Nicky's travelled the world and slept on a fair number of beds - from luxurious king sizes in five-star hotels to creaky, worn innerspring mattresses in dodgy hostels.

As editor of Sleep Hero UK and a certified sleep therapist, she's been on the hunt to find the best products and practices in the sleep world in the UK and beyond.

When not writing (or sleeping), Nicky enjoys a range of sporty activities, including hiking, swimming, and skating, and gets her energy from eating copious amounts of sushi.

Nicky has played a key role in shaping this site, dedicating years to managing content, overseeing the team, and nurturing partner relations. Although she no longer works for Sleep Hero, we highly recommend her to other publications and brands.

Please note: To maintain her privacy, Nicky has chosen to remain anonymous, operating under a pseudonym and with an avatar image.

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While an expert sleeper and writer with multiple qualifications, Nicky is also a certified sleep coach and works on understanding how sleep problems arise from hormonal, environmental, and comfort-based perspectives, particularly as part of stress and anxiety management.

In addition to her writing, editing, and sleep coaching qualifications, Nicky is also well-versed in the SEO and UX spheres, crafting content strategies that meet SEO requirements and managing the UX teams to ensure a smooth user experience across the Airi Media sites.

Sleep certificates

  • SleepmeU: Sleep Coach. ACSM-, AFAA-, NASM-, and NSCA-accredited | The SleepmeU course is an accredited sleep therapy certification focusing on everything affecting healthy sleep, including hormones, homeostasis, physical and psychological effects of sleep, sleep cycles, chronotypes, CBT-i, performance enhancement, and sleep disorders.
  • RSPH: Understanding SleepCPD-accredited | The RSPH: Understanding Sleep course offers a UK perspective on sleep, considering the public health implications of a lack of sleep, the impact of drugs and alcohol, various sleep disorders, and how we can achieve better sleep.

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