Night owls and early birds, it’s time to fix your sleep schedule. If your mind is too active when you are trying to sleep, the reason could be that you are trying to sleep at a time when your body clock is promoting alertness. To set yourself up for a successful night of rest, it’s vital to match your internal clock to the one on your bedside table. This excerpt from the popular audiobook, "Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night's Sleep
" will guide you in making the changes to help you thrive. This episode address some of the common causes of fatigue so that you can finally stop feeling tired all the time. Thankfully, most of the reasons for a lack of energy are fixable and require simple lifestyle changes. With helpful direction from the sleep experts who wrote the popular audiobook, ”Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night’s Sleep”, you too can wake up on the right side of the bed. In these challenging times, many of us are constantly engaged in difficult or stressful tasks. In order to get deep sleep, it’s important to be able to shift out of your active, goal-directed state into a relaxed, winding-down state. Psychologists Colleen Carney and Rachel Mamber, authors of the audiobook "Goodnight Mind," share a powerful technique that will help you get the deep sleep you need. What can you do when your mind is spinning and your thoughts just won’t stop? Today we’re offering a guided relaxation exercise by psychologists Dr. Colleen Carney and Dr. Rachel Mamber, authors of the audiobook "Goodnight Mind: Turn Off Your Noisy Thoughts and Get a Good Night's Sleep." This guided progressive muscle relaxation will teach you to relax muscles, release tension and experience a quiet mind. How often do you crawl into bed after an exhausting day only to find that you can’t sleep? What's often overlooked in getting a good night's sleep is the importance of preparing for sleep. In this episode psychologist Dr. Ted Zeff offers some practical techniques to help you transition from your wakeful, daytime life to a night of deep, restful sleep. Today we’re sharing an excerpt from “The Highly Sensitive Person’s Survival Guide: Essential Skills for Living Well in an Overstimulating World,” written Dr. Ted Zeff. In this episode, Dr. Zeff addresses a problem that many highly sensitive people suffer from—sleep issues. While some people can sleep through sirens and earthquakes, the highly sensitive person feels they can’t sleep with light background noise or ambient lighting. While there are many possible reasons for sleep problems, over stimulation can often block natural sleep signals, and leave you tossing and turning. Dr. Zeff offers essential strategies to help you make the transition from alert and awake to deep sleep.