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The Incy team chat all things sleep this sleep week

The Incy team chat all things sleep this sleep week

15th Mar 2022

It may be no surprise to you all how serious our team take our sleep routine. This week as we celebrate Sleep Week, we wanted to share with you all our daily sleep routine and what is important to us. 

We give our insights on the cotton vs linen debate, reveal our morning alarm habits and some of us confess to a daytime nap. Let's start with our founder, Kristy Withers.

Kristy

What time do you go to bed?

9:30pm

What time do you wake up?

5:45am

How many alarms do you set in the morning?

0, my husband's alarm goes off at 5:45am and I am awake the

Side, front or back sleeper?

Side

Do you use a top sheet?

Yes of course

How many pillows?

Just 1

Do you use any sleep apps or listen to music to get to sleep? 

No I read to go to sleep

Are you a morning or a night owl? 

Morning but only out of need as I am awake at 5:45am

Daytime naps yes or no?

Hard no

Food in bed yes or no?

Also hard no

Linen or cotton sheets?

Linen all the way 

Are you a scroller or a reader in bed?

I cannot get to sleep no matter how tired I am without reading

Pets on the bed yes or no?

Ideally no but is it pretty cute when they jump up to give me a cuddle in the morning


Tea

What time do you go to bed?

9:30-10:30pm

What time do you wake up?

If i'm going to pilates before work 6:40am, otherwise whatever time Iva wakes up

How many alarms do you set in the morning?

1. I hate the snooze button

Side, front or back sleeper?

Side all the way

Do you use a top sheet?

Only as a window covering at the moment as I'm waiting for my blinds to arrive. Otherwise eww no.

How many pillows?

As decoration -5. To sleep on -1

Do you use any sleep apps or listen to music to get to sleep?

Nah

Are you a morning or a night owl?

Morning all the way

Daytime naps yes or no?

yesss

Food in bed yes or no?

ew no

Linen or cotton sheets?

Linen on quilt but cotton fitted sheet. Silk on pillowcase ☺️

Are you a scroller or a reader in bed?

Scroller but I wish I was a reader

Pets on the bed yes or no?

It's a no from me


Tom

What time do you go to bed?

I am the worst sleeper so it could be anywhere from 8-12am

What time do you wake up?

I usually try and wake up around 6:30 or 7am

How many alarms do you set in the morning?

I am the worst at this, I set about 3 and then hit snooze

Side, front or back sleeper?

Tummy sleeper all the way

Do you use a top sheet?

For so many years I battled with a top sheet. I have now admitted defeat and don't even bother buying them!

How many pillows?

6, not including any decorative ones

Do you use any sleep apps or listen to music to get to sleep?

I have tried many but none really work for me

Are you a morning or a night owl?

Both! 

Daytime naps yes or no?

Only on Sundays!

Food in bed yes or no?

I mean, a little choccie in bed never hurt anyone.

Linen or cotton sheets?

Love both!

Are you a scroller or a reader in bed?

I'm a scroller..

Pets on the bed yes or no?

Yes. My dog wouldn't have it any other way haha


Plezi

What time do you go to bed?

Bed by 9pm, sleep by 9:30pm

What time do you wake up?

5:30am

How many alarms do you set in the morning?

3

Side, front or back sleeper?

Side

Do you use a top sheet?

No

How many pillows?

3

Do you use any sleep apps or listen to music to get to sleep?

Podcasts (bad habit)

Are you a morning or a night owl?

Morning

Daytime naps yes or no?

No

Food in bed yes or no?

My husband will not let me!

Linen or cotton sheets?

Cotton

Are you a scroller or a reader in bed?

Scroller and reader

Pets on the bed yes or no?

Depends on the pet


Jacqui

What time do you go to bed?

Anywhere from 8:30pm during the week

What time do you wake up?

Between 5:30-6am but try to sleep in on the weekends

How many alarms do you set in the morning?

I set 1, but will often snooze at least once

Side, front or back sleeper?

Side 

Do you use a top sheet?

Yes, the more layers the better

How many pillows?

2

Do you use any sleep apps or listen to music to get to sleep?

I could sleep standing up, I don't have an issue with getting to sleep but my partner does so we listen to audio books every night. 

Are you a morning or a night owl?

Morning, I'm struggling to stay awake at night

Daytime naps yes or no?

A big yes, my favourite thing ever

Food in bed yes or no?

No I hate crumbs in the bed so much!

Linen or cotton sheets?

Unpopular opinion, but I prefer cotton, I find linen scratchy. 

Are you a scroller or a reader in bed?

Scroller 

Pets on the bed yes or no?

Yes, our cat sleeps on our bed most nights, and I don't just mean on the end of the bed I mean right between us like part of the family. I also love to put the puppies on the bed when I'm having a nap.