The Sleep Revolution

The Sleep Revolution
Author: Arianna Huffington
Publsiher: Harmony
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 110190402X
ISBN 13: 9781101904022
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sleep Revolution Book Review:

Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, and the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Thrive delves into the sleep revolution that is happening all across the world - a revolution that can transform our lives.

The Sleep Revolution

The Sleep Revolution
Author: Arianna Huffington
Publsiher: Harmony
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2016-04-05
ISBN 10: 1101904011
ISBN 13: 9781101904015
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sleep Revolution Book Review:

Co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives--and even our sex lives in this New York Times bestseller. We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, with profound consequences to our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. What we need is nothing short of a sleep revolution: only by renewing our relationship with sleep can we take back control of our lives. In The Sleep Revolution, Arianna explores all the latest science on what exactly is going on while we sleep and dream. She takes on the sleeping pill industry, and all the ways our addiction to technology disrupts our sleep. She also offers a range of recommendations and tips from leading scientists on how we can get better and more restorative sleep, and harness its incredible power. The result is a sweeping, scientifically rigorous, and deeply personal exploration of sleep from all angles, from the history of sleep, to the role of dreams in our lives, to the consequences of sleep deprivation, and the new golden age of sleep science that reveals the vital role sleep plays in our every waking moment and every aspect of our health--from weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease to cancer and Alzheimer’s. In today's fast-paced, always-connected, perpetually-harried and sleep-deprived world, our need for a good night’s sleep is more important--and elusive--than ever. The Sleep Revolution both sounds the alarm on our worldwide sleep crisis and provides a detailed road map to the great sleep awakening that can help transform our lives, our communities, and our world.

The Sleep Revolution

The Sleep Revolution
Author: Arianna Huffington
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2016-04-07
ISBN 10: 0753551896
ISBN 13: 9780753551899
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sleep Revolution Book Review:

JP Morgan’s Best Summer Read 2018 We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, and this has profound consequences – on our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. In this book, Arianna Huffington boldly asserts that what is needed is nothing short of a sleep revolution. Only by renewing our relationship with sleep can we take back control of our lives. Through a sweeping, scientifically rigorous and deeply personal exploration of sleep from all angles, Arianna delves into the new golden age of sleep science that reveals the vital role sleep plays in our every waking moment and every aspect of our health – from weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease to cancer and Alzheimer’s. In The Sleep Revolution, Arianna shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted not only compromises our health and our decision-making but also undermines our work lives, our personal lives and even our sex lives. She explores all the latest science on what exactly is going on while we sleep and dream. She takes on the dangerous sleeping pill industry and confronts all the ways our addiction to technology disrupts our sleep. She also offers a range of recommendations and tips from leading scientists on how we can achieve better and more restorative sleep, and harness its incredible power. In today's fast-paced, always-connected, perpetually harried and sleep-deprived world, our need for a good night’s sleep is more important – and elusive – than ever. The Sleep Revolution both sounds the alarm on our worldwide sleep crisis and provides a detailed road map to the great sleep awakening that can help transform our lives, our communities and our world.

The Digested Read

The Digested Read
Author: John Crace
Publsiher: RDR Books
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9781571431592
ISBN 13: 1571431594
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Digested Read Book Review:

Literary ombudsman John Crace never met an important book he didnt like to deconstruct.From Salman Rushdie to John Grisham, Crace retells the big books in just 500 bitingly satirical words, pointing his pen at the clunky plots, stylistic tics and pretensions to Big Ideas, as he turns publishers golden dream books into dross. In the grand tradition of Tom Lehrer and Stan Freberg, Crace takes the books that produce the most media hype and retells each story in its authors inimitable style. Philip Roth, Don Delillo, Margaret Drabble, Paul Auster, Alice Sebold, John Updike, Tom Wolfe, Ruth Rendell, A.S. Byatt, John LeCarre, Michael Crichton and Ian McEwan all emerge delightfully scathed in this book that makes it easy to talk knowingly about books youve never bothered to read or, for that matter, should have.

