Q: Can Mindfulness help me get better sleep?

A: Mindfulness can affect your response to pain by changing our relationship with the sensation of pain.


In the video below learn more about how Mindfulness might help you get better sleep

Watch Intro Video

I think I have Insomnia

Can Mindfulness help me get better sleep?

If you are living with Insomnia

  • Sleep is Vital

    Proper sleep is fundamental to meeting your health goals

  • Mindfulness may help

    If your Insomnia is caused by rumination or worry mindfulness may help

There are two types of Insomnia?

Primary Insomnia means your sleep condition is caused by your mind, your environment or even a change in sleep schedule.  

Secondary Insomnia is rooted in an underlying health condition. 

Obviously, Mindfulness cannot help with all cases of Insomnia but Mindfulness paired with some simple sleep hygiene tips may be able to benefit those suffering from sleep disturbance. Have a look at our course outline, developed for beginners and experienced practitioners alike.

Course Outline

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Getting Started

    • How are you feeling right now?

  • 2

    Week 1: What is Mindfulness?

    • Week 1 Lesson 1: Can Mindfulness Help Me Get Better Sleep?

    • Week 1 Lesson 2: What is Mindfulness?

    • Week 1 Lesson 3: What are your health goals for this course?

    • Week 1 BONUS Audio Meditation

  • 3

    Week 2: How do I Begin My Own Meditation Practice?

    • Week 2 Lesson 1: How Do I Begin My Own Meditation Practice?

    • Week 2 Lesson 2: Guided Formal Sitting Mindfulness Practice

    • Week 2 Lesson 3: Journal Prompt

    • Week 2 BONUS Audio Meditation

  • 4

    Week 3: How Can I Get Back to Sleep?

    • Week 3 Lesson 1: How Can I Get Back to Sleep?

    • Week 3 Lesson 2: Counting Meditation for Sleep

    • Week 3 Lesson 3: Journal Prompt

    • BONUS: What is Sleep Hygiene?

  • 5

    Week 4: How Can I Relax Before Bed?

    • Week 4 Lesson 1: How Can I Relax Before Bed?

    • Week 4 Lesson 2: Lying Down Meditation with Body Scan

    • Week 4 Lesson 3: Journal Prompt

    • BONUS Video

  • 6

    One Final Step

    • CONGRATULATIONS: Here's what's next!

    • Before You Go: Tell us how you feel

    • Mindfulness Communities for You

Meet Your Instructor

Brian Woolworth

Mandorla Faculty

Brian Woolworth is a Mindfulness educator and meditation facilitator who uses ancient practices to empower modern people to move beyond the mind’s stressful thoughts, upsetting emotions, and unpleasant sensations. With nearly 30 years of clinical nursing experience, Brian brings an intimate knowledge of the physiological effects of stressful suffering on the body. He is a leader in making mindfulness available to hospitals and medical practices as part of a balanced integrated care program.

What our students are saying

“The facilitators create a transformative experience. And, the busier you are, the more you’ll benefit.”

Dan Bullock, Bullock Management Partners