The internet has revolutionized the way we live and work, but like many modern inventions, its benefits haven’t come without consequences. A growing body of research suggests that excessive use of the internet is detrimental to both physical and mental health. Read on to learn more and get my tips on how to protect your health without giving up the internet entirely.
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Dan Pardi and I interpret the recent UCLA sleep study and discuss how it impacts those of us living in the industrialized world. What factors are important when it comes to sleep and what did the study not tell us?
Do you have trouble sleeping? Make sleep a priority by following these eight tips that will help you fall asleep and stay asleep.
At one time scientists believed our DNA held the key to preventing and reversing disease. But we now know that our environment—not our genes—is the primary driver of health and longevity.
This is a guest post written by Daniel Pardi. As a sleep researcher and sleep educator, the most common question I get is, “How do I know how much sleep I need?” It’s a tricky question because the benefits of sleep are only partially determined by sleep duration. When people ask this question, what they really mean is, “What are the things I need to do in order for me to get all the physiological and… Read More
Shift work is a really interesting topic. I talked about it a little bit in my book, and it’s something that there’s a growing awareness of, thankfully. Twenty percent now of the industrialized population around the world works beyond normal hours in various types of shift work or flexible work. The days of just 9-to-5 work for everybody, if those days ever existed, are definitely gone, and this kind of shift work or flex-scheduling work… Read More