The importance of rest (and a handy technique for getting to sleep)

Rest gives a solid base for both mental and physical health. Though people need differing amounts of rest and sleep it is important that you get enough for your needs.

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In theory you could find that you are sleeping well and have great mental and physical wellbeing without doing much else, but in practice rest is a foundation and some maintenance is likely to be needed on other parts of the structure.

Tip:

Here is a handy method that you might find useful for getting to sleep:

The technique is said to work for 96 per cent of people after six weeks of practice.

  1. Lie in a relaxed, comfortable way.
  2. Become aware of your breath
  3. Starting from the number 300 take away 7 on every out breath (or starting from 100 take away 3 on every out breath)
  4. Wake up refreshed some time later.

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