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You’re Getting Sleepy

by Rachel Hott, PhD

How many times have you or someone you know had a sleepless night, needed more sleep, had difficulty getting to sleep or woke up in the middle of the night? Sleep, like exercise, food and water, is a necessity for healthy living. In this interview you will learn many helpful strategies for going to sleep, staying asleep, and waking up energized for the day.

I had met Terry as a student at one of our hypnosis classes in spring ’09. In the training I asked if there was anyone who was able to go to sleep easily. Without any hesitation Terry shot his hand up. We agreed to follow-up with a formal interview. This essay is from two 90 minute interviews done on September 18 and October 3, 2009.

Terry Kerrigan is 41 years old. He is a professional athlete who competes in Iron Man and triathlon events. He is also a coach who works with functional diagnostics integration, metabolic nutrition, Ericksonian hypnosis and exercise science. You can visit his web page, www.aperionforlife.com.

We began discussing the process of modeling and I explained that my interview was part of a project for the Institute for the Advanced Studies of Health (IASH) conference in October 2010. He imme