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The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time (Compact Disc)

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We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, writes Arianna Huffington, the co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post. And this has profound consequences on our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. What is needed, she boldly asserts, is nothing short of a sleep revolution. Only by renewing our relationship with sleep can we take back control of our lives.
In her bestsellerThrive, Arianna wrote aboutour need to redefine success through well-being, wisdom, wonder, and giving.Her discussion of the importance of sleep as a gateway to this more fulfilling way of livingstruck such a powerful chord that she realized themystery andtransformativepower of sleep called for a fuller investigation.
The result is a sweeping, scientifically rigorous, and deeply personal exploration of sleep from all angles, fromthe history of sleep, to the role of dreams in our lives, to the consequences of sleep deprivation, andthe newgolden age of sleep science that is revealingthe vital role sleep plays inour every waking moment andevery aspect of our health fromweight gain, diabetes, and heart disease to cancerand Alzheimer's.
InThe Sleep Revolution, Arianna shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives --and even our sex lives.She explores all the latest science on what exactly is going on while we sleep and dream.She takes on the dangerous sleeping pill industry, and all the ways our addiction to technology disrupts our sleep. She alsooffers a range of recommendations and tips from leading scientists on how we can get better and more restorative sleep, and harness its incredible power.
In today's fast-paced, always-connected, perpetually-harriedand sleep-deprived world, our need for a good night's sleep is more important and elusive -- than ever.The Sleep Revolutionboth sounds the alarm on our worldwide sleep crisis and provides a detailed road map to the great sleep awakening that can helptransform our lives, our communities, and our world.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author


Arianna Huffington, a member of Oprah's SuperSoul 100, is the founder of the health and wellness startup Thrive Global. She is the co-founder and former president and editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post Media Group, and author of fifteen books. In May 2005, she launched The Huffington Post, a news and blog site that quickly became one of the most widely-read, linked to, and frequently-cited media brands on the Internet. In 2012, the site won a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting. She has been named toTime Magazine'slist of the world s 100 most influential people and theForbesMost Powerful Women list. Originally from Greece, she moved to England when she was 16 and graduated from Cambridge University with an M.A. in economics. At 21, she became president of the famed debating society, the Cambridge Union. She serves on numerous boards, includingThe Center for Public Integrity, The Committee to Protect Journalistsand Uber. Her 15th book, The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time, on the science, history and mystery of sleep, was published in April 2016 and became an instantNew York TimesBestseller. From the Hardcover edition."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780147522825
ISBN-10: 014752282X
Publisher: Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication Date: April 5th, 2016
Language: English


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