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Take a Break: How Smokers Always Find Time, But We Think We Can’t?

     “Our operators can’t take a work break. They are monitoring critical operations.”

     “Unless you’re a smoker” (chimes in a second participant, followed by a lot of head nodding).

That was part of the discussion during my keynote on “Impact of Shiftwork on Sleep Cycles, Energy, & Weight” at an annual meeting...

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How to Get Better Results from Workouts

Are you working out hard – but not getting the results you expect in terms of increasing muscle mass and decreasing body fat? You're not alone. 

I hear that complaint from someone at nearly every one of my speaking engagements. And, yet, there's a simple solution - which you're about to discover.

Not Getting Results

To illustrate the reason why you may not be getting the results you...

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How to Nap So You Don't Feel Groggy Afterwards

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No Willpower? How to Get More Now

Someone brings in a box of doughnuts, a tray of cookies, or a beautifully decorated cake. How’s your willpower? Even if you’re not hungry, even when the treat isn't necessarily your favorite…can you resist?

Or maybe you can resist those morning sweets. You even eat a healthy lunch…but around mid-afternoon the cravings come. Think you're addicted to sugar? 

Or...

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7 Reasons Why Sleep is Critical to Our Health, Safety, Productivity, and Performance

“I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” Sadly, that’s not just the title of the 1976 song by Warren Zevon. I hear comments like this from a lot of people who believe that sleep is overrated. They believe they have too much to do to worry about not getting enough sleep.

I get it. Even if you’re not getting enough sleep, you’re still likely spending more than 40...

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Five Reasons You’re Still Sleepy Tired in the Morning

Are you tired in the morning? Even after a full night’s sleep? Let me share with you the top 5 reasons you’re tired – and what to do about it. To watch the animated white board video click the link or read the transcript below.

#5 Dehydration

I’m guessing that the first thing you do in the morning is head straight to the bathroom. When you do, check the color...

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Vitamin D and Covid-19: Do You Need Supplements?

Have you seen the headlines:

"Vitamin D Deficiency May Boost COVID-19 Risk"

Have you wondered if you should be taking Vitamin D supplements?

Before you run to the store, read this article where I succinctly answer the following questions:

  • What's the role of vitamin D?
  • What does the Covid-19 and vitamin D research studies report?
  • Should I take supplements?
  • How to check your vitamin D levels
  • How...
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iiwii - A Mantra for an Attitude Change

Have people ever told you that you have a bad attitude? Or maybe you're just feeling it yourself - just not as chipper as you used to be?

So often we tell ourselves - and others that's "there's nothing I can do." 

The Serenity Prayer

But, remember the serenity prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr:

Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and...

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How to Cut Back on Caffeine if You Get Jittery or Anxious

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Sleep Cycle - Sleep Isn't Just about 7-8 Hours of Sleep

So often we hear about the importance of getting 7-8 hours of sleep each night. But, I’m sure you can remember feeling energized when you had less – and feeling wasted when you got more. The hours of sleep really only matter if you are getting the right type of sleep! And, that’s where the Sleep Cycle comes in.

What is a Sleep Cycle?

We sleep in chunks of time of...

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