How to Optimize Your Sleep

Learn how to better optimize your sleep.

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In this episode of The Ultimate Health Podcast, we discuss:

  • Diane's journey from struggling with insomnia to writing The Sleep Fix
  • Changing the narrative of sleep problems
  • Why sleep disorders so often go undiagnosed
  • Identifying your sleep problem
  • Tracking your sleep
  • Sleep apnea and alternative treatment options
  • Circadian rhythm disorder explained
  • Understanding how to treat insomnia
  • Why removing blue light/screen time before bed might backfire for insomniacs
  • Sleep tips for shift workers
  • Journaling to help deal with worry
  • Light therapy as a wake signal
  • What’s a compromised circadian position?
  • Aligning your circadian rhythm and sleep drive
  • Diane’s thoughts on napping
  • Caffeine is rarely the cause of long-term insomnia
  • How long should it take to fall asleep?
  • Should you listen to audiobooks, podcasts, or music? Or meditate before bed?
  • How Alcohol impacts your sleep drive
  • How to truly blackout your bedroom
  • How to take the pressure off when it comes to nighttime routine
  • Diane’s bedtime routine
  • Diane’s transition from night shift to day shift work

HI, I'M DIANE MACEDO

I’m on a mission to help you sleep better with practical, evidence-based solutions. 

As a professional news anchor and correspondent, I saw my own sleep and health deteriorate for years. I tried one standard sleep tip after another. But they either didn’t work, or seemed completely unrealistic — and in some cases both. 

So I used my experience as a journalist and problem solver to research and consult with experts and patients all across sleep science. Together they helped me create actionable fixes that are practical, easy to understand and, most importantly, really work! 

DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE SLEEP FIX DIARY TO HELP UNCOVER WHAT'S CAUSING YOUR SLEEP PROBLEMS

Keeping a sleep diary is often the first thing a sleep specialist will tell you to do and it can be an incredibly valuable tool, whether you’re tackling your sleep problems yourself or seeking professional help.

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