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The Secret to a Good Night's Sleep

The Diary of a CEO, Steven Bartlett, Stephanie Romiszewski

5 mins

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In this January 2021 episode of The Diary of a CEO, sleep physiologist Stephanie Romiszewski explains that the fear of not sleeping can sometimes be worse than sleep deprivation itself.


The Secret to a Good Night's Sleep

The Secret to a Good Night's Sleep

by The Diary of a CEO


Many of us go through periods of struggling with insomnia. Why is it sometimes so difficult to get a good night's sleep? Sleep expert Stephanie Romiszewski blames the fear of not sleeping enough as a driving force that keeps people suffering from insomnia.

Known as Channel 4's go-to sleep specialist, Romiszewski runs the Sleepyhead Clinic in Exeter, UK, to help people suffering from insomnia. In this interview, Romiszewski speaks to multi-millionaire and entrepreneur Steven Bartlett on his podcast, The Diary of a CEO. Bartlett's podcast looks to go behind the scenes of entrepreneurship, interviewing experts from varied fields for their insights. In this episode, Romiszewski puts to bed popular myths about sleep hygiene and explores why so many people are struggling with their sleep right now.

Favorite quote

The things that bring people to me to get their sleep treated, that fear, is actually what I'm trying to alleviate — rather than fixing their sleep.

- Stephanie Romiszewski

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