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Do you think you got enough sleep this past week? Can you recall the last time you woke up without an alarm clock feeling refreshed, not needing caffeine? If the answer to these questions is ‘no’, you are not alone. Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed nations fail to obtain the recommended eight hours of nightly sleep.”

Matthew Walker, Why We Sleep

For further reading about sleep and sleep issues, the following books may be useful:

Why We Sleep : The New Science of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker (Penguin books, 2017)

How to Beat Insomnia and Sleep Problems : One Step at a Time by Kirstie Anderson (Robinson books, 2018)

The Sleep Workbook : Easy Strategies to Break the Anxiety-Insomnia Cycle by Renata Alexandre (Rockridge Press, 2020)

Biological Rhythms, Sleep and Hypnosis by Simon Green (Palgrave, 2011)

Sleepfaring : A Journey Through the Science of Sleep by Jim Horne (Oxford University Press, 2006)

Mindfulness for Worriers : Overcome Everyday Stress and Anxiety by Padraig O’Morain (Yellow Kite, 2015)

The Little Book of Sleep : The Art of Natural Sleep by Dr Nerina Ramlakhan (Hachette, 2018)

Why Can’t We Sleep? by Darian Leader (Penguin books, 2019)

The Secret World of Sleep : Journeys Through the Nocturnal Mind by Guy Leschziner (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

Wide Awake and Dreaming : A Memoir of Narcolepsy by Julie Flygare (Mill Pond Swan Publishing, 2012)

Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems : A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques by Colin A. Espie (Little, Brown Book Group, 2006)

Circadian Rhythms : A Very Short Introduction by Russell Foster & Leon Kreitzman (Oxford University Press, 2017)

Mindfulness and Sleep : How to Improve Your Sleep Quality Through Practicing Mindfulness by Anna Black (Ryland, Peters & Small, 2018)

The Anxiety Journal : Exercises to Soothe Stress and Eliminate Anxiety Wherever You Are by Corinne Sweet (Pan Macmillan, 2017)

Overcoming Anxiety, 2nd Edition : A Self-Help Guide using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques by Helen Kennerley (Little, Brown Book Group, 2014)

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