Thrive

Thrive
Author: Arianna Huffington
Publsiher: Harmony
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2014-03-25
ISBN 10: 0804140855
ISBN 13: 9780804140850
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thrive Book Review:

In Thrive, Arianna Huffington makes an impassioned and compelling case for the need to redefine what it means to be successful in today's world. Arianna Huffington's personal wake-up call came in the form of a broken cheekbone and a nasty gash over her eye--the result of a fall brought on by exhaustion and lack of sleep. As the cofounder and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group--one of the fastest growing media companies in the world--celebrated as one of the world's most influential women, and gracing the covers of magazines, she was, by any traditional measure, extraordinarily successful. Yet as she found herself going from brain MRI to CAT scan to echocardiogram, to find out if there was any underlying medical problem beyond exhaustion, she wondered is this really what success feels like? As more and more people are coming to realize, there is far more to living a truly successful life than just earning a bigger salary and capturing a corner office. Our relentless pursuit of the two traditional metrics of success--money and power--has led to an epidemic of burnout and stress-related illnesses, and an erosion in the quality of our relationships, family life, and, ironically, our careers. In being connected to the world 24/7, we're losing our connection to what truly matters. Our current definition of success is, as Thrive shows, literally killing us. We need a new way forward. In a commencement address Arianna gave at Smith College in the spring of 2013, she likened our drive for money and power to two legs of a three-legged stool. They may hold us up temporarily, but sooner or later we're going to topple over. We need a third leg--a third metric for defining success--to truly thrive. That third metric, she writes in Thrive, includes our well-being, our ability to draw on our intuition and inner wisdom, our sense of wonder, and our capacity for compassion and giving. As Arianna points out, our eulogies celebrate our lives very differently from the way society defines success. They don't commemorate our long hours in the office, our promotions, or our sterling PowerPoint presentations as we relentlessly raced to climb up the career ladder. They are not about our resumes--they are about cherished memories, shared adventures, small kindnesses and acts of generosity, lifelong passions, and the things that made us laugh. In this deeply personal book, Arianna talks candidly about her own challenges with managing time and prioritizing the demands of a career and raising two daughters--of juggling business deadlines and family crises, a harried dance that led to her collapse and to her "aha moment." Drawing on the latest groundbreaking research and scientific findings in the fields of psychology, sports, sleep, and physiology that show the profound and transformative effects of meditation, mindfulness, unplugging, and giving, Arianna shows us the way to a revolution in our culture, our thinking, our workplace, and our lives.

The Sleep Solution

The Sleep Solution
Author: W. Chris Winter, M.D.
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2017-04-04
ISBN 10: 0399583629
ISBN 13: 9780399583629
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sleep Solution Book Review:

With cutting-edge sleep science and time-tested techniques, The Sleep Solution will help anyone achieve healthy sleep and eliminate pills, pain, and fatigue. If you want to fix your sleep problems, Internet tips and tricks aren’t going to do it for you. You need to really understand what’s going on with your sleep—both what your problems are and how to solve them. The Sleep Solution is an exciting journey of sleep self-discovery and understanding that will help you custom design specific interventions to fit your lifestyle. Drawing on his twenty-four years of experience within the field, neurologist and sleep expert W. Chris Winter will help you… • Understand how sleep works and the ways in which food, light, and other activities act to help or hurt the process • Learn why sleeping pills are so often misunderstood and used incorrectly—and how you can achieve your best sleep without them • Incorporate sleep and napping into your life—whether you are a shift worker, student, or overcommitted parent • Think outside the box to better understand ways to treat a multitude of conditions—from insomnia to sleep apnea to restless leg syndrome and circadian sleep disorders • Wade through the ever-changing sea of sleep technology and understand its value as it relates to your own sleep struggles Dubbed the “Sleep Whisperer” by Arianna Huffington, Dr. Winter is an international expert on sleep and has helped more than 10,000 patients rest better at night, including countless professional athletes. Now, he’s bringing his experiences out from under the covers—redefining what it means to have optimal sleep and get the ZZZs you really need... INCLUDES TIPS, TRICKS, EXERCISES, AND ILLUSTRATIONS

On Sleep

On Sleep
Author: Arianna Huffington
Publsiher: Virgin Books Limited
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2016-04-07
ISBN 10: 9780753557204
ISBN 13: 0753557207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

On Sleep Book Review:

On Becoming Fearless in Love Work and Life

On Becoming Fearless   in Love  Work  and Life
Author: Arianna Huffington
Publsiher: Little, Brown Spark
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2006-09-04
ISBN 10: 0759568278
ISBN 13: 9780759568273
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

On Becoming Fearless in Love Work and Life Book Review:

Author, syndicated columnist, occasional actress, and businesswoman Ariana Huffington examines the ways in which fear affects the lives of women, and the steps anyone can take to conquer fear. Observing that her own teenage daughters were beginning to experience some of the same fears that had once burdened her -- How attractive am I? Do people like me? Do I dare speak up? -- Arianna Huffington was compelled to look at the subject and impact of fear. In stories drawn from her own experiences and with contributions from Nora Ephron, Diane Keaton and many others, she points toward the moments of extraordinary strength, courage, and resilience that result from confronting and overcoming fear. Her book shows us how to become bold from the inside out: from feeling comfortable in our own skin, to getting what we want in love and at work, to changing the world.

Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep
Author: Matthew Walker
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2017-10-03
ISBN 10: 1501144316
ISBN 13: 9781501144318
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Why We Sleep Book Review:

"Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity ... An explosion of scientific discoveries in the last twenty years has shed new light on this fundamental aspect of our lives. Now ... neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker gives us a new understanding of the vital importance of sleep and dreaming"--Amazon.com.

Sharing the Covers

Sharing the Covers
Author: Wendy M. Troxel
Publsiher: Hachette Go
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2021-04-20
ISBN 10: 0306874997
ISBN 13: 9780306874994
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sharing the Covers Book Review:

Help your relationships and your body with this definitive guide on sleep for couples—with proven strategies to improve both sleep and relationship health—by a clinical psychologist named as one of the top experts on the science of sleep. Dr. Wendy Troxel is a clinical psychologist and behavioral sleep specialist whose work is frequently cited in major media outlets as well as in recent bestselling books like Arianna Huffington's The Sleep Revolution and Dr. Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep. Dr. Troxel's mission is teaching couples to prioritize sleep and helping them find solutions to maximize the sleep quality for both partners, whether sleeping together or apart. Dr. Troxel says "Great sleep is the new great sex." In Sharing the Covers, she shows couples how vital it is to "sleep like your relationship depends on it"—because in many cases, it does. With popular science and an in-depth understanding of a couple's relationship to sleep and to each other on her side, Dr. Troxel leads couples through an entirely different kind of sleep book. She tells readers how to: Manage sleep cycles and sleep disorders Maintain a healthy sex life Decide on whether to ask for a "sleep divorce" and more A good night's sleep is critical to any relationship. Whether it's stress, snoring, or insomnia that's keeping you up, Sharing the Covers will help couples get back to sleep and get back to each other.

Your Time to Thrive

Your Time to Thrive
Author: Marina Khidekel
Publsiher: Hachette Go
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2021-03-23
ISBN 10: 030687511X
ISBN 13: 9780306875113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Your Time to Thrive Book Review:

Live the life you want, not the life you settle for. Helping people build healthy new habits that improve their lives is more important than ever. Arianna Huffington launched Thrive Global to do just that--Thrive's specific mission is to end the epidemic of stress and burnout and help individuals and companies unlock their greatest potential. Science continues to show that we don't have to sacrifice our well-being in order to succeed; in fact, it turns out that well-being is critical to peak performance. Learning to thrive means: Moving from awareness to action - from knowing what to do to actually doing it Embracing solutions that appeal to wisdom, wonder, intuition, reflection, and are steeped in science Taking the time to rest and recover in order to fuel and maximize productivity, both personal and professional Making the mindset shifts and habit changes that supercharge performance in ways that truly matter to us Eschewing trendy self-care fixes or the latest health fads, Your Time to Thrive is the revolutionary guide to living and working based on Microsteps--tiny, science-backed changes. By making them too-small-to fail, we can incorporate them into our daily lives right away, and begin building healthier ways of living and working. This book is a Microstep bible. With chapters dedicated to sleep, nutrition, movement, focus and prioritization, communication and relationships, unplugging and recharging, creativity and inspiration, and purpose/meaning, Your Time to Thrive shares practical, usable, research-supported mini-habits that will yield huge benefits and empower people to truly thrive in all parts of their lives.

Asmr

Asmr
Author: Benjamin Nicholls
Publsiher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Total Pages: 188
Release: 2017-10-12
ISBN 10: 9781523259250
ISBN 13: 1523259256
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Asmr Book Review:

ASMR: The Sleep Revolution explains the 'tingly feeling' sending you to sleep. Insomnia to stress, people who experience the scalp tickling Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response phenomenon claim that it cures their chronic sleep deprivation, ushering in reliable on-demand tranquillity. Amongst a plethora of remedies on pharmacy shelves, ASMR stands out as a natural, biological sleep aid that induces deep relaxation using only the mind. ASMR could be your key to what we all desire - a good night's sleep. Emerging from an internet subculture to mainstream conversation, thousands of videos are uploaded each day in the attempts of recreating the strange euphoric feeling in the minds of viewers. Simple actions such as whispering, tapping, and hand movements have the ability to illicit an unparalleled sensation. The book you are holding delves into the booming ASMR community: addressing misconceptions, theorising origins, and exploring the science behind it. It is time to understand what is so difficult to describe. Understand the mystery that could transform the way you relax and sleep: -Head Orgasm? -Roleplays? -Internet Fad? -Neurological Origins? -Pseudo-science?

