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  • Summary

  • The average person spends 26 years of their life sleeping, but most of us are still tired, all the time. The reality is, sleep is not a priority for most of us and even though we’re getting sleep, it might not be the type of sleep you need. Dr Tim Sharp, Dr Happy, introduces you to 10 simple daily habits to get better-quality sleep so you can achieve a happier and healthier life.

    Dr Tim Sharp is a clinical and consulting psychologist with three degrees in psychology and a distinguished career over several decades. He’s Australia’s very own 'Dr Happy' and the founder of The Happiness Institute.

    ©2021 Dr Tim Sharp (P)2021 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.
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Episodes
  • Ep 1: Habit One: Learning and Remembering the Need for Sleep

    Jul 4 2021

    Sleep is the missing piece in the complicated puzzle that is our health and wellbeing; remind yourself why good sleep is important.

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    15 mins
  • Ep 2: Habit Two: Make Sleep a Priority

    Jul 4 2021

    Now you understand the importance of good sleep, prioritise the commitment to changing your sleeping patterns.

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    13 mins
  • Ep 3: Habit Three: Watch Your Diet

    Jul 4 2021

    You are what you eat, and if you’re eating healthy it means you’re sleeping healthy. 

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    18 mins

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"Dr Happy" more like Dr Condescending

What an annoying, whiney, patronising git. I'm up to ep 3 and it's like clickbait in audiobook form. He spends 15 minutes rehashing over the same message.

"if you want to sleep better, make it a priority. You should make sleep a priority if you want to sleep better..."

A load of old tripe.

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terrible

terrible, dragged out, annoying and overpromising. useless formula and a pain to get through. not recommend. just like most online poory produced materials

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Waste of my time

Simply useless, empty content
I have not learnt one single thing
Do not waste your time like I did listening to this podcast

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enjoyable

some really good ideas from Dr happy for getting a good sleep routine. read in a friendly, kind and honest way.

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repetitive crap .. very little real content...

repetitive crap .. very little real content... of no use at all.. another sleep quack book..

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@jamie moore

this message is for the Jamie Moore review. you are clearly someone who wants to get the results without the work and that isn't the fault of the book or the author/narrator.

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Poor

I'd buy into this more if Voice acters weren't used as sopposed real experiences!
Makes me question it all!

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Lots of talking, little said

After listening to episode 2 I figured the guy has got little to say, but wants to spread it out as much as possible. It's a real self help cliché.
I still got about 5 episodes in before I quit.
The points being made are so general you've probably already thought of them. Then they get repeated and rephrased until the episode is over. The only time he specifically directs you to something it's his social media.

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Disappointing

I gave up after 3 chapters. Was hoping for real
Insights that could be used. This was more like stating the obvious. Don’t waste your time.

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Good basics and plenty more

Yes, this does cover many of the basic problems that can undermine our attempts at sleep - but, as many of us make these errors, it's good to have them listed and explained clearly so we can see what we need to do to change our sleep habits for the better. Episode 8 is particularly good regarding anxiety and 'unhelpful' mindsets and thought processes...

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  • Michele
  • 12-07-21

Waste of time

I was so frustrated by the tease” soon I will tell you what to do” I couldn’t sleep. Really stupid anyone with a pulse knows sleep is important so repetitious little content could have been episode

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  • LocalShopper
  • 22-07-21

Almost exactly no value

save yourself from the annoying style of narration and format. the actual content is something that might have been novel in the 1980s. simply read the title of each lesson and you will have already gained it's full value

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-07-21

it's more then sleep

alot to learn and brought alot of new perspectives in this series. I enjoyed it more than I thought I would.

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  • Maya H Saric
  • 21-07-21

too generalist health topics

This is a recap of how bad we are and then very generic and not always updated health advice.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 18-07-21

Prioritize Sleep, and Pratice

I personally have found this podcast. Very helpful. Ig you practice the tips it helps. Your simply have to make the time. To make sleep a priority. ive tried the first 4 tips amd advise. its helped me rest and sleep. Its helped every aspect of my life. aside from this podcast. habits of happiness. Has taken affect and helped me make my life better. So I say defenitly. Give this a try! Remember make time and stay motivated and practice.

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  • Joyous
  • 03-08-21

So helpful

I had just listened to an audible book about insomnia by a different author, then this 10-habit series by Dr. Happy. I am so grateful that they both basically emphasized the same tenets, especially CBT. It has been so encouraging to hear him describe his patients Sonia and Paul, and how much I have felt the same struggles— I don’t feel so alone! I’m going to listen again and keep working on better sleep habits. Thank you very much!

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