Sleep 101

Sleep Made FUN !!!

Sleep Made FUN !!!

Sleep Science Education Videos. This videography series was made with intent to provide public health information about sleep. As well as to help educate family members and loved ones about sleep disorders. Sleep Facts & Trivia! Normal Sleep Sleep Over The Ages Understanding Sleep Drive Sleep Apnea Restless Legs Narcolepsy in a Nutshell INSOMNIA Narcolepsy… Read more »

The Sleep Diet – A Novel Approach To Insomnia

The Sleep Diet - A Novel Approach To Insomnia

I believe everyone has the capacity to make this world a better place. I believe that when one is well rested they function better and with more compassion. I believe that everyone is capable of sleeping better, and The Sleep Diet can serve as the first step to allowing your mind to unplug, to experience… Read more »

Stimulus Control

Stimulus Control

What do you associate your bed with? Good sleep? Frustrations of not sleeping?   Stimulus Control as an effective intervention for sleep problems. In stimulus control we attempt to get one to associate their bed with peaceful sleep. We emphasize the association of relaxing, wind down, sleep-promoting activities to the bedroom in general.   More… Read more »

Sleep Restriction

Sleep Restriction

SRT (Sleep Restriction Therapy) – Get out of bed if you’re not asleep!   The concept of sleep restrictions is to restrict the time in bed to sleep only. Go to bed when tired, get out of bed if you cannot sleep.   Sometimes when someone cannot sleep, they go to bed earlier and try… Read more »

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene

Sleep hygiene involves promoting good sleep habits. One problem with sleep hygiene that I find is that I find it ineffective to give a patient a list of do’s and don’ts without explaining the biological and/or behavioral effect. That is why in The Sleep Diet I have the chapter “Sleep Hygiene is Crap”. Sleep Hygiene… Read more »