All The Reasons You’re Not Sleeping Well And What You Can Do About It

We’re not sure if it’s the time of year, the humidity or the fact we’re really, really excited for the Christmas holidays (is it too soon to be counting down?), but we’ve noticed a huge spike in the number of people turning up to the office with an extra large coffee and eye bags to boot.

The thing we all have in common? We’ve all been having trouble sleeping, and simply can’t turn off our minds at night.

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In light of the fact our office is yawning for the better part of the day, we decided to speak to counselling psychotherapist, clinical hypnotherapist and parenting and relationship expert, Dr Karen Phillip, about what causes disturbed and broken sleep and what we can do to sleep better.