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Sleep Smarter

Sleep Smarter

21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to a Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success

  • Author: Shawn Stevenson
  • Publisher: Rodale
  • ISBN: 1623367395
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 288
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Is high-quality sleep the missing component to help you shed fat for good, stave off diseases, and keep you productive? In Sleep Smarter, Shawn Stevenson, host of the popular podcast, The Model Health Show, answers these and many other sleep-related questions. As a teenager, Stevenson was diagnosed with a degenerative bone disease. He gave up on his health and his body, until he decided to fight back. Through years of research and consulting health experts, Stevenson discovered there is one criminally overlooked aspect of health: sleep. Through better sleep, Stevenson was able to achieve fitness and business goals he never thought possible, and now he shares his sleep secrets with the world. The book includes a 21-day plan with tips and tricks like the exact time of day to exercise for better sleep quality, what to wear to avoid waking up at night, and ways to fall asleep faster. Sleep Smarter is the ultimate guide to sleeping better, feeling refreshed, and achieving a healthier, happier life.

Sleep Smarter

Sleep Smarter

21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to a Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success

  • Author: Shawn Stevenson
  • Publisher: Hay House, Inc
  • ISBN: 1781808392
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 296
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Shawn Stevenson is a health expert with a background in biology and kinesiology who has helped thousands of people worldwide to improve their health, through his private work as well as his #1 Nutrition and Fitness podcast on iTunes. In his work, Shawn brings a well-rounded perspective to the perennial question: how can we feel better? In investigating complex health issues such as weight loss, chronic fatigue and hormone imbalance, Shawn realised that many health problems start with one criminally overlooked aspect of our routine - sleep. In Sleep Smarter Shawn explores the little-known and even less-appreciated facts about sleep's influence on every part of our life. Backed by the latest scientific research and packed with personal anecdotes and tips from leaders in the field of sleep research, this book depicts the dangers of insufficient sleep - from weight retention to memory loss to bad sex to increased risk of disease. In his clear, personable and relatable style Shawn offers 21 simple, immediately applicable ways for readers to take their well-being into their own hands and improve their sleep now

Sleep Smarter

Sleep Smarter

21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success

  • Author: Shawn Stevenson
  • Publisher: Rodale Books
  • ISBN: 1623367409
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 288
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When it comes to health, there is one criminally overlooked element: sleep. Good sleep helps you shed fat for good, stave off disease, stay productive, and improve virtually every function of your mind and body. That’s what Shawn Stevenson learned when a degenerative bone disease crushed his dream of becoming a professional athlete. Like many of us, he gave up on his health and his body, until he decided there must be a better way. Through better sleep and optimized nutrition, Stevenson not only healed his body but also achieved fitness and business goals he never thought possible. In Sleep Smarter, Stevenson shares easy tips and tricks to discover the best sleep and best health of your life. With his 14-Day Sleep Makeover, you’ll learn how to create the ideal sleep sanctuary, how to hack sunlight to regulate your circadian rhythms, which clinically proven sleep nutrients and supplements you need, and stress-reduction exercises and fitness tips to keep you mentally and physically sharp. Sleep Smarter is the ultimate guide to sleeping better, feeling refreshed, and achieving a healthier, happier life.

