About IWoodhouse
Joined June 2017
I have an in-depth knowledge of Sleep and am wanting to help others in their own search for a great nights sleep. I spent many years as a bad sleeper and know just how much it sucks to feel tired all the time. There are literally millions of products out there all touting better sleep and I want to help make the process a little clearer. From selecting pillows and mattresses to routines and gadgets all aimed at helping people find their own way to sleep better and live better
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JonathanAll1 Premium
Welcome to WA. It’s participation and persistence to get there and also takes lot of creative thought to process...
Yes, thank you for following. And I am hungry to get started.
I finding so much information for goals to success. This is surely a great opportunity with just what I need to develop independence and dreams.
Yes www is a big world brought together with WA....

Truely grateful
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RDulloo Premium
Hey Ian. What a great niche! I don't have trouble sleeping but I do feel fatigue when I wake up in the morning and never want to go to work. But I force myself to... :(

I want to thank you by the way, for following me. I am also following you and will look into your website for sure.. :)

Wish you great success here!
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BradB18 Premium
Hi IW,

Great to meet you and thank you for following me.

I would like to reciprocate and follow you back and wish you the very best in all aspects of life!!!

I look forward to traveling with you along the road to success through WA and to view your blogs about getting a better night's sleep.

Cheers,

Brad
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newlive Premium
Hi Woodhouse, I know friends who have a hard time sleeping, what you have described would be a good niche for you to start your journey on. I would definitely give your webs address on to people, Thank you for including me in your network, I do appreciate it. You are here for a reason, believe in yourself, have faith in your abilities and build your future. Following you back and wishing you well.
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NWTDennis Premium
Hello Ian ... thank you for the follow. My wife has been having some trouble sleeping lately so I'll be interested. She's up frequently at night sitting in her favorite chair.

Sometimes she will be sleeping in her chair, but her phone is on and in her hand. She's a Fb fanatic. I've wondered if this is what wakes her up at night ... a compulsion to check out Fb.

Any way I wish you the best on your WA journey.
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IWoodhouse Premium
Hi Dennis
Thanks for the message
Yes the phone - or the light it gives off stops your brain from producing melatonin which puts you to sleep. Also the messages and info on fb then stimulate your brain making you even more awake!
Then when this goes on for a while you then develop this new habit which like any other habit becomes hard to break.
Your wife needs to turn the phone off about an hour before bed time, maybe listen to some music instead. It will take a few nights to get back to normal sleep routine but she could also try some guided meditation audio and candle light which worked well for me - still use it nightly
Rgds
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NWTDennis Premium
I'm very concerned where technology is taking us. I refuse to become a phone addict, but my wife is hooked. I've wondered if Apple was smart enough to figure out how to sort of hypnotize their users.

Actually the phone is just the mobile device she uses to hook in to what she is really hooked on ... Facebook.
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IWoodhouse Premium
i'd say they were smart - or cunning at least!
The other thing to try is some blue light blocker glasses - they look like yellow safety glasses but block the blue light which keeps us awake
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onlineflow Premium
Thanks for your follow, Ian

You came to WA to learn all about Internet Marketing... so,
Here's the map to go wherever you wanna go:

Plug into the Training...
Ask all your Questions...
Apply what you learn...
Repeat... Repeat... Repeat

That's it - We got your back!

All my best,
Abe
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Wayne66 Premium
Good afternoon, Ian and thanks for adding me to your network, I've added you to mine as well.

I hope it's going well and I look forward to connecting from time to time.

Post your website here on your profile page, I would be interested in knowing if you have any tips for those with Tinnitus.

In the meantime, all the best and,

Moving Forward,
Wayne
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IWoodhouse Premium
Hi Wayne
Thanks for the follow back!
I don't have anything specific on my page about tinitus, but i do have trouble sleeping when i travel. I purchased a pair of sleep phones (attached photo) which are comfortable enough to sleep in, unlike normal earphone or ear buds. I love them and can listen to music, guided meditation or white noise to block out other sounds.
I read the other day that 'pink noise' (like white noise) is particularly handy for tinitus at night, and having lots of success. There are loads of pink noise clips up to 8 or 10 hours on youtube.

