How to Sleep Better

Want to know how to sleep better at night? If you suffer from insomnia, you'll be glad to know that there are effective solutions to help you regain a normal sleeping pattern. Insomnia doesn't develop overnight, rather it's a learned negative habit.

Just as you've learned these negative habits that prevent you from getting any sleep, you can learn positive ones to counteract your old habits. Sometimes sleeplessness can be triggered by a traumatic event such as a death in the family or troubling times.

More frequently, insomnia is the result of normal daily life; work, relationships and family life can all be factors in its cause. We live in a profit and success driven world where heart attacks, strokes and depression are becoming common place. Stress is an accepted part of our daily lives and yet it is one of the most destructive factors to our mental and physical health.

We often undermine its negative effects and ignore the body's signal of excessive stress. In fact, just a little stress a day is bad for you. When we experience it in huge doses, you may experience headaches, tension, palpitations, blurred vision and irritability.

Too much stress can weaken the immune system and lead to psychosomatic illnesses, depression, anxiety disorders, heart attacks and strokes. This is why it is absolutely vital to deal with stress. The most effective and healthy way to combat stress is to deal with it before it emerges, so that it can be expelled quickly.

How is this done? There are too highly effective and powerful techniques you can try; EFT which stands for Emotional Freedom Technique, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). Through these techniques you can learn to counteract stress before it unleashes its devastating effects on the mind and body.

Sleep is an integral part of life. It's vital for restoration and growth and essential for health. It's important to remember that the sleep process doesn't begin as soon as you rest your head. The day reflects into the night. You cannot expect to rush around all day, with thoughts of worry and stress on your mind and expect to fall asleep soundly if you suffer from insomnia.

So pay attention to your day, deal with stress effectively. A life without stress is a happy and healthy life. Without stress sleep will come more easily.

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About the Author
Philip Tsang is a teacher and author of the book How to Beat Insomnia. Philip has carried out extensive research in alternative medicines and practices such as acupuncture, reflexology, NLP, EFT and hypnosis. Using this knowledge he has helped thousands of people conquer their insomnia. Please visit www.howtobeatinsomnia.com for more information on How to Beat Insomnia.