The Sleep Solution

The Sleep Solution

Why Your Sleep is Broken and How to Fix It

  • Author: W. Chris Winter, M.D.
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 0399583629
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 272
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With cutting-edge sleep science and time-tested techniques, The Sleep Solution will help anyone achieve healthy sleep and eliminate pills, pain, and fatigue. If you want to fix your sleep problems, Internet tips and tricks aren’t going to do it for you. You need to really understand what’s going on with your sleep—both what your problems are and how to solve them. The Sleep Solution is an exciting journey of sleep self-discovery and understanding that will help you custom design specific interventions to fit your lifestyle. Drawing on his twenty-four years of experience within the field, neurologist and sleep expert W. Chris Winter will help you… • Understand how sleep works and the ways in which food, light, and other activities act to help or hurt the process • Learn why sleeping pills are so often misunderstood and used incorrectly—and how you can achieve your best sleep without them • Incorporate sleep and napping into your life—whether you are a shift worker, student, or overcommitted parent • Think outside the box to better understand ways to treat a multitude of conditions—from insomnia to sleep apnea to restless leg syndrome and circadian sleep disorders • Wade through the ever-changing sea of sleep technology and understand its value as it relates to your own sleep struggles Dubbed the “Sleep Whisperer” by Arianna Huffington, Dr. Winter is an international expert on sleep and has helped more than 10,000 patients rest better at night, including countless professional athletes. Now, he’s bringing his experiences out from under the covers—redefining what it means to have optimal sleep and get the ZZZs you really need... INCLUDES TIPS, TRICKS, EXERCISES, AND ILLUSTRATIONS

Hurry Up and Meditate

Hurry Up and Meditate

Your Starter Kit for Inner Peace and Better Health

  • Author: David Michie
  • Publisher: Shambhala
  • ISBN: 9781559399111
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 160
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If meditation were available in capsule form, it would be the biggest selling drug of all time. It has been scientifically proven to deliver highly effective stress relief, boost our immune systems, and dramatically slow the aging process. It has also been shown to make us much happier and more effective thinkers. Given all the physical and psychological benefits, why aren't more of us doing it? In this thought-provoking and entertaining book, David Michie explains the nuts and bolts of meditation. As a busy professional and a long-term meditator, he also gives a first-hand account of how to integrate this transformational practice into everyday life. Combining leading-edge science with timeless wisdom, Hurry Up and Meditate provides all the motivation and tools you need to achieve greater balance, better health, and develop a more panoramic perspective on life. The idea of infusing our daily schedule with newfound tranquility may sound appealing, but not everyone is temperamentally suited to sitting around in the lotus position chanting "Om." Not to mention the fact that some of us just have very active minds. We'd like to meditate, but we're just not capable of switching off. The the amazing thing is that it's exactly the people who use the "too busy," "'too hard," and "too hyper" justifications who stand to gain the most from meditation.

Sleep Your Way to Good Health

Sleep Your Way to Good Health

  • Author: Amy Jenkins
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • ISBN: 9781548320263
  • Category:
  • Page: 66
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Having problems sleeping at night? Want to wake up refreshed and energized every morning? FREE BONUS INCLUDED: If you download this book, you will get a FREE DOWNLOAD of a best selling book from Amy Jenkins, How To Be Happy! Real Ways You Can Achieve True Success & Happiness In Your Life! From the best-selling author, Amy Jenkins, comes Sleep Your Way to Good Health: 7 Steps to Make TONIGHT the Best Night of Sleep You Have EVER HAD! (And How Sleep Makes You Live Longer & Happier). This book will help you improve your body and health by sleeping the right way! If you want to have peaceful sleep at night... If you want to feel energized and happy every time you wake up... Or if you just want to live a healthy and refreshing every day life... THEN THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU! This book provides you with the perfect guide to lose weight without having the need to go to the gym! It comes with tons of excellent tips, easy-to-implement every day habits, and all the information that you need to add these benefits IMMEDIATELY into your life! If you successfully implement these tips, you will... - Start having blissful sleeps in just a few days - See awesome changes to your face, skin and body - Say goodbye to sleepless nights (so you feel healthier!) - Wake up every day with a burst of energy and ready to start the day - Transform your body and mind in JUST A FEW DAYS! Tags: sleep, how to sleep better, sleep smarter, sleep solution, sleep tight, healthy sleeping, how to sleep healthier

Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep

Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams

  • Author: Matthew Walker
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1501144316
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 368
  • View: 5406
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"Sleep is one of the most important but least understood aspects of our life, wellness, and longevity ... An explosion of scientific discoveries in the last twenty years has shed new light on this fundamental aspect of our lives. Now ... neuroscientist and sleep expert Matthew Walker gives us a new understanding of the vital importance of sleep and dreaming"--Amazon.com.

