230: What is your brain doing?
What if you could fall asleep the minute you laid your head down each night?
What if you could sleep through the night with ZERO interruptions?
Well, it may seem like a dream come true – but thanks to my guest it’s actually easier than ever before.
I welcomed back Ariel Garten, neuroscientist, inventor, and artist turned entrepreneur. As the co-founder of Muse® – the brain-sensing meditation headband – Ariel has helped people all across the globe reduce their stress levels, sleep better, and improve their overall health.
And on this episode, she helps you do the same. Ariel and I reveal what REALLY goes on when you lay your head down at night, and how the latest device from Muse could help you get the best sleep of your life.
We also share the shocking research on the benefits of meditation, including how it can physically alter your brain, build resilience, and even tack years onto your life.
On this episode you’ll learn:
- The “digital sleeping pill” that can help guide your brain into a faster sleep (4:37)
- How to get a sleep lab quality test in the comfort of your own home (and how understanding your sleep patterns can dramatically improve your life) (13:27)
- Why this common habit can age your brain instantly (it also increases weight gain!) (19:08)
- The meditation trick that can help you live a longer, stress-free life (27:20)
- How you can make your brain work as if it’s 7 years younger (right from home!) (37:43)
- How negative thoughts can negatively impact your health (and how to reverse its effects in just 5 minutes a day) (49:20)
- Why doing this ONE weird trick that no one talks about can diversify and support your gut microbiome (51:50)
- The TRUTH about oversleeping and the real amount of hours of sleep you should get each night (55:12)
This episode is sponsored by ChooseMuse.com but Dr. Gundry’s opinions are his own.
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- Unlocking The Keto Code By Dr. Steven Gundry
- Muse Headband – For 20% off any headband, use promo code GUNDRY
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