May be a good idea for an article there as well!

rgds
Ian
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CarolMeador Premium
Hi, Ian. I enjoyed reading your profile. With my fibromyalgia, I do have a lot of trouble sleeping. I can't wait to read some of your posts on your website. I have sleep apnea, and am claustrophobic, so can't tolerate the CPAP machine. I learned about a dental device that positions your jaw to keep the airway from being blocked. Do you know anything about that?

Thanks for following me back. Welcome to my network. It's nice to meet you. Best wishes for your success. Carol
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IWoodhouse Premium
Hi Carol
I am similar to you in that I also couldn't stand the CPAP machine! I lost about 20kg's ended up using a contoured pillow which keeps my neck more neutral in alignment and not sure which helped more. I have seen a bit of research on the denatl implants that seem to work well just take a bit of getting used to the different feel.
rgds
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CarolMeador Premium
I have a friend on here who told me about the device. It's sort of like a retainer people with braces wear, but it positions the jaw so the throat muscles stay relaxed. I gotta get busy and make some WA cash before I can afford them, though, because I doubt if my dental insurance will pay for it...they'll say it's a medical problem, and I expect the same reply from Medicare....dental problem. I already use a cervical pillow with a hollow in the middle to keep my neck in a neutral position for neck problems, but I don't wake up on it in the AM! I usually sleep on my side, and it's unnatural for me to sleep on my back, even though it feels better to my neck if I do.
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gdarni Premium
Good night, almost my friend.

I am a 6-8 hour sleeper a night. Close my eyes and I am in dreamland, no lights, no noise.

Some of my family are not as lucky as I am. They do not sleep, some almost never.

When it comes down to why people do not sleep, it is very personal and with a person environmental circumstance as well.

Information is the key, thank you for sharing your information. Each of us needs to search for knowledge, but apply our finding wisely.

I am grateful that you are able and willing to save us time and money by trying these products first.

I Hate My Pillow....Help

Gloria
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BBrandt Premium
Hello Ian,
Thank you for following me. I have added you to my network. I have found the training and support here bar none. Please check out my website, I am passionate about health/well-being. I will look for you on your social media and look forward to working with you. I am working on my second website.

God bless and much success to you. Above all, have fun!

Bruce
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IWoodhouse Premium
Cool thanks Bruce
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d1a2g3y Premium
Hello, Ian

I am pleased to meet you. Thanks for the following, I am following you back as well.

Having trouble sleeping is a problem most of us have at some point in our lives. In my opinion that’s a great subject to write about, especially for someone who has experienced it, and has found solutions that may help others in the same situation. Sounds like a success website in the making.

See You Around WA
Dora
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IWoodhouse Premium
Thanks Dora!
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PMindra Premium
Hi, Ian.
Paul Mindra here from Ontario, Canada.

Thank you for inviting me to be a part of your network. I graciously accept by following you back.

Welcome to Wealthy Affiliate University. I like the direction that I think you are going to take this.

I look forward to learning, sharing and serving with you as we all move forward here.

