Live Better | Week 1, December 2022

In this frequently-updated blog, we share the best information on the internet to help you live a better life! Topics include what’s hot in Shaw and DC to productivity, relationships, apparel, recovery, nutrition, and culture.

Sleep Toolkit: Tools for Optimizing Sleep & Sleep-Wake Timing

“In this episode, I describe a comprehensive toolkit consisting of behavioral and supplement-based tools that you can customize to enhance the quality, duration and impact of your sleep. This has an enormous positive impact on your overall health and daytime functioning, brain, hormones and immune system. I teach you how to effectively harness light (and darkness), temperature, food, exercise, caffeine, supplements, and digital devices in order to fall asleep faster, stay deeply asleep longer and overall, and achieve better quality sleep.”

Leafy Greens: The Ultimate Brain Food

“Leafy greens are a crucial component of the six pillars of nutritional psychiatry.

They are versatile, nutrient-dense, and pack a multitude of brain-healthy plant compounds, including fiber, folate, and vitamins C and K (1), which promote healthy brain aging and mood. Some of my favorite leafy greens include spinach, Swiss chard, collard greens, arugula, romaine, and dandelion greens.”