Crash course on sleeping and dreams

In this video 'To Sleep, Perchance to Dream' Hank discusses some of the ways our brain functions when sleeping, and how it can malfunction. He provides a deeper understanding of sleep and dreams.

Wellcast: How to sleep better

Watch the Wellcast: How to Sleep Better video to understand why sleeping is so important - and discover five easy, refreshing ways to get better sleep

Top four apps to support your sleep:

  • Sleep Cycle: Analyses your sleep and wakes you up in your lightest sleep phase.
  • Buddhify: Mindfulness app that has over 80 guided meditations, six that are specially targeted for sleep 
  • Calm: Fall asleep faster with over 25 soothing sounds. 
  • Headspace: Daily ten minute guided meditations that can help you to sleep better. 

Tweet us @SHINEwithPlym if you have any other suggestions. 

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  • The Student Room the largest student community in the world with over 1.8 million members. 
  • Elefriends is a supportive online community where you can be yourself. We all know what it’s like to struggle sometimes, but now there’s a safe place to listen, share and be heard.

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