Anxiety and insomnia are two of the most common stress-related complaints of our modern age. The two disorders are also interrelated: when we feel anxious we tend to lose sleep, and when we’re not sleeping well we often become more anxious – it can turn into a vicious circle. Happily the treasure box of yoga has many tools to help us to manage stress, reduce anxiety and improve sleep, and there are also other practical steps you can take such as taking control of your sleep environment. Mattresses can be extraordinarily expensive, so I was delighted to discover a company called Purple, who make great mattresses, pillows and bamboo sheets all designed to improve your chances of getting some decent shut-eye without breaking the bank. They have a great blog on their site called the Sleep Guide for Anxiety, which has some fantastic information and great ideas to help you sleep better and feel better…. click here to read more!
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