Sleep Smarter: 21 Essential Strategies to Sleep Your Way to A Better Body, Better Health, and Bigger Success
Is high-quality sleep the missing component to help you shed fat for good, stave off diseases, and keep you productive? In Sleep Smarter, Shawn Stevenson, host of the popular podcast, The Model Health Show, answers these and many other sleep-related questions.
As a teenager, Stevenson was diagnosed with a degenerative bone disease. He gave up on his health and his body, unt...more
In Sleep Smarter, author Shawn Stevenson shares his journey through healing himself from a debilitating disease. After diagnosis, he was told there wasn't much he could do and eventually he decided to take his health into his own hands. With sleep and nutrition, Shawn was able to heal his body and bec ...more
SPOILER ALERT: It is so valuable I wanted to take the time to share the key secrets so you can start taking action immediately but do read the whole book to soak up all the wisdom.
SLEEP IS THE SECRET INGREDIENT!
You can eat well and exercise but it may be futile to get to the health you want or to be as productive as you want without sleep. Not only will it be ...more
In short, this book is about sleeping.
Tips and tricks on how to improve your sleep. For example, not having any "screen time" 90 minutes before you go to bed to avoid blue light, to keep the temperature low in your bedroom and dark, to not wear any tight clothes, to ventilate your room and keep a plant, develop a ritual, drink less coffee and alcohol, regularly exercise and maintain a healthy weight... The author provided a lot of interesting information about sleep in genera ...more
Take each strategy (maybe except the blue-light regime, that's scientifically proven) and verify it.
There is also some sound advice about things like coffee and importance of sleep.
I watched Shawn's talk @ Google (check youtube if you are interested) and really liked what I saw,
but the book dissapointed.
I bought it on ...more
+ Good tips on sleep improvement
+ Not too long
+ Short, structured chapters
I didn't like:
- Leaves feeling for "subjectivity" as many of the references and especially all link are to websites, property of the author
- Felt like the last 3 chapters didn't deliver too much value
I read the first version and was a bit disappointed with its lack of depth but this version definitely did it justice. It includes so much more description and all the tips are well supported as they make references to various credible University medical ...more
Lots of tips for being more productive and having better quality of sleep.
1. Turn off blue light and do not look at my phone at least 90 mins before going to bed.
2. Stick with a regular routine.
3. Try not to drink caffeine after 3pm each day.
4. Alcohol makes you fall asleep quicker, but it also wakes you up in the ...more
Sleep is a vital nutrient and this book is totally digestible. Sleep Smarter stands out from all the others in its genre. Written in Shawn’s own familiar and friendly voice (themodelhealthshow.com), it is chock full of the latest research regarding the importance of sleep for every single aspect of our health and teaming with easy to execute tips on how to get a better night’s sleep, starting TONIGHT. Shawn lays it all out in an easy-to-read and relatable f ...more
1. Get more sunlight during the day. More natural light exposure, more melatonin production, better sleep.
2. Avoid the screen 90 minutes before bedtime. Artificial blue light emitted by electronic devices tricks o ...more
Some may find his reference to his podcast and practice annoyin ...more