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13 Tips To Help You Fall Asleep Faster

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Trouble Sleeping? Try This Simple 2 Ingredient Recipe Before Bed To Ensure A Restful Night’s Sleep

by Alanna Ketler | Today, many people have trouble sleeping. Whether they have trouble falling asleep in the first place or are waking up multiple times in the night, sleep deprivation in general is becoming endemic to Western society. Indeed, it has been estimated to be the second most common medical complaint around the Western world. Whatever factors are at play here, ...

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Try This DIY Foot Reflexology Before Bed For The Best Sleep Ever

by Laura Norman | A good night’s sleep? Do you even remember what that feels like? When my partner and I agreed to move into a newly remodelled loft condo in the historic Hudson’s Bay building in downtown Victoria, we were thrilled by a few interior features: double bathroom sinks, heated tile floors, west-facing (hello sunsets!) and massive floor-to-ceiling windows that were original ...

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This Is What Can Happen When You Don’t Get Enough Sleep

How much sleep does a person need in a day? It appears as though 8 hours a night is the common number most of us think we need in order to get a restful sleep. To get a bit more specific, the Sleep Foundation suggests the following in terms of how much sleep one might need. Babies – 12 – ...

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Shhh… sleeping without a mattress by Susan Laing

Well its really been a wee while now since I have written a blog and all because I have been really busy moving and selling my house and most of my entire belongings.This lead me to experience my 1st night in my old bedroom completely empty of belongings and mattress ! Yes I have slept many a time before on ...

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A Spiritual Perspective on Sleep – What happens when we sleep?

By Julie Redstone | The body is a miracle of organisation and intelligence in which life is continually renewed and energy continually replenished so that the total organism can continue to live. Sleeping involves part of this renewal, and is a process through which the higher vibrations of light are permitted greater access to the physical body because the emotional and ...

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7 Ways to Get Better Sleep

Sleep Tips

Here are 7 great tips to help you get more sleep 1) Dim the lights an hour before you go to bed. This reproduces the sunset. The pineal gland will release melatonin, which is a hormone that prepares your body for sleep when it senses the lower light levels. 2) If you’re thinking about stuff you have to do tomorrow, ...

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Guayusa Tea: How This Amazonian Ceremonial Tea Is Helping People To Ditch Coffee (Plus Science Studies)

Jess Lewis | Gathering of Minds Every single day, before dawn, members of the Kichwas tribe gather together around a communal fire and drink Guayusa (Guayusa Ilex, pronounced Gwhy-YOU-sa). Kichwas people believe it is Important for the body to receive Guayusa first thing in the morning when they first wake up. They then share the dreams that they’ve had during ...

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Stress 101: Causes, Symptoms & Coping Strategies

Everyone seems to know what “stress” is when they read or hear the word. When asked to define it, however, you’ll get as many definitions as there are people. The National Institutes of Health define stress as the brain’s response to any demand. The American Academy of Family Physicians describes the stress response as the body’s attempt to defend itself. The American Psychological Association calls ...

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Magnesium: The Safe First Line of Defense for Clinical Depression

By Arjun Walia | This article was written by Ali Le Vere for Greenmedinfo.com. It’s republished here with their permission. For more information from Greenmedinfo, you can sign up for the newsletter here. The science supporting the efficacy of magnesium for major depression and other psychiatric disorders, testing for magnesium deficiency, and which forms and dosages are most effective. Depression, a life-threatening psychiatric disorder, lies at the confluence of ...

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