We have spent decades optimising our waking hours, but what about the precious hours after we doze off (or try to)?
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 handbook for healthy sleeping.
Beautifully illustrated and packed with fascinating facts and anecdotes, these life-changing tips such as how to make your room sleep-friendly and how to use sleeping to improve learning, this book will tell you everything you ever needed to know about sleep but were too tired to ask. 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.
- Get to know your own subconscious by starting a sleep journal and exploring lucid dreaming.
- Discover the best recipes for drinks and food that will make you drowsy.
It's time to optimise sleep.
Whether it’s a gift for a colleague you’ve barely uttered a word to or for Great Auntie what’s-her-name you only see once a year, there’s nothing quite like the annual public humiliation of a Secret Santa. But fear not – one of these stocking-sized books are guaranteed to get a nod of approval, whoever's name it is you pulled out of a hat.