We all need sleep. However, a high percentage of people are not getting enough sleep. In fact, 70 million Americans are not getting enough sleep due to sleep disorders.
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Performing well and having a good quality of life requires good sleep, says a huge percentage of Americans. In fact, 97% of Americans feel that sleep is vital towards having good health and a good life, according to a study of more than 3,000 adults.
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People can feel like they have won the lottery - without buying any tickets! All they need is better quality sleep, according to an extensive 4-year study of over 30,000 people at the University of Warwick.
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Do not laugh when someone mentions hypnosis and its benefits. The truth is, hypnosis isn't magic, it isn't evil, and it isn't fake. The results speak for themselves, and many people have in fact benefited with the use of hypnosis when performed properly.
Recent data has shown that depression can be caused by lack of sleep and not the other way around. The amygdala in the brain, a structure that controls emotions, has been shown to be more responsive when subjects lack sleep and are given negative images, indicating that people who are sleep-deprived are less able to control their emotions. People with insomnia and depression can cure both by trying to keep consistent wake times and other tools to improve sleep.
Hypnosis is often perceived as something that it is not. People tend to think it's a form of mind control, believing you can be unaware of what you are doing or may do things against your will. In reality, hypnosis is a form of relaxation we all experience everyday. Daydreaming, loss of time watching tv and other such events are forms of hypnosis. When you experience hypnosis therapy, you are simply relaxed enough to have an open mind to therapeutic suggestions. It's a safe and natural therapy method.
A new study has found that hypnotherapy can help the quality of sleep - especially for those who respond to hypnotherapy. This is promising, as hypnosis can provide a drug-free, natural aid for those with sleep disorders.
Hypnotize sleep: relax, turn on your iPhone, iPod or player, and drift away into peaceful sleep
Hypnotizing sleep works, according to an interesting study in the International Journal of Psychosomatics which compared subjects that were hypnotized for sleep with subjects with a stimulus control or a placebo for insomnia. According to the subjects' sleep diaries, those that were hypnotized improved sleep, whereas the other groups did not notice a change in their insomnia. Read more »
You could be better off getting better sleep with hypnosis rather than sleeping pills for insomnia.
In a study of patients with post traumatic syndrome and consequential sleeping issues, it was found that hypnotherapy outperformed the drug Zolpidem (whose trade name is Ambien). Not only did the group with hypnotherapy reduce their post-traumatic symptoms, the hypnotherapy group showed an improvement in all of the sleep variables that the researchers were assessing. Read more »