Getting a Good Night's Sleep

How many times did you hit the snooze button this morning? We all crave sleep, but too many nights we fall short of the seven or eight hours we need to thrive. An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from a chronic sleep disorder, according to the Institute of Medicine. Sleep is vital to our health, safety, and overall well-being.  Sleeping difficulties are often connected to underlying problems such as stress, depression, or anxiety.  Psychologists can help people identify stressors and behaviors that may be disturbing sleep. They can help change those behaviors, and manage the thoughts, feelings and emotions that can interfere with a healthy night's sleep. For more information, including helpful tips to get a good night’s sleep visit  www.apa.org/helpcenter.

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Asia Hodgeman Asia has been with the company since 2010 and is currently the location manager for our Cool Springs clinic. In addition, Asia manages all social media platforms for both of our locations. She spends her spare time volunteering as an advocate with Imerman Angels, a support group for people who have been diagnosed with cancer. As a cancer survivor herself, she understands the importance of mentoring others with their diagnosis. She loves spending time with her husband and two boys, going to the beach, arts and crafts, and cooking.

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