How many of us fall asleep easily, only to wake at 2,3 or 4 am and have trouble falling back to sleep?During a recent discussion of this issue, we were pointed toward a great resource that we wanted to share:Yoga Nidra on You Tube. This is a series of sleep meditations that stop the monkey mind from spinning and help get you back to sleep...which makes a happier you. …
5th Oct 2020
According to the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine a recent study shows that binge-watching leads to "poor sleep and fatigue". When we watch back to back episodes of anything, our brains are in a state of "cognitive arousal" . This makes it difficult for the brain to switch into the ready to sleep mode. Try shutting of the auto play in your streaming service or set a timer with your ideal shut down time. Give your brain time to slow down and get some good ZZZzzzzs! …
3rd Sep 2020
Getting your 7-8 hours of sleep helps decrease anxiety! According to a Good Housekeeping Wellness Lab study, sleeping less is usually associated with more worry and overthinking things in the dark of night. To get the hours needed, try winding down before bedtime. You can try relaxation, meditation, or exercise to help with the transition. Also, it bears repeating, extinguish all blue light sources 1-2 hours before laying down for the night.
17th Feb 2020