EMB #183: Improve Sleep with Shawn Stevenson 1

Improve Sleep with Shawn Stevenson is what’s going on in this episode of Exploring Mind and Body. In this interview Shawn is going to offer all kids of valuable information regarding ways to improve sleep habits, quality of sleep and more all backed by research. And at the end of the show and this post I’ll share at least 3 of Shawns best tips to improve sleep b ased around his book Sleep Smarter: 21 proven ways to a better body, better health, and bigger success.

improve sleep with shawn stevensonShawn Stevenson is a bestselling author and creator of The Model Health Show, featured as the #1 Nutrition and Fitness podcast in the world on iTunes. With a university background in biology and kinesiology, Shawn went on to be the founder of Advanced Integrative Health Alliance, a successful company that provides wellness services for both individuals and organizations worldwide. Shawn is also a dynamic keynote speaker who has spoken for TEDx, universities, and numerous organizations with outstanding reviews. To learn more about Shawn, visit TheShawnStevensonModel.com

Show Notes

  • Almost before the interview even started Shawn started talking about your environment. This was super cool for me to listen to because I so strongly believe our environment affects our life in so many ways. There’s no doubt, environment also affects our sleep habits.
  • Turn sleep habits in to sleep rituals

Some cool facts Shawn shared in the show:

  • Couples have 50% less sex that have a TV in their room
  • More sleep will improve more results (ie. burn more body fat)

Top Tips Shawn Shared from his Book:

#1. Exercise in the morning (in some way) – Shawn references research proving better sleep is linked to exercising in the morning

#2. Black out your room – car lights, street lights, sunshine, and more all hinder your ability to get a restful sleep

#3. Turn electronics off 90 minutes before bed – studies show the improved sleep by not being on an electronic device within 90 mins of sleep. Shawn offers to read a book, or talk with you spouse for other things to do.

Thank You

I was so humbled to have the opportunity to have Shawn on the show. He has so much valuable information, bring a fresh approach to the health industry and one of truth which is a breath of fresh air. Thank you so much for you time Shawn, I’ll look forward to working with you again in the future.


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