We spend a third of our lives asleep, and this book will teach you how to enjoy it to its fullest. Learn the tactics you need to get yourself to sleep faster and enjoy a deeper sleep. Sleep gives us far more than rest—under the right circumstances, sleep will refresh and bring forth a new alertness with each new day. Sleep is the essential fuel that drives us through the day.
Understand your sleep and learn how to be adaptable to your fluctuating needs. Through careful examination of your sleep environment and lifestyle, Dr. Chris Idzikowski uses his 30 years of experience to give reliable advice on combating the most common sleep problems. Topics included are insomnia, nightmares, snoring, and sleeping difficulties for people of all ages. There are 20 specially devised exercises to help you drift off into a blissful sleep naturally. Remedies employ meditation, massage, herbalism, aromatherapy, and other soothing ways to help you get a deeper sleep. This is the perfect guide to improve your physical and mental well-being through a higher quality of sleep.
Doctor Chris Idzikowski, BSc, PhD, CPsychol, FBPsS, is Director of the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service and the Edinburgh Sleep Center. He first became involved with sleep research more than 30 years ago when he worked at Professor Ian Oswald's sleep laboratory at Edinburgh University. A leading expert on sleep-related disorders, Dr. Idzikowski has served as Chairman of the British Sleep Society and the Royal Society of Medicine Forum on sleep and its disorders. He has also sat on the boards of the European Sleep Research Society and the US Sleep Medicine Foundation. His publications include The Insomnia Kit, Serotonin, Sleep and Mental Disorder, and Sleep. He is British Airway's sleep consultant and a regular columnist for various newspapers.