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Funzing Talks | How To Overcome Insomnia

Funzing Talks is a new concept which aims to re-invent your after work drinks. They've pulled together an impressive array of leading entrepreneurs, intellectuals, bright thinkers and incredible individuals to inspire your evenings. Held in a hand picked range of bars across Manchester, and now London, a Funzing Talks event makes the perfect after work activity.

Funzing has always encouraged you to do something different with your free time, so we say do just that - you never know where it may lead you!

**This talk includes a small wine, beer or soft drink

How to overcome insomnia and other sleep problems?

Beatrix A Schmidt is a sought after speaker on the topic of sleep. She is a reformed troubled sleeper and the creator of The Sleep Deep Method. 

Her work focuses on helping professionals to sleep better at night so that they can be rested, recharged, in charge of their time, productivity, gain a higher level or life satisfaction in their life and peace with themselves. She will walk you through the following topics:

- How sleep works and why we need it

- Common misconceptions about sleep

- The 7 areas of our life affecting our sleep

- Simple tools and exercises that will help you to sleep well at night and wake up refreshed the next morning

Insomnia and other sleep problems affect around one in every three people in the UK, that is around 22 million people in the UK alone. A staggering amount, especially since there are so many effective ways to improve sleep and wake up refreshed in the morning.

When was the last time you slept well at night and woke up refreshed ready to conquer the day? During this talk we will explore how sleep works and why we need it especially in today’s fast moving world.

Which of the 7 areas of your life is keeping you awake at night the top 3 reasons why you might be insomniac and not even realise find out simple and effective ways to get over insomnia or other sleep problems. Beatrix will help you to see the bigger picture when it comes to sleeping issues and ways you can improve your situation. This will be an informative and interactive talk addressing some of the most common misconceptions about sleep and what to do about them. You will have a chance to get to know the other attendees though interactive exercises. 

Regular poor sleep puts you at risk of serious medical conditions, including obesityheart disease and diabetes – and it shortens your life expectancy. It’s now clear that a solid night’s sleep is essential for a long and healthy life.

Even if you’re moderately sleep-deprived, you’ll have a 50 percent slower response time and a lower accuracy rate on simple tasks than someone who is under the influence of alcohol.

One study found that one sleepless night contributed to a 20-32% increase in the number of errors made by surgeons. In another study, they found that sports players, especially sports that require focus like cycling or shooting, made more mistakes when they didn’t sleep. Even without looking at these studies, I’m sure we’ve all experienced this feeling, where we’re not on top of our game.

A good sleep routine can change your life and has endless benefits, ranging from increased productivity to better health. In this interactive talk, you will discover practical, fun and highly effective ways to switch off and managing your ‘racing mind’. In turn this will help you rest better and sleep to success!

Doors: 7pm / Talk starts: 7.30pm

Tickets are available here