January 02, 2020 4 min read
Want to learn how to get better sleep in 2020? We've rounded up the top 10 books on mastering the art of sleep. Given we spend at least a third of our lives sleeping, we think it's time we learned why and how to get the best sleep we can.
Co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives - and even our sex lives in this New York Timesbestseller.
The first sleep book by a leading scientific expert—Professor Matthew Walker, Director of UC Berkeley’s Sleep and Neuroimaging Lab—reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better.
Imagine solving problems and increasing creativity while you sleep. Grounded in current brain research, this volume introduces a simple but revolutionary program that shows how to do just that by learning to tune into your unconscious brain's deepest intuitions. Case studies of ordinary people demonstrate how to use the sleep thinking program to solve their pressing problems
This book takes you on a journey that starts with finding your sleep base and identifies the issues that are contributing to their lack of slumber.
Using the author’s personal experience, the latest scientific research, and expert advice, The Art of Sleepingwill work through the three key pillars of a good night’s sleep: behaviour, environment and diet (BED).
By the end of the book, you will be equipped with greater knowledge and techniques to aid sleep and relaxation and live a happier, calmer and more successful life.
A short and fascinating guide to the history of human sleep - and why we can't seem to sleep any more. Weaving together cultural, social, economic and psychoanalytic influences, the book delves into the truth about this universal human experience.
Taking us on a fascinating tour of our sleeping body and mind, Dr. Dement reveals the price we have paid for ignoring sleep - an epidemic of heart disease, 33% of traffic-fatigue-related accidents, and immeasurable mental and psychological disadvantages. He offers a hands-on prescription for vibrant good health and longevity, including...self-tests to determine how much sleep you really need...the role of prescription and over-the-counter sleeping aids...the latest research on how sleep affects the immune system...how to combat insomnia, snoring, and jet lag.
Sleepshares a new program to be your personal best. Nick Littlehales is the leading sport sleep coach to some of the biggest names in the sporting world. Here, he shares his proven strategies for anyone to use. You'll learn how to map your unique sleep cycle, optimize your environment for recovery, and cope with the demands of our busy lives.
Challenging the reader to take control and to stop hiding behind excuses for a bad night’s sleep, neurologist W. Chris Winter explains the basic, often-counterintuitive rules of sleep science. Dr Winter explores many revolutionary findings, including surprising solutions for insomnia and other sleep disturbances, empowering readers to stop taking sleeping pills and enjoy the best sleep of their lives.
Written in a clear and entertaining way, The Sleep Solution contains tips, tricks, exercises, and illustrations throughout. Dr Winter is an international expert on sleep and has helped many thousands of patients — including professional athletes — rest better at night.
Paul Mckenna has made a remarkable 20 year study of tackling insomnia. He has developed a unique, easy system that everyone can use to improve the quality of their sleep. In this book he shows you how easy exercise and simple changes in your thinking and behaviour can have a significant impact on your sleep. This book also comes with a hypnosis CD that re-sets your body's natural sleep mechanism so that you will automatically find it easier to get deep restful sleep and have energy to achieve what you want and improve your overall of quality of your life.
Dr Guy Meadows has discovered that the secret to good sleep lies not in what you do, but what you learn not to do.
The book is the sum of a doctorate degree in sleep and well over 12,000 hours spent working with more than 1,000 insomniacs in one-to-one clinics, workshops and retreat environments. The Sleep School Approach teaches insomniacs that relinquishing the need to control sleep or by trying to avoid uncomfortable sensations that occur in the middle of the night by getting out of bed and 'doing' other things only strengthens insomnia and prolongs its vicious cycle.
This book provides a highly effective process to help people overcome chronic insomnia for good, and shows how sleep needn't be a struggle.