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Ways to get a better night’s sleep when you have depression

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According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 5.4% of Canadians experience depression, and 4.6% experience anxiety. Often, depression and a lack of sleep are linked. Furthermore, insomnia is a prominent symptom of depression. If you have depression, you probably find it hard to fall and stay asleep. There are hundreds of ways to get a better night’s sleep when you …

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Falling Asleep: Breathing’s effect on our Central Nervous System

Falling Asleep: Breathing’s effect on our Central Nervous System Can deep breathing actually help us fall asleep? The research is in, and the answer is a resounding YES! But it’s not the breathing that makes us fall asleep, it’s the effect the breathing has on our central nervous system that makes us dose off. What is our Central Nervous System? …

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Improve your sleep with these bedroom décor ideas

  With more of us spending a significant time at home, and therefore mixing our work and personal lives all in one place, it can be hard to enter the land of nod at the end of the day. After all, the bedroom should be a haven to rest, unwind and de-stress. With that in mind, let us explain how …

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Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep is not always easy with the hectic lifestyles we lead, and yet is so important for your physical and mental wellbeing.  Here are five tips to help you sleep more easily:  Activities that help and hinder  It is generally thought that exercise can help you get a better night’s sleep.  Try joining a local class or doing some …

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Top Eco-Friendly Items For Better, Healthier Sleep

It is recommended that we all get at least 7 hours of sleep every 24 hours. Unlike 70 years ago, our duration of sleep has reduced by more than 10 percent. This can be blamed on hectic work schedule and surrounding factors like financial problems.  But on careful observation, we could deduce the type of material we cuddle on every …

Fight insomnia

There are several ways to fight insomnia. Struggling to sleep seems to be a growing problem and many of my clients struggle to get a good night’s sleep. Some try sleeping tablets such as Zopiclone but the danger of these is that they can become addictive, adding to the problem in the long run. The anxiety of knowing we need …