Myk was a regional manager in his company with
numerous obligations, working until seven in the
evening every day.
By the time he returned home he was so tired that
he could only have some dinner and go to bed early
for a good night’s sleep.
He usually slept soundly for three to four hours;
then suddenly his eyes opened wide and he was
Myk was in distress and trying to calm his wandering
mind with great difficulty.
But unfortunately, it was all in vain.
The more he was trying the more awake he felt
as the time was going.
Myk started now being worried and so desperate
that he could not fall back to sleep again.
His main concern was that with only those few
hours of sleep he had, he would definitely be
exhausted next day and have real trouble facing
his many obligations.
This dreadful pattern had become a routine for
him now, and made him more anxious as the
days were passing.
“ I must find a solution to this problem otherwise
the consequences will be awful for me “ he said
to himself one morning………
Feed The Fire
Sleep is a natural biological process.
It is a state of mind and body that occurs in
cycles, from deeper sleep to lighter sleep,
and with breaks between.
Consequently, nobody sleeps through the
People can awaken four, five, even six times,
and normally they will go back to sleep again.
This is especially commonplace as you
The amount of sleep all individuals need
depends mainly on their genetic inheritance.
Waking up during the night and not being able
to return to sleep for some time is normal,
and a very common phenomenon.
Song And Dance
Waking up in the middle of the night is a
very frustrating and disappointing thing.
There are many reasons why you are
awake and alert at night.
The main culprits are the following:
1) You need to go to the bathroom.
2) You are too hot or too cold.
3) You are exposed to too much internal or
4) You drank alcohol before going to bed.
5) There is too much noise.
6) You are hungry or thirsty.
7) You are pregnant.
8) You are in menopause.
9) You do not follow any sleep patterns,
schedules and routines.
10) You suffer from leg cramps.
11) You have a medical condition.
12) You are taking certain medications.
13) You are suffering from indigestion.
14) You have a sleep disorder.
15) You suffer from stress and anxiety.
Rise And Shine
Next time you have trouble returning to
sleep, try the following natural tips:
a) Never look at a clock to check what time
it is, because doing so will make you feel stressed.
b) Avoid going to the bathroom, because this
will upset your heart beats and you will feel
more awake — unless it is absolutely necessary.
c) Wear an eye mask to avoid any brightness,
and help you go back to sleep more easily.
d) Lie on your back, breathe slowly through
your nose and relax all the muscles in your body.
e) Focus your mind on a calming word like
“ Peaceful “, and keep on repeating it until you
feel sleepy again.
f) Have a bottle of lavender essential oil by your
bedside, and smell its perfume to feel relaxed.
g) Try Bach remedy Rescue Night to help you
switch off and return to sleep.
h) If you suffer from indigestion, sleep on your left
hand side to help reduce any acid reflux.
The most important thing is NOT to panic about
not being able to go back to sleep and losing
important and much needed sleeping time.
Night is a calm, soothing and comforting time;
train your brain to feel relaxed and serene, so
you can sleep peacefully.
Otherwise you will feel tired and exhausted in
the morning, and this will make things worse in
the long term.
Clear your mind from all disturbing thoughts and
let sleep happen naturally without any force.
Sweet Dreams !!