Say Goodnight To Insomnia

Author: Gregg D. Jacobs
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 190574482X
Size: 54.39 MB
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In a user-friendly, practical, organised fashion, Dr Jacobs guides you through a six-week programme for overcoming insomnia. His programme is proven to improve sleep in 100 per cent of insomniacs, allow 90 per cent to reduce or eliminate their use of sleeping pills and help 75 per cent become normal sleepers. The programme provides techniques for: * establishing sleep-promoting habits and lifestyle practices * changing negative, stressful thoughts about sleep * implementing relaxation and stress-reduction techniques The book features scientifically proven methods for achieving greater mind–body control to improve not only sleep but also overall health and wellbeing. This is more than just a book about sleep; it is a book about improving yourself and your life.

A Good Night S Sleep

Author: Jan Sadler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594777632
Size: 46.61 MB
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How to overcome insomnia with visualization, breathwork, and meditation • Presents mental and physical exercises to quiet mental chatter, visualizations to prepare for sleep, and deep breathing and mindfulness meditation techniques • Explains how to establish and analyze a sleep diary and how to retrain the body to sleep solidly In A Good Night’s Sleep, Jan Sadler teaches the skills needed to break the patterns and frustration of insomnia. She explains how to overcome stress and restlessness through meditation and deep diaphragmatic breathing, how to prepare for sleep through positive visualization, and how to quiet mental chatter with awareness and physical techniques such as the “Stop/Cancel/Change” and “Shakeout” exercises. Sadler addresses how to reduce dependence on sleeping pills, determine the amount of sleep you truly need, and, most important, how to retrain yourself to sleep soundly. She provides a two-week sleep diary and shows step-by-step how to identify and analyze any underlying daytime and pre-bedtime habits that can disturb sleep. By revealing the keys to quality, drug-free sleep, A Good Night’s Sleep enables you to reclaim control of your sleep cycle and your life.

Quiet Your Mind And Get To Sleep

Author: Colleen Carney
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1572246278
Size: 67.44 MB
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Insomnia usually appears in the presence of at least one other disorder. Particularly common co-occurring conditions include major depression, generalized anxiety, attention deficit/hyperactivity in children, and chronic pain. In sleep clinics, insomnia patients with co-occurring psychological disorders outnumber those with only insomnia two-to-one (National Institutes of Health), yet there are no books currently available to help those with insomnia comorbid with another mental health condition. Quiet Your Mind and Get to Sleep offers solutions to this sizeable population in a practical, step-by-step manner that simulates the experience of visiting a sleep therapist. This program in this workbook is based on a proven-effective cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) treatment program created by coauthor Colleen Carney. Readers will learn new skills for dealing with insomnia and complete simple worksheets and assignments that will help them evaluate their insomnia as well as their comorbid condition. Chapters address insomnia and depression, insomnia and anxiety (including generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and other specific types of anxiety), and insomnia and chronic pain.

Courage After Fire

Author: Keith Armstrong
Publisher: Ulysses Press
ISBN: 156975277X
Size: 75.99 MB
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The Pain Survival Guide

Author: Dennis C. Turk
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN: 9781591470496
Size: 43.74 MB
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Chronic pain sufferers can find hope and relief with this proven ten-step program that shows how gradual changes in specific behaviors can lead to great improvements in the ability to cope. Workbook exercises, behavior logs, and suggested readings help integrate these lessons into daily life.

Understanding Psychology

Author: Charles G. Morris
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 9780205769063
Size: 33.32 MB
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This book presents a scientific, accurate, and thorough overview of the essential concepts of psychology in engaging language that the average student can easily comprehend. It is current without being trendy; and it is written clearly and accessibly.

Dr James M Rippe S Complete Book Of Fitness Walking

Author: James M. Rippe
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Size: 29.58 MB
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A guide to fitness walking provides advice on preventing injury, walking gear, stretching, hiking and backpacking, racewalking, and walking with weights