Sleep Smarter

Sleep Smarter
Author: Shawn Stevenson
Publsiher: Hay House, Inc
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2016-09-06
ISBN 10: 1781808392
ISBN 13: 9781781808399
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Smarter Book Review:

Shawn Stevenson is a health expert with a background in biology and kinesiology who has helped thousands of people worldwide to improve their health, through his private work as well as his #1 Nutrition and Fitness podcast on iTunes. In his work, Shawn brings a well-rounded perspective to the perennial question: how can we feel better? In investigating complex health issues such as weight loss, chronic fatigue and hormone imbalance, Shawn realised that many health problems start with one criminally overlooked aspect of our routine - sleep. In Sleep Smarter Shawn explores the little-known and even less-appreciated facts about sleep's influence on every part of our life. Backed by the latest scientific research and packed with personal anecdotes and tips from leaders in the field of sleep research, this book depicts the dangers of insufficient sleep - from weight retention to memory loss to bad sex to increased risk of disease. In his clear, personable and relatable style Shawn offers 21 simple, immediately applicable ways for readers to take their well-being into their own hands and improve their sleep now

The Mystery of Sleep

The Mystery of Sleep
Author: Meir H. Kryger
Publsiher: Yale University Press
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2017-01-01
ISBN 10: 0300224087
ISBN 13: 9780300224085
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Mystery of Sleep Book Review:

We spend a third of our lives in bed, but how much do we really understand about what happens when we go to sleep? What s the right amount? Why do we experience jet lag? Is snoring normal? Enter Dr. Meir Kryger, a world authority on the science of sleep, with a comprehensive guide to the science of slumber that combines detailed case studies, helpful tables, illustrations, and pragmatic advice. Everyone needs sleep, and many of us will experience some difficulty sleeping over the course of our lifetimes (or know someone who does). Kryger s comprehensive text is a much-needed bedside resource for insomniacs, those who can t stay awake, and the simply curious. Uniquely wide ranging, this is part scientific history and part handbook of sleep and the disorders that affect it.--

Sleep

Sleep
Author: Nick Littlehales
Publsiher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2018-03-06
ISBN 10: 073823463X
ISBN 13: 9780738234632
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sleep Book Review:

Proven solutions for a better night's sleep, from the "sleep guru" to elite athletes--rest for success in work, sports, and life One-third of our lives--that's 3,000 hours a year--is spent trying to sleep. The time we spend in bed shapes our moods, motivation, alertness, decision-making skills, reaction time, creativity...in short, our ability to perform, whether at work, at home, or at play. But most of us have disturbed, restless nights, relying on over-stimulation from caffeine and sugar to drag us through the day. The old eight-hour rule just doesn't work, and it's time for a new approach. Endorsed by leading professionals in sports and business, Sleep shares a new program to be your personal best. Nick Littlehales is the leading sport sleep coach to some of the biggest names in the sporting world, including record-breaking cyclists for British Cycling and Team Sky, international soccer teams, NBA and NFL players, and Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Here, he shares his proven strategies for anyone to use. You'll learn how to map your unique sleep cycle, optimize your environment for recovery, and cope with the demands of this fast-paced, tech-driven world. Read Sleep and rest your way to a more confident, successful, and happier you.

The Secret Life of Sleep

The Secret Life of Sleep
Author: Kat Duff
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2014-03-18
ISBN 10: 1476753288
ISBN 13: 9781476753287
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Secret Life of Sleep Book Review:

Unlock the astonishing facts, myths, and benefits of one of the most endangered human resources—sleep. It has become increasingly clear that our sleep shapes who we are as much as, if not more than, we shape it. While most sleep research hasn’t ven­tured far beyond research labs and treatment clinics, The Secret Life of Sleep taps into the enormous reservoir of human experiences to illuminate the complexities of a world where sleep has become a dwindling resource. With a sense of infectious curiosity, award winning author Kat Duff mixes cutting-edge research with insightful narratives, surpris­ing insights, and timely questions to help us better understand what we’re losing before it’s too late. The Secret Life of Sleep tackles the full breadth of what sleep means to people the world over. Embark on an exploration of what lies behind and beyond our eyelids when we surrender to the secret life of sleep.

