“a condition of body and mind in which the nervous system is relatively inactive, the eyes closed, the postural muscles relaxed, and consciousness practically suspended”

This easy to watch video introduces you to the place of sleep in the overall 4 pillars of health and wellbeing.  Led by a GP who has an interest in supporting better awareness and understanding of the simple steps to a healthier you.

You can listen to it all at once, or each step at a time, you can come back to it time and again, when it suits you.  You can watch it with friends, as part of a class tutorial or just for your own personal interest and curiosity.

Some of the content will be very helpful in everyday life, and for some of you it might just help with content for your chosen courses of study too.

You will find out about:

  • why we sleep and what lack of sleep does to your health and wellbeing
  • external factors that impact on your ability to sleep
  • gives some strategies to try and improve your sleep.

1:03-1:49Why sleep is important
1:50-3:15How much sleep do we need?
3:16-5:09How are you, if you don’t have enough sleep?
5:10-6:11How does the body know when to sleep?
6:12-7:06Blue Light
7:07-12:03What can stop you from sleeping?
12:04-15:386 things to help get you to sleep
15:39-16:43Breathing Exercises
16:44-19:463/4/5 breathing exercise
19:47-22:59BOX breathing exercise
23:00 – endConclusion