Restful Insomnia: How to Get the Benefits of Sleep Even When You Can't

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Conari Press, Jan 1, 2010 - Self-Help - 224 pages
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Insomnia has meant nights of frustration—until now. A new program, Restful Insomnia, helps insomniacs mimic the benefits of sleep so they can greet the mornings refreshed. If you are among the 70 million sleep-deprived Americans who do battle every night, take heart! This book will show you how to use your waking night hours to quiet your mind, replenish your creativity, and relax deeply. You'll come to accept your insomnia and discover how to derive enough of the benefits of sleep to be able to get up in the morning feeling refreshed.
 

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User Review  - pioneercynthia - LibraryThing

I found this to be one of the most helpful books I've ever read. Insomnia is a frustrating, debilitating problem that costs millions of hours of lost creativity and usefulness to countless individuals. The author's approach is both intriguing and easy to follow. Read full review

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User Review  - Phoenix333 - LibraryThing

This was a very useful, engaging read. Suffering from chronic insomnia myself, scoring this book was a nice snag. The techniques and exercises listed within are clear and easy to follow, truly helping ... Read full review

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Contents

The Conscious Mind and the Unconscious mind Whos Driving the Van?
25
Whats the Problem?
35
Reframing and Using insomnia
51
Creating a Night Nest
61
Evening Rituals
75
Getting into Your Body
89
Night Yoga
99
A New Relationship with Pain and Discomfort
113
Resting with Meditation
141
Emotions and Touch
155
Wisdom Writing
169
Finding Your Spiritual Center
177
Grounding
187
Positive Focus
195
Taking Restful Insomnia Insights into Sleep and the Day
211
Bibliography and Resources
219

Change Your mind
127

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About the author (2010)

Sondra Kornblatt is a health writer and blogger for the Huffington Post. She is the author of A Better Brain at Any Age (16,000 copies sold), Restful Insomnia, and Brain Fitness for Women, published by Conari Press. She lives in the Seattle area. Visit her at www.brainfitnessforwomen.com.

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