Poor sleep can wreak havoc on your waking life, leaving you grumpy and unwell. But when you’re staring at the ceiling, counting sheep, worried that sleep may never come . . . what can you do? Well, Trick Yourself to Sleep—with 222 simple strategies and creative tips, all scientifically backed:
Cover up clocks (stop stressing over every restless minute)
Eat two kiwis (their folates and antioxidants aid sleep)
Stick out your tongue (this releases tension in the jaw)
Try a weighted blanket (it’s like giving your nervous system a hug)
Make a list (and then set those to-dos aside until tomorrow)!
This must-have guide for even the occasional insomniac will help you fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up your best self.
About the Author
Kim Jones is a freelance journalist specializing in health and well- being. She is a member of the Guild of Health Writers and writes for various national women’s magazines and newspapers in the UK, including the Daily Mirror, the Sunday Express Magazine, Woman’s Weekly, Tesco Magazine, and Woman and Home. Kim lives in Cardiff with her partner, their two sons, a cat, and cocker spaniel.
Praise from the UK
“Wide ranging, backed by science and research, informative and easy to understand, this is a great book for the sleep-deprived.”—Lisa Artis, The Sleep Council
“This is the life hack bible you’ve been searching for . . . It might just change your night life forever.”—Emerald Street
“A must-read for insomniacs everywhere.”—Woman’s Weekly
“This pleasingly science-backed book contains quick, clever suggestions for insomniacs. You might think you’ve read everything there is to know on the subject, but this is full of surprises.”—Top Sante magazine
“If you find it difficult to slip into a peaceful slumber, author and health journalist Kim Jones shares her ultimate tricks to help. From taking a t’ai chi shower to chanting affirmations, this manual contains everything you need to get a quality night’s kip.”—Spirit & Destiny magazine