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Have a RESTED & STRESS-FREE AUTUMN It’s time to kick start your journey to better sleep and less stress! DEA L OFT E H H MONT New and exclusive to Health 2000! A herbal fusion Five steps to Managing stress for stress relief sleep well with mindfulness PAGE 17 PAGE 6 PAGE 9 FREE MONTHLY MAGAZINE APRIL 2019 ISSUE 87 Freephone: 0508 69 4325 | www.facebook.com/Health2000Group | www.Health2000.co.nz 100% KIWI Buy online with CLICK & COLLECT Free BLOOD owned and FREE DELIVERY available from all PRESSURE operated New Zealand wide Health 2000 stores TESTS in store
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FIVE STEPS TO SLEEP WELL Are you getting between seven Another factor is the natural to nine hours sleep every night? accumulation of the chemical Waking up feeling refreshed? If not, adenosine during the day, you’re one of the estimated 13% of making you feel progressively more Kiwis not getting enough sleep. tired. Adenosine levels peak 12 to 16 hours after waking. A good dose of Insufficient sleep messes with your caffeine will compete with adenosine, immune and cardiovascular system, making you feel more alert. blood sugar levels and mental health. This means your concentration If you’ve tried the usual suggestions starts lacking, and you’re more for getting a good night's sleep Five techniques to get a prone to accidents. (limiting caffeine and alcohol, turning off screens) with no success, then it’s great night's sleep! There are two main influencers on time to try Harker Herbals Sleep Well. 1 Go to bed and get up at your sleep pattern. One is your the same time every day for natural circadian rhythm – a timer Sleep Well helps relax the nervous two weeks – yes, even on in your brain that makes you feel system using a blend of concentrated weekends! This helps sluggish or perky at regular times plant extracts. Each dose contains reset your body’s natural of the day. This timer regulates the passionflower, zizyphus, valerian circadian rhythms. release of hormones like melatonin and hops – a potent combination to 2 – the hormone that brings on sleep. support getting ready for sleep and Write down all the tasks quietening your busy mind. you need to do the next day, and allocate each a time to complete them. Be realistic and don’t over- burden yourself! You can FR E E sleep knowing you have an organised schedule to deal with your to-do list. G I FT 3 Get plenty of natural light during the day and dim the lights two hours before bed. Low light signals the body to produce the sleep hormone melatonin. Take 5mls of Sleep Well three hours before bed, and another 5mls one hour before bed. 4 Focus on slow, deep breathing for several minutes before getting into bed. This lowers FREE 100ml the stress hormone, cortisol, and messages the brain to slow down and relax. 250ml FOR $3490 5 If you wake during the night, focus on slow, regular breathing. Feel the sensation Get a free Harker of cool air coming in, and Herbals Sleep warm air going out. If your Well 100ml worth mind is still busy, take another $20 when you 5mls of Sleep Well to help buy the 250ml, while stocks last. get you off to sleep again. 6 HEALTH 2OOO • APRIL 2019 Always read the label and take as directed. If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional. Harker Herbals Products Limited, Northland.
