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      Here you’ll find my library of practical posts on how to overcome to insomnia and sleep problems.  I approach the topic from various angles. Sometimes, for example, I’ll describe techniques to reduce and manage stress;  at other times I may look at ways to reduce the negative chatter you hear in your head. In this way, the tips and techniques I share here are often relevant to other aspects of life, beyond getting a good night’s shut-eye! Subscribe at the bottom of the page to make sure you get the posts delivered straight to your in-box.

      As the leaves fall does your mood drop too?

      This post looks at Seasonal Affective disorder or SAD. Often called the "Winter Blues", it's a form of depression that can turn these months into a real struggle for some people. Here I'll describe the typical symptoms of SAD and suggest practical steps that will help...

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      Do you go to bed wired then wake up tired?

      Do you go to bed wired then wake up tired? Does it take a considerable effort to get out of bed and into the shower? Do you need several strong coffees before you can even think straight? If so, then going to bed wired is probably the reason. Your mind and body are...

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      Troubled by your flakey memory?

      It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the Committee of Sleep has worked on it. So wrote John Steinbeck in his 1954 novel Sweet Thursday. Steinbeck was drawing on common knowledge. Back in the 1950’s there was...

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      Wired-tired when you get into bed?

      You know how you feel when you’ve had a long day at work, in front of a screen or in Zoom meetings for hours?  You grab ten minutes here and there for a quick break but for most of the day you're full-on. You get a lot done but when you eventually walk away from your...

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      Don’t give in, don’t give up

      I had a sleep consultation call with new client earlier this week. At the end of the call we decided it made perfect sense for her to join my Sleep Well programme. "I'm excited" she said at the end of the call "I never thought that this could happen.   I just thought...

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