Sleep

Herbalism and its benefits

Herbalism and Sleep

For generations our ancestors have known the powerful effect that certain types of herbs and flowers can have on the human body and mind. In our modern world, we are lucky enough to be able to enjoy the benefits of both worlds – conventional medicine that can treat us when we are sick and nature’s …

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Sleep tips for babies

Babies and Sleep

As mums, we know that our babies need plenty of sleep but we may not realise exactly how much. The National Sleep Foundation in the US recommends that infants aged from four to 11 months should get between 12 and 15 hours’ sleep each day. And, much as we would love most of that sleep …

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Your Mind and Sleep

Sometimes, when we’re trying to get to sleep our minds are our own worst enemies. You know what it’s like, as soon as your head hits the pillow, thoughts and worries flood in, maybe you start reliving a conversation with your children or you start planning your tasks for tomorrow. In recent months, worries about …

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Aromatherapy for sleep

Aromatherapy and Sleep

Have you noticed how certain aromas evoke powerful memories or generate particular feelings or emotions? That’s because smells travel directly to the brain’s limbic system where memories and emotions are controlled. A lifeline for mums Aromatherapy uses oils extracted from certain plants and flowers (essential oils) as the basis for healing and health promotion. It …

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