Posts in Body Stressors
Episode 078: Sleep, Stress and Hormones

“Sleep quality and duration should be considered a vital sign, as they are strong indicators of overall health and quality of life,”

As a society we’re sleeping less, in shorter durations, and it’s poor quality sleep. We’re dependent on sleep aides, now more than ever, which actually makes our sleep processed and artificial.

So why is this happening? Why are so many people not sleeping?

In this episode, you’ll hear me:

  • Share my personal struggles with sleep

  • Discuss all the ways poor sleep stresses our body

  • How poor sleep affects our hormones

  • List eight tips that help me get a better night’s sleep

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Episode 077: The Pros and Cons of Blue Light and How to Get Quality Sleep with James Swanwick

You’ve probably heard about blue light, but just how much do you really know about it?

In this episode, I'm joined by James Swanwick, an Australian-American investor, entrepreneur, speaker, former SportsCenter anchor on ESPN, host of The James Swanwick Show podcast and the author of The 30 Day No Alcohol Challenge. He’s also a founder of Swanwick Sleep, a company dedicated to helping people get a restful night’s sleep by providing blue light protection glasses.

In this episode, you’ll hear James share:

  • What exactly is blue light and how it affects our bodies

  • How blue light blocking glasses work and what are the most effective kinds for helping with sleep

  • What apps supplement blue light blocking glasses

  • And he even shares his gold standard for getting a good night’s sleep

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Episode 072: My Journey And Pursuit For Beautiful Skin For Life

We're wrapping up our 4-part mini-series on taking a Functional Nutrition approach towards skin health

In this episode, I pull back the curtain and share:

  • My decades-long struggle with chronic skin problems

  • How I came to Functional Nutrition

  • How reverse engineering my health helped me uncover the root causes of my chronic skin (and other health!) problems

  • How you can learn this for yourself through my Beautiful Skin for Life Bootcamp program

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