How to work hard without burning out

The topic of burnout from work, and the associated sleep problems, is coming up all the time for me recently. Just a few weeks ago I was interviewed about this during a wellness event. Today I want to share some tips for how to avoid burnout in the first place. Today, the World Health Organization includes burnout in their International …

What not to take to bed with you to assure great sleep

Today I want to tell you about a few things that you need to leave outside of your bedroom to help you sleep better, and to prevent any future sleep problems. Some of these things are physical items, and some are less obvious, but all will become clear shortly. Devices The first thing I tell my clients not to take …

5 Ways To Improve Daytime Performance And Sleep At Night

In last week’s video, I talked about 5 ways that sleep affects your ability to perform at your peak. This week’s video follows on from this with practical how-to tips to really get the most out of your performance during the day, and your ability to sleep well at night. Physical Health As I talked about how bad sleep affects …

5 ways sleep impacts your peak performance

Our ability to perform at our peak each day is very much affected by how we sleep at night. This is not just about how many hours sleep we get, but how refreshed we feel in the morning and how much mental energy we have for our work in the daytime. In this video I talk you through the 5 …

World Sleep Day 2019 | How Sleep Impacts Aging

Every year now we have a World Sleep Day. This year it was March 15th, and I was delighted to be involved as a delegate for the second year running. Each year the World Sleep Day has a theme – this year being Healthy Sleep, Healthy Aging. Where we have gaps in our knowledge is in understanding how to achieve …

How to overcome stress-induced insomnia – Your 5 Step Guide

If you struggle to sleep at night, and you feel that this problem is fueled by the stress in your daytimes, then you will be very familiar with the vicious cycle. Being under pressure during the day can mean you come home wired, then you aren’t able to get to sleep, or when you do perhaps you wake up during …

Top 5 sleeping habits of highly successful people that actually work

If peak performance and being successful is important to you, then I’m sure you already know on some level that getting restorative sleep every night plays a key role in your ability to function highly during the day. While many people know this on an intellectual level, they aren’t currently getting the good quality sleep they need during the week. …

How long does insomnia last?

In this post, and in the video below, I explain the difference between short-term and long-term insomnia or sleep problems, and what you can do to help yourself and overcome it. Whether you have been experiencing badly broken sleep for a couple of weeks or much longer affects how you react to it, and how we approach resolving it, so …

What are the causes of insomnia ?

If you are struggling with insomnia right now, then I’m sure you would love to know what causes it, as understanding your triggers allows you to make the right changes to get your sleep back. But of course, when you are already tired from a lack of sleep, going into detective mode can feel like a lot of work. I’d …