Category Archives: Sleep

The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain – And Why You Should Have One Today

I am a great fan of the power nap. I find that I feel refreshed, I have better clarity and it helps me work the log hours that being a therapist requires. this great article explains the science and method

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‘You can sleep when you’re dead’ is actually deadly advice, according to experts

Sleep, sleep, glorious sleep. Never apologise for it, be proud of your early nights, have a good routine leading up to bedtime and treat sleep like a bank account: if you dip in to your the amount of sleep you

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The secret of a good night’s sleep has finally been found by scientists…

If you are a client of mine you’ll know how important sleep is to our wellbeing. Good sleep does more than physically rest the body. It allows our subconscious mind to process “stuff” that is held as emotional thoughts into

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The Russian Sleep Experiment

Ever read something that has made you sit back and make you pause for thought. This article you are about to read is one of those moments. As a Psychotherapist, good quality sleep is essential for my clients in order

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The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn’t Get Enough Sleep

We are all living longer, that’s a fact! However we are now discovering more and more how our lifestyle can affect us in this later stage of life. We know that Alzhiemer’s and other forms of neurodegeneration is increasing and

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The secret of a good night’s sleep has finally been found by scientists…

For those of you that are clients of mine, I never stop talking about how good nights sleep and our wellbeing is absolutely linked. As we are living longer, more research is being applied to sleep and this latest study

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Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

This latest research further adds to our understanding of the importance of sleep and which it is all of our responsibility to ensure we get good sleeping routines. many of you you will also be aware that a good nights

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The good, the bad and…the Cortisol

Want to stop ageing, loose weight, manage diabetes, then drop the stress in your life! This really interesting article explain that when we are operating from fear or stress, the very chemical that we produce to help us survive in

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The Dangers of Accumulating Sleep Debt

Sleep, sleep, glorious sleep. However, are you living beyond your means when it comes to sleep? This fascinating article explains the trouble we get into when we kid ourselves about the amount and quality of sleep we actual give ourselves.

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If you can’t sleep, blame evolution

With many of my clients that I work with, there is a direct correlation between stress, depression and anxiety and poor sleep. This little article explains one of the reasons we suffer poor sleep. It’s not the whole cause and

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