Eighty seven percent of clients who attend The Sleep School’s one-day workshops cite anxiety as the main causal factor for triggering and maintaining their sleeplessness. The Sleep School specialises in giving our clients the tools to help them to escape the vicious cycle of insomnia and anxiety and achieve good quality natural sleep regularly.
Outlined here are a series of helpful ways in which to enhance the biological regulation of your sleep.
Whatever the source, pain has the ability to intrude sleep with constant micro arousals reducing its depth and quality and causing us to wake up feeling unrefreshed the next day.
However the link between poor sleep and pain is not as obvious as first thought.
When you can’t sleep and feel shattered during the day it’s easy to fall into the ‘quick fix’ trap by eating stimulating foods containing sugar and caffeine. Whilst these may help in the short term to boost your energy levels, they often lead to even lower daytime energy and worsening night-time sleep.
Choosing to welcome your insomnia is not naturally intuitive and certainly requires a level willingness. It is also a gentle and compassionate process that takes time and commitment to implement. However for those willing to welcome their insomnia overtime it offers the arrival of good quality natural sleep on a regular basis.
Whilst such devices have their obvious advantages, new research suggests that you could be better off sticking with your traditional paperback book.
On realising that they can stop struggling, insomniacs often describe feeling lighter and more able to float with their problems, rather than being pulled under by them.
Find out what type of snorer you are, and what you can do to stop.
Everyone can sleep, but there are times in our lives when it is harder than others. As a new Mum (or Dad) it’s more important than ever to make sure you can sleep through the night. Dr Guy Meadows talks us through the problem many new mothers have when it comes to sleeping.
Are all your efforts to try and solve or control your sleep actually helping or are they part of the problem?