Have a good night’s sleep! Rest & reset your body clock.
Scientific studies show that we are far more creative and productive when we are well rested. Indeed, everyone understands the necessity and value of sleep. Yet respecting is not same as valuing it. Sleep affects Physical, Mental and Emotional health and well-being of a person. Good quality and amount of sleep are very important. Sleep deprivation can lead to Behavioral problems, strained relationship, and increased risk of obesity, Irritability, Difficulty in learning, Memory loss and many more.
Sleep is a semi voluntary function governed by the sub conscious mind. Sub conscious mind balances our psychological and physiological functioning which includes the relationship of our body function to our attitudes, beliefs, thoughts, language and actions regarding sleep. That is why demonstrating respect for sleep, both in language and behavior is important in cultivating healthy sleeping relationship. When we sleep well we dream. Dreaming is imminently important in its psychological benefits and is a primal and instinctive way of letting go of the old and making room for the new. So the importance of dreaming cannot be underestimated so to dream normally and productively one must sleep well.
Health and Wellness coaching develops a positive relationship with sleeping patterns. In coaching process the coach establishes a relationship with the client and together they explore the various ways and plan an action plan to reach out their goal of good sleep. They also evaluate the outcome together and make action plan to overcome the obstacles that might come in its way.
Health and Wellness coaching provide conscious sleep support. This will alter attitudes, beliefs and behaviors around sleep and provide one with tools that leads to positive sleep outcome. As sleeping problems are considered symptomatic of stress and anxiety so the coach partner with the client to cope with stress related to his or her life. For many insomnia is a problem then sleep support program help them to relax and invite deep and restful sleep. Sleep support program has short guided meditations, visualization, muscle relaxation exercises and breath regulations for great night’s sleep.
As Health and Wellness coaching uses holistic approach they consider all the areas that can affect his or her sleep. Good food and good nutrition is prime important for good sleep. Client gets to know about healthy eating and its connection to sleep. Right food at right time is important. Mattress one sleeps also has a role in sleep wellness.
Client gets to know the connection of sleep and exercise. They get intrinsic motivation to run, walk, workout for healthy sleep and understands how the right kind of exercise, done at the right time of the day can remedy ones sleep problem. They also learn the techniques of mindful meditation for relaxation, yoga, etc. for restful and peaceful sleep. Journaling helps them to keep them on track their meals, stress level, exercise which help them be mindful and successful in achieving their goal of sleeping well.