Goodnight Mind

Goodnight Mind

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Do you find yourself lying awake at night, ruminating about the events of the day? Do you toss and turn, worrying about what you have to do in the morning or what you did earlier in the day? If so, you are not alone. In fact, insomnia is the most common sleep disorder faced by the general population today. The most common complaint in those who have trouble sleeping is having a a€œnoisy mind.a€ Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, it seems like you cannot silence all the internal dialogue. So what do you do when your mind is spinning and your thoughts just wona€™t stop? Accessible, enjoyable, and grounded in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Goodnight Mind directly addresses the effects of ruminationa€”or having an overactive braina€”on your ability to sleep well. Written by two psychologists who specialize in sleep disorders, the book contains helpful exercises and insights into how you can better manage your thoughts at bedtime, and finally get some sleep. Traditional treatment for insomnia is usually focused on medications that promote sedation rather than on the behavioral causes of insomnia. Unfortunately, medication can often lead to addiction, and a host of other side effects. This is a great book for anyone who is looking for effective therapy to treat insomnia without the use of medication. This informative, small-format book is easy-to-read and lightweight, making it perfect for late-night reading.You would feel more rested than after an extended struggle with sleep, tossing and turning in bed. ... There are many common misconceptions about sleep that may lead you to have unrealistic expectations about your sleep. ... The problem with holding rigidly to the belief that you need eight hours of sleep is that if you sleep for less than eight hours, you may experience anxiety over not having slept anbsp;...

Title:Goodnight Mind
Author:Colleen E. Carney, Rachel Manber
Publisher:New Harbinger Publications - 2013-06-01


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