The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe. WHAT IS IT? The 4-7-8 breathing technique was pioneered Dr. Andrew Weill from Arizona, who describes the yoga-inspired method as "utterly simple, takes almost no time, requires no equipment and can be done anywhere." Dr.Weill claims that 4-7-8 breathing can.

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10 ways to add extra steps into your daily routine

10 ways to add extra steps into your daily routine

Walking is arguably one of the simplest and most accessible forms of exercise there is, but it is often overlooked as a form of exercise and finding time till remains a challenge for many people. Most women in the U.K. don't hit even half of the 10,000 recommended steps per day. So why not set yourself the challenge of walking 10,000 steps a day in May for National Walking Month 2017, to help you improve your health, build stamina and burn excess calories. We’ve.

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Meditation For Sleep

Meditation For Sleep

Many people struggle to get to sleep with an over-active mind, so it’s no surprise that The Sleep Council’s latest Great British Bedtime Report revealed how a third of us are getting a poor night’s sleep most nights, with stress being the top reason. Mindfulness-based sleep meditation has been suggested to help with many of the issues that stop us sleeping. Meditation and mindfulness is about controlling your thinking; to stop you focusing on things you cannot fix right now.

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Turn your bedroom into a sleep zone

Turn your bedroom into a sleep zone

According to the Sleep Council’s latest Great British Bedtime Report we’re now getting less sleep than ever. Almost three quarters (74%) of Brits are sleeping less than seven hours per night and 12% sleeping less than 5 hours, up from 7% in 2013. Stress is said to be the main factor keeping almost half of Britons awake at night, so it seems more important than ever to ensure your bedroom is a place where you can switch off and forget.

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