Ask Daniel #15: To Lydel, Ernest, Pooja, Christie, Grace, Tim J, Tim L, Blushbaby & Brent

Lydel wonders how caffeine, which is supposed only to give you temporary insomnia can have kept him sleeping little for 6 months. Ernest has found an article suggesting blue light actually does affect sleep. Christie wonders how to proceed 2 weeks into CBTi. Grace’s sleep is drastically better, but how do bedtime restriction if you don’t know how much you sleep? Tim J wonders if he sleeps more than he perceives. Tim L asks if EEGs are helpful when it comes to insomnia diagnosis or treatment. Blushbaby has lots of wake-sleep transitional events. Brent knows he would feel so much better if he just had one night of restful sleep.

Do you have trouble sleeping? Can’t sleep? Have questions about insomnia or sleep? Please leave a comment or send me an email at 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.

Success stories – if you need hope and inspiration, this is for you.

Insomnia insight – a list of every single episode.

Talking insomnia – guests with insomnia or experts share their stories / tips.

Hypnic jerks, sudden awareness of falling asleep and other common issues.

Fatal insomnia – for those concerned about ffi and sfi.


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.