The Myth of 8 Hours, the Power of Naps ... and the New Plan to Recharge your Body and Mind

Book - 2018 | First U.S. edition.
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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, 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.
Publisher: New York, NY : Da Capo Lifelong, 2018.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780738234625
Branch Call Number: 613.794 Lit
Characteristics: xx, 177 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm


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LPL_MollyW Nov 11, 2018

I have trouble sleeping. And it's not just because I have a 7 month old. I've always had the problem. This book has a lot of great insight on our sleeping patterns and thoughtful recommendations on how to improve your rest. I can't say I'm cured but I have checked out a SAD lamp from the library, started working in naps when I can, changed my sleeping position and I actually have seen an improvement. If you suffer from poor sleeping habits, I would recommend giving this a read and trying out some of the techniques.

Aug 21, 2018

Unfortunately; napping is NOT ALLOWED in the SEATTLE PUBLIC LIBRARY.

Aug 20, 2018

I found this had helpful detailed information on all the parts that can affect your sleep

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