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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.

    This original podcast is 10 episodes in total, please begin with “ Ep 1: Habit One: Learning and Remembering the Need for Sleep."

    ©2021 Dr Tim Sharp (P)2021 Audible Australia Pty Ltd.
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Episodes
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  • Jamie Moore
  • 07-10-21

"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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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-09-21

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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  • Camille
  • 07-14-21

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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  • Lesley Edwards
  • 07-21-21

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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  • frank lynch
  • 08-11-21

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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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-02-21

Repetitive and pointless

The entire series is like one long introduction... telling you over and over again that the listener must be interested in sleep and we wouldn't be listening if we weren't, so we should probably get some sleep, because sleep is important.

Re-read that sentence over and over again for the next couple of hours.

If you enjoyed that, download this podcast.

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  • Brendan
  • 09-11-21

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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  • alex
  • 08-12-21

@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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  • Dadam
  • 09-14-21

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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  • YidBee
  • 09-03-21

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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  • Rebecca Ray
  • 07-12-21

Thank you for talking about this essential topic

As someone who needs a lot of sleep, but doesn't always get it, I'm so grateful Tim has offered these habits on such an essential topic. Down to earth and easy to implement, this is another stellar production that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-02-21

Boring

Was really looking forward to listening to this audio book...the first 2 chapters have no information in them and is repetitive ..
I cannot get past chapter 3...having said that just this guys voice may help you to fall asleep..

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-09-21

Thank you 🙏🏾

This is such an easy and purposeful listen.

Thank you Dr Tim for helping me understand more about important habits to help me get decent zzz’s.

For me this will really make all the difference!

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