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Turn off the light. Turn off your phone. Turn off anxious thoughts.
Do you have trouble getting to sleep at night? You aren't alone. There are so many reasons teens today have a difficult time going to sleep-including early school start times, too much late-night screen time, or just being anxious about what the future holds. You are at an important crossroads in your life, so it's natural to feel overwhelmed at times. But it's essential that you get the sleep you need. This book can help.
Written by a renowned sleep expert, Goodnight Mind for Teens offers tips based in proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you get your zzzs and be your best during the daytime. You'll learn how to set your own ideal sleep schedule, overcome sleep lag, cope with sleep anxiety, and manage the anxious, over-stimulating thoughts and worries that are keeping you up at night.
If you're ready to start feeling better, less cranky during the day, and more at ease at bedtime, this book has everything you need to... zzzz...
"Colleen Carney has taken the complex field of adolescent sleep and circadian science research, and crafted its most supported findings into an easy-to-read book filled with useful information that can be quickly learned and utilized to improve sleep health. The use of case studies, hands-on activities, and step-by-step instructions make this book an excellent resource for teens, parents, and providers to help address many of the sleep problems and related obstacles that are unique to today’s teens.”
—Allison K. Wilkerson, PhD, licensed psychologist, and assistant professor at Medical University of South Carolina
“Sleep affects everyone across the age range, but each age group has their own unique sleep difficulties. Colleen Carney has put together the ideal book for teens and their families, physicians, and support network to understand, identify, and address the idiosyncrasies of teen sleep. Many teens and their families can benefit from this book, which lays out a clear plan and offers evidence-based tips any teen can follow to improve their sleep.”
—Katherine Marczyk Organek, PhD, pediatric sleep psychologist at Cook Children’s Medical Center