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On Your Terms: The Genetics of Sleep with Dr. Michael Breus

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Whether you are a morning person or someone that snoozes multiple times before waking, how you sleep is all due to genetics. Dr. Michael Breus is a clinical psychologist and expert in sleep and insomnia. Today, he discusses the four chronotypes –  the types of sleepers. Instead of early bird or night owl, are you a lion, wolf, bear, or dolphin? Each type has an optimal time for doing everything from going to bed and drinking coffee, to having sex and making decisions.  He also discusses the best and worst sleeping positions, managing insomnia, how temperature affects sleep, and the effects of caffeine, alcohol, and cannabis. As well as sleep apnea, new medical devices, and other products to help you get the best night’s rest.  Learn more about Dr. Breus’ research on sleep and take the quiz to find out what chronotype you are at thesleepdoctor.com. Follow him on Instagram at @thesleepdoctor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


25 Jan 2023

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Re-release: Dr. Michael Breus, The Sleep Doctor

Frank Buckley Interviews

Michael Breus is a clinical psychologist and sleep specialist known as "America's Sleep Doctor." Breus is also co-author of the new book "Energize!: Go from Dragging Ass to Kicking It in 30 Days." In the book, Dr. Breus and Soul Cycle instructor Stacey Griffith use the scientifically proven core principles of chronobiology and biological body type to offer an easy-to-understand, personalized program of small, daily movements, sleeping and fasting on schedule, and mood hacks to give readers a boost of energy, promote happiness, and fight off fatigue.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


4 Jan 2023

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Ep. 458: How To Get Your Beauty Sleep With Dr. Michael Breus (Replay)

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The Sleep Doctor, Michael Breus, PhD, is here to help us get some rest—so we look (and feel) better! He shares sleep tips for boosting skin’s collagen levels, waking up without under-eye circles, and revving your metabolism. Plus, he tells us exactly how he helps his celebrity clients (Oprah Winfrey, Paris Hilton) improve their sleep and cure insomnia without drugs or supplements. This interview originally aired in September, 2020. We'll be back next week with all new episodes!Sponsor links & discount codes: shopmy.us/collections/31511Episode recaps with links: fatmascara.com/blogProducts mentioned on Ep. 458: shopmy.us/collections/96009Private Facebook Group: Fat Mascara Raising a WandSocial media: @fatmascara, @jessicamatlin, @jenn_editSubmit a "Raise A Wand" product recommendation and be featured on the show: email info@fatmascara.com or leave a voicemail at 646-481-8182 Become a member at https://plus.acast.com/s/fatmascara. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


2 Dec 2022

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The Sleep Doctor Talks To Grief Club with Dr. Michael Breus

Grief Club: The Podcast with Addison Brasil

Does grief affect sleep? Will I ever sleep again? What is normal sleep? How can I sleep naturally? Why is it so hard to sleep since they died? How do I know if I am sleeping too much?  What is a sleep chronotype? In this episode, we get a very special visit from Dr. Michael Breus a.k.a. The Sleep Doctor. For many of us, finding time to rest and getting quality sleep becomes an overwhelming concern during a life transition or while grieving the loss of a loved one. Today we talk all things sleep with the Doctor who knows it best. "Quality sleep is critical to your physical and mental health. Your body and mind essentially recharge while you sleep, allowing you to wake up feeling refreshed and alert in the morning. This is why not getting enough sleep can lead to sluggishness, trouble concentrating, low mood, and other negative outcomes. Current guidelines recommend seven to eight hours of nightly sleep for adults, but surveys suggest more than one-third of adults in the U.S. don’t reach this benchmark on a regular basis." - The Sleep Doctor Dr. Michael J. Breus is a clinical psychologist with more than two decades of experience in his field. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Breus is one of the only psychologists to pass the Sleep Medicine Specialty board without attending medical school. In 2021, Reader’s Digest named him the best sleep specialist in the state of California.Dr. Breus is also a best-selling author. His publications include four bookWhere can I find more of Dr. Breus?@thesleepdoctorwww.thesleepdoctor.comHosted By: Addison BrasilAuthor of First Year Of Grief Club: A Gift From A Frend Who Gets ITwww.mygriefclub.com@sharemygriefclub@addisonbrasil


