Imagine waking up each day alert, invigorated, and at the peak of healthwithout needing that cup of coffee to get going. For many, this sounds like a fantasy. But according to Dr. Andrew Weil and his colleague Dr. Rubin Naiman, healthy sleep and healthy waking are well within your grasp, without turning to sleeping drugs.
Now in this two-CD set, these two mind-body experts present practical tools to help you enjoy the life-changing health benefits that optimum sleep provides. On Healthy Sleep you will learn:
The roots of insomnia, and natural techniques, practices, and safe supplements to overcome it
• The spiritual component of sleep and dreamingthe missing ingredient to truly rejuvenating sleep
• Eight practices from Dr. Naiman to address your specific sleep concernsincluding three sessions to help you fall asleep
• How a healthy sleep cycle can improve your immune system, mood, sense of well-beingand even your weight
Good sleep is not just about the number of hours one spends in bed. It must also reflect the depth and quality of that sleep. With Healthy Sleep, two trusted medical innovators bring you their expert guidance for achieving a critical yet often overlooked building block of any healthy lifestyle: a good night's rest.
Practice an integrative approach to promoting healthy sleep
• Distinguish between the various types of sleeping disorders
• List the numerous factors that influence sleep
• Take a personal sleep inventory to identify if you truly have a sleeping disorder
• Practice several relaxation processes to induce sleep
|Publisher:||Sounds True, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 5.08(h) x 0.39(d)|
About the Author
Andrew Weil, MD, is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, a healing-oriented approach to health care which encompasses body, mind, and spirit. He is founder and director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine (AzCIM) at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center in Tucson, and director of Integrative Health & Healing at Miraval Life in Balance Resort in Tucson. Dr. Weil’s bestselling books include Spontaneous Happiness, Eight Weeks to Optimum Health, and Spontaneous Healing, and his popular audio programs with Sounds True include The Healthy Heart Kit and Breathing: The Master Key to Self-Healing.Rubin Naiman
Rubin Naiman, PhD, is an internationally recognized leader in integrative sleep and dream medicine. He is director of Circadian Health Associates, an organization that provides information, goods and services in support of sleep health. Dr. Naiman is the sleep specialist and clinical assistant professor of medicine at the University of Arizona’s Center for Integrative Medicine, directed by Dr. Andrew Weil. He also serves as Director of the Sleep and Dream Advisory Board for Sleep Studio. For more than a decade, Dr. Naiman served as the sleep and dream specialist at Canyon Ranch Health Resort in Tucson, where he founded the first formal sleep center at a spa. Subsequently, he served as director of sleep programs for Miraval Resort. Dr. Naiman is the author of a number of groundbreaking works on sleep, including Healing Night, Healthy Sleep (with Andrew Weil), The Yoga of Sleep, and To Sleep ToNight, as well as a number of professional book chapters and articles. He also blogs about sleep and dreams for HuffPost and Psychology Today.
Date of Birth:June 8, 1942
Place of Birth:Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Education:B.A. in Biology, Harvard University, 1964; M.D., Harvard Medical School, 1968
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Interesting book. I am fond of Andrew Weils books. Naiman seems a bit more esoteric (promoting some mind games) and I prefer Weil's common sense approach. Sleep seems to be poorly understood although a considerable number of studies have been conducted on the topic.