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Sweet Dreams: Cultivating Strategies for a Restful Sleep
Course Description:

Do you struggle to fall asleep or wake up in the middle of the night with your thoughts racing? Do you wake up in the morning feeling more tired than the night before?

Getting a good night?s sleep is one of the most important things we can do for our physical and mental health, yet sleep can be a challenge for many people.

This workshop will explore multiple strategies for dealing with sleep challenges. We will examine the science of sleep and the different phases of the sleep cycle; learn how good sleep hygiene connects to our general health and wellbeing; and consider techniques for falling asleep and staying asleep. Participants will come away from this workshop with a better understanding of the causes and consequences of insomnia, as well as tools for promoting a restful sleep.


This session will cover:

  • The science of sleep
  • Common causes of insomnia
  • The essentials of effective sleep hygiene
  • Nutritional advice to promote a restful sleep

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the science of sleep
  • Understand the underlying causes of insomnia
  • Cultivate healthier sleeping patterns
  • Identify which foods may be beneficial to restful sleep and which foods to avoid
Intended Audience:
Research Staff and PhD Students
Target Audience: UCL Research Staff and PG Research students only
11/07/2022 - 11/07/2022  (Enrol between 07/03/2022 and 04/07/2022) Enrol

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