We have heard about tryptophan. It is an amino acid that helps our brains to produce serotonin which helps us to relax and sleep.
Now, it would seem, researchers from McGill University in Canada have discovered that tryptophan also increases self esteem and helps people feel more confident in social situations. This is a great benefit for those of us who are plagued with shyness and anxiety. It just might be worth a try!
Tryptophan is naturally found in milk, cheese, nuts, chicken, and turkey. It can also be found in supplement form.
Resource: May 17, 2010 issue of Woman’s World
In your journals, as fast as you can, write down as many words as you can that:
This exercise ought to tire that monkey mind right out and get you sleepy again.
Anything high in calcium is good for promoting sleep; especially for women.
Foods with the amino acid tryptophan which gets converted to serotonin help us to sleep as well.
Some foods to try which are high in calcium and /or tryptophan