Sleep

Natural sleep aids

Even with the best intentions, (the most rigid of bedtime routines, early morning exercise, cutting down on the caffeine and disconnecting before bed) sometimes it is just too difficult to switch the brain off and simply fall asleep. The idea ...
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Relaxing breathing technique

This incredibly simple but effective relaxing breathing technique is also known as ‘The Relaxing Breath’. It is being pioneered by Dr. Andrew Weil and is based on pranayama, an ancient Indian practice which means ‘regulation of breath’. It is described to be ‘a ...
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What is Sleep Inertia?

Sleep inertia is the term used to describe the grogginess and tiredness accompanied with waking up abruptly, even if you felt like you have had a good night’s sleep, rather than feeling refreshed and well rested. Whilst in most cases ...
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How to sleep comfortably on a cold night

Generally, your body prefers a cool temperature in order to induce sleep and help you achieve a deep, restorative slumber. However, if a room is too cold, it can cause you to wake more frequently and you may find it ...