Guest author Sarah Cummings, shares her insight on the causes and symptoms as well as her 5 tips on how to fall asleep when anxiety gets in the way. Continue reading “5 Tips to Stop Anxiety When Falling Asleep” »
When you find sleep difficult, whether trying to get there – or after waking during the night, it can cause havoc with your next day. I’ve written about this a number of times, here’s one popular example, but for those of you perhaps less inclined with previous posts, this week’s guest author, Sarah, might have just the thing! Continue reading “Can’t Sleep? Try Using Sound to Your Advantage!” »
Studying, wherever or whatever the educational environment, is nothing new yet the pressures today have arguably never been so intense. Continue reading “Reduce Stress: Mindful Podcast for Students” »
Are you getting a regular, good night’s sleep?
Having spent almost two decades working 24/7 shifts, I understand only too well the impact this has on our health and relationships, and for our productivity in the workplace [Shift work and Sleep – via the Sleep Foundation]. I wrote about this subject a few years ago in my article, “Sleep … Ah, that’d be nice!”
“If only I could get a full night of great quality sleep.” Something I hear from clients on a very regular basis. Sleeping disorders can affect as many as 7/10 adults, due, at least in part, to anxiety related thought patterns.
This is a guest post I provided for Helen Neale at KiddyCharts.
I’m unsure at what point this was ever part of the plan! Yes, of course I wanted a family, and yes, I knew it would be tough… how tough though, when sleep deprivation occurs for us – and our children. We do get lulled into thinking that once our baby passed through the milk demolishing, nappy destroying and sleep hating stage; surely, the worst is over?
Sleep… ahh, that would be nice! A regular cause, or result of anxiety and depression; poor sleep affects us on so many levels. We know this, yet still many of us seem unable to achieve regular quality sleep that will find us waking refreshed and ready to enjoy the day.