Q&A: Roger finds increased productivity and drive thanks to Sleepio

Roger Willhite is a husband and busy dad of two who has had sleep issues for  years. When his company began offering Sleepio as a benefit, he immediately gave it a try and was pleasantly surprised with the results.

Q1: When did you begin experiencing sleep issues?

A1 | Roger: I’ve had sleep issues for some time now, but especially in recent years as I have two young children. I also work in medical sales and my schedule can be very inconsistent. It has been difficult to fine tune my sleep schedule, which is why I was excited to try Sleepio.

Q2: How did you find out about Sleepio?

A2 | Roger: My employer began offering Sleepio as one of our health benefits. When I saw it was a simple, digital-based solution, I downloaded it almost immediately.

Q3: How was your experience using Sleepio?

A3 | Roger: Sleepio is greatit helped me build a consistent sleep schedule that I can stick to most days, even on the weekends. It also taught me the importance of sleep hygiene and I was able to adapt my habits to no longer use my phone or other devices in bed and keep it to sleep only, which was a huge help. Being a digital solution, I think it’s important that you stick to it daily and truly listen to the steps the program tells you to take – you get out of it what you put into it. I also appreciated the online community within Sleepio that allows you to reach out to others experiencing similar issues. I think that sense of community goes a long way.

Q4: How are you sleeping now?

A4 | Roger: My sleep has greatly improved and my wife has even made comments about how she’s jealous that I’m able to fall asleep so quickly and stay asleep through the night. I’m encouraging her to use Sleepio  as well!

Q5: How has your improved sleep impacted your day-to-day life?

A5 | Roger: Sleepio has really helped me with my drive. In medical sales, you’re constantly hustling and there would be days I would sit outside of the hospital in my car for 10 or 15 minutes not wanting to go in. Now, I feel like Sleepio has helped me get out of my “funk” and feel more driven – when I’m inside the hospital during lengthy procedures, I’m able to better maintain my focus and not get distracted.


Sleepio is a digital therapeutic for insomnia that is clinically proven to help you clear your mind, improve your sleep, and have better days. Sleepio takes your unique needs and builds you a personalized six-week program, with sessions that guide you step by step through evidence-based methods.

Sleepio has been rigorously studied for safety and efficacy just like any sleep medication a doctor would prescribe. In 12 randomized controlled trials with over 13,000 participants, Sleepio was shown to help participants fall asleep faster, spend less time awake at night, and have better daytime functioning the next day.


Disclaimer: Sleepio is available as an adjunct to usual medical care for insomnia disorder for adults ages 18 and older, without FDA review under their COVID-19 policy.

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