Stress & Sleep

Formula for the Good Life revealed

How this philosopher discovered the Good Life  This 300-year-old secret of happiness will help you avoid post-COVID burn-out  Why you need to indulge in these four activities every day In 1726 a young man named David Hume embarked on a mission. He was going to teach himself law. For hours and hours every day, he pored through books, memorised texts and pushed himself to learn as much as he could. But within a few years he was sick of it….
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This is the end to sleepless nights due to twitching legs

Restless Leg Syndrome defined – find out what the research says Try these home tips to make nights more relaxing This is the best way to stop night time agony – Magnesium Lotion A few weeks ago I received an email from a reader asking about Restless Leg Syndrome. This is a topic I have covered before but it does seem to be an increasingly common problem for many people. So, I decided to look at it again and update…
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Why it’s a day for skipping, asparagus and stress

Why today is all about asparagus, skipping and a ‘silent killer’  How to de-stress with a cat (without owning one)  The benefits of being crushed by a blanket It’s ‘Stress Awareness Month’! Did you know? Nope, neither did I. I’m sure there’s someone who works in a secure basement in an undisclosed location whose job it is to allocate these special occasions. A quick glance on Wikipedia and it appears that this month has also been… Autism Awareness Month Cancer…
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Discover a Transylvanian method to fight Hay Fever

Why am I sneezing on a frosty day? How this ancient mineral can brighten your sunny day A look back stirs these powerful memories. Dear <NAME> OK, so the sun has been showing… but it has still been cold. We’ve had frosts most nights, none of my shrubs are in leaf and the central heating is still used at least once a day. So why am I suffering from Hay Fever? Exactly which plants have decided it’s time to be…
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Do you know what day this is?

It’s a big day for the world’s problem sleepers…  Are you making this mistake before bedtime?  Why you should put a drop of this under your pillow Do you know what day it is today? Yes, it’s Friday, obviously. (Hooray!) But it’s also WORLD SLEEP DAY. I like to think that in an ideal world, that would mean everybody in the world gets to stay in bed for an extra two hours. However, no such luck. This day is more…
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The coronasomnia pandemic

Do you suffer from coronasomnia?  The link between post-traumatic stress disorder and sleep problems  Three ways to get your body and brain into a sleepy state at night Ever heard of the term ‘coronasomnia’? Nope, neither had I until I started researching today’s newsletter. I have been reading so many accounts of sleep problems during this lockdown that I thought it would be good to revisit the subject. Lo and behold, I discovered there was a name for this phenomena:…
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