The Woo of Sleep
We’ve been talking about how we should do an episode on sleep… and today is the day. We ask, what is sleep? What would happen if we thought of it as a spiritual practice or an act of self care? We share about our relationships with sleep before and after becoming mothers. We talk about supplements and substances, plus we share our routines and rituals for better sleep.
INSIDE THE EPISODE
The relationship between being well-slept, mental health, and longevity
The glorification of morning caffeine and evening wine in motherhood
Yoga Nidra and meditation for sleep
Our favorite sleep tricks
Why we're saving dreams for a future episode
The Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Why We Sleep by Dr. Matthew Walker
Change Your Schedule, Change Your Life by Dr. Suhas Kshirsagar
NY Times article, What if the Placebo Effect Isn’t a Trick?
Do Less by Kate Northrup
Whitney Port’s blog posts on infant sleep
The Happy Sleeper by Heather Turgeon and Julie Wright
The Mind, Explained on Netflix
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Our theme song is A Good Mood by Young Rich Pixies