Dr Guy Meadows, leading sleep scientist and founder of The Sleep School, gives us an insight into his life online.

Dr Guy Meadows is one the UK's leading sleep scientists, pioneering the use of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness for overcoming insomnia.

He set up The Sleep School to help stop insomniacs needlessly suffering around the world and has worked with thousands of insomnia sufferers over the last nine years via his highly effective 1-on-1 clinic, weekend and weeknight courses.

He regularly works with large organisations running his 'Sleep to Perform' programme to enable employees to be 100% switched on and stress free during the day by knowing how to sleep well at night.

He is a published author (The Sleep Book – How To Sleep Well Every Night, published by Orion) and recently launched The Sleep School App, a highly interactive audio visual support tool for insomnia suffers (available on iOS and Google).

He regularly contributes to television and radio discussing the importance of getting a good night’s sleep.

My Favourite Website... Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS) - This website contains everything you need to know about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). I regularly refer to it to discover more about the latest research, books and articles in this exciting field of psychology.

My Favourite App... apart from mine? I love taking and editing photos and Instagram offers a great place to do this.

My Favourite Blog... Psychcentral - I have recently been enjoying reading some great articles on mindfulness and acceptance from the Psychcentral blog.

My Favourite Tweeter... @oliverburkeman - He has an interesting take on mental wellbeing.

Social Media Allowed Me to Meet... So many amazing people who have followed the five steps outlined in my book and are now sleeping better.

My Stand Out Online Memory... Seeing my book go to No. 1 in sleep disorders and No.5 out of all the books on Amazon - I was completely shocked!

My Most Recent Buy Online... New running shoes. Currently training for a mountain marathon in North Wales and getting through a lot of trainers!

My Pet Hate About Life Online... Going away on holiday and coming back to a full inbox.


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7 January 2015