Dr. Sophie Bostock wants you to know one thing: sleep is crucial, and most of us aren't getting enough. The expert and evangelist on all things sleep is best known for her enlightening talks, content, and coaching that boosts well-being and performance.Today on The Braincare Podcast, Sophie shares her thoughts on the triple-whammy of collateral effects of the pandemic on our sleep. We explore what's happening to our amygdala when we wake up in the middle of the night, and how to regain control with some thorough sleep hygiene.We talk about:
Why Sophie's hunt for happiness lead to the science of sleep
How do lockdowns affect our sleep?
Circadian rhythms and WFH
What is sleep pressure?
Anxiety and late-night wakefulness
Tips for calming down your amygdala
Reclaiming the last hour of your day