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Struggling With Sleep

I have always had trouble falling asleep. As a little kid, I was scared of pretty much everything, but most notably the dark. I couldn’t sleep without the hall light on, and even today I prefer to fall asleep with some background noise and a little bit of light coming through the window.

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A Good Night’s Rest

I’ve been having trouble sleeping lately, and I find I’m quite envious of Jeff the Wiggle. A good night’s rest can be the difference between me being a negative moody sod and a happy harry, a cast-down melancholy Cooper and a cooperative Cooper. So how can we have a better night’s sleep?

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Why Am I So Tired?

I am just coming off a few weeks of holidays and am really tired. I thought I would be well rested and full of energy by this point in the year, but instead I am lethargic and lazy and waiting for the next opportunity to have a nap. So what’s going on? I decided to […]

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How to Prioritise Sleep

So, like I said here, I’ve been trying to prioritise my own wellbeing recently, tackling one focus at a time. For the past week I’ve been trying to tackle my sleep schedule, so what’s worked well, and what do I need to improve?

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How to Prioritise Wellbeing

I definitely need to make a change. I’ve been feeling horrible and sleeping terribly lately, and I fully believe I can change that, one step at a time. How, you ask? Well, you see…

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Getting Into a Bedtime Routine

Lately, I’ve been finding that it’s taking me longer to get to sleep than usual. I’ve never had a problem sleeping before, so I’m keen to get to the bottom of whatever it is that is keeping me awake.

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Sleep – Improve It: Part 3

So, this is the final piece in a trilogy on improving my sleep.

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Sleep – Improve It: Part 2

So trying to improve my sleep is probably going to be a trilogy… Making resolutions and trying to stick to them is really hard. Here’s a couple of the highlights of trying to use the advice from the Little Coloured Counselling Services book.

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Sleep – Improve It: Part 1

So, I’ve developed a plan to use the counselling books to slowly get my life together. Plans are all well and good, but implementing them is a whole other story. The “Sleep: Improve It” book provides some advice on getting those pesky circadian rhythms in order. I know that is something I really need to do, […]

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Good Sleep Habits for Semester Two

I’ve been dedicating the month of July to setting up some good sleeping habits. Using the UniThrive guide to improving sleep, I’ve been focusing on a few areas where my sleep hygiene is appalling. I wrote my post about the trouble I have falling asleep before the week of my exams. Even then, I recognised that my […]

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