The "Sleep Better Without Drugs" program consists of a self-help Sleep Kit
with five components:
- Three CDs or audio cassettes.
- The Better Sleep Guide Book.
- A handy Quick Reference Card.
CD1 or Cassette 1. Overview and Introduction.
On this first CD or cassette you will hear an overview of the "Sleep Better
Without Drugs" program, and an explanation of how it can help you to
sleep better. You will also hear from people who have used the "Sleep
Better Without Drugs" program to overcome their sleep problems. You
can use this first CD or tape to diagnose your sleep problem, and to take
the first steps to improved sleep. You can listen to this CD or cassette
in the car, or at home during the day or evening, or in bed at night.
CD2 or Cassette 2. The Complete Program.
The second CD or cassette explains the "Sleep Better Without Drugs" program
in full detail. It helps you to work out what you need to do for your
particular type of sleep problem in order to sleep better without
drugs. You choose the solutions that work for you. This CD or tape provides
you with more than 50 interlocking strategies (or things you can do)
to help you to sleep better. These include the Nine Rules For Better
Sleep, many effective suggestions to help you reduce thinking and
worrying in bed, effective relaxation techniques, ways to eliminate
sleeping medication, your sleep diary, and many important sleep hints.
You can listen to this CD or cassette in the car, or at home during the day
or evening, or in bed at night.
CD3 or Cassette 3. Relaxation for Better Sleep.
The third and final CD or cassette is a relaxation CD or relaxation tape made especially for
this program. You may use this CD or tape in bed at night to help you to fall
asleep more quickly, or to help you to go back to sleep if you have
woken up. You may also use it to do the daytime relaxation that is
recommended for the program.
Book : Better Sleep Guide.
The fourth component of the Sleep Kit is the Better Sleep Guide book.
This book helps you to diagnose your sleep problem, and gives you more
than 50 things you can do to help yourself to sleep better. You
choose the solutions that work for you.
Quick Reference Card : Key Features of the Program.
The final component of the Sleep Kit is a handy Quick Reference
Card. For your convenience and ease of reference, this card
provides extracts from some of the key features of the program, to
give you help when you need help most.
What should you do first?
As with everything else in this program, you choose what you would
like to do first. If you prefer to read, you might start by reading the
Sleep Better Guide. If you prefer to listen to CDs or cassettes, you might
start by listening to CD1 or Cassette 1. In either case, you tailor the "Sleep
Better Without Drugs" self - help program to meet your sleep needs.