Are you having difficulty falling asleep? Do you get the recommended 8 hours of sleep per night? These titles from our digital collections can help you work towards better sleep habits to get the appropriate amount of rest your body needs.
We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, writes Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post. And this has profound consequences -- on our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness.What is needed, she boldly asserts, is nothing short of a sleep revolution. Only by renewing our relationship with sleep can we take back control of our lives.
Relaxations for Sleep Vol.1 contains two different 28 minute guided relaxation sessions. Each session will clear your mind and induce deep relaxation allowing you to drift off into a fantastic sleep and wake feeling calm, refreshed and revitalised.Both of the Relaxations for Sleep Vol.1 sessions have been devised to be followed whilst you are lying comfortably in bed. The sessions use expert tuition to introduce simple and instruct effective rhythmic yoga breathing exercises, muscle relaxation and visualization techniques that are combined with soft, soothing background music. During each session the music gradually fades away as you experience deep relaxation and drift off into the perfect night's sleep. The Relaxations for Sleep Vol.1 sessions are devised and instructed by Sue Fuller and were recorded in a professional sound studio. Sue is the resident yoga expert for Natural Health Magazine and is a leading yoga teacher, writer and training course author who has studied and taught yoga around the world since 1995.
Mayo Clinic, one of the top medical centers in the country, and Gaiam combine expertise to present this integrated health action plan for insomnia. Learn how to combine integrative therapies, gentle yoga to facilitate sounder sleep and release tension, guided meditation to relax your body and soothe your mind, and easy lifestyle and nutrition tips to create your own health action plan. You too can find peaceful sleep without drugs or expensive treatments.