I recently read an article in Men’s Health about sleep coaching.
It turns out that sleep coaching is becoming big business these days, now the gym Equinox has a program, several of the more popular apps out there have coaching programs, and there are now online insomnia programs (I have a very popular one you can check out here).
Before you jump on just any sleep coaching program though, there are several things I think everyone should consider when choosing the right program for them:
- Is the program developed by a Sleep Doctor or evaluated by one? Or was it developed by someone who has had their own personal health journey, which involved getting their sleep back in order? The reason I hesitate to recommend the ones not created by a clinician, is simple. When a Clinician creates a program for people to use, it is often based on both their academic experiences as well as their patient experiences, so the information is less one-sided. There are MANY different types of poor quality sleep, and all need to