7 episodes

One thing that unites us all is sleep. The average person spends about 26 years sleeping and it plays a huge role in the world’s daily routine. But most of us have lived through the struggle of trying to drift off at night. Whether it’s a newborn baby, a big work assignment or general anxiety, the feeling of lying awake in bed can be agonising. It can affect everything including your memory, relationships, work and long-term health. Psychologist Dr Julie Smith is on the hunt for the perfect night’s rest, so in this podcast she’ll be speaking to people who’ve overcome insomnia and mastered the art of sleep. This includes experts on sleep hygiene, hypnotherapy, baby sleep-training and nutrition related to rest. By the end of this series you should be able to experience the bliss of a beautiful night's sleep. You’ll feel refreshed and ready to take on whatever life throws at you.

The Sleep Lab Dr Julie Smith & M&S

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.4 • 37 Ratings

One thing that unites us all is sleep. The average person spends about 26 years sleeping and it plays a huge role in the world’s daily routine. But most of us have lived through the struggle of trying to drift off at night. Whether it’s a newborn baby, a big work assignment or general anxiety, the feeling of lying awake in bed can be agonising. It can affect everything including your memory, relationships, work and long-term health. Psychologist Dr Julie Smith is on the hunt for the perfect night’s rest, so in this podcast she’ll be speaking to people who’ve overcome insomnia and mastered the art of sleep. This includes experts on sleep hygiene, hypnotherapy, baby sleep-training and nutrition related to rest. By the end of this series you should be able to experience the bliss of a beautiful night's sleep. You’ll feel refreshed and ready to take on whatever life throws at you.

    Max Kirsten

    Max Kirsten

    Dr Julie speaks to hypnotherapist Max Kirsten about his journey with sleep and he shares his top tips for getting a good night's rest.

    • 48 min
    Sophie Giles

    Sophie Giles

    Sophie has spent her career rescuing parents from many nights of broken sleep by helping them to understand their baby’s sleep patterns and needs. In this episode, she talks to Julie about her work and shares her top tips for transforming family sleeping habits.

    • 29 min
    Dale Pinnock

    Dale Pinnock

    What we eat during the day can have a massive impact on how we sleep. Today, Dr. Julie speaks with Dale Pinnock aka ‘The Medicinal Chef’ about delicious foods and recipes that can help you on your way to a more restful night's sleep.

    • 35 min
    Ian Chambers

    Ian Chambers

    Getting a good night's sleep can be difficult but it's often made even harder when we have children. On this episode Julie speaks to Ian Chambers, the CEO of Moshi, an app designed to help children sleep better. Ian talks about the positive impacts of mindfulness on children, the techniques used in Moshi to help improve a child's sleep and how transformative it can also be for adults.

    • 29 min
    Alex Shannon aka @followthenap

    Alex Shannon aka @followthenap

    Imagine making a career out of sleeping? Well that's what today's guest does. Alex Shannon @followthenap is the world's first sleep influencer and chats to Julie about his experience in pursuing the best night's sleep.

    • 39 min
    Dr Kat Lederle

    Dr Kat Lederle

    For this first episode, Julie speaks to Dr Kat Lederle who has spent over 15 years of her life studying the body clock and sleep and their effects on behaviour and wellbeing. Kat discusses the impact sleep deprivation can have on people and shares her advice on how people can improve their sleep & bedtime routine.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
37 Ratings

37 Ratings

tdvfv ,

I am already looking forward to a second series!!

Thank you M&S and Dr Smith for this it was really helpful. I will make sure to catch the other episodes.

paul.ababai ,

Love this thank you

Great podcast I love doctor Julie. I could
listen to her talk all night!

Pat1615 ,

I just love Dr Julie, enjoyed this.

Really love Dr Julies work and she makes a great host. I enjoyed this podcast and look forward to more. Thank you

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