The Sleep Revolution

Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time

by Arianna Huffington

Co-founder and editor in chief of The Huffington Post Arianna Huffington shows how our cultural dismissal of sleep as time wasted compromises our health and our decision-making and undermines our work lives, our personal lives--and even our sex lives in this New York Times bestseller.

We are in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis, with profound consequences to our health, our job performance, our relationships and our happiness. What we need is nothing short of a sleep revolution: only by renewing our relationship with sleep can we take back control of our lives.

In The Sleep Revolution, Arianna explores all the latest science on what exactly is going on while we sleep and dream. She takes on the sleeping pill industry, and all the ways our addiction to technology disrupts our sleep. She also offers a range of recommendations and tips from leading scientists on how we can get better and more restorative sleep, and harness its incredible power.

The result is a sweeping, scientifically rigorous, and deeply personal exploration of sleep from all angles, from the history of sleep, to the role of dreams in our lives, to the consequences of sleep deprivation, and the new golden age of sleep science that reveals the vital role sleep plays in our every waking moment and every aspect of our health--from weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease to cancer and Alzheimer’s.  

In today's fast-paced, always-connected, perpetually-harried and sleep-deprived world, our need for a good night’s sleep is more important--and elusive--than ever. The Sleep Revolution both sounds the alarm on our worldwide sleep crisis and provides a detailed road map to the great sleep awakening that can help transform our lives, our communities, and our world.

Recent Reviews

The Sleep Revolution

Shannon Hearne

5 Stars

Sleep can affect every aspect of your body. and The Sleep Revolution by Arianna Huffington, offers some great tips and techniques on how to get a better…

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The Sleep Revolution

Alan McCarter

4.5 Stars

Arianna Huffington's The Sleep Revolution is an account of Huffington's journey as a "sleep amateur" to become "a sleep pro".  In it, she looks at our society's widespread sleep deprivation and argues that our various…

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Book Review: The Sleep Revolution

Lauren Miller

5 Stars

As a grad student with multiple jobs I know all too well the experience of putting off sleep for other activities. In her new book The Sleep Revolution Arianna Huffington attempts to redefine the importance of sleep in a culture…

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Lori Krausen

4 Stars

As I am up writing this post, it is after midnight.  It's kind of funny when this book is about sleep and how we are currently are so sleep deprived.  I know I…

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Sleep Is Everything

Mary Jones

3 Stars

The book has two parts; Wake-up Call and The Way Forward. A list of common sleep-friendly adjustments and great appendix section with additional resources at the end of the book (pp.

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