9: Genetic Testing
A good way to find out how your body reacts to drugs such as caffeine and alcohol is to get genetic testing. This will uncover your behaviours and reactions around these drugs, helping you find the key to better quality sleep.
10: Don’t Fall Behind the Windows
Most importantly, if you fall behind the light and dark windows, find a way to get back on track. It will take 50-100 times longer to reset your internal clock if it falls behind, so find any way to take in sunlight during the day. If nothing else, prioritize light timing and temperature timing.
Note: This article was created from the conference Achiever II, and is rewritten from the speech given by Mollie McGlocklin.
McGlocklin is the creator of the company Sleep is a Skill, which seeks to optimize sleep through “technology, accountability and behavioural change”. She is also the host of “The Sleep is a Skill” podcast.