Kate Mikhail

Kate Mikhail is a sleep expert and the author of Teach Yourself to Sleep: An ex-insomniac’s guide. She is a subject matter expert on Peak Performance & Sleep Leadership, Employee Wellness & Productivity and Health & Wellbeing.
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Kate Mikhail is a sleep expert and the author of Teach Yourself to Sleep: An ex-insomniac’s guide. She is a subject matter expert on Peak Performance & Sleep Leadership, Employee Wellness & Productivity and Health & Wellbeing.

After years of being awake half the night with chronic insomnia, at the mercy of recurring burn-out days, while working for national newspapers, and with three young children to look after (including twins), Kate knows how difficult it can be to survive on too little sleep.

More importantly, she also knows the extraordinary potential we can all unleash by upgrading the quality of our sleep, having delved into the biology and science of sleep to fix her debilitating insomnia, while researching Teach Yourself to Sleep – ‘Her brilliant new book that delivers accessible science to help you take back control’ Psychologies. 

She shares with delegates why sleep is so fundamental to our health, happiness, wellbeing and performance, and why we need to look at sleep from a unique and completely different perspective, to start each day strong, resilient and firing on all cylinders.

Passionate about helping others revamp their quality of life by improving their sleep, Kate is a Guardian Masterclass tutor (How to sleep: transform your whole-body health), and a sleep leadership advocate, focussed on how leaders can help their teams strengthen their core wellbeing and professional game via their sleep health.

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Kate’s Teach Yourself to Sleep method has been widely featured, including in the Guardian, Observer, Telegraph, Huffington Post, Independent, Mail on Sunday, Hello!, Good Housekeeping, Psychologies, Radio 2 Book Club, Talk Radio, RTE, BBC Radio Scotland, Mind Love, Wellness Curated.

Sleep leadership is the primary preventative & proactive wellbeing strategy.

From chronic insomnia to sound sleeper, Kate shares her original research and first-hand insight, to help delegates understand and harness the power of sleep, so that they can achieve their goals, increase their productivity and enjoy a healthy and rewarding sleep-work-life balance.

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Unleash the power of sleep – for peak health, wellbeing & success

An inspirational look at the relationship between sleep, life, health, work and productivity, using the highly-acclaimed Teach Yourself to Sleep method. This talk is brought to life by Kate’s experience of how much harder life can be when you’re getting by on too little sleep, or poor quality sleep, and how she transformed her sleep and quality of life thanks to researching her book and becoming a sleep expert.

Is your sleep holding you back from reaching your full potential, enjoying your life, or getting the most out of your day? What impact does your sleep really have on your workplace performance, charisma, inner strength and the decisions you make? Understand the number 1 pillar of health, with simple, practical strategies and empowering evidenced-based insight.

What we’ll cover:

  • Why quality sleep is fundamental to personal health, quality of life, wellbeing and professional success.
  • The self-sabotaging fall-out of inadequate sleep and how to avoid selling yourself short.
  • Dynamic leaders & teams: how to inspire, engage and motivate, so all can flourish.
  • Why we are facing a 21st-century epidemic of sleeplessness that’s getting worse.
  • Work & sleep science: why you need both NREM deep sleep and REM dream sleep for emotional equilibrium, peak productivity, brain power and whole-body health.
  • Sleep disrupters, and the three sleep shapers that enable a happier, healthier life with less stress and greater job fulfilment.
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Supercharge your mind-body self – to reach your full potential

Too often we’re disconnected from our circadian selves at the expense of our health, wellbeing, sleep quality, productivity and success. But what does this mean? What can you do? And how can your circadian health supercharge your personal life and your workday too? 

Kate knows first-hand the fall-out of not working with your natural circadian rhythms, and the exhausting and undermining sleep she lived with as a result. Her extensive research, however, allowed her to tune into her circadian self, to strengthen her sleep-wake pattern and with it her energy, focus and quality of life.

Gain self-awareness and natural core strength, with easy, practical tools to take control and thrive – using the ground-breaking and widely-respected Teach Yourself to Sleep method. 

What we’ll cover:

  • The circadian you, and how this shapes your mind, body, sleep, personality and performance.
  • Circadian misalignment and the negative fall-out both personally and professionally.
  • Why so many people are out of sync with their natural physiology, now more than ever.
  • How working with or against your chronotype impacts your day and your ability to maximise your potential.
  • Chrononutrition – the ideal time to eat certain foods and why it matters, in terms of sleep, moods, performance, weight…
  • Why it pays to tune into your circadian self for peak health, energy, productivity and job/life satisfaction.
1
Unleash the power of sleep – for peak health, wellbeing & success

An inspirational look at the relationship between sleep, life, health, work and productivity, using the highly-acclaimed Teach Yourself to Sleep method. This talk is brought to life by Kate’s experience of how much harder life can be when you’re getting by on too little sleep, or poor quality sleep, and how she transformed her sleep and quality of life thanks to researching her book and becoming a sleep expert.

Is your sleep holding you back from reaching your full potential, enjoying your life, or getting the most out of your day? What impact does your sleep really have on your workplace performance, charisma, inner strength and the decisions you make? Understand the number 1 pillar of health, with simple, practical strategies and empowering evidenced-based insight.

What we’ll cover:

  • Why quality sleep is fundamental to personal health, quality of life, wellbeing and professional success.
  • The self-sabotaging fall-out of inadequate sleep and how to avoid selling yourself short.
  • Dynamic leaders & teams: how to inspire, engage and motivate, so all can flourish.
  • Why we are facing a 21st-century epidemic of sleeplessness that’s getting worse.
  • Work & sleep science: why you need both NREM deep sleep and REM dream sleep for emotional equilibrium, peak productivity, brain power and whole-body health.
  • Sleep disrupters, and the three sleep shapers that enable a happier, healthier life with less stress and greater job fulfilment.
2
Supercharge your mind-body self – to reach your full potential

Too often we’re disconnected from our circadian selves at the expense of our health, wellbeing, sleep quality, productivity and success. But what does this mean? What can you do? And how can your circadian health supercharge your personal life and your workday too? 

Kate knows first-hand the fall-out of not working with your natural circadian rhythms, and the exhausting and undermining sleep she lived with as a result. Her extensive research, however, allowed her to tune into her circadian self, to strengthen her sleep-wake pattern and with it her energy, focus and quality of life.

Gain self-awareness and natural core strength, with easy, practical tools to take control and thrive – using the ground-breaking and widely-respected Teach Yourself to Sleep method. 

What we’ll cover:

  • The circadian you, and how this shapes your mind, body, sleep, personality and performance.
  • Circadian misalignment and the negative fall-out both personally and professionally.
  • Why so many people are out of sync with their natural physiology, now more than ever.
  • How working with or against your chronotype impacts your day and your ability to maximise your potential.
  • Chrononutrition – the ideal time to eat certain foods and why it matters, in terms of sleep, moods, performance, weight…
  • Why it pays to tune into your circadian self for peak health, energy, productivity and job/life satisfaction.
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Kate delivers an excellent masterclass. There’s always such a good turnout, with attendees being engaged throughout the class.

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Clear, informative, sleep-troubleshooting tips and insights from someone who’s knowledgeable but who also speaks from experience. In fact Kate’s stories and personal asides make it all even more relatable.

Leah Jewett, workshop attendee

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