• Mindfulness

    Mindfulness for better sleep

    I can’t sleep. . . We’ve all been there. 2 am rolls round and we’re still awake. We flick through our phone, maybe watch a TV programme. 3 am rolls round. We turn off our phone and try to get to sleep again without distraction. In desperation we count sheep and give up after 60. We toss and turn. You find yourself thinking: ‘I’m so tired but my brain JUST WON’T SWITCH OFF’. It’s a horrible feeling. After experiencing this myself far too often, I decided to try and find techniques that might serve me better. I came across the concept of practising mindfulness for better sleep. After an online…