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Sleep

Treating Sleep Deprivation Part 3 – Aromatherapy

I use a variety of techniques to treat the daytime effects of sleep deprivation and reset my circadian rhythm. This blog discusses how I stimulate my brain with smell using Aromatherapy.

Mental Health

Don’t Give up The Fight!

It was a huge day yesterday; my Support Worker took me out. I have been housebound for almost a year due to illness, and I'm only just getting out and about again. My local Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) arranged for a Support Worker to take me out and get used to using busy public transport again.

Sleep

Treating Sleep Deprivation Part 1: Caffeine

Living with the daily consequences of a sleep disorder is harsh; the sleep disorder causes chronic sleep deprivation as well as a host of cognitive, and physical ailments. I have two choices; give up and die - which sometimes in my dark place, I find myself wanting to. Or, tackle it face on to give me a fighting chance