Sleep insight #2: Change three ingredients of lockdown insomnia, transform your sleep experience

In the spring of 2020, much of the world is confined to their homes because of a novel strain of a virus. We now have the three primary ingredients of insomnia – anxiety, time and attention.

In this episode we see that individually, neither is likely to produce a lot of trouble sleeping, but together they do just that.

We also talk about how to modify the ingredients and get better sleep.

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

I will be happy to share my thoughts as a video reply in an Ask Daniel episode.

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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 trouble sleeping 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.