How To Improve Your Sleep


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Inadequate sleep, in terms of both quantity and quality, is a major problem for many of us. Not only does not sleeping well leave us feeling bad, it is also detrimental to our overall health. Poor sleep can lead to everything from mood swings to blood sugar and hormonal imbalances, weight gain, poor memory, and much more.

In today’s episode, I talk with Dr. Andrew Huberman, Dr. Cindy Geyer, and Shawn Stevenson about how to create daily habits to support restful sleep, including how we can best honor our circadian rhythm.

Dr. Andrew Huberman is a McKnight Foundation and Pew Foundation Fellow. He was awarded the Cogan Award in 2017, which is given to the scientist making the largest discoveries in the study of vision. His lab’s most recent work focuses on the influence of vision and respiration on human performance and brain states such as fear and courage. Work from the Huberman Laboratory at the Stanford University School of Medicine has been published in top journals including Nature, Science, and Cell and has been featured inTime, Scientific American, and Discover magazines, the BBC, and other top media outlets.

Dr. Cindy Geyer received her bachelor of science and doctor of medicine degrees, with honors, from the Ohio State University. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, NY, and is triple board certified in internal medicine, integrative medicine, and lifestyle medicine. She joined The UltraWellness Center in 2021 after practicing and serving as the medical director at Canyon Ranch for 23 years.

Shawn Stevenson is the author of the international bestselling book Sleep Smarter and creator of The Model Health Show, the number-one health podcast in the US, with millions of listener downloads each year. A graduate of the University of Missouri–St. Louis, Shawn studied business, biology, and nutritional science and went on to found Advanced Integrative Health Alliance, a company that provides wellness services for individuals and organizations worldwide. Shawn has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, The New York Times, Muscle & Fitness, ESPN, and many other major media outlets. He is also an in-demand keynote speaker for numerous organizations, universities, and conferences.

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