Why Sleep Is So Important and Why Use a Sleep Coach
Sleep is important for a variety of reasons, including physical and mental well-being. During sleep, the body is able to repair and restore various bodily functions, including muscle growth and repair, immune system function, and memory consolidation. Adequate sleep also helps to regulate mood, cognitive function, and overall health. Chronic sleep deprivation has been linked to a number of health problems, including obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Additionally, lack of sleep can negatively impact cognitive function and mental health, leading to issues such as decreased productivity, poor decision making, and increased risk of depression and anxiety.
Working with a sleep coach can be beneficial for people who are experiencing sleep difficulties, such as insomnia or difficulty falling asleep. Sleep coaches can help individuals identify and address underlying issues that may be contributing to their sleep problems, such as stress, anxiety, or lifestyle habits. They can also teach individuals techniques for improving sleep hygiene, such as creating a relaxing bedtime routine or avoiding stimulating activities before bedtime. Additionally, a sleep coach may also provide guidance on how to create a comfortable sleep environment, such as the right mattress, bedding, and room temperature.
Moreover, a sleep coach can also help you to establish a personalized sleep schedule, based on your own body's natural rhythms and lifestyle habits. They can also provide support and guidance to help you maintain good sleep habits over time, which can be especially beneficial for people who have struggled with insomnia for a long period of time.
In summary, working with a sleep coach can help an individual identify and address the underlying causes of their sleep difficulties, and provide tools and strategies for improving sleep quality and quantity.
What a Coaching Session Looks Like
A sleep coaching session typically involves helping to improve one's sleep habits and patterns. This may include identifying and addressing any underlying issues that may be causing sleep difficulties, such as stress or anxiety, as well as developing and implementing a personalised sleep plan. The sleep coach may also provide education on the importance of good sleep hygiene, such as maintaining a consistent sleep schedule and avoiding screens before bedtime. The goal of the sleep coaching session is to help you improve the quality and quantity of your sleep, which can lead to improved overall health and well-being.
What To Expect
You will be asked to complete a sleep diary for two weeks. The sleep diary will provide valuable insights into the pattern of poor sleep that you have fallen into.
In our first 60-minute meeting I will review your sleep diary. I will be keen to understand when the sleeping difficulty started and how it is affecting your life.
Towards the end of our first meeting a tailored step by step sleep strategy will be developed to help you get your sleep back on track. Your sleep plan will target the main causes of your sleep problems.
About Johann Callaghan
Author | Speaker | Sleep Science Coach | Health Coach | Podcaster
Johann is a certified sleep science coach and health coach. She has appeared many times in the media; radio, podcasts, TV, magazines and newspapers and an award winning entrepreneur. She helps to educate, inspire and empower people to take control of their lives and live a healthy lifestyle with better sleep through online courses, webinars, corporate talks, group coaching programs, seminars and live interviews. Johann is also the host of The Empowering Family Health Podcast. Johann believes everything is better with better sleep.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I get a refund if I'm unhappy with my purchase?
If you are unsatisfied with your coaching, reach out to us to see if your purchase is eligible for a refund.
Coaching IS NOT covered by Teachable's 30-day student refund policy.
How do I schedule my appointment?
Upon purchasing coaching, you'll receive further instructions on how to book a time for your appointment.
Calls will be on a zoom platform.
Can I purchase coaching more than once?
Absolutely! If you find yourself in need of coaching more than once, simply purchase the coaching again.