How much sleep did you get last night? What about the night before? Would we be right to assume the answer was very categorically “not enough” on both counts?
Getting the right amount (the average adult needs 7-9 hours) of shut eye on a regular basis is so key to our physical, mental and emotional wellbeing – so why is it that we (society) don’t take down time more seriously? The pressure to be always on, always contactable, endlessly multi-screening to consume (at glance) as much as possible? Almost certainly.
Sufficient sleep is the focus of kikki.K’s latest campaign, #MoreSleepPlease, and the launch of its new collection of tools and homewares that help on the recharge, restore and re-energise front. It also happens to be National Bed Month so we joined forces to co-host a sleep retreat at The Hoxton Hotel for special guests Adrienne Herbert, Jody Shield and Amy Abrahams – each influential in their own right, each invested in health and wellbeing in a big way.
The whole campaign was about winding down and waking up fresh so after checking into their rooms (complete with goodies from the kikki.K collection and lulumelon) guests had Ren Clean Skincare facials and a meditation session led by Jody Shield before sitting down to dinner with the Push Lifestyle team where sleep habits were the topic of conversation.
The following day Serena Oppenheim, Founder of Good Zing, moderated a panel discussion with Adrienne, Jody and Amy who shared pointers on exactly how to get more sleep – and opened the floor for a Q&A where the audience got to share their sleep qualms.
Here’s a glance at what went down – and if the sleep mask and slippers don’t make you want to wind down sans devices, we don’t know what will.