Gotta Get Your ZZZZs
Everyone’s talking about sleep. Until recently, this woefully ignored nightly process was largely misunderstood, but the current tsunami of sleep science reveals that sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on cognition, emotions, relationships, athletic performance, work efficiency, and mental health. For your own self-care and to support clients and staff in adopting healthy habits, check out some of these bestsellers on vital before-bed hygiene and sleep performance.
The Sleep Solution by Dr. W. Chris Winter
Drawing on his 24 years in the field, neurologist and sleep expert W. Chris Winter explain how sleep works and the ways in which food, light, and other activities help or hurt the process. Learn about sleeping pills, napping, and ways to better treat conditions from insomnia and apnea to restless leg syndrome. Undertake this journey into sleep self-discovery to design interventions to fit your lifestyle and find the sleep technology that will get you your ZZZZs.
The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington
The Sleep Revolution provides a detailed map to the great awakening that can transform lives in this fast-paced, always-connected, sleep-deprived world, Arianna Huffington explores the latest science on sleeping and dreaming and recommendations from leading scientists on how to get more sleep and harness its power. From the history of sleep to the consequences of insomnia, and the new golden age of sleep science, these pages reveal the vital role sleep plays in every waking moment and aspect of our health.
Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson
When a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete, Shawn Stevenson fought his way back to health and unlocked the treasure trove that is sleep. Through nutrition and sleep, he healed his body and achieved fitness and business goals he never thought possible. In Sleep Smarter, he shares his 14-Day Sleep Makeover and tips to create an ideal sleep sanctuary, regulates circadian rhythms, choose nutrients and supplements, and use stress reduction and fitness for optimal health.
Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker, PhD
In this compelling international bestseller, neuroscientist Matthew Walker explains how sleep enriches a diversity of functions, including our ability to learn, memorize, and make logical decisions, as well as how it recalibrates emotions, restocks the immune system, fine-tunes the metabolism, regulates appetite, and inspires creativity. Citing cutting-edge breakthroughs and his decades of research and clinical practice, Walker shows how quality sleep that will improve cognition, mood and energy levels, regulate hormones, prevent disease, slow the effects of aging, and increase longevity.