Tag Archives: Insomnia

Researchers say this 5-minute technique could help you fall asleep more quickly

By Christian Jarrett You’ve had all day to worry, but your brain decides that the moment you rest your weary head upon your pillow is the precise instant it wants to start fretting. The result of course is that you … Continue reading

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Insomnia identity

“In the dark, in the quiet, in the lonely stillness, the aggrieved struggle to rescue sleep from vigilance.” This arresting sentence introduces a new review of insomnia in Behaviour Research and Therapy that addresses a troubling fact observed in sleep … Continue reading

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How to fall asleep in 60 seconds

Read the following article to learn a quick and easy technique to help you sleep. The practice of this technique includes a pattern of relaxation based on breath control. With the use of this exercise we learn to provoke an altered state of consciousness, a … Continue reading

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‘Hypnosis helped me get to sleep’

Suzie, a chronic insomniac, turned to hypnosis after acupuncture, yoga, herbal teas and a regimented bedtime ritual failed to get her to sleep.   Through internet research, Suzie learnt how hypnotism could tackle the deep-seated issues disrupting her sleep. She … Continue reading

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Jeff Iliff: One more reason to get a good night’s sleep. TED Talk

Filmed September 2014 at TEDMED 2014   The brain uses a quarter of the body’s entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body’s mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, … Continue reading

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Do you suffer from severe anxiety?

Published on February 18, 2014 by Elizabeth Wagele in The Career Within You “Scott Stossel, author of My Age of Anxiety, has a severe case of anxiety. His phobias include fear of flying, fainting, heights, closed spaces, germs, vomiting, and cheese. “Faced with the prospect of … Continue reading

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Why do we sleep?

21:46 minutes · Filmed Jun 2013 · Posted Aug 2013 · TEDGlobal 2013 Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it … Continue reading

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