Wake Up to Sleep

5 Powerful Practices to Transform Stress and Trauma for Peaceful Sleep and Mindful Dreams

Achieve better sleep with this scientifically verified, holistic approach to healing stress and trauma-affected slumber. Inspired by his work with military veterans, sleep expert Charlie Morley explores how to combat the harmful effects of stress and trauma in order to achieve restful sleep and healing dreams.

This guide shares more than 20 body, breath, sleep and dreaming techniques, all proven to help reduce anxiety, improve sleep quality, integrate nightmares, increase your energy and transform your relationship with sleep. Whether you're experiencing stressed-out sleep or not, these powerful practices will help you optimize the time you spend dreaming so that you can sleep better and wake up healthier.

We spend a third of our lives asleep. On average, that's 30 years spent snoozing. It's one of the most important factors to ensuring good health and a longer life. So why do so many of us suffer from sleepless nights? And how can we sleep better and wake up healthier?

In this practical five-part book, sleep and dreams expert Charlie Morley shows you how to achieve restful, healing sleep, and combat the harmful effects of stress and trauma. Using breath and body-work practices and deep relaxation techniques, this book takes a body-based approach to combatting stress and trauma during sleep. You'll discover:
 how to optimize your sleep routine
 a step-by-step approach to improving your sleep, proven to reduce the symptoms of stress-affected sleep by up to 70%
 mindfulness-based techniques and breathwork to help reduce trauma
 lucid dreaming exercises and powerful consciousness techniques
 the neuroscience of sleep and stress

The techniques and practices in this book will help you maximize the time you spend asleep and show you how to achieve better, stress-free shuteye.

Dreams of Awakening has currently been translated into 5 languages



David hamilton

Author of How Your Mind Can Heal Your Body and The Five Side Effects of Kindness

Charlie gives us the science and the know-how to help integrate trauma, calm the nervous system, breathe better and  sleep soundly. This is a book to refer to time and time again for years to come.

Lama yeshe rinpoche

Abbot of Samye Ling Monastery

I have known Charlie for a long time and I consider him a very positive influence in the world. In this book he guides people in how to be more helpful human beings. I strongly believe his authentic confidence and sound mind give him the ability to do this.

vishen lakhiani

New York Times bestselling author and founder of Mindvalley

Learning from Charlie felt like him taking me by the hand and guiding me on an exploration of my own mind.  I highly recommend him not only for his knowledge of the subject matter but more so for his unique ability to teach in a fun and compelling way that gets results for his students.

More Books

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lucid dreaming made easy

 Lucid dreaming is the art of becoming conscious within your dreams. Charlie Morley has been lucid dreaming since he was a teenager and has trained with both Eastern and Western experts in this profound practice. In this introductory guide, Charlie explains how lucid dreaming is a powerful gateway into the subconscious mind and how it can help the reader transform, improve and heal all areas of their life.

Dreams of awakening

Charlie’s first book Dreams of Awakening is a bestselling exploration of lucid dreaming theory and practice within both Western and Tibetan Buddhist contexts. It is based on over 13 years of personal practice and the hundreds of lucid dreaming workshops which Charlie has taught around the world in venues as diverse as Buddhist temples and dance-music festivals.