Smarter Sleep

Smarter Sleep

Real Answers. Science Based Solutions. Healthier Sleep.

  • Author: Mark Brown
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780692480571
  • Category:
  • Page: 268
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The night is a mystery. One-third of our lives is spent asleep. What happens during the night often goes unnoticed, disregarded and relegated to insignificance. But, sleep is critical to good health and wellbeing. This book is a guide through the weird, wild, and wonderful world of sleep for the interested and the suffering. Sleep Apnea, Insomnia, Restless Legs, Sleep Walking/Talking/Sex and Violence (really) are all out there, waiting to wreak havoc on your night. Smarter Sleep is your guide to a well-rested, healthier, and happier life. Dr. Brown walks you through the common sleep challenges, treatment options, and practical tips for a more restful night. If you, or a loved one, are suffering from sleep problems, this is the book for you.

Sleep

Sleep

The Myth of 8 Hours, the Power of Naps, and the New Plan to Recharge Your Body and Mind

  • Author: Nick Littlehales
  • Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
  • ISBN: 073823463X
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 208
  • View: 4255
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Proven solutions for a better night's sleep, from the "sleep guru" to elite athletes--rest for success in work, sports, and life One-third of our lives--that's 3,000 hours a year--is spent trying to sleep. The time we spend in bed shapes our moods, motivation, alertness, decision-making skills, reaction time, creativity...in short, our ability to perform, whether at work, at home, or at play. But most of us have disturbed, restless nights, relying on over-stimulation from caffeine and sugar to drag us through the day. The old eight-hour rule just doesn't work, and it's time for a new approach. Endorsed by leading professionals in sports and business, Sleep shares a new program to be your personal best. Nick Littlehales is the leading sport sleep coach to some of the biggest names in the sporting world, including record-breaking cyclists for British Cycling and Team Sky, international soccer teams, NBA and NFL players, and Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Here, he shares his proven strategies for anyone to use. You'll learn how to map your unique sleep cycle, optimize your environment for recovery, and cope with the demands of this fast-paced, tech-driven world. Read Sleep and rest your way to a more confident, successful, and happier you.

The Front Nine

The Front Nine

How to Start the Year You Want Anytime You Want

  • Author: Mike Vardy
  • Publisher: Diversion Books
  • ISBN: 1938120248
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 73
  • View: 3294
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"The only golf I play is putt-putt with my kids. But you know what? It doesn't matter. This book really resonated with me. It made me think about productivity in a productive way. Mike Vardy teaches us to say "Hell yeah!" to projects. So do I recommend this book? Hell yeah!" —A.J. Jacobs, Editor at Large at Esquire magazine and bestselling author of DROP DEAD and THE YEAR OF LIVING BIBLICALLY "Mike Vardy has been the go to person for productivity tips for me over the past few years both as editor of the famous Lifehack.org and via his new site at Productivityist.com. This book is full of his best insights from years of experience of working at the very top in the online industry. I can't recommending this book enough for anyone looking to take 2013 by storm and doubling down on efficiency on any tasks they are working on. Especially his descriptive elements of connecting learnings from golfing makes it all a lot easier to grasp." —Leo Widrich, co-founder of Buffer "While I'm not a golf fan, the use of golf in this book works perfectly. Plus, if you try something from the book and it doesn't work for you, simply call a mulligan and move foward." —C.C. Chapman, co-author of the bestseller CONTENT RULES What is THE FRONT NINE? THE FRONT NINE is a guide by one of the web's leading productivity experts, former Lifehack.org Editor-in-Chief, Mike Vardy, to help you get ready, get set, and go forward with your new year, anytime you want. Taking elements from the game of golf and applying them to productivity and goal-setting, THE FRONT NINE aims to put you in a position to make a fresh start on a project, a goal, or even a deeper desire, whenever you’re ready. THE FRONT NINE is a resource that is specific in structure, yet fluid in content in that it is accessible to anyone who has an open mind. You don’t need to be a “productivityist” to wrap your head around it -- and you certainly don't need to be a golfer. You don’t need to be using a task manager – or task management system – to make it work for you (although it can help). All you need is the willingness to want to change and see things through to make THE FRONT NINE work for you.

