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Feeling sleep deprived? Try Shutting Down Your Senses

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Sleep loves consistency. Having a set bedtime and waking time is one of the quickest tickets to a better night’s sleep. But if your schedule is erratic, you can try to create some regularity with a simple pre-sleep routine.

The more you relax all of your senses, the more you’ll convince your reptilian brain that you’re in a protective bubble—and get yourself in the state of mind for deep, stress-free sleep.

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Guest Post: Don’t Throw Your Liver Into a Spiral

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In today’s fast-paced world, many of us are forced to juggle a multitude of priorities in our daily lives that compete for our time. Between meeting deadlines at work, demands at home, recreation, and personal time, we often compromise on sleep. While most of us can recover from the occasional sleepless night, those who habitually don’t get enough sleep over the course of months or years may face more long-term health consequences. It’s no wonder then that we find ourselves fatigued, stressed out, irritable, and maybe even battling a nagging cold or cough that just won’t go away. Not only does sleep deprivation impair cognitive functioning, memory, and mood, it also is linked to a weakened immune system and increased risk of chronic diseases like high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Surviving Sleep Deprivation with the Bulletproof Executive

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It’s 3 o’clock in the morning. You’ve been at your layover for five hours, waiting for a delayed flight. You have a presentation at 9 o’clock sharp. You’ll make it, but there won’t be time for sleep. The last thing you want is to give a sluggish, tired presentation, or to look like you just dragged yourself out of bed after a restless night. So what can you do?

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.