The Sleep Revolution

Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time
by Arianna Huffington | 400 pages

Arianna Huffington (CEO of Thrive and co-founder + editor in chief of The Huffington Post) went from being a sleep-deprived executive to a sleep evangelist after passing out and banging her head following years of a grueling work! In this book, she brilliantly walks us through the crisis we’re facing, the history of sleep, the science of sleep and, most importantly, what we can do to Optimize our sleep. I highly recommend it. Big Ideas we explore include the fact that sleep is the #1 most underrated health habit, how to master sleeping well, the #1 tip (and #2-4), how much sleep the wealthiest human on the planet gets (hint: target: 8!), how athletes train their sleep (guess what time Tom Brady goes to sleep!), and why you should set a WORK-DOWN alarm so you don't need a WAKE-UP alarm.


“As I went around the country talking about Thrive, I found that the subject that came up the most—by far—was sleep: how difficult it is to get enough, how there are simply not enough hours in the day, how tough it is to wind down, how hard it is to fall asleep and stay asleep, even when we set aside enough time. …

It’s clear that if we are going to truly thrive, we must begin with sleep. It’s the gateway through which a life of well-being must travel. …

I wrote The Sleep Revolution to examine this ancient, essential, and mysterious phenomenon from all angles, and to explore the ways we can use sleep to help regain control over our out-of-kilter lives. By the time you get to the chapter on tools and techniques, I hope you’ll be convinced of the need to go from knowing what we must do to actually doing it, from awareness to action.”

~ Arianna Huffington from The Sleep Revolution

Arianna Huffington (CEO of Thrive and cofounder + editor in chief of The Huffington Post) went from being a sleep-deprived executive to a sleep evangelist after passing out and banging her head following years of a grueling work!

In this book, she brilliantly walks us through the crisis we’re facing, the history of sleep, the science of sleep and, most importantly, what we can do to Optimize our sleep. I highly recommend it. (Get a copy here.)

Of course, we talk about sleep all the time. It’s my #1 self-care habit. I’m a different person with/without my 7.5+ hours of sleep. (And you don’t want to be around the less-rested version of me. lol. Trust me. Just ask Alexandra!)

Check out Sleep 101 for some of my favorite ideas. Some of my other favorite sleep titles include: Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson, The Power of Rest, and Take a Nap! Change Your Life., and Eat Move Sleep.

For now, I’m excited to share some of my favorite Big Ideas we can apply to our lives TONIGHT, so we wake up feeling energized tomorrow, so let’s jump straight in!

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About the author

Authors

Arianna Huffington

mother, sister, flat shoe advocate, sleep evangelist, HuffPost founder, and founder and CEO of Thrive Global: www.thriveglobal.com