Here is a free sample from the new "Sleep Better Without Drugs" 4 - 6
week self-help program. Learning to catch the wave of sleepiness is just one of more than
50 things you can do to help yourself to sleep better. If you would like to know the others,
click on TO ORDER YOUR COPY.
"If you have trouble falling asleep, or if you have trouble going back
to sleep after waking up during the night, you may want to try to tune
in to your 'Natural Sleepiness Cycle.' This an important concept that is not
well known. Sleepiness tends to come in waves every 60-90 minutes or
so. For example, you may have had the experience that you were reading
or doing something else, felt sleepy, decided you would 'just finish this chapter'
...but by the time you had 'just finished this chapter,' you were no longer sleepy.
(Some people refer to this as 'getting your second wind.') This is the
Natural Sleepiness Cycle in action. During the four to six weeks of this
program, when you notice yourself getting sleepy and it is around bedtime
(but not before about 10pm), drop everything and head for bed." (To Continue Scroll Down)
"Because sleepiness comes in these 60-90 minute waves, falling asleep is a bit
like surfing - you have to catch the wave of sleepiness.
If you miss one wave, just as in surfing, you cannot force the next wave to
come; you simply have to wait for it to arrive. The wave of sleepiness
sometimes lasts for as little as 5 or 10 minutes, which is why it is
important to drop everything as soon as you feel the wave coming on.
You will not have to 'drop everything' like this for the rest of your
life - just do it until you are comfortable that your sleep is back on track.
(This surfing analogy is another way of describing the 'Natural Sleepiness Cycle',
or 'Ultradian Rhythm', to give it its technical name)."
Learning to catch the wave of sleepiness is just one of more than 50 things you
can do to help yourself to sleep better. If you would like to know the others, click on
TO ORDER YOUR COPY.