Imagine waking up each day alert, invigorated, and at the peak of health—without needing that cup of coffee to get going. For many, this sounds like a fantasy. But according to Dr. Andrew Weil and his colleague Dr. Rubin Naiman, healthy sleep and healthy waking are well within your grasp, without turning to sleeping drugs. Now in this 2-CD set, these two mind-body experts present practical tools to help you enjoy the life-changing health benefi ts that optimum sleep provides. On Healthy Sleep you will learn:
The roots of insomnia, and natural techniques, practices, and safe supplements to overcome it
The spiritual component of sleep and dreaming—the missing ingredient to truly rejuvenating sleep
Eight practices from Dr. Naiman to address your specifi c sleep concerns—including three sessions to help you fall asleep
How a healthy sleep cycle can improve your immune system, mood, sense of well-being—and even your weight
Good sleep is not just about the number of hours one spends in bed. It must also refl ect the depth and quality of that sleep. With Healthy Sleep, two trusted medical innovators bring you their expert guidance for achieving a critical yet often overlooked building block of any healthy lifestyle: a good night’s rest.
Alternative medicine guru Weil teams up with sleep expert Naiman to discuss how sleep affects all aspects of health. Weil is such an accomplished speaker that he immediately makes the listener excited about the subject matter. Ever engaging, he discusses sleep stages, mindful awakening, and why sleep drugs are detrimental. Naiman offers practical tips and guided relaxation exercises. His voice is confident, relaxing, and well suited for the guided exercises, which are at the end of the CD so listeners can listen in bed without having to turn the CD off if they fall asleep. Multiple track titles allow listeners to easily navigate the information in CD format. If you suffer from insomnia, HEALTHY SLEEP is a must. J.T. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine