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If you have trouble sleeping, this podcast is for you.

If you have trouble sleeping, this podcast is for you.
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If you have trouble sleeping, this podcast is for you.

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English


Episodes

Episode #152: Don't negotiate

4/17/2019
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Just like you should never negotiate with toddlers or terrorists, you should never try to appease insomnia by giving it time or attention. A very important point explored in this episode.

Duration:00:04:03

Episode #151: When solving becomes the problem

4/16/2019
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An insight that is not exclusive to insomnia: Solving a problem that is not solvable with the means at hand can in itself become a bigger problem than the one you set out to solve.

Duration:00:06:08

Episode #150: You are special, your insomnia is not

4/15/2019
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Many with insomnia feel that their troubles sleeping are unique. For someone it started after a trip. Someone else has family members with insomnia. A third person can fall asleep but not stay asleep. It is important when trying to get better sleep to know that your insomnia is actually ordinary. Even though you are a special and unique person.

Duration:00:05:21

Episode #149: 3 not worry strategies

4/14/2019
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In this episode we talk about three ways not to worry about your sleep. This is important as simply deciding not to think about something invariably makes you think about just that.

Duration:00:06:10

Talking insomnia #8: Psychologist Nick Wignall

4/13/2019
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The chinese finger trap is a toy that traps your fingers. The harder you try to pull them out, the tighter the trap becomes. In this episode Nick shares deep insights including how insomnia is just like this finger trap. To get out, you have to exert not effort. You can follow connect with Nick here: nickwignall.com l Twitter: @ndwignall l Medimu https://medium.com/@nickwignall If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at...

Duration:00:26:15

Episode #148: Bedtime stories by Sasha Stephens

4/13/2019
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A book review of an excellent book for someone with basic understanding of CBTi. If you are new to this podcast or to trying to sleep better. Her book "The effortless sleep method" may be a better place to start but this too is an excellent read.

Duration:00:06:25

Insomnia insight #147: Health and sleep

4/12/2019
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Someone I connected with on twitter is confused about health consequences of short sleep and insomnia. In this episode we explore this topic as well as why there is so much confusion.

Duration:00:07:17

Episode #145: 4 stages of recovery from insomnia

4/11/2019
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Just like we go through defined stages of grief, there are stages when it comes to overcoming insomnia as well. In this episode we discuss a preliminary description of these stages that are meant to help you see where you are in the process and the light at the end of the tunnel. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel...

Duration:00:06:34

Episode #144: A case of grubsomnia continued

4/10/2019
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In this episode we learn that Jonathan did not sleep better even on a full stomach and he now understands that looking for a problem often is the problem. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on Facebook as well Daniel Erichsen. Most of the podcast episodes here are from my YouTube channel “Insomnia insight”....

Duration:00:05:12

Episode #143: What is success?

4/9/2019
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A viewer wonders if success using CBTi for insomnia is when you sleep without waking up at all? In this episode we talk about how even the best sleepers wake up every night. How you feel more than anything is how you can tell if you are successful or not. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on Facebook as well...

Duration:00:04:58

Episode #142: Core sleep

4/8/2019
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An important concept that explains why we can sleep a very short duration for stretches of time and not feel sleepy after as little as 4-5 hours of sleep discussed here. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on Facebook as well Daniel Erichsen. Most of the podcast episodes here are from my YouTube channel...

Duration:00:05:31

Episode #141: Five insomnia resources

4/7/2019
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As requested by a viewer on the YouTube channel in this episode I talk about my top five resources for someone with insomnia. Books: The effortless sleep method by Sasha Stephens Say goodnight to insomnia by Gregg Jacobs Personal coaching online: Martin Reed - insomniacoach.com The insomnia clinic - theinsomniaclinic.co.uk Personal therapy US based psychologytoday.com If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at...

Duration:00:05:55

Episode #140: Keep on Kim

4/6/2019
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Kim has seen some improvement in her sleep after starting to use CBTi techniques but is still struggling. Will her pattern ever change? If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on Facebook as well Daniel Erichsen. Most of the podcast episodes here are from my YouTube channel “Insomnia insight”. I have a blog on...

Duration:00:06:42

Episode pod #8: A vicous sleep cycle

4/5/2019
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Shane slept a solid 8 hours every night until, for no particular reason, he started having trouble sleeping 6 weeks ago. He now sleeps 3-4 hours per night despite being prescribed Ambien. Shane wants to get off Ambien and sleep better. In this episode we talk about good strategies for getting there. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel,...

Duration:00:11:03

Episode 139: Shirley wonders if CBTi can help with painsomnia.

4/4/2019
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Shirley has a very rare condition called burning mouth syndrome. Pain from the mouth is causing her to have difficulties sleeping and she wonders if CBTi could still be helpful. The answer is that even with painsomnia, insomnia caused by pain, CBTi techniques have been shown to help. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter...

Duration:00:04:13

Episode #138: Ahmed has lost sleep confidence. What to do?

4/3/2019
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I am initially stumped by a question from a viewer: How can one get better sleep when believeing that a chemical is the only way? In this episode we talk about strategies for regaining sleep confidence. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on Facebook as well Daniel Erichsen. Most of the podcast episodes here...

Duration:00:05:20

Episode #137: Is Cannabis good for insomnia?

4/2/2019
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A viewer asks if she needs a sleep study as well as if medical cannabis may help her sleep better. In this episode we talk about how sleep testing really is mainly for people with suspected sleep apnea and that nothing can make you sleep but your natural sleep drive. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on...

Duration:00:06:05

Episode #136: Should Bobby be happy with 5 hours?

4/1/2019
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Bobby from episode 125 is not sleeping very long but feels refreshed. Should he be happy with the 5 hours he gets of aim for the 8 hours we always here is ideal? If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on Facebook as well Daniel Erichsen. Most of the podcast episodes here are from my YouTube channel “Insomnia...

Duration:00:06:48

Episode #135: Piyaorn slept in and then didn't sleep. Whats up?

3/31/2019
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Starting to treat your insomnia with CBTi techniques many like Piyaorn do sleep better in days or weeks. But what if you deviate from your sleep schedule and this causes insomnia to come back? Can you never ever again stray from a tight sleep schedule? If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on Facebook as well...

Duration:00:08:55

Episode #134: Kim from episode 125 struggles. Hang in there!

3/30/2019
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A viewer has started using CBTi techniques to sleep better but is off to a bumpy start. Hold tight Kim, it is not easy to overcome insomnia but you can do it. If you have trouble sleeping or questions about insomnia or sleep please leave a comment or email me at daniel@insomniainsight.co You can connect with me on Instagram @Erichsen.Daniel, Twitter @ErichsenDaniel and on Facebook as well Daniel Erichsen. Most of the podcast episodes here are from my YouTube channel “Insomnia...

Duration:00:07:34