Quiet Your Mind and Get to Sleep: Solutions to Insomnia for Those with Depression, Anxiety or Chronic Pain
A busy and hectic life can profoundly affect your ability to get a good night's rest. And it's even more difficult to feel relaxed when you stay awake worrying that you won't fall asleep. This vicious circle can quickly rob you of your quality of life, which is why it is so important to seek the most effective treatment for your insomnia.
This workbook uses cognitive
The main piece of advice I'm taking away from the book is to go to bed every night and wake up every morning at the same time. This trains your body that those are the times to sleep and wake, respectively. It may seem innocuous to sleep in on weekends, but that's literally the equivalent of artificially inducing several hours of jet lag on yourself.
Only give yourself as much time in ...more
I had some trouble getting to sleep for a few weeks and the book has helped with suggestions and also a score about whether you really have insomnia or not. I don't. This in itself was quite helpful. The book unfortunately doesn't include anything on sleep tracking ...more
Over the past decade that I've dealt with and attempted to treat insomnia via theropy, medications, mindfulness, etc, this book is easily the most helpful of anything I've ever read. It incorporates many techniques proven to help eliminate insomnia and sleep troubles and guides you through every step. I highly recommend it if you cannot find a good CBTI therapist near you.