Ask Daniel #9: Karolina, AProperLady, Produceman, Sabrine, Vince, Anita, Megan, Linda, Scott, Kamal

Karolina sleeps little and wonders what to do. AProperLady has insomnia triggered by her husband going on night shifts. Sabrine wonders why insomnia doesn’t produce enough sleep drive. Vince takes an accidental nap on Day 8 for bedtime restriction. Anita is committed to CBTi. Megan is worried that sleeping little can hurt her immune system. Linda asks about sleep tracking apps. Scott has tried CBTi many times but still doesn’t takes sleep medications. Kamal has jerks that wakes him up.

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.