Sleep Better & Overcome Insomnia
Practical Sleep Tips from an Ex-Insomniac

SleepForAll.comThe purpose of is to help you get to sleep, stay asleep, and wake up refreshed. No matter how bad your insomnia or how long you’ve had it for, this website will help you sleep better.

How can I be so sure? Because I suffered with chronic insomnia for over 15 years. By using the information I’ve shared on this website, I was able to overcome my insomnia. See my about page for more about me and how I became an ex-insomniac.

The reason why most people can’t sleep is because they’re somehow interrupting the natural process of sleep. There are many things that prevent sleep that can cause insomnia. But there are also many things you can do to enhance sleep. People get into bad sleep habits completely by accident, and it’s these bad habits that can cause insomnia.

Just by understanding how sleep works, you’ll know what to avoid and what you can do to give the natural process of sleep an extra boost. Sleep is natural, but like all natural cycles, it can easily get off track.

There’s not one piece of advice I can give you to cure long term insomnia. What’s required is a series of lifestyle changes and new sleep promoting habits, backed up with a solid understanding of how sleep works.

Getting better sleep and overcoming insomnia is often a subject only discussed in the medical and academic communities. Websites of this nature tend to be very dry, technical, and lack any clear practical advice. But sleep is a fascinating subject. Many people have problems with sleep and I believe this is in part due to the lack of clear sleep advice. As someone who has suffered with insomnia for so many years, this is something I want to help change, and that’s the reason this website was created. has a range of articles, categorized into a number of series:

What is Sleep?

What is SleepBy learning how sleep works, you begin to understand what creates a good nights sleep, and what creates insomnia.

Sleep is such a big issue that there can be many reasons why you can’t sleep. Random sleep advice is like a stab in the dark. You need to first understand what the problem is, then you can find the right advice and apply the changes.

The articles in this section explain the role of your sleep cycle, the benefits of getting good sleep, and why certain sleep problems occur.

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Sleep Deprivation

Sleep Deprivation

If you don’t get enough sleep at night, you’ll experience sleep deprivation. It’s common amongst insomniacs, but also amongst people who can sleep well but just don’t make enough time for sleep.

We live in a highly competitive world. Some people consider sleep to be a waste of time. Time that could be better spent elsewhere. But what these people don’t understand is just how much we need sleep, and the disastrous effects of sleep deprivation that can occur if we don’t get enough of it.

This section explains the symptoms of sleep deprivation, how it affects you, what can cause it, and how to put an end to your sleep deprivation.

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What Is Insomnia?

What Is InsomniaThe articles in this series are designed to give you a crash course in overcoming insomnia. To do this, we’ll explore in depth what exactly insomnia is. You’ll learn about the types of insomnia, what causes it, and where you can find the best treatment to overcome insomnia for good.

Insomnia can be caused by one or many different problems. What causes your insomnia may not be the cause of someone else’s insomnia. There isn’t one treatment I can recommend for you because it simply depends on what is causing your insomnia.

Many people get disheartened because they try a sleep aid that works wonders on someone they know but doesn’t work for them. That is why it is important to first fully understand the insomnia problem you face. Insomnia is different from person to person. Your job is to fully understand what is causing your insomnia.

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How to Sleep Better

How to Sleep BetterIn this series of articles, we’ll cover tried and tested methods to help you get a better night’s sleep, by implementing, changing or removing key habits that affect sleep.

We’ll be looking at how you can get better sleep by concentrating on three areas; how to develop a good sleep schedule, how to relax your mind, and how to optimize your sleep.

Some habits lead to insomnia, while others naturally promote sleep. By removing or changing the ones that could create insomnia and introducing habits that promote sleep, your quality of your sleep will improve dramatically.

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Sleep Disorders

Sleep DisordersA sleep disorder is a medical problem that in some way affects the process of sleep.

There are hundreds of different sleep disorders. Some are minor and very common, such as jet lag, ranging to the incredibly rare and very serious, such as Fatal Familial Insomnia.

Sleep disorders can be caused by a biological abnormality or a certain event or situation. Some we grow out of, some can be treated, others can last a lifetime.

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Whether you’re here to gain a few tips to fall asleep even faster, or here to fix an insomnia problem that you’ve had your entire life, the articles on this website will help you take the right course of action to get the results you want.

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