Master Your Sleep & Be More Alert When Awake

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Today’s episode provides a host of information on what makes us sleepy, sleep soundly, and feel awake and alert. It covers a broad range of tools for anyone wishing to improve their sleep and wakeful state. The science and logic for each tool are described.

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Timestamps

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 3:30 What Is Sleep Really For?
  • 6:15 Sleep Hunger
  • 9:00 Caffeine: Devil & Angel
  • 12:20 Timing Your Sleep Properly
  • 14:15 Release Your Hormones (At The Right Times)
  • 18:45 (Pineal) Melatonin Warning
  • 24:30 Strange Vision Is Good Vision
  • 32:50 Blue Light Is Great!
  • 37:00 The Real Problem With Smartphones
  • 38:30 Blind / Low Vision People
  • 39:45 Using Exercise & Food To Set Your Clock
  • 42:00 The Power of Sunset
  • 46:43 The Healthy Holes In Your Skull
  • 48:15 Bad Light
  • 51:11 Light Location
  • 53:00 Fire / Candlelight
  • 54:00 When To Eat
  • 55:40 How To Wake Up Earlier
  • 1:08:00 Using The Body To Control The Mind
  • 1:10:00 Drugs & Supplements
  • 1:18:00 Sleep Walking
  • 1:20:00 Office Hours