Snooze The Lost Art Of Sleep

Snooze

Snooze

"A profound exploration of the precious resource of sleep and of the causes and consequences of getting too little of it"--

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Genre : History
Author : Michael McGirr
Publisher : Center Point
Release : 2017
Total Pages : 500 Pages
ISBN : 1683245725


Snooze The Lost Art Of Sleep

Snooze The Lost Art Of Sleep

A profound exploration of the precious resource of sleep—and of the causes and consequences of getting too little of it. Michael McGirr always had trouble sleeping. The arrival of baby twins, however, made him realize that he’d never before known true exhaustion. And while he celebrated these small children who brought him so much joy and tiredness, he found himself on a desperate and bone-weary journey in search of just a few extra winks a night. It was an adventure that would teach him more about what exactly sleep is, why we need it, and what it means when we don’t get enough of it. In Snooze, McGirr delves into the mysterious world of sleep, including its many benefits, its stubborn elusiveness, and exactly what our brains really get up to while we’re in bed. He offers readers a tour through the odd sleep patterns of some of history's greatest minds, including Aristotle, Homer, Shakespeare, Florence Nightingale, Thomas Edison, and more. He looks, too, at the demise of sleep in our increasingly fragmented modern world—and examines what that means for everyone from the Average Joe in the workplace to those with serious sleep disorders. The result is both entertaining and enlightening—the perfect book for those sleepless nights.

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Genre : Science
Author : Michael McGirr
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-06-06
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9781681774794


Snoozefest

Snoozefest

An eye-opening look at the science of sleep — covering everything adolescents could possibly want to know about a subject that’s suddenly keeping them up at night! For something that all humans do every night, sleep is not that well understood. One thing we do know, though, is that it’s important. Here’s the scoop on why it’s so crucial, including what our bodies do while we’re sleeping, what happens when we don’t sleep enough, and how the science of sleep research began. Also included are the reasons why teens and tweens aren’t getting enough sleep — and what school principals can do about it! It’s a deep dive into a fascinating subject that’s so intriguing, it just might keep kids up at night!

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Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Author : Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Publisher : Kids Can Press Ltd
Release : 2021-09-07
Total Pages : 80 Pages
ISBN : 9781525301490


Bypass

Bypass

A classic in its own right, this personal and public memoir by one of Australia's most observant and genial writers graces our bookshelves once again.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Michael McGirr
Publisher : Text Publishing
Release : 2022-01-05
Total Pages : 336 Pages
ISBN : 9781922459336


Books That Saved My Life

Books That Saved My Life

A profound, funny and uplifting collection of reminiscences about a life in books, now available in a smaller, competitively priced format.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author : Michael McGirr
Publisher : Text Publishing
Release : 2018-10-29
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781925774054


Ideas To Save Your Life

Ideas To Save Your Life

A profound, uplifting and accessible introduction to key philosophical ideas and their relevance to everyday life.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : Michael McGirr
Publisher : Text Publishing
Release : 2021-11-02
Total Pages : 320 Pages
ISBN : 9781922459329


The Lost Art Of Doing Nothing

The Lost Art Of Doing Nothing

“The best thing about niksen is the absence of a goal. It doesn’t serve a purpose, but it’s wonderful.” Don’t you think it’s time for a break? Plagued—as we are!—by nonstop pings and notifications, we have lost the knack of zoning out. Kicking back. Slacking off. Even when pandemic-induced lockdowns forcibly cleared our calendars, many who thought I’m free! filled their days with Netflix and doomscrolling. How can we reclaim our free time (planned or not) to truly rest and reset? The Dutch have it figured out: with niksen. Perhaps their best-kept lifestyle secret, niksen is the art of doing, well, nothing. It’s the opposite of productivity, and it’s incredibly good for your . . . MIND—it makes you calmer. BODY—it offers rest on hectic days. CREATIVITY—it clears a space for brilliant ideas. WALLET—it’s free! If you’re waiting for an invitation to go lie down in the sunshine, this book is it.

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Genre : Self-Help
Author : Maartje Willems
Publisher : The Experiment
Release : 2021-03-16
Total Pages : 160 Pages
ISBN : 9781615197651


Why We Sleep

Why We Sleep

"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.

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Genre : Health & Fitness
Author : Matthew Walker
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2017-10-03
Total Pages : 360 Pages
ISBN : 9781501144318


The Nocturnal Brain

The Nocturnal Brain

A renowned neurologist shares the true stories of people unable to get a good night’s rest in The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep, a fascinating exploration of the symptoms and syndromes behind sleep disorders. For Dr. Guy Leschziner’s patients, there is no rest for the weary in mind and body. Insomnia, narcolepsy, night terrors, apnea, and sleepwalking are just a sampling of conditions afflicting sufferers who cannot sleep—and their experiences in trying are the stuff of nightmares. Demoniac hallucinations frighten people into paralysis. Restless legs rock both the sleepless and their sleeping partners with unpredictable and uncontrollable kicking. Out-of-sync circadian rhythms confuse the natural body clock’s days and nights. Then there are the extreme cases. A woman in a state of deep sleep who gets dressed, unlocks her car, and drives for several miles before returning to bed. The man who has spent decades cleaning out kitchens while “sleep-eating.” The teenager prone to the serious, yet unfortunately nicknamed Sleeping Beauty Syndrome stuck in a cycle of excessive unconsciousness, binge eating, and uncharacteristic displays of aggression and hypersexuality while awake. With compassionate stories of his patients and their conditions, Dr. Leschziner illustrates the neuroscience behind our sleeping minds, revealing the many biological and psychological factors necessary in getting the rest that will not only maintain our physical and mental health, but improve our cognitive abilities and overall happiness.

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Genre : Health & Fitness
Author : Dr. Guy Leschziner
Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Release : 2019-07-23
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781250202710


Yoga For Better Sleep

Yoga For Better Sleep

Learn simple yoga techniques--poses, meditations, and breathwork--to sleep better and longer, from master yoga teacher trainer and author, Mark Stephens Although modern science has unraveled some of the mysteries of our sleeping, dreaming, and waking states and age-old yoga practices are helping us enjoy better sleep, clearer minds, and healthier bodies, over 65 percent of U.S. adults are still sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation causes and aggravates ailments like stress, heart conditions, high blood pressure, obesity, and depression. Master yoga teacher, trainer, and best-selling author Mark Stephens provides easy-to-do, effective yoga activities--including postural sequences, breathing exercises, and meditation practices--for better sleep, no matter your age. He integrates the ancient wisdom of yoga with the insights of modern neuroscience and psychology to offer practical age- and condition-specific tools and sequences for improving sleep naturally and without drugs.

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Genre : Health & Fitness
Author : Mark Stephens
Publisher : North Atlantic Books
Release : 2019-08-13
Total Pages : 376 Pages
ISBN : 9781623173647