Why is it important to keep a consistent sleep schedule?

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Sleep is a vital aspect of our overall health and wellbeing, and getting enough high-quality sleep is essential for a wide range of bodily functions, from cognitive performance to immune system function. One of the most important factors in maintaining healthy sleep habits is keeping a consistent sleep schedule. In this blog post, we’ll explore […]

Social Jet Lag: Understanding Its Effects And What To Do About It

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Have you ever felt groggy and lethargic after a long weekend or vacation? Do you struggle to wake up on Monday mornings, even after getting enough sleep over the weekend? If yes, you might be experiencing social jet lag. What is Social jet lag? Social jet lag is a phenomenon where the body’s internal clock […]

A Good Night’s Sleep Starts With A Healthy Body Clock

Sleep is an essential part of our lives. It helps our body and minds to recharge, and lack of sleep can lead to numerous health problems. One of the most important factors that can affect our sleep is our circadian rhythm, which is our body’s internal clock that regulates our sleep-wake cycle. Here are some […]

What can you do to improve your sleep?

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A comprehensive review from a Stanford scientist and sleep-clinic patient After decades of research and debate over the merits of diet and exercise, the world is finally waking up to the importance of the third pillar of personal health: sleep. From diminished productivity to serious health risks, we’re finally learning about why we need good […]

How circadian rhythm affects your sleep

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In an early grant we co-wrote with our scientific advisor, Jaime Zeitzer, was this gem of a sentence: “A misalignment between the circadian clock and the need for sleep leads to fatigue and concomitant physical and mental impairment.” That may be easy for him to say, but we should probably unpack this statement and address […]

The science behind adjusting your circadian rhythm with light

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In very simplistic terms, sleep is regulated by two body systems: the homeostatic sleep drive and the circadian biological clock. Homeostatic sleep drive is a fancy way of saying that we get tired when we have been awake for a long period of time. If this were to only process regulating our sleep patterns, then […]

Sleep products at CES 2018 — from the eye of a scientist


Being genetically prone to poor sleep, I’ve spent all my life searching for sleep solutions. I’ve tried countless sleep products on the market that make sense from the scientific standpoint: blackout curtains, melatonin, sleeping pills, white noise apps, meditation, and finally cognitive behavior therapy with a sleep doctor in Stanford Sleep Clinic. My passion for solving the […]

9 Tips to make your holiday travel healthier and more pleasant

One more day and we are saying hello to the holiday! No matter whether you are a VC who is on 5-hour sleep schedules most of the year, or a CEO who has teleconferences day and night with business partners around the globe, or a parent who has been sacrificing your sleep for the kids […]