Ever wondered why you wake up between 2-4am?

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Author: Dr Nerina Ramlakhan | Posted on Friday June 29, 2018

Ever wondered why you wake up regularly during a night’s sleep, between 2-4am? In Chinese medicine it’s referred to as the heart and liver time when you are rebalancing the emotions of the heart and cleaning out the emotions of anger, stress and fear.

In this episode, Anxiety During the Night, Sleep and Energy Expert, Dr Nerina Ramlakhan explains how this is a very normal and common time not just for women during menopause but for many people to wake up.

Topics in this episode include:

  • The reasons why you wake up at this time – and how it can be a very powerful time of the day.
  • How to manage this waking up time.
  • Dr Nerina’s guided exercise to help you get back to sleep.

You can listen to this episode below:

 

Further articles by Dr Nerina:

5 lifestyle strategies to minimise night sweats

The impact of control and perfectionism on sleep

The impact of mood swings and anxiety on sleep – and how to deal with it

The Joy of Napping

 

About the Author

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan PhD, is a physiologist who has specialised in maximising individual and organisational performance for over two decades. She is the author of Tired and Wired and her latest book – Fast Asleep, Wide Awake. Nerina has a strong belief that everyone can live a healthy and more fulfilling life by tapping into and nurturing their deepest inner resources. Her work, both with individuals and organisations, is dedicated to helping people to create greater balance, vitality, meaning and peace. Nerina works with the Nightingale Psychiatric Hospital in London on their sleep, energy & physical health programmes that are designed to support mental well-being. Her work has been featured in leading national press titles, she has appeared on GMTV, CNN and more recently, SKY NEWS talking about technology addiction. Nerina recently appeared on ITV’s This Morning show teaching the nation how to sleep peacefully. www.drnerina.com

 

 

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