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Sleep Recommendations & Support – Health Space Blog

8 hours is ideal: 4 hour sleep cycles & more if you are sick or stressed

Positive thoughts in your head: Meditate, affirmations, gratitude list, pray etc

Avoid overstimulation before bed: TV, computers, Facebook, emails

Avoid stimulants before bed: Caffeine, sugar, sweets etc

Ensure you have a good contour pillow: Replace every 6-12 months

Have your mattress professionally fitted: Every spine is different

Avoid lying on your stomach: It places extra pressure on the spine

Author: Kate Wood

Kate has represented Australia as an 800m runner, winning five Australian titles and competing on the international stage. She also lectured track & field at the Australian College of Physical Education. After being forced into an early retirement due to injury, Kate turned to helping others with their health and wellness, with a special focus on families, pre-conception, pregnancy and paediatrics.

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