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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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Sandrine Thuret: You can grow new brain cells. Here’s how TED Talk

Filmed June 2015 at TED@BCG London Can we, as adults, grow new neurons? Neuroscientist Sandrine Thuret says that we can, and she offers research and practical advice on how we can help our brains better perform neurogenesis—improving mood, increasing memory … Continue reading

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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: Psychologist develops bedtime book to send children to sleep in minutes

“The tale gives suggestions to the child’s unconscious mind to sleep.” Read the article below to find out how this children’s book incorporates hypnotic techniques through a process of suggestions: Every parent of a young child will be familiar with … Continue reading

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The Neuroscience of Lucid Dreams

Hypnosis is not like sleep nor like loosing control, in fact more like the opposite. While the body achieves a deep state of relaxation (which, from the outside may resemble sleep of loss of control, because of the relaxation of most … 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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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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