Tired but Wired: How to Overcome Sleep Problems: The Essential Sleep Toolkit [NOOK Book]

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A groundbreaking book about getting good sleep and having the energy to deal with the pressures of life in the 21st century. Delivering its message in a practical and accessible way and based on the author's experience of insomnia, her academic background and experience of working with thousands of patients with sleep problems. This book explains the mysterious process of sleep while dispelling some of the common myths about it. The second part of the book, the Sleep Toolkit, offers practical and effective ...
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Tired but Wired: How to Overcome Sleep Problems: The Essential Sleep Toolkit

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Overview


A groundbreaking book about getting good sleep and having the energy to deal with the pressures of life in the 21st century. Delivering its message in a practical and accessible way and based on the author's experience of insomnia, her academic background and experience of working with thousands of patients with sleep problems. This book explains the mysterious process of sleep while dispelling some of the common myths about it. The second part of the book, the Sleep Toolkit, offers practical and effective techniques for solving sleep problems and improving the quality of sleep.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780285639300
  • Publisher: Souvenir Press
  • Publication date: 7/9/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 516 KB

Meet the Author

Nerina Ramlakhan is a physiologist who specializes in stress and sleep problems. She is a sleep and energy therapist at Capio Nightingale Hospital.

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Table of Contents

Author's Introduction 1

Part 1 Understanding Your Sleep 9

Chapter 1 Sleep in a Changing World 11

Chapter 2 What Happens When You Sleep? 29

Chapter 3 When Sleep Goes Wrong 47

Chapter 4 Sleep is Only One Way of Recovering Energy! 69

Chapter 5 Are You Ready to Take Control of Your Sleep? 80

Part 2 The Sleep Toolkit 93

Chapter 6 The Nuts and Bolts 96

Chapter 7 The Basic Tools 112

Chapter 8 Power Tools I - Optimal Breathing 129

Chapter 9 Power Tools II - Optimal Breathing in Action 142

Chapter 10 Power Tools III - Mind Power 160

Chapter 11 Power Tools IV - To Sleep Perchance to Dream 181

Chapter 12 Putting it all Together 197

Part 3 Taking Action 201

Chapter 13 Case Study - Karen B Learns to Sleep Perfectly 202

Chapter 14 Frequently Asked Sleep Questions 209

The Toolkit Made Easy 224

Further Reading 228

Useful Information and Resources 232

Acknowledgements 237

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