A compassionate approach to poor sleep during the perimenopause

Many women going through the perimenopause (or menopausal transition) experience disturbed sleep. It’s one, if not the, core symptom of this period. According to research, up to 60% of menopausal women suffer from poor sleep – which also has a knock-on effect on their family, work and social lives. 

Adopting a compassionate attitude, i.e. taking a moment to respectfully observe yourself struggling with the aim to support yourself, can help to alleviate poor sleep and its daytime consequences.

Don’t wait for holiday. Start recovering now! Here is how.

Recovery happens as part of sleep but also during the day. Here I share tips on how to recover while being awake.

Sleep during the Menopausal Transition

Dr Kat explains how poor sleep reduces quality of life and adds to the feeling of losing control during the perimenopause.

Tips on Social Isolation and Sleeping Well

Dr Kat has put together some practical tips on how to sleep well while working from home in the face of Covid-19 to support your health and performance.

Healthy Sleep – What it is and Why it Matters

Chances are that when reading about sleep you’ll have come across the term ‘healthy sleep’ or ‘sleep health’. Often there isn’t much of an explanation what those terms refer to and you might have wondered what they actually mean. What is healthy sleep? And after all, isn’t all sleep healthy? Good questions! Well to answer the second question first: no, not all sleep is healthy. But we can do a lot to make it healthy!

How to use sleep smartly in your business

Employees are an organisation’s biggest asset. Or to be more specific, productive employees are. But what makes employees productive and keeps them engaged? Humans aren’t robots who can be left alone to work 24/7. What do employees need to do if they want to be as effective as possible? The answer is to maintain good health, both physically and mentally. But what fosters these? Sleep.

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Using my academic knowledge and experience as a sleep practitioner, I decided to write a book taking the reader through the science of sleep and why it is important for every single one of us, irrespective whether you are a short or long sleeper. My aim is to empower you, the reader, to take steps that are right for you to sleep well.

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How can Paradoxical Intention be beneficial for sleep and help us to bring about good sleep?Dr Kat recently spoke with Glamour Magazine, explaining what Paradoxical Intention is and how applying this to the inability to fall asleep might be able to help you drift off. Click here for the full article: #sleeptherapy #sleepcoach #sleeptraining #sleephelp #sleeptips #sleepbetter #sleepapnea #chronobiology #chronotype #naturalbodycare #aligned #alignedaction #menopause #menopausesupport #menopauserelief #menopausesymptoms #menopausehealth #menopauseawareness #menopausehelp #londontherapist #uktherapist #sleepconsultantuk #sleep ... See MoreSee Less

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