The Insomnia Workbook

The Insomnia Workbook

A Comprehensive Guide to Getting the Sleep You Need

  • Author: Stephanie Silberman
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • ISBN: 1608825795
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 224
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Forget expensive mattresses, fancy foam pillows, and white noise machines. There's no better treatment for insomnia than cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Research has shown that CBT works even better than powerful sleep medications, and with this workbook, it's easier than ever to put these strategies to work to help you ward off insomnia and finally get to sleep. The Insomnia Workbook is designed to simulate the experience of seeing a professional CBT sleep specialist. First, you'll assess your sleep habits with questionnaires and evaluate how your sleep problem affects your life; then you'll learn a variety of proven techniques sleep specialists recommend to their clients. This book includes all of the tools you need to better understand your insomnia and create an effective plan for getting the sleep you need. With this complete program, you'll:•Stop the racing thoughts that keep you awake at night•Train yourself to sleep using stimulus control, sleep restriction, and deep relaxation skills •Identify foods and lifestyle factors that may be making things worse•Keep a personal sleep log to track your progress

The Secret World of Sleep

The Secret World of Sleep

The Surprising Science of the Mind at Rest

  • Author: Penelope A. Lewis
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
  • ISBN: 1137386975
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 208
  • View: 7331
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In recent years neuroscientists have uncovered the countless ways our brain trips us up in day-to-day life, from its propensity toward irrational thought to how our intuitions deceive us. The latest research on sleep, however, points in the opposite direction. Where old wives tales have long advised to "sleep on a problem," today scientists are discovering the truth behind these folk sayings,and how the busy brain radically improves our minds through sleep and dreams. In The Secret World of Sleep, neuroscientist Penny Lewis explores the latest research intothe nighttime brain to understand the real benefits of sleep. She shows how, while our body rests, the brain practices tasks it learned during the day, replays traumatic events to mollify them, and forges connections between distant concepts. By understanding the roles that the nocturnal brain plays in our waking life, we can improve the relationship between the two, and even boost creativity and become smarter. This is a fascinating exploration of one of the most surprising corners of neuroscience that shows how science may be able to harness the power of sleep to improve learning, health, and more.

The Sleep Book

The Sleep Book

How to Sleep Well Every Night

  • Author: Guy Meadows
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781409149101
  • Category: Insomnia
  • Page: 211
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NEW UPDATED VERSION NOW SUITABLE FOR ALL DEVICES A third of the population sleep badly, but now THE SLEEP BOOK's revolutionary five-week plan means that you don't have to be one of them. Using a blend of mindfulness and new ACT therapy techniques, Dr Guy shares his unique five-week plan to cure your sleep problem whether it's a few restless nights or a lifetime of insomnia. Most people who have trouble sleeping invest a huge amount of time, effort and money into fixing the problem, but Dr Guy has discovered the secret lies not in what you do, but what you learn not to do. In fact, as you will have discovered, the more frustrated you become only serves to push sleep further away. Dr Guy's pioneering methods at The Sleep School clinic have been an unprecedented success. By popular demand, his highly effective and 100% natural insomnia remedy is now here in this book. THE SLEEP BOOK is the sum of a doctorate degree in sleep and well over 12,000 hours spent working with more than 2,000 insomniacs in one-to-one clinics, workshops and retreat environments. Say goodbye to the vicious cycle of sleepless nights. Sleep well, maintain a positive outlook and restore the quality of life you deserve - for good.

