How to Sleep Well: The Science of Sleeping Smarter, Living Better and Being Productive (Paperback)
It has never been more important to sleep well.
Stop sabotaging your own sleep and finally wake up energised and refreshed
How to Sleep Well is a guidebook that can change your sleep and help you live your life more fully. Whether you struggle to fall asleep, sleep too lightly, wake too often or simply cannot wake up, this book can help you get on track to sleeping well and living better. It all starts with the science of sleep: how much you really need, what your body does during sleep and the causes behind many common sleep problems. Next, you'll identify the things in your life that are disrupting your sleep cycle and learn how to mitigate the impact; whether the pressure of workplace or you simply cannot quiet your own mind, these expert tips and tricks will help you get the sleep you need. Finally, you'll learn how to support healthy sleep during the waking hours -- what works with or against your sleep -- and you'll learn when the problem might be best dealt with by your GP.
Don't spend another restless night waiting for a bleary, groggy morning and sleepy day. Take control of your sleep tonight
- Learn how sleep -- or a lack thereof -- affects every aspect of your life
- Identify the root causes of your sleep issues and cut them off at the source
- Discover the sleep advice that works, and the tips that are just plain daft.
- Create a healthy, calming bedtime routine that will help you get the rest you need
Sleep affects everything. Work and school performance, relationships, emotional outlook, your appearance and even your health. Sleeping poorly or not sleeping enough can dramatically impact your quality of life, but most sleep problems can be solved with a bit of self-adjustment. How to Sleep Well puts a sleep expert with over 36 years' experience at your disposal to help you finally get the restful, restorative sleep you need to live better and be productive.
About the Author
Dr Neil Stanley has been involved in sleep research for more than 35 years. He started his career at the Neurosciences Division of the R.A.F. Institute of Aviation Medicine, then moved to the Human Psychopharmacology Research Unit (HPRU)?at the University of Surrey where, as Director of Sleep Research, he created and ran a 24 bed sleep laboratory designed for clinical trials. His expertise in sleep is based on 35 years of practical experience working alongside some of the best psychopharmacologists, ENT surgeons, psychologists, sociologist, circadian biologists in the sleep field and his 40 peer-reviewed papers on various aspects of sleep research and psychopharmacology, is a reflection of his broad experience in the sleep field. Dr Stanley is a member of the?European Sleep Research Society; American Academy of Sleep Medicine; British Sleep Society(Chairman 2000-2004, Committee member 1998-2000); European Society of Sleep Technologists. He was a member of the Executive Committee of the Assembly of National Sleep societies (2004 to 2009) and through that he is co-author of the Guidelines for Accreditation of Sleep Medicine Centres; Guidelines for Sleep Medicine Education in Europe and Standard Procedures for Adult Sleep Medicine.In addition to setting up a clinical sleep service at the HPRU, Dr Stanley was also involved in the setting up and development of the clinical sleep service at The London Clinic. He has also worked clinically at ScanSleep, Copenhagen and Lovisenberg Hospital, Oslo.?Dr Stanley?now spends most of his time travelling the UK and abroad lecturing on the benefits of good sleep to healthcare professionals, companies and members of the public. This includes clients and organisations such as Shell, EPC-Groupe, Vispring beds, Perrigo, Pfizer, GE Healthcare, Goldsmiths College of music and drama, The Mindfulness professional, WeSleep, SleepWell Milk, Vispring, Evotec, Sanofi-Aventis, Astellas, Ferring, Lunbeck, BOC, Takeda, Boots, GSK, Passion for Life, Soothsoft, Lightsleeper, John Cotton, Perrigo, Maribo -Medica and ScanSleep.Dr Stanley is regularly quoted as a sleep expert in the UK and international media, and?has worked with numerous PR companies to provide sleep expertise for product messaging for brands such as: ?Department of Transport, ?Chessington World of Adventures, ?Disney, ?Horlicks, Nytol, British Cheese Council, The Sleep Council, Snoreeze, ?Crampex, Hillarys Blinds, ?Norwich Theatre Royal (Northern Ballet Theatre A Midsummer's night Dream), ?H7, Deep Relief and?Furniture Village.