Breakfast with Boots: Health & Wellbeing in Your Own Two Hands

Episode 02 - How to improve your sleep

January 29, 2020

In this episode, we dive into the world of sleep and the role stress and anxiety play in determining the quality of sleep that we get. We will look at three main factors that can hugely affect how well you sleep and, as always, these main factors are those that are largely under your control.

Important to note: this podcast is intended as a source of information to help guide you in supporting your wellbeing. It is not as a substitute for the medical advice of your doctor.

Although we’ll be discussing how you can improve your sleep hygiene in this podcast, if you’re concerned that you have a sleep disorder or you need support in improving your quality of sleep, then please do consult your doctor.

Additional Information

Study on exercise & sleep: Passos GS, Poyares D, Santana MG, D'Aurea CV, Youngstedt SD, Tufik S, de Mello MT. Effects of moderate aerobic exercise training on chronic primary insomnia. Sleep Med. 2011;12(10):1018-27.

Information on CBTI: https://www.sleepfoundation.org/articles/cognitive-behavioral-therapy-insomnia

How much sleep do we need: https://www.sleepfoundation.org/articles/how-much-sleep-do-we-really-need / https://www.sleepfoundation.org/sites/default/files/2018-10/NSF_sleep_duration_recommendations_chart.png

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