This short (~20 min) episode covers the latest tools, gadgets, and tactics I’m using for faster and better sleep. Enjoy!
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As a lifelong insomniac, I’ve tried everything, and here are some of the critical few that make the cut:
- Chili Pad
- Hanging upside-down or traction
- Sleep Master sleep mask and 3M E-A-Rsoft FX ear plugs
- Yogi “Soothing Caramel Bedtime” tea
- Visual overwriting (e.g. Tetris or Escape to River Cottage, Season 1)
Want to hear another podcast from that focuses on some of my favorite tips and tricks? — Listen to my podcast about The 5 Morning Rituals That Help Me Win the Day. In this episode, you’ll find the five things I’d like to accomplish within the first 60 to 90 minutes of an “ideal day.”
QUESTION OF THE DAY: What change or decision has most improved your quality of sleep? Please share in the comments!
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