25 Nov 2022

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The Sleep Doctor: Dr. Michael Breus, FAASM

Practically Healthy by Dr. Melina

Sleep better tonight! Dr. Melina is joined by Dr. Michael Breus, America's sleep doctor and best-selling author. Dr. Breus opens by calling sleep “the domino of wellness”, asserting that once you optimize your sleep, many other aspects of health fall into line- weight loss, mood, productivity, food cravings and more. Dr. Melina admits to struggling with sleep herself and Dr. Breus introduces the concept of Chronotypes- the genetically determined biological clock unique to each person. He shares the four Chronotypes and helps Dr. Melina and the listener and discover which applies to them. Once you reveal your Chronotype, we learn steps to take to help get the sleep quality and quantity we need to be at our best each day. The doctors share practically healthy tips for getting better sleep, common sleep mistakes, chat supplements, CBD and more! Dr. Breus shares his number one tip for better sleep and issues a “sex challenge” with regard to honoring your Chronotype.   A must-listen for anyone looking to optimize your sleep or struggling to get some shut eye. Practically Healthy listeners are invited to visit Chronoquiz.com to take a free test to learn their Chronotype or check out Dr. Breus’ book The Power of When. To learn more about Dr. Breus follow him @thesleepdoctor or check out thesleepdoctor.com.


21 Sep 2022

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Sleep Your Way To The Top - Sleep Optimization with Dr. Michael Breus

Better with Dr. Stephanie

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1hr 21mins

25 Jul 2022

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Sleep is Your Superpower with Dr Michael Breus

Sleep By Shea

Is sleep ACTUALLY a superpower? Recently we've been focusing on unlocking our sleep superpower for a better mind and body. Sleep underpins everything (and we mean everything!) in our lives. If you're looking for the answer to all the questions you have about how sleep WILL change your life for the better, this is the episode you've been waiting for! Shea is joined again by the world's leading sleep doctor, Dr Michael Breus, for his take on how sleep can be our real-life superpower. We're not biased, but there is a really simple solution to one of the 21st centuries greatest public health challenges worldwide: better sleep.Follow The Goodnight Co here: •Facebook Group: The Goodnight Community •Website: www.thegoodnightco.com.au •Instagram: @thegoodnightco •Facebook: TheGoodnightCo


25 May 2022

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81. High Performance Sleep with Dr Michael Breus (The Sleep Doctor) | Win the Day™ podcast with James Whittaker

Win the Day® with James Whittaker

Ep 81: High Performance Sleep with Dr Michael Breus (The Sleep Doctor) "Never go to sleep without a request to your subconscious." — Thomas Edison Ready to upgrade your sleep? Dr Michael Breus (aka The Sleep Doctor) is a 4x bestselling author, clinical psychologist, and sleep expert. He has appeared all over television, including Oprah, The Today Show, and on the Dr Oz show more than 40 times. And when he’s not doing media appearances, Dr Breus works with some of the most successful individuals on the planet who want to perform at their peak with as little sleep as possible. Join the Win the Day group on Facebook: 👉 https://fb.com/groups/WinTheDayJW Subscribe on YouTube: 🎁 https://bit.ly/WinTheDayVideos In this episode, Dr Breus shares: How to switch off your brain before bed A Navy SEAL hack to get back to sleep quickly How to become smarter while you’re sleeping Sleep secrets from his A-list celebrity clients, and Answers to ALL your questions on how to sleep better. Let’s WIN THE DAY with Dr Michael Breus! _ 🎞️ YouTube: https://bit.ly/WinTheDayVideos 📖 Blog: https://jameswhitt.com/high-performance-sleep-with-dr-michael-breus-the-sleep-doctor 🎧 Episode: https://jameswhitt.com/podcast _ Show links: 🗝️ Got a question for the Win the Day podcast? Join the Win the Day group: https://fb.com/groups/winthedayjw  🎵 Send us an audio message: info@jameswhitt.com 🎬 Sleep Your Way to the Top with Dr. Michael Breus (Episode 44): https://jameswhitt.com/sleep-secrets-with-dr-michael-breus 📚 ‘Energize!: Go from Dragging Ass to Kicking It in 30 Days’ by Dr Michael Breus and Stacey Griffith: https://amzn.to/3KeppQZ 🧮 Chronoquiz: https://chronoquiz.com  📷 The Sleep Doctor Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesleepdoctor 🧘 Muse meditation headband: https://choosemuse.com  🥷 Napjitsu: https://napjitsu.com  😴 Mute Snoring: https://mutesnoring.com  🎁 Gift for business owners ‘The Recurring Results Roadmap’: https://roadmap.wearepodcast.com  _ Connect with James: IG: @jameswhitt  | Web: https://jameswhitt.com _ Want to support the show? Hit 'Follow' and leave a 5-star rating to help others find it. Loving the episode? Share it with a friend so they can benefit, too. We really appreciate your support 🙂 #WinTheDay

