The Magic of Sleep

We have spent decades optimizing our waking hours, but what about the precious hours after we doze off (or try to)? The Magic of Sleep tells you everything you’ve ever wanted to know about sleep but were too tired to ask.

As the most active time for our brains and the most important element to a calmer, happier life, sleep has become the topic of our times. Drawing on the success of Calm, the #1 app for sleep, meditation and relaxation, Michael Acton Smith writes the ultimate handbook for healthy sleeping.

Beautifully illustrated and packed with fascinating facts and anecdotes, this book contains life-changing tips such as how to make your room sleep-friendly and how to use sleeping to improve learning, this book will tell you everything you ever needed to know about sleep but were too tired to ask. At once a bedside companion and a sleeping aide, The Magic of Sleep will be your solution to a better sleeping life, improving each of your waking hours.

  • Reduce your sleepless nights by finding the perfect soundtrack for dozing off.
  • Learn the new science of sleep, including how to create ideas while you’re asleep.
  • Discover the best recipes for home-made drinks and food that will make you drowsy.
  • Get to know your own subconscious by starting a sleep journal and exploring lucid dreaming.

This book has four sections — The Science of Sleep, Sleep Problems, The Dream World, and The Magic of Sleep. This book is designed to help you develop your own, customized daily habits for a better sleeping life. It is also packed with advice, trivia, quotes, stories and the latest scientific research to help inspire, educate and entertain you on your journey to better sleep. It’s time to optimize sleep.

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About the Author
Michael Acton Smith, OBE, is the founder of Mind Candy and creator of Moshi Monsters, the BAFTA award-winning children’s brand.

He is the co-founder of Calm and has launched many other entrepreneurial ventures from online retailer Firebox.com to tech networking event Silicon Roundabout. In 2014 he was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire(OBE) for services to the creative industries.

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