Posts Tagged: insomniac

Sleep and Workplace Safety

Sleep and Workplace Safety

Why is sleep health important for Workplace Safety and Occupational Medicine? Did you know… FACT: Fatigued workers are 70% more likely to be involved in workplace accidents. FACT: Sleep-related fatigue costs business $150 billion a year in medical costs, absenteeism, workplace accidents, and lost productivity. FACT: Presenteeism (attending work while sick), accidents, poor judgment and… Read more »

WASO The Owl

WASO The Owl

The true star of Paradise Sleep Children’s Books Series is WASO the owl.   WASO (Wake After Sleep Onset). This is what parents complain about most. Parents commonly eventually get their kids to sleep, but they wake up and come back to parents room, do things around the house, etc… This is why WASO is… Read more »

Texting Insomnia

Texting Insomnia

Common observation: When someone can’t sleep, they post about it on Facebook.    We are not telling you not to do it. Sometimes people get a sense of release when they vent. However ask yourself the following questions next time before you post about your insomnia.   After posting about your insomnia… 10. Do you… 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 »