sleep better and this is why. Wool is cool in summer and warm in winter, naturally adjusting by wicking moisture away, so you can sleep better. Wool is recognized for its temperature regulating qualities...
Which material is best for bedding?
Most sleep experts would agree that a bed made up with light layers of natural textiles would be recommended, due to their inherent qualities, such as feel, breathability and sustainability.
Can't Sleep At Night?
When we struggle to stay asleep due to temperature fluctuations and night sweats we understandably move around more.   Legs in, Legs out, covers up, covers down, flipping pillows to the cool side, getting up to the loo, open the window,...