Peaceful Sleep: A Guide to Stress-free Days and Tranquil Nights by Jan Sadler
Insomnia is one of the main reasons people seek medical help. It is thought that about a third of the population suffers from a chronic inability to sleep. Some 15 per cent of patients attending doctors' surgeries complain of this distressing condition. With the aid of this comforting and enlightening book, you will learn, at last, how to gain a natural, peaceful and tranquil nights sleep, right through the night - EVERY night. At its heart is an original and innovative programme for encouraging sleep - the 'Peaceful Sleep' bedtime Routine. This well-proven method combines self-help techniques to use during the day with a unique relaxation and imaginative visualisation procedure at night. No matter what the cause of sleep difficulties, the answers to solving them will be found within these pages. Lack of sleep can cause a downward spiral of stress, anxiety, negative thinking and tension - leading to yet more poor sleep. The techniques use in this user-friendly, practical and supportive book counter this negative effect in a dynamic and positive way, leading to a more relaxed and enjoyable life. The ideal accompaniment to this book is Jan Sadler's Peaceful Sleep audiotape which talks you through the Peaceful Sleep Bedtime Routine. It is available separately from the publishers, or as part of a special book and tape boxed set, making the perfect bedtime companion. Other books by Jan Sadler Peaceful Sleep (the kit).