Getting a Good Night's Sleep By Fiona Johnston
01.00pm on Saturday 22 May in the Lounge
Mount Eden Village Centre, 449 Mount Eden Road
Sleep is important for brain functioning, emotional and physical wellbeing, and performance. Learn how to get quality sleep from Fiona Johnston, occupational therapist, author, blogger and speaker about evidence based strategies to increase the quality and quantity of your sleep without using medication.
Fiona Johnston has 20+ years of experience helping people manage sleep, fatigue, shiftwork and work-life balance in many industry sectors including aviation, transport, mining, health and manufacturing.
Fiona's primary background is in occupational therapy where she has helped people with mental health problems, trauma and concussion, manage sleep and fatigue.
In 1995 Fiona founded Shiftwork Services in order to combine scientific thinking about sleep and fatigue with practical know how to create safer workplaces. Achieving fast and inspiring results, Fiona has successfully worked with many companies including MPI, Spark, NZ Blood, Port of Tauranga, Office Max, Fonterra, New Zealand Defence Force and many others, teaching their staff the formula for a relaxing sleep. Her work with Fonterra won the overall prize for wellbeing at the 2018 Safeguard awards.
Fiona is a member of the Australian Sleep Association and the New Zealand Occupational Therapy Association. Her book, Getting a Good Night’s Sleep, has sold over 10,000 copies and is available as a paperback, ebook and audiobook.