Discover28 Summers - Find Your AdventureSeason 2, Ep 48 - Greg Potter PhD On Switching On To The Power Of Sleep
Season 2, Ep 48 - Greg Potter PhD On Switching On To The Power Of Sleep

Season 2, Ep 48 - Greg Potter PhD On Switching On To The Power Of Sleep

Update: 2022-01-23
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This week something a little different for you.  My guest today is my good friend Greg Potter PhD (@gregpotterphd).  Greg is co-founder and Chief Science Officer at Resilient Nutrition (@resilientnuts), a company that makes nutrition products that sustainably enhance both mental and physical performance. As Chief Science Officer he leads the research and development of all RN products, the first of which (Long Range Fuel) is first in my pack on every adventure and the latest, SWITCH ON, is going to change your mornings forever!  His work aims to help people better understand how to enhance their sleep, circadian system function, nutrition, exercise, and stress management.  In this episode, we talk about the power of sleep and how critical it is for our wellbeing and performance.  This is going to be another one of those episodes you want to listen back to for sure!

Show notes / key topics:

14:30 Sleep State Misperception and Efficiency strategies 

26:05 Seasonal Affective Disorder and ways to combat SAD

38:45 Impact of smartphones on our sleep quality and mental health 

41:09 Caffeine, it’s good qualities and it’s relationship with sleep 

49:59 Thoughts on tech based sleep trackers and understanding long term trends in sleep data 

59:19 Recommended books on insomnia and sleep 

Weblinks mentioned by Dr P you many want to check out:

  • caffeineinformer.com
  • stopbang.ca
  • sleepio.com
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Season 2, Ep 48 - Greg Potter PhD On Switching On To The Power Of Sleep

Season 2, Ep 48 - Greg Potter PhD On Switching On To The Power Of Sleep