Tag Archives: sleep

Is it Panic Disorder or something else?

Experiencing panic attacks doesn’t mean you have Panic Disorder. I frequently have people come to me having already self-diagnosed themselves as having Panic Disorder because they have panic attacks. Although some people are right, just as frequently, they’re wrong. Briefly, … Continue reading

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Hypnosis: The restorative ritual that keeps film star Kevin Bacon happy and able to snooze like a baby

Getting quality sleep isn’t easy. Between your S.O. stealing the blankets, your dog hogging the bed, and a billion things running through your mind, waking up feeling totally refreshed is basically like winning a gold medal (read: it’s hard to … Continue reading

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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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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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