Category: General Advice

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I give Cheryl 5/5

I got my confidence back, I got my sleep back, we got our lives back! Mother of one, working full time, often travelling. High power jobs.   For the longest time, we believed it would sort it self out automatically as our child grew older. A few weeks became a few months, then those months...

EFTM: It’s almost HSC time so here’s a tip, GO TO BED.
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EFTM: It’s almost HSC time so here’s a tip, GO TO BED.

Many people reach out during stressful times in their lives. HSC can definitely be one of those times where your sleep is suffering.   As featured in EFTM: Link to original post: It’s almost HSC time so here’s a tip, GO TO BED, by Chris Bowden.  There’s three letters that still instil fear in me,...

Five ways to get a better sleep this winter
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Five ways to get a better sleep this winter

LARGE parts of Australia woke to their coldest morning of the year over the weekend, and the winter chill is set to continue well into this week. On Sunday, Sydney had its coldest morning of the year with Sydney Olympic Park a frosty 1.2C at 6.30am, while Brisbane dropped to 5.2C for its coldest morning...

How much sleep do we really need?
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How much sleep do we really need?

The amount of sleep an individual needs can vary greatly depending on their phase of life and unique makeup, but generally speaking a healthy adult requires between seven and nine hours of quality sleep per night. Newborns can require up to 17 hours of sleep in a 24 hour period, toddlers between 10 and 14,...

7 Steps to Surviving (and sleeping) Summer Nights
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7 Steps to Surviving (and sleeping) Summer Nights

https://krisabbey.com/7-steps-to-surviving-and-sleeping-summer-nights/ Forget the usual markers like the end of the school year, buying sun-screen in bulk and prepping for the festive season. Those long, hot nights when sleep seems impossible are the true marker that Australia’s summer is here. Unless you have air-conditioning or live in a double-brick basement, chances are you’re already feeling the...

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6 ways to get more sleep this summer and still enjoy the party season

With a bit of planning you can still catch enough zzzzzzz… https://www.nowtolove.co.nz/health/body/how-to-get-more-sleep-this-summer-party-season-39828 It’s that time of the year again: last minute deadlines at work, parties with friends, long celebratory lunches and yet another glass of something fizzy because, come on, it’s nearly the holidays.   From early December until the middle of January, life is...

Newborn Sleep Expectations To Forget Right Now
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Newborn Sleep Expectations To Forget Right Now

Cheryl Fingleson   By the time our babies arrive in the world, most mums are experts on everything that comes before the birth and, in some cases, what happens during it. What happens next, when we have a baby in our arms, is often a bit of a shock. For many of us, it’s not...

How many of these sleep mistakes will you make this week?
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How many of these sleep mistakes will you make this week?

Sleep Coach Cheryl Fingleson wants everyone to get a good night’s rest – so make sure you don’t commit any of these sleep sins 1. Watching TV late at night Most of us watch far too much television in the evening, and streaming apps like Netflix encourage us to keep on watching and skip our...

The 4 stages of sleep your body needs tonight!
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The 4 stages of sleep your body needs tonight!

Sleep Cycles – Let me explain why each one is so important: Imagine you’re taking it easy when you’re tucked up in bed every night? Sleeping soundly without a care in the world? Sorry to shatter your illusions, but your body is probably working harder than at any other time during the day or night. In...