Insomnia on your mind

What are the connections between sleep and mental health?   The way disrupted sleep can affect mental health issues — and vice versa — is so well-known and age-old that this trope is ingrained in our classics of literature. From Don Quixote to Shakespeare’s Macbeth, cautionary tales about how poor sleep can damage mental health – as well as…

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Can You Use Devices Before Bed and Still Sleep Well?


For many of us, the prospect of banning technology two hours before bed can be as horrifying as insomnia itself. Luckily, there are ways to have your digital cake and eat it too.   Catching up on social media, or even a few last emails, can be a tempting way to clock off for the…

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The Sleep Expert’s Top Sleep Product Picks

As seen on Channel 9’s : Today Show interview, the following sleep related offerings are available The Sleep Expert’s 8 week online training and coaching program People who have difficulty sleeping, have often tried sleeping tablets, cutting out coffee, going to bed at the same time every night, sleeping aids, special diets, and whilst these…

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How Sleep Affects Fertility In Men


There’s a huge link between sleep and fertility in men, and much of it is thanks to the sex hormone testosterone. So, if you are looking to start a family, it may help to look at your sleep, to optimise your testosterone and hence fertility.   What does testosterone have to do with sleep? Testosterone…

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Do You Sleep With Your TV?


Do you often doze off whilst watching TV and then get into bed and can’t seem to fall asleep again? As a Sleep Coach, I often hear people say they have this experience. Watching television can put our minds into a trance-like state, allowing us to begin to switch off. With the distraction of the…

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How Sleep Affects Fertility In Women


Ever wondered if your sleep affects your fertility? New evidence proves there are direct links between sleep and fertility in both men and women. If you’re looking to start a family, it may help to look at either your melatonin if you’re a woman, or testosterone if you’re a man.   How sleep affects fertility…

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What you need to know about sleeping pills

Sleeping pill use has increased exponentially since 2003, but are we aware of the effect they have on us? The medical community have become increasingly wary of the tiny pills linked to a number of celebrity overdoses due to their side effects ranging from memory loss to death, even when taken as prescribed. Here is…

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Sleep Your Way To A Higher Sex Drive


Did you know there’s an intimate connection between the horizontal tango and your quality of sleep? It’s well known that not getting enough shut-eye makes you feel irritable and unfocused, but a recent study published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine has shown longer sleep duration corresponds with increased sexual desire in women. Researchers actually…

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How Others Impact Your Sleep


Have you ever considered that your relationships may be having a significant impact on the quality of your sleep? Almost every aspect of our lives is affected by our interactions with other humans around us. The positive correlation between rewarding, beneficial connections with people we care about – as well as those we inevitably meet…

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Wired Awake


Do you struggle with sleep, and then either feel like a total zombie the next day, or alert and wired? If so, then you are not alone. One of the culprits behind poor sleep is stress – but the catch is, most of us are so used to living in a state of stress, we…

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