Episode – 021 Sleep is a Superpower

It’s a brand new year, and Kelly is kicking things off with a “superpower” month, focusing on how managing different aspects of our life can vastly improve our day-to-day enjoyment. While we will examine friends, habits and weights in the near future, this week we’re going to focus on something that can take up approximately a third of each day: sleep!

In this first episode of 2019, Kelly lists her 10 top tips for not only falling asleep but staying asleep, ensuring you reach that much-needed REM state and feeling refreshed the next day.

The Finer Details of This Episode:

– Tip 1: don’t use an alarm clock unless you really have to.

– Tip 2: make your bedroom as dark as possible.

– Tip 3: use earplugs or a white/pink noise machine to muffle any unwanted background noise.

– Tip 4: keep your room cool at night.

– Tip 5: consider a night guard to prevent grinding your teeth.

– Tip 6: minimize caffeine, especially later in the day.

– Tip 7: don’t drink alcohol, at least for a month or two at a time.

– Tip 8: use herbal remedies to improve sleep quality.

– Tip 9: turn off your screens well before bed.

– Tip 10: turn your mind off using “throw-down” books and red light.


“Getting a good start on the day is one of the best things you can do to make your day and your life shine.”

“A lot of what I do at night is designed to slow my mind down.”

“I know with a pretty good amount of sleep at night I have a really clear brain the next day.”

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