Ask Daniel #10: To Alex, Vince, Navinder, Gregory, Jules, Mackie and Jay

Alex wonders if it is correct that actively trying not do anything about sudden awareness of falling asleep is something one should try to avoid. Vince asks if relaxing in bed is ok. Navinder would like to understand why sleep restriction works to be more successful practicing CBTi. Gregory has started sleep restriction and wonders if to reduce his sleep window from 6 hours or not. Jules is anxious about an upcoming sleep study. Mackie feels he also has lost the ability to sleep. Jay is not sure whether to worry about leg movements.

Do you have trouble sleeping? Can’t sleep? Have questions about insomnia or sleep? Please leave a comment or send me an email at daniel@insomniainsight.co and I will be happy to share my thoughts as a video or audio reply.

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Here are some playlists that I hope you’ll find helpful.

Core curriculum – a collection of the most important insights, a great place to start.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6RQ1GS7B1cj5gCQCR1E74SvInR9R9Ne1

Success stories – if you need hope and inspiration, this is for you.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6RQ1GS7B1cj68v9hdoXYv_fpOR65oI3U

Insomnia insight – a list of every single episode.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6RQ1GS7B1cgx9-nzgfWHGV_6-O7wNh2s

Talking insomnia – guests with insomnia or experts share their stories / tips.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6RQ1GS7B1ciGheE7iHbvdjXu29ZssK4q

Hypnic jerks, sudden awareness of falling asleep and other common issues.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6RQ1GS7B1ci1B__oGwLvLaJ9Da1lmIKs

Fatal insomnia – for those concerned about ffi and sfi.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL6RQ1GS7B1cgjEXNFSpelP_HSsCpF56Ey

Best!

This content does not constitute medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and should never replace any advice given to you by your physician or other qualified healthcare providers.