Emotional Success

Emotional Success
Author: David DeSteno
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-01-09
ISBN 10: 054470312X
ISBN 13: 9780544703124
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emotional Success Book Review:

“As inspiring as it is practical.”—Arianna Huffington, author of Thrive and The Sleep Revolution A pioneering psychologist reveals how three powerful emotions are the surest path to attaining your goals Grit, the ability to persevere against all odds, is widely recognized as the key to success. But how can grit be cultivated and sustained? In this myth-shattering book, David DeSteno reveals that the most powerful tools we can draw upon to achieve our toughest goals are not willpower or self-denial, but our prosocial emotions—gratitude, compassion, and pride. In fact, this undervalued toolkit evolved specifically to help us resist immediate temptations in favor of long-term gains. DeSteno breaks down the long-overlooked mechanisms of perseverance built into our brains and shows how we can work with our emotions, instead of denying them, to achieve our goals. And he shows how we can do it with greater ease and deeper satisfaction than we would have thought possible. “Revolutionary.” —Chade-Meng Tan, author of Joy on Demand and Search Inside Yourself “Anyone who hopes to live a more meaningful and fulfilling life should read this book.”—Peter Salovey, professor of psychology and president, Yale University, and discoverer of emotional intelligence “DeSteno’s provocative argument is that the science of success is, in fact, very much the science of social emotions like gratitude and compassion. I, for one, am convinced!”—Angela Duckworth, author of Grit

Wild Nights

Wild Nights
Author: Benjamin Reiss
Publsiher: Basic Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2017-03-07
ISBN 10: 0465094856
ISBN 13: 9780465094851
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Wild Nights Book Review:

Why the modern world forgot how to sleep Why is sleep frustrating for so many people? Why do we spend so much time and money managing and medicating it, and training ourselves and our children to do it correctly? In Wild Nights, Benjamin Reiss finds answers in sleep's hidden history--one that leads to our present, sleep-obsessed society, its tacitly accepted rules, and their troubling consequences. Today we define a good night's sleep very narrowly: eight hours in one shot, sealed off in private bedrooms, children apart from parents. But for most of human history, practically no one slept this way. Tracing sleep's transformation since the dawn of the industrial age, Reiss weaves together insights from literature, social and medical history, and cutting-edge science to show how and why we have tried and failed to tame sleep. In lyrical prose, he leads readers from bedrooms and laboratories to factories and battlefields to Henry David Thoreau's famous cabin at Walden Pond, telling the stories of troubled sleepers, hibernating peasants, sleepwalking preachers, cave-dwelling sleep researchers, slaves who led nighttime uprisings, rebellious workers, spectacularly frazzled parents, and utopian dreamers. We are hardly the first people, Reiss makes clear, to chafe against our modern rules for sleeping. A stirring testament to sleep's diversity, Wild Nights offers a profound reminder that in the vulnerability of slumber we can find our shared humanity. By peeling back the covers of history, Reiss recaptures sleep's mystery and grandeur and offers hope to weary readers: as sleep was transformed once before, so too can it change today.

Dreamland Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

Dreamland  Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep
Author: David K. Randall
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2012-08-13
ISBN 10: 0393083934
ISBN 13: 9780393083934
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dreamland Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep Book Review:

An engrossing examination of the science behind the little-known world of sleep. Like many of us, journalist David K. Randall never gave sleep much thought. That is, until he began sleepwalking. One midnight crash into a hallway wall sent him on an investigation into the strange science of sleep. In Dreamland, Randall explores the research that is investigating those dark hours that make up nearly a third of our lives. Taking readers from military battlefields to children’s bedrooms, Dreamland shows that sleep isn't as simple as it seems. Why did the results of one sleep study change the bookmakers’ odds for certain Monday Night Football games? Do women sleep differently than men? And if you happen to kill someone while you are sleepwalking, does that count as murder? This book is a tour of the often odd, sometimes disturbing, and always fascinating things that go on in the peculiar world of sleep. You’ll never look at your pillow the same way again.

Night School

Night School
Author: Richard Wiseman
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2014-03-27
ISBN 10: 1447252063
ISBN 13: 9781447252061
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Night School Book Review:

Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. Every night you close your eyes, become oblivious to your surroundings and waste hours flying, being chased or watching all your teeth fall out – and then you wake up. What on earth is going on? Based on exciting new peer-reviewed research, mass-participation experiments and the world’s largest archive of dream reports, Night School uncovers the truth about the sleeping brain – and gives powerful tips on how you can use those hours of apparently ‘dead’ time to change your waking life. Along the way you will discover how to learn information while you sleep, the creative potential of a six-minute nap, and what your dreams really mean. Studies show that even a small lack of sleep can have a detrimental effect on health and happiness. It’s time to banish nightmares, make the most of the missing third of your days, and get the best night’s sleep of your life.