Meditate Your Way to a Good Night’s Sleep

From Harvard Health Publishing |  By Julie Corliss

If you want the best shot at being your best each day, you need sleep. It’s a key to mental clarity, weight control, good health and so much more. But if insomnia’s tripping up your efforts to max out on zzzzzs, meditation may be your answer.

Excerpt: “If you’ve ever crawled under the covers worrying about a problem or a long to-do list, you know those racing thoughts may rob you of a good night’s sleep. Sleep disturbances, like having a hard time falling asleep or staying asleep, affect millions of Americans.

“The daytime sleepiness that follows can leave you feeling lousy and sap your productivity, and it may even harm your health. Now, a small study suggests that mindfulness meditation — a mind-calming practice that focuses on breathing and awareness of the present moment — can help.”

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