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Yoga Nidra for a Better Night’s Sleep

Yoga Nidra for a Better Night’s Sleep

The concept of yoga nidra is actually an ancient Indian tradition associated with Hinduism and Buddhism.  In modern times, the practice taught by Satyananda includes eight stages (internalisation, sankalpa, rotation of consciousness, breath awareness, manifestation of opposites, creative visualization, sankalpa and externalisation).  The journey to learning, understanding and practicing yoga […]

Best Sleeping and Relaxing Candles for Calm Nights

Best Sleeping and Relaxing Candles for Calm Nights

A good night’s sleep is extremely important.  It affects everything from your motor skills, to concentration, eating habits, and mood.  If you have trouble sleeping, the most cost-efficient and natural way to treat yourself is through aroma therapy.  Scented incense and essential oils are certainly options, but there is nothing […]

Sleep meditation and why it works

Sleep meditation and why it works

Sleep meditation is a proven method to help you relax your mind, body and soul. It is performed while sleeping. Another term used to describe sleep meditation is yoga nidra, which translates to a total body rejuvenation. It requires practice and dedication to allow for your body to become fully relaxed. […]

Best Lavender Sleep and Pillow Sprays

Best Lavender Sleep and Pillow Sprays

Having a good night’s sleep comes with finding the right scent to help you drift off to sleep.  Good and bad smells affect your brain in different ways and can actually mean the difference between a good nights sleep and a not-so-good nights sleep. In fact, smells influence our dreams. […]

Best Light Bulbs for Soothing Sleep

Best Light Bulbs for Soothing Sleep

​Light interferes with your circadian rhythm.  Choosing the right light bulb to soothe you to sleep can actually benefit your sleep patterns and help produce melatonin.  We’re all a little guilty of falling asleep with the television on.  The stark, blue lighting shines through our eyelids and does more damage […]

Best Bath Salts To Relax Before Bed

Best Bath Salts To Relax Before Bed

Why not slip into a warm bath to shed the stress of the day and sleep more deeply? With a little bit of planning, you can enjoy a few minutes in the tub and prepare yourself for a better day tomorrow.How a soak in the bath before bed can help […]

Best Teas for Getting to Sleep (and Staying Asleep)

Best Teas for Getting to Sleep (and Staying Asleep)

For centuries, teas have been one of the best herbal remedies for a wide range of maladies. Teas that are designed to help you sleep better are no exception. There are many fantastic kinds of calming bedtime teas available, and you want to know you’re choosing one that’s really going […]