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    Sleep Advice From 5 Gurus

    This small guide was put together by the people from Express and focuses on five domains that affect your sleep quality. THE DOCTOR. Dr Guy Meadows “If you find that you are struggling to get to sleep bring your awareness to something that you can actually feel, such as your pillow or your night clothes. This will help to ground you in the present and will also help to calm your mind before sleep.” THE FENG SHUI EXPERT. Amanda Kenton “If you have a television in your room don’t just switch it off. Unplug it. Electromagnetic radiation can interrupt sleep. Similarly mobile phones should also be left outside the room…

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    Could You Survive With Just 2 Hours Of Sleep Daily?

    Technology Journalist Mark Serrels wanted to change his sleeping plan from an average of eight hours of sleep per night to polyphasic sleep schedule. So, he wanted to go from eight hours to having 20-minutes naps every four hours. How long do you think he lasted? Well… This small project began in July  2012 after Mark got the approval from his doctor and wife but didn’t lasted as long as he expected. The first day was a bit challenging but the hell followed the next couple of days with inability to focus and speak clearly while feeling exhausted and looking like a zombie. By day six he decided to shut the whole experiment down because…

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    Internet + Bed = Poor Sleep

    Smartphones, tablets, laptop, all these gizmos are now part of your daily life. You wake up and instantly check your phone and you go to bed at night browsing your favorite websites. It’s addicting and it also affects your sleep! Bright lights interfere with the production of melatonin, delaying your sleep and making you sleep deprived night by night. This article explains the relationship between lights and sleep; I think it’s worth at least testing this and see if you start to get better sleep.

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    Yoga Your Way Into Sleep

    Yoga keeps your body young and flexible but it seems it may also affect your sleep. Studies shown that yoga acts over bad thought, allowing positive thinking to take take over. You don’t have to be an expert as these poses are simple and require just a bit of practice.     Go here to see 10 yoga poses that deal with insomnia and a complete guide for each pose.

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    Affirmative Sleep Talk For Kids – Using Sleep To Make Your Kids Stronger

    As we all know sleep is essentially for us all and especially for children. But, did you ever consider the power sleep could have on a child’s self confidence?People have realized the immense power of positive affirmations planted during sleep could have on the attitude of a child. These case studies should be enough to spark your interest to give this a try and see what results you get. When should you use affirmative sleep talk for kids? Whenever the child has bed wetting problems, separation anxiety, speech or behavior issues. If your children receive complaints from school regarding homework, arguing, fighting. Sleep talk could be used in almost any…