Michael Acton Smith

The Magic of Sleep
  • The Magic of Sleep

  • We have spent decades optimising our waking hours, but what about the precious hours after we doze off (or try to)? The Magic of Sleep tells you everything you've ever wanted to know about sleep but were too tired to ask.

    As the most active time for our brains and the most important element to a calmer, happier life, sleep has become the topic of our times. Drawing on the success of Calm, the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation, Michael Acton Smith writes the ultimate guide to good sleep.

    Beautifully illustrated and packed with fascinating facts and anecdotes, this book contains life-changing tips. At once a bedside companion and a sleeping aide, The Magic of Sleep will be your solution to a better sleeping life, improving each of your waking hours.

    - Reduce your sleepless nights by finding the perfect soundtrack for dozing off
    - Learn the new science of sleep, including how to create ideas while you're asleep
    - Discover the best recipes for home-made drinks that will make you drowsy
    - Get to know your subconscious by starting a sleep journal and exploring lucid dreaming

    It's time to optimize sleep.

Michael Acton Smith, OBE, is the co-founder of the hugely successful Calm app. In 2014 he was appointed an OBE for services to the creative industries. Michael Acton Smith is frequently listed among the most influential people in the digital industry and has appeared in the Guardian's '100 Most Powerful People in Media', Wired's 'Top 100 of Britain's Digital Power', and The Times' '100 to Watch list'. He lives in London and can be found on Twitter @acton.