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Managing stress with mindfulness BY RACHEL TOBIN I f you open a magazine, go to a When you stop with the intention When those stressors are unavoidable, yoga class or attend a training of relaxing, or head to bed, you begin to realise you have a choice day at work, chances are you’ll you sometimes can’t turn off the about how to respond. encounter the word ‘mindfulness’. worrying or catastrophising thoughts It’s a definite buzz word. that tumble in, and you may enter into Like going to the gym, mindfulness a cycle of anxiety and overwhelm. needs to be an ongoing practice to So, what is mindfulness, and how can bear fruit in the rest of your life. it help you to manage stress and build Mindfulness practice, also called If you’re interested in taking up a regular resilience in your everyday life? meditation, develops and strengthens meditation practice, it’s a good idea to the ‘muscle’ of present moment start with a teacher, course or retreat. Mindfulness is simply a state of awareness, so you can begin to bring awareness where you are present. some mastery to your relationship with This happens naturally sometimes, thoughts, and to rest your mind in a Check out 'the art of mindfulness' especially if you’re doing something place of natural balance. for courses, retreats, individual you love. But more often than not, sessions and mindfulness in you aren’t present. “ You could say that organisations. Mindfulness Works mindfulness is the is a New Zealand-wide provider of introductory courses. There are practice of just ‘being’. ” apps too – Headspace and Calm Think of those conversations when you act as if you’re Mindfulness practice is not an attempt are both very popular. listening, but actually your to relax, think ‘better’ thoughts, or to attention is somewhere else. stop thinking (which is impossible). In the meantime, when you It is, however, the radical acceptance of next make a cuppa, use Think of the times you might whatever arises, moment to moment. that as a chance to practise eat an entire meal and not presence. Watch, listen, even taste it. It’s about returning, over and over, breathe, and feel your with compassion and good humour, Think of a time you have feet on the ground to the ‘object’ of our present-moment walked on the beach, and not as the jug boils and practice – perhaps your breath, enjoyed the sound or feeling perhaps the sounds, perhaps the you make your tea. of the sea or sand because sensations in your body. Then, when you sit you’re so busy planning, down to drink the tea, strategising, or ruminating. When you’re hijacked by planning simply sit down and thoughts, fantasies, judgments, drink the tea! self-criticism, you stop the fight with yourself and you ‘come home’. And then, caught in this habit Rachel Tobin, based on the If you do this regularly, your Kapiti Coast, is the director of being dragged around nervous system begins to relax of the art of mindfulness. by the contents of your out of fight-or-flight mode, She offers mindfulness mind, you rob yourself and you develop more training for adults, children, of the simple pleasures awareness of your own and organisations around of being alive. stress triggers. New Zealand. APRIL 2019 • HEALTH 2OOO 9
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Five tips for better dreams BY LIZZY HUNT D o your dreams let you drift 1. Sounds and music into a great escape, or do they often feel real because Your brain responds to sounds they are so vivid? in a variety of ways. There may be a chance that if you hear Around 20 to 25 percent of adult sleep a sound in your dream, you consists of REM (rapid eye movement) may actually be hearing it in sleep. This type of sleep happens in real life, and it’s disrupting your intervals that can last from two to 30 sleep. You can use sounds to your minutes and it is during this time in advantage – calming music, or white which your dreams take place.* noise, can help to settle the mind, helping you drift off to sleep and A number of external factors can affect encouraging less active dreams. how your dreams evolve. If you want to understand why you may be having 2. Smells and scents frequent, tiring dreams, here are five things that may be having an impact Have you ever experienced on your longed-after, relaxing eight a scent that’s reminded you hours sleep… of a pleasant or unpleasant time? Scents and smells have a long-lasting impact in your mind. They can also 3. Your sleeping position influence your dreams. Try scenting your pillow Research has shown that the with lavender essential oil position in which you sleep for a relaxing sleep. can also impact the nature of your dreams. For example, one study has shown that people who sleep facing downwards or on the stomach may experience more stimulating dreams. Additionally, another study shows that if you sleep on your left side, you’re more likely to have 4. Your mental health nightmares than those who sleep on their right! Have you ever experienced a dream in which you know you are dreaming, and can partially control the events or outcome? This is called a lucid dream, and a recent study has 5. Avoid rich foods before bed suggested that these could be influenced by your mental wellbeing. Look after your mental health Food can impact your energy levels and your – a calm mind can help encourage more positive dreams. mood, so it’s reasonable to think that it can also affect how you sleep at night. Eating rich foods before bed could enhance your body’s temperature and metabolism – two things that also Lizzy Hunt is a natural impact your brain’s activity during the health and nutrition REM stage of your sleep cycle, and researcher from the UK, therefore encourage more dreams! with a particular interest in mental wellbeing. *See www.health2000.co.nz/blog/sleep/better-dreams for the references to this article. APRIL 2019 • HEALTH 2OOO 11
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