Sleep Soundly Every Night, Feel Fantastic Every Day

Sleep Soundly Every Night, Feel Fantastic Every Day

A Doctor's Guide to Solving Your Sleep Problems

  • Author: Robert S. Rosenberg
  • Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
  • ISBN: 1936303728
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 254
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If you or someone you love has problems sleeping, Rosenberg will help you identify the issue. Once identified, he provides targeted solutions so you can start awakening refreshed and renewed.

The School of Greatness

The School of Greatness

A Real-World Guide to Living Bigger, Loving Deeper, and Leaving a Legacy

  • Author: Lewis Howes
  • Publisher: Rodale
  • ISBN: 1623365961
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 272
  • View: 9973
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When a career-ending injury left elite athlete and professional football player Lewis Howes out of work and living on his sister’s couch, he decided he needed to make a change for the better. He started by reaching out to people he admired, searching for mentors, and applying his past coaches’ advice from sports to life off the field. Lewis did more than bounce back: He built a multimillion-dollar online business and is now a sought-after business coach, speaker, and podcast host. In The School of Greatness, Howes shares the essential tips and habits he gathered in interviewing “the greats” on his wildly popular podcast of the same name. In discussion with people like Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson and Pencils of Promise CEO Adam Braun, Howes figured out that greatness is unearthed and cultivated from within. The masters of greatness are not successful because they got lucky or are innately more talented, but because they applied specific habits and tools to embrace and overcome adversity in their lives. A framework for personal development, The School of Greatness gives you the tools, knowledge, and actionable resources you need to reach your potential. Howes anchors each chapter with a specific lesson he culled from his greatness “professors” and his own experiences to teach you how to create a vision, develop hustle, and use dedication, mindfulness, joy, and love to reach goals. His lessons and practical exercises prove that anyone is capable of achieving success and that we can all strive for greatness in our everyday lives.

The Power of When

The Power of When

Discover Your Chronotype--and the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds, and More

  • Author: Michael Breus,
  • Publisher: Little, Brown
  • ISBN: 0316391271
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 384
  • View: 3018
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Learn the best time to do everything--from drink your coffee to have sex or go for a run--according to your body's chronotype. Most advice centers on what to do, or how to do it, and ignores the when of success. But exciting new research proves there is a right time to do just about everything, based on our biology and hormones. As Dr. Michael Breus proves in The Power Of When, working with your body's inner clock for maximum health, happiness, and productivity is easy, exciting, and fun. The Power Of When presents a groundbreaking new program for getting back in sync with your natural rhythm by making minor changes to your daily routine. After you've taken Dr. Breus's comprehensive Bio-Time Quiz to figure out your chronotype (are you a Bear, Lion, Dolphin or Wolf?), you'll find out the best time to do over 50 different activities. Featuring a foreword by Mehmet C. Oz, MD, and packed with fascinating facts, fun personality quizzes, and easy-to-follow guidelines, The Power Of When is the ultimate "lifehack" to help you achieve your goals.

Willpower

Willpower

Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength

  • Author: Roy F. Baumeister,John Tierney
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 1101543779
  • Category: Psychology
  • Page: 304
  • View: 1255
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One of the world's most esteemed and influential psychologists, Roy F. Baumeister, teams with New York Times science writer John Tierney to reveal the secrets of self-control and how to master it. Pioneering research psychologist Roy F. Baumeister collaborates with New York Times science writer John Tierney to revolutionize our understanding of the most coveted human virtue: self-control. Drawing on cutting-edge research and the wisdom of real-life experts, Willpower shares lessons on how to focus our strength, resist temptation, and redirect our lives. It shows readers how to be realistic when setting goals, monitor their progress, and how to keep faith when they falter. By blending practical wisdom with the best of recent research science, Willpower makes it clear that whatever we seek—from happiness to good health to financial security—we won’t reach our goals without first learning to harness self-control. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Sleep Solution

