The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time

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Harmony/Rodale, 5 .. 2016 - 416 ˹
Co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives,our personal lives--and even our sex lives in this New York Times bestseller.

We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, with profound consequencesto our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. What we need is nothing short of a sleep revolution: only by renewing our relationship with sleep can we take back control of our lives.

InThe Sleep Revolution, Arianna explores all the latest science on what exactly is going on while we sleep and dream. She takes on the sleeping pill industry, and all the ways our addiction to technology disrupts our sleep. She alsooffers a range of recommendations and tips from leading scientists on how we can get better and more restorative sleep, and harness its incredible power.

The result is a sweeping, scientifically rigorous, and deeply personal exploration of sleep from all angles, fromthe history of sleep, to the role of dreams in our lives,to the consequences of sleep deprivation, andthe newgolden age of sleep science that reveals the vital role sleep plays inour every waking moment andevery aspect of our health--fromweight gain,diabetes,and heart disease to cancerand Alzheimers.

In today's fast-paced, always-connected,perpetually-harriedand sleep-deprived world, our need for a good nights sleep is more important--and elusive--than ever.The Sleep Revolutionboth sounds the alarm on our worldwide sleep crisis and provides a detailed road map to the great sleep awakening that can helptransform our lives, our communities, and our world.
 

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Arianna Huffington became an apostle of sleep after collapsing from exhaustion in her hotel room and breaking her cheekbone. She was a workaholic who burned candles at both ends who viewed sleep dimly ... ҹԴ繩Ѻ

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This is an important book to read. The book tells us very clearly how a minimal amount of sleep is a must for us to live a healthy, productive life. The statistics provided beas testament to this. I would have liked some more methods of how to go about getting the required sleep. ҹԴ繩Ѻ

Introduction
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Our Current Sleep Crisis
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The Sleep Industry
46
Sleep Throughout History
68
The Science of Sleep
93
Sleep Disorders
119
Dreams
126
Mastering Sleep
165
Catnaps Jet Lag and Time Zones
225
From Hollywood and Washington to Hospitals
248
Putting Technology in Its Place
275
Guided Meditations to Help
290
Going to the Mattresses
305
Index
377
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Arianna Huffington, a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100, is the founder of the health and wellness startup Thrive Global. She is the co-founder and former president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and author of fifteen books.

In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

She has been named toTime Magazine'slist of the worlds 100 most influential people and theForbesMost Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union.

She serves on numerous boards, includingThe Center for Public Integrity, The Committee to Protect Journalistsand Uber.

Her 15th book,The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, on the science, history and mystery of sleep, was published in April 2016 and became an instantNew York TimesBestseller.

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