EP112: Follow Intuition and Choice for Health (The “Sleep Lady” Kim West)

Have you ever been in a situation where you are the expert on something,  yet you are struggling with that very thing?

Imagine the terror of being crowned “The Sleep Lady”, but then not being able to sleep!

This is the amazing authentic story of my friend Kim West, who comes on the podcast to reveal seven mantras about how we must follow our own intuition and choice for optimal health.

Kim West is a mother of two daughters and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Known as The Sleep Lady® by her clients, over the past twenty-five years she has personally helped over 20,000 tired parents all over the world get a good night’s sleep without letting their children cry it out alone.

Gentle Sleep Coach® Training and Certification program in 2010–the first and most comprehensive training program in the world. This program was the start of what is now a global industry- Baby and Child Sleep Consultants.  To date, the Gentle Sleep Coach Training and Certification program is available in 4 languages.

Kim has appeared on Dr. Phil, Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, TLC’s Bringing Home Baby, and CNN, and has been written about in a number of publications including The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Baby Talk,  Parenting, and many others.

Mantras:

Mantra #1: Everyone needs a different amount of sleep.

Mantra #2:  Major medical episodes, such as surgeries, can turn sleep on its head and cause a ripple effect.

Mantra #3:  Wellness (sleep included) is not an applied formula.

Mantra #4:  Intuition is the key to decoding your own wellness formula. Learn how to follow your intuition:

PS- here is the link to the interview with Krisstina Wise.

Mantra #5: “Taking a pill” can be done physically, energetically, or metaphorically. 

Mantra #6: Don’t let anyone stop you from digging deeper when it comes to learning more about your own health. Learn to take control of your narrative here:

Mantra #7: Share your struggles with the intention of creating community and helping others.

More about Kim West
Kim West is a mother of two daughters and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker or child and family therapist for 27 years. Known as The Sleep Lady® by her clients, over the past twenty-five years she has personally helped over 20,000 tired parents all over the world get a good night’s sleep without letting their children cry it out alone.

Kim has appeared on Dr. Phil, Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America, TLC’s Bringing Home Baby, and CNN, and has been written about in a number of publications including The Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Baby Talk,  Parenting, The Baltimore Sun, USA Today, The Telegraph, The Irish Independent and the Washington Post. 

Kim is the author of three books: “The Sleep Lady’s Good Night, Sleep Tight: Gentle Proven Solutions to Help Your Child Sleep Well and Wake Up Happy”, “ The Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook” and “The Good Night, Sleep Tight Workbook for Children with Special Needs”. Her first book “The Sleep Lady’s Good Night, Sleep Tight” is in its 3 edition and has sold over 140,000 paperback copies. 

Dedicated to providing tired parents with excellent sleep advice and coaching while knowing Kim could not help everyone herself, she started the Gentle Sleep Coach® Training and Certification program in 2010–the first and most comprehensive training program in the world. This program was the start of what is now a global industry- Baby and Child Sleep Consultants.  To date, the Gentle Sleep Coach Training and Certification program is available in 4 languages.

What’s fun for Kim

Dancing!!! 

LINKS
http://gentlesleepcoach.com/

https://sleeplady.com

Follow her on:

https://www.instagram.com/thesleeplady/

http://www.facebook.com/TheSleepLady

http://www.pinterest.com/thesleeplady/

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