1hr 5mins

5 Apr 2022

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Ep. 199 The Power of Sleep- Chronotypes, Sleep Schedules and Hacks with Dr. Michael Breus  

Everyday Wellness

I have the honor of talking to Dr. Michael Breus today! Dr. Breus is the author of The Power of When, and his latest book is called Energize. He is a double board-certified Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Sleep Specialist. He is one of only 168 psychologists in the world to have taken and passed the Sleep Medicine Boards without going to Medical School.After completing his undergraduate studies in psychology, Dr. Breus did all of his pre-meds in one year. Then he went to the University of Georgia to do a P.h.D. in Clinical Psychology. He wanted to do a sports internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center after getting his P.h.D., but he could not get into the program. They were offering graduate students a sleep track, so he decided to do that initially and then get into the sports internship program through the back door. However, things did not end up working out quite how they thought they would!Most people do not think much about sleep until they experience sleep problems. In this episode, Dr. Breus shares his background and explains how he pivoted into becoming a sleep specialist. He talks about the impact of chronotypes and genetics. He discusses how movement and other lifestyle strategies can influence our chronotype and talks about melatonin and other hormones, including cortisol, serotonin, dopamine, leptin, and touches on biohacking and intermittent fasting. He cautions us about orthosomnia and discusses how napping can influence sleep scores. He also talks about some of his favorite items for sleep modalities.I hope you enjoy this thought-provoking podcast as much as I did!IN THIS EPISODE YOU WILL LEARN: Dr. Breus tells his story and explains how he became The Sleep Doctor.  How he managed to take and pass the Sleep Medicine Boards without going to Medical School. When he began doing chronotype research and personalizing it as part of his brand and work. Looking at the four chronotypes and what Dr. Breus refers to as chrono-longevity. Dr. Breus talks about melatonin and shares his thoughts on melatonin supplementation. Dr. Breus explains his concept of body habitus. Intermittent fasting is the best way to supply the body with clean energy. Dr. Breus discusses the five different types of energy and describes his movement program.  Dr. Breus unpacks sleep tracking, the physiology of sleep, the sleep stages, and REM sleep versus deep sleep. What is orthosomnia? How does the quality of our sleep affect our hormonal balance? Dr. Breus is a fan of naps. (Unless you have insomnia.) Why is a good pillow vital for a good night’s sleep? Some devices provide a solution for snoring. Connect with Cynthia Thurlow Follow on Twitter, Instagram & LinkedIn Check out Cynthia’s website Connect with Dr. Michael Breus On his website On Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter The ChronoQuiz


19 Mar 2022

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Sleep Calculator with Dr Michael Breus

Sleep By Shea

How much sleep do you really need? We are often told to get our 9 hours of Zzz's but as we age and our bodies change, the amount of sleep we actually need changes too. Introducing the Sleep Calculator! On this episode of The Goodnight Show, we are joined once again by Dr Michael Breus, The Sleep Doctor, to discuss finding the ideal sleep time and schedule for your body and age. Sleep is individual, so what feels right for you, may not feel right to someone else. Taking into consideration your lifestyle and chronotype will affect your ideal sleep and wake time. Michael speaks with Shea about how our sleep needs change as we age, how sleep differs for men and women and how we can target our ideal sleep and wake time for maximum sleep efficiency.Connect with Dr Michael Breus on Instagram @thesleepdoctor and his website thesleepdoctor.com.Follow The Goodnight Co here: •Facebook Group: The Goodnight Community •Website: www.thegoodnightco.com.au •Instagram: @thegoodnightco •Facebook: TheGoodnightCo


16 Mar 2022