Sleep Seekers Blog

You do not have to settle for poor sleep

Can’t switch off to sleep?

Part 1 of 4 Do you have a mind that won’t switch off to let you sleep? There are 2 ways to know: + The first is that you go to bed but you don’t seem to be able to stop thinking. You lie awake for ages, sometimes hours before you can eventually get to sleep. + The...

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To the perpetually sleep deprived…I see you!

You want to sleep but you can’t. You know you desperately need sleep but it just won’t come. Maybe your doctor has told you there is nothing more they can do for you. Maybe you don’t want to take sleeping tablets or maybe you take them but wish you didn’t. Maybe you take them and they don’t work. Maybe you don’t know what to do or maybe you gave up on all that a long time ago. Regardless, you are chronically sleep deprived.

And I want you to know that I see you.

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Recovery from 6 years of insomnia – Sue’s Story

I know that there are so many people struggling with a sleep problem that have found themselves feeling lost and hopeless. I have decided to share a series of stories from my clients (with their permission of course) with the aim of putting positive information out...

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Sleep: What’s normal and what’s not?

When it comes to sleep, it can be difficult to know what is normal and what’s not. Some people worry unnecessarily about the quality or quantity of their sleep. Others don’t realise that their sleep is poor but feel the negative effects of lack of sleep through their...

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How to support a loved one with a sleep problem

In this post, I want to talk about something that I don't think is talked about even nearly enough...how to support someone you love who has a sleep problem.  So this is not for those who are suffering themselves, this is for the husbands, wives, fathers, mothers,...

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3 ways sleep problems commonly affect holidays

Holiday time can be a really big struggle if you suffer with sleep problems. This is something I hear talked about a lot in my work but is not really talked about in the mainstream much at all. Hopefully this post can help to change that... Holidays are meant to be...

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Should you take Melatonin supplements to help you sleep?

Should you take Melatonin supplements to help you to sleep? This is a question I get asked a lot so I am sharing my thoughts with you here.     Melatonin supplements are becoming more widely available now, so I wanted to share my thoughts and suggestions on it. ...

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Sleep and Insomnia Q&A

In this video, I joined Lin Alchin from 'Inspire Beyond Belief' for a Q&A session for her Facebook followers.  We answered the questions asked by her audience which included: - What do you recommend for jet lag? - I often wake around 3-5am and struggle to get back...

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Is it time to accept you will never be a good sleeper?

I hear a lot of people say 'maybe I just need to accept the fact that I will never be a good sleeper'.  It is something that I hate to hear and that provokes a pretty passionate reaction from me. Here's my thoughts: Often, giving up on your sleep comes from feeling...

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Should you get up in the night if you are awake?

Should you get out of bed if you are awake in the night? This is a common question and my advice is a little different to what you normally hear: My advice on whether or not to get up in the night differs slightly depending on whether you are working with me to fix...

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The 3 main causes of sleeplessness

When you are struggling with your sleep, it can feel confusing, complicated and frustrating. I want to try to simply things for you here by explaining the 3 main reasons for sleeplessness: 1) Your mind is not switching off. Your sleeplessness is caused because your...

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From severe insomnia to restful nights – Jez’s Story

I know that there are so many people struggling with a sleep problem that have found themselves feeling lost and hopeless. I have decided to share a series of stories from my clients (with their permission of course) with the aim of putting positive information out...

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Which type of insomnia do you have?

Did you know that there are 3 main types of insomnia? Did you know that your insomnia then falls into one of two categories? Watch this video where I explain everything you need to discover which type of insomnia you have.   Primary Insomnia Insomnia is the main issue...

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