Posts Tagged: WASO

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 »

Mindfulness Links

Mindfulness Links

In several posts and in The Sleep Diet I discuss the power of Behavioral Sleep Medicine. I find the concepts of Sleep Restriction, Stimulus Control, and Sleep Hygiene to be most effective when coupled with Relaxation Therapy. Mindfulness is a very effective method of developing the relaxation response. Here are some YouTube links that I… Read more »

Get Oversleep

Get Oversleep

Hello!  I’m so excited to share an amazing opportunity with you all!  In a few days, I will auction off a signed copy of The Sleep Diet, a Novel Approach to Insomnia, with a chance to meet the author, Dr. Jose Colon.  The auction will be hosted through GetOversleep (www.facebook.com/GetOversleep) on Thurs January 23 to January 30, 2014. All… Read more »

Explaining Narcolepsy

Explaining Narcolepsy

Explaining Narcolepsy to others can be a challenge. This Narcolepsy 1-2-3 is designed to help educate friends, family, and coworkers about Narcolepsy. Narcolepsy 1 Narcolepsy 2 Narcolepsy 3