SLEEP SMARTER: Download the Top 10 Quick Tips to Sleep Well Tonight

Free Resources to Help You Sleep Better

Take the SNOOZE BLUES Quiz

Take this quick quiz to analyze your sleep habits. Find out exactly where your Snooze Blues are coming from, and learn simple, practical actions you can take to improve your sleep.

Discover if you are a Sleep Sabotager, Undercover Sufferer, Wired Worrier, or Sleep Superstar!

Sleep Diary

This is an excellent sleep diary from the Sleep Foundation. Fill in online or print a few copies and assess your sleep carefully for a week or two. Notice any harmful patterns that you could focus on shifting. If you meet with a health professional about your sleep challenges, it is very helpful to bring your diaries along.

Mattress Guide

Time for a new mattress? This buying guide, compiled by Dr. Michael Breus, covers the most important features you need to think about, and includes consumer reviews.

Chris' Sleep Well Tonight Resources

The Sleep Well Tonight Personal Workbook

This electronic workbook guides you in a clear manner to become skilled at three key practices that help you sleep well.

The Sleep Well Tonight Personal Workbook includes exercises such as the Life Satisfaction Assessment Symptom Checklist, Your Vision for Health, Your Commitment to Change, Your Obstacles to Sleeping Well, The Three Key Skills (Expressive Writing, The 36 Breaths, The Body Scan) and Your Action Plan Checklist.

Credible Websites for Sleep Information

Medlineplus Sleep Disorders Information

– excellent general health information

Web MD Sleep Disorders Health Centre – sign up for their free newsletter and sleep tracker

National Sleep Foundation

Tips for Shifts Workers – National Sleep Foundation

Sleep Apnea – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

National Centre of Sleep Disorders Research

The Better Sleep Council (a non-profit organization supported by the mattress industry) – tips for healthy sleep and buying a mattress

Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Performance and Public Safety

Recommended Books & CD's

Quiet Your Mind and Get to Sleep by Colleen Carney PhD and Rachel Manber PhD, 2009.

Sleep and You by Diane B. Boivin MD PhD, 2012.

Goodnight Mind by Colleen Carney PhD and Rachel Manber PhD, 2013.

Harvard Medical School Guide to a Good Night’s Sleep. Lawrence Epstein and Steven Mardon, 2006.

Full Catastrophe Living. Kabat-Zinn, J. 1990.

Also see this website for several CDs for mindfulness and relaxation.

Learn to Sleep Well: A practical guide to getting a good night’s rest. Idzikowski, Christopher, 2000.

The Promise of Sleep: A pioneer in sleep medicine explains the vital connection between health, happiness, and a good night’s sleep. William C Dement and Christopher Vaughan, 1999.

Say Goodnight to Insomnia: The 6 Week Solution. Gregg D Jacobs PhD, 1999.

No More Sleepless Nights. Peter Hauri PhD and Shirley Linde PhD, 1996, and the No More Sleepless Nights Workbook, 2000.

The Insomnia Answer: A Personalized Program for Identifying and Overcoming the Three Types of Insomnia. Palu Glovinsky PhD and Arthur Spielman PhD, 2006.

Lighting Up a Hidden World: CFS and ME, Valerie Free, 2016.

The Delta Sleep System, Dr. Jeffrey D. Thompson, 2001.

Real Relaxation, Yoga Nidra – by Julie Lusk

The Good Night Sleep Kit, Deepak Chopra, 2006. Includes a diary, CD, scented candle, aromatherapy oil, and inspiration cards.

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