Kindest regards,

Paul.
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IWoodhouse Premium
Thanks Paul!
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PMindra Premium
All good man.
Let me know if I can be of assistance.
Kindest regards,
Paul.
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stawhu Premium
Thanks for the follow and I now you. Yes I agree it is difficult for some of us to get a good night's sleep. My daughter recently bought me a pillow. She was in town for some family events and said let's go to Bed Bath and Beyond at the mall. So we get there and tells me to pick out a pillow. She thought I was going to pick out the MY PILLOW from T.V. fame. I didn't know which one I wanted so I started squeezing all the different pillows. I picked one called the Pancake or Layered pillow. If I had come up with this on my own I probably would not have bought it, it was almost $90.00 with tax. It has 5 layers of pillows inside a zippable pillow case. I eventually decided that three layers was perfect and there is hardly any loss of fluff . And a Bonus, The pillow is sold in a pliable plastic zip square form fit bag. I cut a portion of this bag to cover the keypad on my 17" dell laptop. And it works out perfectly. soft enough to tap the keys ,thick enough not to be moving when typing.and plenty clear no visual distortion, Any way i didn' mean to talk your eyes off. Good luck, have a Happy Healthy Successful New Year stawhu (Scott)
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IWoodhouse Premium
Cool thanks Scott - will have to do some research on the layered pillow and add to my site
rgds
Ian
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stawhu Premium
They are available at amazon , Scott
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julesnp Premium
Good day Ian,
Nice to meet you here at WA. I thank you for your follow and I am following you back. You are right, a lot of people I know have sleeping problems and it is great to see that you are on the path to help people deal and solve their sleeping issues. I wish you the very best in all of your projects. Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Have a wonderful day
Jules
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Flash4 Premium
Hi, does the I stand for Ian? Funny thing about sleep, it can be quite elusive sometimes. My girlfriend bought me some lavender spray to spray on my pillow this Xmas. Personally it is good to have a free mind before sleep. It's a good niche though.
Lovely to meet you here.
Thank you for following me, I will follow you too.
Cheers, Jae
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IWoodhouse Premium
Thanks Jae, yes is Ian!
I try and stop all activities half hour before bed time and just relax and unwind too. if i have a racing mind for some reason I also listen to some guided meditations too.
rgds
Ian
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IvyT Premium
Hi Ian,

You have an interesting niche there! I was part of a genetic study for sleep some years back: I have a gene for a short sleep cycle.

I'm not a bad sleeper, I just don't have need of as much sleep as others; around 3.5-4 hrs a night.

The clinicians in the study told me that the point of studying those of us who suffice with very little sleep was to eventually develop gene therapies - because the short sleep cycle group also demonstrated genetic immunity to certain kinds of ills.

That said, I would LOVE a better pillow! I've tried a number and none are quite right. I'm sleeping on some odd pillow from the sofa at the moment because it's the best I've tried. Better than some of the pricey ones I've brought home!
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IWoodhouse Premium
hey Ivy, Very interesting on your sleep gene - when i was doing pillow and mattress consults, i came across a couple of people that were living on on around the same hours of sleep as you. Quite possibly explained by them having the same gene as they were healthy and fit too!
yes the difficulty with pillows is hard to do online as really needs a 'in person' consult to view the mechanical process, ensuring the alignment and comfort etc. and of course the hard part of it taking up to a couple weeks for your body to re-adjust.
let me know if i can help in any way with the pillow - maybe i need to develop an app that can be done using the phone and video!
Rgds
ian
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IvyT Premium
Ian, I have tried so many different pillows and my family are of the same mind. Everyone wants a better pillow! I'm happy to read through reviews and try stuff out - but yes, as you say, it's better to try it in person.
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miamibeach7 Premium
Hi Ivy, the right pillow is really important! The right firmness,height and shape are important for a good nights sleep! Price is important, but it does not mean an expensive pillow will give you a better sleep! The material on the inside is just as important as on the outside! Some people ate ALLERGIC to feathers, some to others...so its really a tricky issue for a lot of people... I used to sell bedding and one of the biggest problems was/is that when it comes to the bed/mattress/pillow/sheets....most people look for CHEAP but not for quality! A GOOD office chair will cost thousands...etc. but when it comes to bedding, people really try to save money in the wrong place! So if you mattress is cheaper than your phone/bicycle etc. you might have a sleeping problem...
Hope this helps...
Tom
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IvyT Premium
Oh I agree! How are you meant to spring into the day after a rubbish night's sleep?

We are all super sensitive to dust in this family too, so the more hypoallergenic, the better.

I don't mind paying well for a good pillow and mattress. And I think by the end of next year, we will need a new few in this house, so it's time to start doing homework.

