Ep 15: Insomnia Prevention?

Now that’s an enticing podcast episode title if I’ve ever seen one! The key is the question mark. In episode 15 of Sleep On It!, I go over basic sleep hygiene, and like dental hygiene or hand-washing hygiene, sleep hygiene is meant to keep a health problem...

Ep 14: Leaving the Bed

Everyone with on-going insomnia has been told, “if you can’t sleep in 20 minutes, get out of bed”. Most are also told to then, “do something boring”. I don’t like any of this. There is a much better way to know when it’s time...

Interview with Dr Daniel Erichsen

I was recently interviewed by sleep specialist and friend Dr Daniel Erichsen at insomniainsight.co. Enjoy! Michael http://media.blubrry.com/sleep_on_it/p/www.sleeponq.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/7D7D9455-1135-4176-99CD-FA28BA65CDBD.mp4Podcast: Play in new window |...

Ep 13: Imagining Yourself To Sleep

People try all sorts of things to sleep. They try to clear their mind, breathe a certain way, read the most boring thing they can find, etc. None of this works because nothing PUTS you to sleep. Sleep happens, you don’t make it happen. But there is one thing...

Ep 12: Off Your Mind and Onto Paper

Fact: the human mind loses much of it’s ability to think rationally and logically when it has been awake for a long time. You may have noticed this as you lie in bed, awake and frustrated, trying to calm your mind to get to sleep. Why does this happen? And more...

Ep 11: Unwinding Yourself

You know what’s between your active daytime self and you asleep? Being relaxed. Ahh yes. Being relaxed is the first step to being asleep – a prerequisite, but not a guarantee. And there are two sides to relaxation: physical (calm body) and mental (calm...