Tag Archives: Insomnia

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

‘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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Afraid of spiders? Try sleeping on it

“Phobias are one of the most common forms of psychological disorder, with almost 10% of people reporting that they have had problems with these intense, irrational fears during the previous 12 months and perhaps a quarter of us experiencing a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Insomnia or Fear of the Dark?

New studies find a relationship between insomnia and fear of the dark. Read this interesting article published at Medscape news which presents the possibility of treating insomnia through the treatment of the phobia produced by darkness. This opens new possibilities … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment