When you were young, you probably hated bedtime. Bedtime meant the end of fun activities like reading, playing with friends, and watching television. It meant having to say good night to your toys and brushing your teeth. But as you grow older, the idea of falling asleep in a comfortable bed after a long day at work actually seems pretty fantastic and many people look forward to it.
However, there are those who experience insomnia and cannot find restful sleep no matter how hard they try. Sleep deprivation not only affects your energy, it can also affect your immune system and decrease your body’s ability to fight illness. Here are four ways to combat insomnia.
Ways to Combat Insomnia
Eliminate stimulants from your diet such as coffee and alcohol
The caffeine in coffee is great in the morning when you are getting ready to start your day but late afternoon or evening ingestion of caffeine can hinder or prevent restful sleep. The same with alcohol. While it first seems as though it will help you sleep, the rest is actually limited and often alcohol leads to frequent arousal a few hours after consumption.
Establishing a regular exercise routine not only helps with obtaining fitful sleep, it increases the duration. However, exercising just before going to bed can create the opposite effect and be a stimulant, so it is important to limit activities to at least three hours before you plan to go to bed.
Limit your activities in bed
It is often tempting to take your professional and life activities to bed, but the practice of reviewing paperwork while in bed or catching up on the day’s news on a tablet, really isn’t beneficial to obtaining a relaxed state.
Hypnosis is recognized as a legitimate therapeutic procedure and it has helped many people with many ailments including achieving deep, restful sleep. Guided by a hypnotist, individuals are put in a relaxed state where the subconscious mind is accessed. Any blockages are then identified and removed so when the individual returns to a conscious state, they feel refreshed.
Hypnosis is a safe, effective, painless, and natural way to cure many bad habits such as smoking and nail biting, and debilitating conditions such as anxiety, lack of confidence, and insomnia. No needles or invasive instruments are used. It does not manipulate the individual to exhibit silly or dangerous behavior.
The only requirements are concentration and a willingness to accept the procedure. After just a few hypnosis sessions, individuals will experience noticeable and favorable changes in their sleeping habits such as uninterrupted rest and a significant increase in its duration.
Come to Us for Help
The professionals at Freedom Hypnosis care about your well-being. They recognize the importance of restful sleep for productivity, energy, strengthened immunity, and satisfaction in daily life. For more information or questions, please visit craigjmackay.com; call (917) 300.1809; or email Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org.