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Articles on Sleeping Well

How to think like a great sleeper

How to think like a great sleeper

If you haven’t slept well for a while, you probably think about not being able to sleep quite often, and maybe you even believe you’ll never be able to sleep well again. Even though it’s reasonable to think in this way if you’ve had problems with sleep for a while—...

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Dusk is a natural sleep aid

Dusk is a natural sleep aid

Sleep comes naturally when we follow the natural rhythm of dark and light. Artificial light tricks our bodies into thinking it’s still daytime, while dim light signals our bodies to start producing relaxing hormones, which help us unwind and fall asleep easily....

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Why sleep is the foundation of wellness

Why sleep is the foundation of wellness

In 2005, well into my first decade of helping people get quality sleep, I connected with local doctors in my then hometown of Nelson, New Zealand to let them know about my work. One of the physicians was an older man who welcomed me into his clinic with smiling eyes....

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One honest minute can change your life

One honest minute can change your life

Do you ever feel as though you’re being propelled through life at a pace that’s out of your control, and then find yourself doing things that go against what you truly want? One honest minute can change everything. If you can pause for a moment, and...

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Gratitude helps you sleep well

Gratitude helps you sleep well

When we’re alone with our pillow in the quiet of the night, we can get lost in thoughts about what’s seemingly wrong or missing in our lives. These thoughts generate negative emotions and stress hormones, which hinder the production of sleep hormones....

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