What's your opinion of those Swiss med foam mattresses that sell for 5K? Do you consider these to be a good investment, or is it just gimmick? I have a spine loaded with metal, so I'm looking for something special.
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miamibeach7 Premium
Hi Ivy, well if you have a spine loaded with metal, then a spring coil mattress is pure death for you! Metal used in those mattresses that have coils are obsolete in Europa! Only north America they are still sold on a regular basis! Water beds are the worst! I had hundreds of customers who went from a water bed to a conventional mattress and never went back to a water bed! My company used to sell mattresses mad in Switzerland. The average cost was around $2000 for a queen.This was in the nineties. These were orthopedic mattresses and worth every penny! So try to get a really good mattress, they should range between$ 2000-5000 for a queen!
Hope this helps!
Tom
Sorry but we closed our company in 1999!
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IWoodhouse Premium
Hey Ivy
I sleep on a similar mattress to the swiss med ones and i love it, but it did take a few weeks to get used to the different feel. but is very supportive as it gives all over body support. If you have allergies I would also suggest a waterproof breathable mattress protector - https://protectabed.com.au/collections/mattress-protectors, stops any dust mites breeding but also helps the life of your mattress. We lose about half a cup of fluid (sweat) each night which is what causes those ugly brown mold stains (yuck) as breaks down the foam in the mattress.
Most of the higher cost matts will have some form of comfort guarantee - you can try it for a month or two and if your body doesn't adjust they will return it.
rgds
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IvyT Premium
You are a font of good advice! Thank you! These are all things I need to know.
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IWoodhouse Premium
You're very welcome
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eosegueraf Premium
Hi Ian:
Thank you for the follow my friend, I am glad to be part of your Network here at Wealthy Affiliate. I am following you back. If we stay focused and consistent, we can build a business that will be around for years to come.
I wish you great success and that your goals are met as you learn all that you can within this awesome community. Please feel free to ask questions whenever necessary.
Best regards from México
Eugenio.
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IWoodhouse Premium
Thanks Eugenio!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Ian and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate.
Since you joined you will perhaps have come to the conclusion that internet marketing can be a steep learning curve.
If you do get stuck on anything then can I suggest you browse some of the 370+ blogs I have published within WA.
You have decided to follow me and I will follow you as well.
Enjoy your day.
Robert Allan
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IWoodhouse Premium
Thanks Robert!
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Loes Premium
Hello Ian,♫Welcome! Nice to meet you ツ I wish you a lot of learning pleasure and fun on WA. Thank you for adding me to your network.

From the start, I have written training for every issue I had problems with myself. I made an addition for After The Walkthrough. Also a list of 1001 niche ideas, a checklist with 25 points to go through before you publish a post, 101 blogging ideas when you get stuck and an A-Z WA dictionary. I just love lists:) It has been very helpful to a lot of people. I have listed them in one blog you can find on my profile. It's the first website link right under “Follow me on” (click on my picture to get there). I hope to help you with those.

If you have any questions, please reply to this message or leave a comment on my profile.
Success building your business in 2017. See you around, Greetings Loes
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IWoodhouse Premium
Hey that is so cool Loes - thank you very much!
Ian
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PSheridan Premium
Hello and welcome to WA. Thanks for the follow. Wishing you much success and prosperity here. I a adding a link to my thought for the day - hope you enjoy. if you wish visit my site and leave a comment:
www.addictionrecoverypros.com
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Tw1 Premium
Congratulations on your decision to invest in your future with your premium membership to WA! WA works! Just follow the lessons and implement what you learn! Your success is just waiting for you to take action!

I am following you now and invite you to follow me as well. If I can ever be of any help, just let me know!

I wish you great success and prosperity!
Sincerely,
Tom

PS. Want to improve your rank in WA? Stay active in the community! Liking someone's post or comments helps their rank. Like more to get more likes!
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IWoodhouse Premium
Thanks Tom, I am looking forward to being part of the community and success!
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Tw1 Premium
Good luck in all your endeavors!
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IWoodhouse Premium
Hey Tom, thanks for the welcome and tips

Ian
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mattered68 Premium
Hi Ian,Just wanted to say hello and welcome to Wealthy Affiliate,Also congrats on joining premium.I think its great that you already have an idea for a website and i am sure many people may benefit from your advice and insight.I wish you every success here at WA.
All the best,Matt.
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IWoodhouse Premium
thanks for the kind welcome Matt!
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