Restful Sleep for a Peaceful Life
Restful sleep is vital for experiencing health, healing, resilience and overall well-being. Richard Miller, PhD and Amer Khan, MD discuss the neuroscience and practices that underlie and support our experiencing restful sleep.
Richard Miller, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, author, researcher, yogic scholar and spiritual teacher who, for the past 47 years has been integrating western psychology and neuroscience with the ancient nondual wisdom teachings of Yoga. Richard is president of the iRest Institute, co-founder of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, founding editor of the peer reviewed International Journal of Yoga Therapy, and past president of the Institute for Spirituality and Psychology.
Author of iRest Meditation: Restorative Practices for Health, Healing and Well Being, The iRest Program for Healing PTSD, and Yoga Nidra: The Meditative Heart of Yoga, Richard also serves as a research consultant studying the meditation protocol he’s developed (Integrative Restoration ~ iRest Meditation), a modern adaptation of the ancient nondual practice of Yoga Nidra, researching its efficacy on health, healing, and well-being with diverse populations that include military, veterans, women rescued from human trafficking, youth and college students, and the homeless, and incarcerated, with issues such as sleep disorders, PTSD, chronic pain, chemical dependency, and anxiety, as well as for enhancing resiliency, well-being and compassion. Richard leads international trainings and meditation retreats on the integration of enlightened living into daily life.