The Link Between Sleep and Anxiety

When it comes to managing symptoms of anxiety, sleep is nature’s remedy. Whilst a good night’s slumber stabilises emotions, a sleepless night can trigger up to a 30% rise in anxiety levels. Sleep researchers have found that the phase of sleep most apt to calm and reset the anxious brain is deep sleep, also known […]

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Sleep Well

“A consistent seven to nine hour sleep each night is the most effective thing we can do to reset our brain and body health” (Matthew Walker, Neuroscientist and Sleep Researcher) With so many studies around the impact of sleep deprivation it seems we are only just beginning to realise the fundamental importance of getting a […]

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Getting A Good Night’s Sleep

My last blog focused on the brain and sleep (Why Our Brains Need Sleep) and so in this blog I have included two hypnotherapy case studies that centre around insomnia. For reasons of confidentiality, the name of each client has been changed. Debbie Debbie had been experiencing difficulty sleeping for many years and had been […]

Why Our Brains Need Sleep

Life is so much better after a good night’s sleep. Better mood, more energy, better concentration … the list goes on. For those struggling with insomnia the effects of sleep deprivation are all too familiar. But why do our brains need sleep? It’s only since becoming a hypnotherapist that I’ve fully understood just how important […]