Control Your Sleep:The Breus Approach for Adults
Lesson 1 What is Sleep
Lesson 2 Your New Bedtime and Power Down Hour
Lesson 3 Review Sleep Diary and Progressive Muscle Relaxation
Lesson 4 Guided Imagery
Lesson 5 Feelings, Thoughts, Actions About Sleep
Lesson 6 Maintenance
Meet Your Teacher:
Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He was one of the youngest people to have passed the Board at age 31 and, with a specialty in Sleep Disorders, is one of only 168 psychologists in the world with his credentials and distinction. Dr. Breus is on the clinical advisory board of The Dr. Oz Show and appears regularly on the show (39 times in 8 seasons).
Welcome to Sleep School:
Learn about how two systems, our circadian rhythm and sleep drive, interplay to affect our sleep.
How Your Daytime Affects Your Nighttime:
How do the choices you make, even in the morning, play out in your bedroom?
Your Pre-Bed Routine:
Learn what small tweaks you can make to your daily routine to yield major outcomes.
Your Bedroom Environment:
Environmental changes are just as effective as behavioral changes for better sleep — and when you combine the two, you’ve got a bedtime double threat.
Your Morning Routine:
Learn how to craft your morning routine to set the tone for an energized day and a sound sleep.
Your Bed Partner:
Dr. Breus teaches you how to sleep better with a restless bed partner.
Supplements Done Right:
Learn how natural sleep aids fit into a healthy sleep regimen.
Travel and Jet Lag:
Managing your sleep while you travel can make or break a trip.
Sleep, Diet, and Exercise:
In this lesson, we’ll look at how diet and exercise can strengthen our natural sleep rhythms.
Meditations for Sleep:
There is nothing more effective for sustainable sleep health than meditation. An ongoing practice helps us cultivate a calmer nervous system and slide more easily into sleep.