7 Tips To Stop Anxiety From Ruining Sleep (ft The Sleep Doctor)

Anxiety is proven to be terrible for your sleep. Nothing disrupts your normal sleep patterns like thinking about tomorrow, or worrying about today. But the good news is that there are some simple, science-backed techniques you can do right now — TODAY! — to help you fall asleep and STAY asleep throughout the night.

In this video, Adria introduces seven techniques to help calm your anxiety. We also speak with Dr. Brandon Peters, a board-certified neurologist and sleep physician, and Dr. Michael Breus, a board-certified clinical pyschologist and sleep expert. They share some of their favorite tips for reducing anxiety throughout the day — and right before bed — so you can get better rest.

📖 Learn more about Dr. Brandon Peters, including his new book "Sleep Through Insomnia" on his website:

🧑🏻‍💻 Find more of Dr. Breus at his YouTube channel: @TheSleepDoctor

🖥️ For in-depth reading on anxiety and sleep, visit Sleep Foundation:

0:00 Why Anxiety RUINS Sleep
0:10 Breathing Techniques
1:55 Progressive Muscle Relaxation
2:57 Guided Imagery
4:09 Stretching and Yoga
5:46 Scheduled Worry Time
6:48 Journaling
7:49 When to Speak to a Physician

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