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The Transformational Protocol is a 10-week program that helps you heal emotional insomnia by:

1) Learning how to fall asleep using The-5 Step Method, our proprietary sleep system that aligns the mind, body and nervous system with sleep in a pre-bed routine.

2) B
uilding more Sleep Confidence using simple daily practices that strengthen neurological sleep pathways.

This program is for anyone who has structured their life to sleep better, feels like they have tried everything, but still struggles to fall asleep and stay asleep on a nightly basis.
If this is you, your sleep is closer than you realize!

The Transformational Protocol provides you with a simple to follow system for healing cognitive, physical, and emotional resistance to sleep. 

The Transformational Protocol focuses on self-discovery and intuition. In this program you will develop the skill of checking in with yourself, measuring your level of resistance for each stage of the falling asleep process, then knowing what to do to become resolved. With our support, you will better understand:
  • Where your resistance to sleep is coming from
  • How you can resolve that resistance in a simple and enjoyable way
  • What messages that resistance has for you as you move forward
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Hello, my name is Derek Lacey. I am the main facilitator at the Art of Falling Asleep and creator of The Transformational Protocol & The 5-Step Method. 

I am inviting you to transform your insomnia using a simple approach.  

Over the years I have learned many paths to better sleep, but not all of them are the simplest, most effective, and most sustainable paths to a sleep transformation.

They do not get to what matters most quickly enough.

So I created the Transformational Protocol, a 10-Week program that offers everything you need to transform your sleep and nothing you don't!

In my 7 years as an expert, coach and thought leader in the field of sleep, after struggling with insomnia for 15 long years, I have discovered the 2 most important things you need to heal emotional insomnia: sleep confidence and a holistically aligned pre-bed routine.  

Sleep Confidence

Sleep Confidence is the conscious and unconscious experience of resonating with sleep. Developing sleep confidence is a gradual process of guiding your subconscious mind to the outcome you consciously desire, using concepts, language and priming... and is practiced inside and outside of a nighttime routine. 

Up until now, you have likely needed to see good results in order to consciously and subconsciously resonate with sleep, or "feel good about it."

This is why I developed a technique called Sleep Priming, a combination of simple awareness techniques that separate you emotionally from sleep in order to begin strengthening neurological sleep pathways. 

As you move through the program, Sleep Priming and sleep wins from your nighttime routine will further strengthen your overall level of sleep confidence. By the end of the program, your conscious and subconscious thinking will naturally resonate with sleep and the outcome of good sleep. 

The 5-Step Method

You will learn an effective and repeatable routine for falling asleep that resolves the 3 different types of resistance: cognitive, physical, and emotional. 


By the end of the program you will know how to intuitively resolve these stages of sleep resistance, feel a deeper connection to yourself, and understand what your signature transition into sleep looks and feels like. 

You will walk away with a better understanding of yourself, your relationship to sleep and a sleep method you can always rely on.

You can learn more about the 5-Step Method here.

"The Art of Falling Asleep is a process of going inward, building better relationships with your thoughts, your body and your sleep."



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