Entries by ChrisFriesen

VIDEO: The best sleep strategy you never heard of – Optimizing Sleep Part 15

In this video, I review one of the best neurological strategies to improve your sleep. If you’ve tried all the other strategies I’ve outlined in my Optimizing Sleep series and are still struggling with sleep, you may want to check out Sensory Motor Rhythm (SMR) Neurofeedback. Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be any good consumer […]

VIDEO: 8 Tips to Keep You Calm in Order to Sleep – Optimizing Sleep Part 10

In this video, I continue with my discussion of the 2nd major cause of sub-optimal sleep, Physiological Activation (PA). I review how the timing of exercise and dinner affect PA and hence your sleep. I also review how potential evening stressors, such as difficult conversations, work emails, etc. can also activate us physiologically and affect […]

VIDEO: Optimizing Sleep Part 7–You Need to Avoid These if You Want Optimal Sleep

In this 3rd video on the role of Circadian Rhythm Disruption on sleep, I review the effects of having a regular schedule, melatonin supplementation, napping, and caffeine consumption have on your sleep. Playlist of the other videos in my Optimizing Sleep Series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7yBgMHpu7clJ4k6ycWKX2Glj_OiKOJsL PERFORM AT YOUR GREATEST POTENTIAL by Optimizing Your Psychology, Physiology, & Neurology […]