books about: sleep
Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep
David K. Randall
W. W. Norton & Company
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 ...
Go the F**k to Sleep
"Nothing has driven home a certain truth about my generation, which is approaching the apex of its childbearing years, quite like this." -- The New Yorker "A parenting zeitgeist" -- Washington Post "A hilarious take on that age-old problem: getting the beloved child to go to sleep." --National Public Radio "A new Bible for weary parents" -- New York Times "Resonates powerfully with almost everyone" -- Boston Globe " Go the F*** to Sleep ...
Doctor Sleep: A Novel
Stephen King returns to the character and territory of one of his most popular novels ever, The Shining , in this instantly riveting novel about the now middle-aged Dan Torrance and the very special twelve-year-old girl he must save from a tribe of murderous paranormals. On highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless—mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their ...
The Effortless Sleep Method: The Incredible New Cure for Insomnia and Chronic Sleep Problems
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The Effortless Sleep Method is the approach insomniacs all over the world have been waiting for. This hugely effective method offers a simple and permanent solution for long-term and new insomniacs alike. The Effortless Sleep Method gives you something no other insomnia book can; an entirely different way of looking at insomnia. The step-by-step insomnia recovery sleep program contained in this book, doesn't just treat insomnia, it totally ...
The Secret Life of Sleep
Atria Books/Beyond Words
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 ...
The Harvard Medical School Guide to a Good Night's Sleep (Harvard Medical School Guides)
Put your sleep problems to rest with this proven six-step plan How many times have you heard it's important to get a good night's sleep? It sounds simple, but it isn't always easy. Now one of the nation's leading sleep experts gives you a step-by-step program for overcoming sleep problems from insomnia and snoring to restless legs syndrome and sleep apnea. Dr. Lawrence Epstein of Harvard Medical School reveals his proven six-step plan to ...
Allan Hobson M.D.
An intimate, voyeuristic exploration into the private landscape of the unconscious from the Muybridge of sleep. In 1975, Ted Spagna began his voyeuristic venture into "inner space," exposing the secrets of human sleep behavior by photographing intimate narratives of sleeping figures with a time-lapse camera. Taken at fixed intervals throughout the night from a bird's-eye view, and displayed in chronological order, the series of images reads ...
Sleep Donation: A Novella (Kindle Single)
Atavist Books, 2014
From the author of the New York Times bestseller Swamplandia!, and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, an imaginative and haunting novella about an insomnia epidemic set in the near future. A crisis has swept America. Hundreds of thousands have lost the ability to sleep. Enter the Slumber Corps, an organization that urges healthy dreamers to donate sleep to an insomniac. Under the wealthy and enigmatic Storch brothers the Corps’ reach has ...
Sleep, Interrupted: A physician reveals the #1 reason why so many of us are sick and tired
Steven Y. Park MD
Jodev Press, LLC
Maybe you're stressed out and tired, and have put on a little weight. Or you have persistent pain you and your doctor can't explain. Man or woman, you may be fighting fluctuating hormone levels. Or maybe you snore like a freight train. Anything that narrows the throat and interrupts sleep, particularly breathing problems brought on by sleep position, illness, life changes, or your anatomy, may be key to understanding a host of common health ...
Charles Anthony Silvestri
(Book). This beautifully illustrated children's book is the latest result of a collaboration between poet Charles Anthony Silvestri and composer Eric Whitacre. The text was originally written to accompany Whitacre's enormously popular choral work "Sleep." This hardcover book is a new way to enjoy and share the poem, with lavish illustrations by Anne Horjus. Enjoy the book, explore the music which inspired it, and see the connections between ...
The Secret World of Sleep: The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest (Macsci)
Penelope A. Lewis
In recent years neuroscientists have uncovered the countless ways our brain trips us up in day-to-day life, from its propensity toward irrational thought to how our intuitions deceive us. The latest research on sleep, however, points in the opposite direction. Where old wives tales have long advised to "sleep on a problem," today scientists are discovering the truth behind these folk sayings,and how the busy brain radically improves our minds ...
A Book of Sleep
Il Sung Na
Knopf Books for Young Readers
When the sky grows dark and the moon glows bright, everyone goes to sleep . . . except for the watchful owl! With a spare, soothing text and beautifully rich and textured illustrations of a starry night, this is the perfect “book of sleep.” Join the owl on his moonlit journey as he watches all the other animals settle in for the night: some sleep standing up, while some sleep on the move! Some sleep peacefully alone, while others sleep all ...
The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night
There are two schools of thought for encouraging babies to sleep through the night: the hotly debated Ferber technique of letting the baby "cry it out," or the grin-and-bear-it solution of getting up from dusk to dawn as often as necessary. If you don't believe in letting your baby cry it out, but desperately want to sleep, there is now a third option, presented in Elizabeth Pantley's sanity-saving book The No-Cry Sleep Solution . Pantley's ...
Dr Seuss's Sleep Book
Random House Books for Young Readers
Celebrate sleep with Dr. Seuss’s classic rhyming good-night picture book. Van Vleck, a very small bug, is getting sleepy, and his yawn—contagious as yawns are—sets off a chain reaction, making all those around him feel sleepy, too! With typically Seussian nods to alarm clocks, sleepwalking, and snoring, this charming ode to bedtime will lull listeners (and readers) toward dreamland. Zzzzzzzzzz.
Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes
The latest New York Times bestseller from Tom Rath, featuring a new assessment, personalized Eat Move Sleep Plan, and a host of online tools for individuals, groups, and organizations. - Apple iTunes Best Books of 2013 in Nonfiction and Health - The Globe and Mail Top Business Books of 2013 " Well written and scrupulously researched, this breezy guide lobbies for an all-encompassing approach to improving one's ...
Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems: New, Revised, and Expanded Edition
The completely revised and updated edition of the all-time bestselling book on children’s sleep problems, with important new insights and solutions from Dr. Richard Ferber, the nation’s leading authority on children’s sleep problems. Does your child have difficulty falling asleep? Wake in the middle of the night? Suffer sleep terrors, sleepwalking, or nighttime fears? Have difficulty waking for school or staying awake in class? Snore, wet ...
The Sleepeasy Solution: The Exhausted Parent's Guide to Getting Your Child to Sleep from Birth to Age 5
Two experts who are helping Hollywood's A-list babies get their zzz's share the no-fail, family-friendly method that has helped thousands of sleep-deprived moms and dads. Even Hollywood's biggest stars face the same dilemma as other parents do: "How do I get my child to sleep?" As parents in the know are finding, whether they're on the red carpet or the soccer field, the answer is the same: The Sleepeasy Solution. Psychotherapists and sleep ...
The Promise of Sleep: A Pioneer in Sleep Medicine Explores the Vital Connection Between Health, Happiness, ...
William C. Dement
Sleep better, live longer with the groundbreaking information and step-by-step program in this revolutionary book. Healthful sleep has been empirically proven to be the single most important factor in predicting longevity, more influential than diet, exercise, or heredity. And yet we are a sleep-sick society, ignorant of the facts of sleep--and the price of sleep deprivation. In this groundbreaking book, based on decades of study on the ...
It's Time to Sleep, My Love
Feiwel & Friends
It's time to sleep, it's time to sleep, the fishes croon in waters deep. The songbirds sing in trees above, "It's time to sleep, my love, my love." As children prepare for bed, the world around them is also settling down for the night. Animals who live in the jungle, the forest, the sea—all whisper to their babies a soft refrain: It’s time to sleep, my love. As comforting as a soft blanket and warm as a goodnight hug, Eric ...
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child
Marc Weissbluth M.D.
One of the country's leading researchers updates his revolutionary approach to solving--and preventing--your children's sleep problems Here Dr. Marc Weissbluth, a distinguished pediatrician and father of four, offers his groundbreaking program to ensure the best sleep for your child. In Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child , he explains with authority and reassurance his step-by-step regime for instituting beneficial habits within the framework ...
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