Success & Performance

Videos Quiet Mind Chatter and Mental Health

Leslie Perryman • November 1, 2017
How To Fall Asleep Faster by Catherine Wikholm
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1. How To Fall Asleep Faster
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Have you ever laid in bed feeling absolutely exhausted, yet you can’t fall sleep? Tuning into physical sensations in the body is one of the most effective ways to fall asleep faster. In this session you will focus on the sensation of breathing in order to re-direct your thoughts and allow your mind to drift off to sleep.
2. Progressive Relaxation Exercise
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Progressive muscle relaxation is a technique that enables you to effectively relax your mind and body through systematically tensing and relaxing muscle groups. During this exercise Dr. Catherine will ask you to tense each muscle group in turn for about five seconds, before releasing. You can do this exercise at any point during the day, but it’s a great one to do in bed, especially if you are aware you are feeling a little tense and struggling to relax.
3. Simple Sleep Assessment
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Did you know that preparing for a good night's sleep doesn't start when you begin winding down? The foundation actually lies in what we do throughout the day. Join Dr. Catherine as she guides you through a simple 'Healthy Sleep Habits' quiz to identify the lifestyle habits that may be impacting your sleep quality.
4. Mountain Summit Sleep Story
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Summit the peak of a majestic mountain in this soothing sleep story. Not only will the mediative tones of Natasha's voice lull you to sleep, this story will also help inspire a sense of opportunity and success.
5. Summer Day Sleep Story
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This meditative sleep story is a journey through a summer's day. Fill your mind with warm thoughts and a sense of gratitude as you drift into a restful and restorative night of sleep.
6. The Light Within Sleep Story
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This sleep story features a sensory visualization filled with positive and uplifting ideas to guide you into a restful night's sleep. Each of Natasha's stories provide as an aide to help you naturally fall asleep each night.
7. Dreamy Tale Sleep Story
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Get cozy in your bed and unwind with a dreamy sleep story. This story was designed for those nights where you wake up in the middle of the night and can't get back to sleep; it can also be enjoyed when first lying your head on your pillow.
8. Ocean Journey Sleep Story
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Experience the stress-reducing power of a well-crafted story. In this session you will float away on an ocean journey through calm waters while enjoying the soft tickle of sun on your skin.
9. Build Resilience and Willpower
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Willpower and resilience are both key to success. There will be points in life when you are working towards a goal and you will feel empty, overwhelmed and overworked. At points you will self-doubt and procrastination due to worry. In this session, Alister will lead you through a guided meditation that will help galvanize your inner-strength.
10. Confident Communication
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Not feeling properly heard and understood by other is a common trigger for stress, and can leave us resentful and unhappy. This session will focus on improving communication skills through developing assertiveness. Dr. Catherine will introduce you a script that you can try out using to help you to communicate more assertively and express your feelings effectively.
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