Something You Should Know about Sleep


Taking Care Of Your Eyes

August 11, 2014

 

Interview with Martin Sussman, President of Cambridge Institute For Better Vision

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Your eyes work hard every day and there are some simple things you can do to keep your eyeballs in tip-top shape.

 

Martin Sussman:
One of those visual hygiene tips it to always remember to shift your focus. When we read or use a computer we have to focus our eyes at the same distance sometimes hour after hour.
 


Martin Sussman

Sleeping Well - Part 2

June 18, 2014

 

Interview with Kat Duff, author of the book The Secret Life of Sleep

 

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Mike Carruthers:
While some people view sleep as little more than a nuisance.

 

Kat Duff:
I view sleep as a natural resource like the air we breathe and the water we drink. But the lives we lead eat away at our sleep.
 


Kat Duff

Sleeping Well

June 17, 2014

 

Interview with Kat Duff, author of the book The Secret Life of Sleep

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Do you get enough sleep?

 

Kat Duff:
The way to know whether you are getting adequate sleep both quantity and quality is if you feel awake all day long and you don’t struggle against drowsiness.
 


Kat Duff

Sleep Better

March 14, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Paul Glovinsky, author of the book The Insomnia Answer: A Personalized Program for Identifying and Overcoming the Three Types ofInsomnia

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Everyone has trouble falling asleep from time to time. That's insomnia. Interesting thing about insomnia…


Dr. Paul Glovinsky:
It's one of the few conditions that you can bring on by thinking. So if you think that you're going to have a poor night, low and behold there it is. 
 


 

How Small Changes Can Improve Health

October 8, 2013

 

Interview with Tom Rath, author of the book Eat Move Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes

 

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Mike Carruthers:
You can make significant improvements to your health just by doing little things.

 

Tom Rath:
One of the things that’s been very helpful for a lot of people that I’ve spoken to and studied is simply start tracking your steps in a day and to aim for 10 thousand steps in a day.

 


Tom Rath

Foods For Health & Beauty

September 19, 2013

 

Interview with Peggy Kotsopoulos, author of the book Kitchen Cures: Revolutionize Your Health with Foods that Heal

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Our health and our mood can be affected by what we eat and what we drink.

 

Peggy Kotsopoulos:
I think a lot of people confuse thirst for hunger so they’ll tend to reach to eat something before they reach to hydrate themselves.
 


Peggy Kotsopoulos

How Healthy Are You?

September 5, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen, author of the book Discover Your Optimal Health: The Guide to Taking Control of Your Weight, Your Vitality, Your Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If you’re not living a particularly healthy lifestyle the decision to become healthy takes more than a little initiative and desire.

 

Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen:
What I’ve found that willpowers, external techniques – none of those things have long lasting success. In fact 85% of people that lose weight gain it back within 2 years.
 


Dr. Wayne Scott Andersen

Common Sleep Problems

February 1, 2013

 

Interview with Dr. Paul Glovinsky, author of the book The Insomnia Answer: A Personalized Program for Identifying and Overcoming the Three Types ofInsomnia

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Is it true you should be getting eight hours of sleep every night?

 

Dr. Paul Glovinsky:
I'd say it's in the middle of the range. You know, seven to nine would cover most people. The thought now is that we all are getting a little less sleep than we need so we're carrying a sleep debt.

 

 

 

Improving Sleep Quality

October 12, 2012

 

Interview with Dr. Michael Breus, author of the book Good Night: The Sleep Doctor's 4-Week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Did you know that driving when you're tired can be very dangerous?

 

Michael Breus, PhD:
If you look at the research you'll see that reaction time slows down - so if you're driving a car with less than five and a half to six hours’ worth of sleep, your reaction time is equal to that of somebody having had two or three cocktails.
 


Dr. Michael Breus

When You Can't Sleep At Night

August 23, 2012

 

Interview with Paul McKenna PhD, author of the book I Can Make You Sleep: Overcome Insomnia Forever and Get the Best Rest of Your Life! Book and CD

 

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Mike Carruthers:
So many Americans don’t sleep well. Yet so much good can happen from a good night sleep.

 

Paul McKenna:
If you sleep well your health will be significantly better, your immune system stronger. You moods will be better and your productivity will be up because your stamina will be better.
 


Paul McKenna PhD

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