M4 truck stop starts offering hypnotherapy to help drivers get a good night's sleep

Hypnotherapist Hannah Hatherell has developed an online relaxation guide for truckers Credit: Chippenham Pit Stop

A truckers services on the M4 motorway in Wiltshire is offering its drivers a new way of trying to get a good night's sleep.

The Chippenham Pit Stop, off junction 17, has released an online relaxation guide.

Driver have to scan a barcode on an explanatory leaflet to access the video on YouTube.

The inspiration for the video has come from Pit Stop Director Hannah Hatherell, who is also a trained hypnotherapist.

It's hoped the new relaxation tool will help long-distance lorry drivers Credit: PA

“All professional drivers know how crucial it is to get a good night’s sleep, in order to stay safe out on the road.

"This can also help boost the immune system and fight diabetes and high blood pressure."

Hannah gave up a business insurance career in the city to study hypnotherapy and is now a professional Clinical Hypnotherapist and mother of two.

The Pit Stop is used by people from five surrounding villages, as well as being a stopover for hundreds of drivers from all over the UK and Europe.


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