Sleep is a vital ingredient for our mental health and wellbeing, especially when it comes to building resilience.

The benefits of sleep are numerous: it supports optimal brain function and improves our concentration ability, it helps us keep our immune system strong and our heart healthy, reduces stress, improves our energy levels and helps maintaining a positive headspace. Life is filled with endless possibilities after a good night’s sleep.

Our guest for this session, Molly Lavender from the NHS Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies, will share valuable tips for a better sleep.

We will discover:

  • the nature of sleep and causes of sleep disturbance;
  • how can low mood and anxiety affect sleep and what to do about it;
  • how to create a sleep diary;
  • practical Cognitive Behavioural Therapy tools to reduce worry and improve sleep;
  • a breathing technique to support falling asleep faster;
  • a meditation technique to quiet the mind before bedtime.

This free session will take place online, so make sure you have a laptop, phone or tablet with a good internet connection.