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Beating anxiety with sleep – Part 2

Drugs Last month I talked briefly about eating and the ways I got back to eating breakfast and lunch again. I find I am a lot calmer, focused and relaxed. But his was not the case until I got off the drugs! My drugs were caffeine, alcohol, and occasionally cigarettes. All of these drugs work with each other to cause …

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Beating anxiety with sleep – Part 1

Earlier this year I made some big changes to my lifestyle in an attempt to live better and feel better. I wanted to get better sleep and start exercising more, sounds easy right? Just go running and you will feel tired then you can sleep. That’s like telling someone to pull their socks up when they are feeling down! I …

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Mindfulness

I had this article forward to me by a friend and thought it would be a good starting post to share with you. Marsha Linehan,Ph.D states that mindfulness is awareness without judgement of what is, via direct and immediate experience. Mindfulness can help to centre us when we are getting stressed or anxious and allows us the time to rest …