Self Care for Sudden Sleep Issues

This blog post has some simple self care ideas to support you if an injury or illness flare up or any other sudden issue (maybe prompting anxiety or stress) is making sleeping well much more challenging. If you have longer term insomnia they might also be helpful for you If…

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Use Your Imagination for a Better Night’s Sleep

You’re lying in bed. Can’t sleep (or get back to sleep). A thousand thoughts whirring. None of them friendly. There are LOADS of somatic and energetic practices you can use for better sleep (you can access some of them free HERE) but today’s tip is simply to use your imagination….

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Where’s Your ‘Edge’ Today?

In yoga, we often talk about going only to our ‘edge’ – too little and we’re not pushing ourselves enough. Too far and we risk injury. Pose by pose, our edge varies. Sometimes, our edge changes due to injury or illness. Sometimes, it changes and we don’t even notice for…

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Sleep Deprivation and Insomnia

Did you know that a week of sleep deprivation – say, 4 hours’ sleep a night – can put a person into a pre diabetic state? While sleep issues have been one of my specialisms for several years, this week, I’ve been living and breathing them. I’ve just been back…

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Highlights from Sleep Week 2

This week’s tools are all about helping you Sleep Well. You can read more of my tips in BACP’s blog HERE You can find my previous Sleep Week blog post HERE and lots of information and free resources to help you Sleep Well HERE If you haven’t already signed up…

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