The Sleep Solution

Secrets for a Good Night's Sleep

  • Author: Manvir Bhatia
  • Publisher: Random House India
  • ISBN: 9385990446
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Page: 224
  • View: 5523
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Why do we sleep? What causes insomnia? How many hours of sleep are adequate? Sleep is a complex phenomenon, and even though we spend one-third of our lives sleeping, there’s still very little that we know about it. In this path-breaking book on sleep, Dr Manvir Bhatia, one of the country’s top sleep specialists, sheds light on the fascinating connection between sleep and the brain, sleep and beauty, and sleep and weight, among other things. From delving into common sleep problems and weird phenomena observed in sleep like sexsomnia, narcolepsy (falling asleep at random times) and sleep apnea (pauses in breathing during sleep) to the specific tools needed to ensure good sleep, The Sleep Solution is the go-to book for all your sleep-related problems. ‘Don't go to bed without reading this’—Suhel Seth ‘Grab this book, absorb it and then sleep deep’—Dilip Cherian

Sound Sleep, Sound Mind

Sound Sleep, Sound Mind

7 Keys to Sleeping Through the Night

  • Author: Barry Krakow
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118040139
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Page: 288
  • View: 451
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Praise for SOUND SLEEP, SOUND MIND "If you are one of the 100 million Americans suffering from poor quality sleep, Sound Sleep, Sound Mind provides a refreshing look at getting to the real solutions for our sleep-deprived, over-caffeinated, over-medicated, over-stressed, and exhausted society. Look no further to find the ways to address the root causes of your sleep problems." --Mark Hyman, MD, author of the New York Times bestseller, UltraMetabolism and editor in chief of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine "An excellent book that won't put you to sleep until bedtime--Sound Sleep, Sound Mind convinced me how important sleep is to good health. This is a wonderful treatment that teaches you how to identify and cope with feelings and emotions--one of the best, long-term remedies for insomnia."? --Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD, Professor of Psychology at York University and author of Emotion-Focused Therapy "At last, a book that addresses all the elements of sleep disturbances: biological, behavioral, emotional, and cognitive. Sound Sleep, Sound Mind will bring relief to the millions suffering from insomnia and other sleep ailments." --Kenneth L. Lichstein, PhD, Professor of Psychology at The University of Alabama and Director of the Sleep Research Project Sound Sleep, Sound Mind is the first book of its kind to focus on all the causes--mental, emotional, and physical--that contribute to insomnia and poor sleep. Based on cutting-edge knowledge and research, this book explains why sleep problems are almost always a mind and body issue. It then guides you through the seven steps of Sleep Dynamic Therapy to identify and treat the specific problems that are at the root of your sleeplessness. You'll discover that the Sleep Dynamic Therapy program not only improves your sleep quality, but also enhances many other aspects of your mental and physical well-being. Whether you currently take over-the-counter or prescription sleeping pills, suffer from chronic or occasional insomnia, or awaken without feeling refreshed and energized, Sound Sleep, Sound Mind will help you get the sleep you deserve.

The Hard Way

The Hard Way

A Jack Reacher Novel

  • Author: Lee Child
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press
  • ISBN: 9780440336051
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 384
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Lee Child’s Bad Luck and Trouble. In Lee Child’s astonishing new thriller, ex–military cop Reacher sees more than most people would...and because of that, he’s thrust into an explosive situation that’s about to blow up in his face. For the only way to find the truth—and save two innocent lives—is to do it the way Jack Reacher does it best: the hard way…. Jack Reacher was alone, the way he liked it, soaking up the hot, electric New York City night, watching a man cross the street to a parked Mercedes and drive it away. The car contained one million dollars in ransom money. And Edward Lane, the man who paid it, will pay even more to get his family back. Lane runs a highly illegal soldiers-for-hire operation. He will use any amount of money and any tool to find his beautiful wife and child. And then he’ll turn Jack Reacher loose with a vengeance—because Reacher is the best man hunter in the world. On the trail of a vicious kidnapper, Reacher is learning the chilling secrets of his employer’s past…and of a horrific drama in the heart of a nasty little war. He’s beginning to realize that Edward Lane is hiding something. Something dirty. Something big. But Reacher also knows this: he’s already in way too deep to stop now.