Cognitive control

This technique aims to deal with thought material in advance of bedtime and to reduce intrusive bedtime thinking. The insomniac is asked to set aside 15 to 20 min in the early evening to rehearse the day and to plan ahead for tomorrow; thus putting the day to rest. It is a technique for dealing with unfinished business and may be most effective for rehearsal, planning, and self-evaluative thoughts which are important to the individual and which, if not dealt with, may intrude during the sleep-onset period.

Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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