Dealing with insomnia and sleep deprivation in the workplace

Dealing with sleep deprivation and insomnia effectively in the workplace is a big part of the overall wellbeing strategy that organisations are putting in place. But when I speak to HR professionals, the general problem is that there is no guidelines yet as to how organisations should be dealing with this ever increasing problem affecting their employees. If someone is …

The Sleep Deep Method’s work-sleep balance

Is work-life balance the best way to approach life? You might have guessed it… I don’t think it is. All those years ago when I was insomniac and people told me about the work-life balance, I was also someone who worked on achieving that. Almost desperately. But somehow I never could. You might relate to me when I say: Of …

Misconception one: There is nothing I can do about it!

When I speak to people who suffer from sleep problems, the most common thing they tell me is that there’s nothing that they can do about it. Is that you? Do you believe that you will never find a solution and get a good night’s sleep? Misconceptions about sleep are very common, there are so many different things we hear …

Announcing an exciting partnership with Scentered.me

I am very excited to announce that I became the Sleep Ambassador for Scentered.me, working together to help professionals improve their sleep at night and enhance their day too. To be a Brand Ambassador means to share and embody the values of a company. Which is why this partnership is the perfect fit. The Scentered journey began in 2011 Inspired …

16th March 2018 – World Sleep Day

Friday, 16th March 2018 was World Sleep Day globally. The day that the entire world focuses on raising awareness about sleep problems and insomnia – even more. The day itself was a great opportunity to stop and take a moment to think about how well we sleep at night and really be honest about it. We went out to the …

Do you want to improve your emotional intelligence?

Being sleepy every so often is one thing but experiencing tiredness daily, is a different matter. This is where today’s article comes into the picture.    The more you struggle to rest at night, the less you feel alert during the day and the more your emotional intelligence suffers.    Remember the last time you woke up exhausted?   How …

Top three misconceptions about improving sleep

Beliefs about ‘the best way’ to achieve something often go hand in hand with misconceptions. Sleep is no exception. You have heard me talk about old wives’ tales in the past. I do believe that there is a ‘best way’ for you to achieve a great night’s sleep every night, but my ‘best way’ may be completely different to your …

Turn ‘running out of time’ into an opportunity

Many people I meet and speak to worry about running out of time. I’m sure you can relate to this. You’re too busy to tick off all the things on your to do list, honour commitments friends and acquaintances, let alone sleep enough. Missing important moments, making mistakes that could have been avoided, being mentally switched off and not listening …

Is waking up tired your ‘normal morning’?

Last week we touched on the top 3 ways to tell if you are an insomniac. One of the key issues was waking up tired in the morning. Since the clocks have changed (in the UK), the days are shorter, the mornings are darker, and our evenings are cut short, stopping us from enjoying a bit of natural light after …