We all know that having a bad night's sleep interferes with our ability to concentrate both at work and at home, we even feel tired when driving and may also avoid social activities.

A good night’s sleep is the solution to your worries

We all know that having a bad night's sleep interferes with our ability to concentrate both at work and at home, we even feel tired when driving and may also avoid social activities.

​But what happens if we have more than one night of bad sleeping. Studies show that sleeping a sufficient amount of hours is crucial for both your physical and emotional well-being. Even a small reduction in sleep hours, especially if accumulated over days and weeks, can have an adverse effect and cause sleep deprivation leading to negative outcomes during the day like reduced performance and thinking, loss of energy and emotional instability. Worryingly, it has been shown that extreme sleep deprivation can cause an apparent state of paranoia and hallucinations in otherwise healthy humans.Instead, I would recommend learning how to amend your unsatisfactory sleeping method, and receive natural therapeutic advice on how to reduce your worries and stress allowing you to sleep in a manner intended by nature, want to know more about how to sleep better with the use of hypnosis and NLP.

Getting a good night’s sleep helps us to be happier, more productive people, so here’s some tips to help you get a good night’s sleep:

1. Avoid drinking tea or coffee late at night.

2. Stop smoking – nicotine is a stimulant and so can make it difficult to get to sleep and stay asleep.

3. Go to bed at the same time each night so that you set a routine.

4. Use dimmers on your light switches, and dim the lights in the hours before you go to bed to mimic the change from daylight to night time.

5. Avoid taking exercise in the evening – exercise early in the day to promote restful sleep.

6. Try using affirmations, such as: ‘I let go of the day, and enjoy restful, peaceful sleep’ repeated several times while you prepare for sleep.

7. If you can’t get to sleep after a while, get up keeping the lights low and do something boring until you feel sleepy.

8. Alcohol may help you get to sleep, but you are more likely to wake during the night feeling thirsty and needing to go to the bathroom.

9. Try relaxed breathing: breathe slowly and deeply concentrating on your abdomen rather than your chest.

10. Avoid paying bills and similar stressful chores just before going to bed.

11. Put the essential oils lavender and clary sage on your pillow and inhale their soothing vapours as you sleep.

12. Try holding your frontal eminences (the bumps on your forehead, about half way between your eyebrows and hairline) if you are awake because of stress.

Happy Dreams!

By Tina Elven

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