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Doc Parsley on Behind the Shield with James Geering

Doc joined James Geering for episode 6 of Behind the Shield, a podcast aimed at wellness for First Responders. Throughout James’ career as a firefighter and paramedic, he noticed a trend of ill health among others in his profession, both mentally and physically. He realized the information about wellness was outdated and disconnected from what […]
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What is the perfect travel food?

When consulting—and often when lecturing—I continually get questions regarding travel; “how can I get to sleep so early going east”, “how can I wake up so early going west”, “should I sleep on the plane”, “when should I eat”, “should I eat the airport food”, “should I eat the plane’s food”, “should I bring ‘energy’ […]
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Traveling for a Holiday? Tips to Alleviate Your Jet Lag

Jet lag: If you fly a lot, have may have noticed that it screws up your sleep. The more time zones you cross, the more damage and struggle. The experience was captured in the film, Lost in Translation, where the circadian inversion of traveling to Tokyo has both Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson’s characters bound […]
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What Parents Should Know About Newborns and Sleep

There's a lot to learn for parents when it comes to newborns and sleep. Learning about sleep and its importance for kids of all ages is important for proper growth and development phyiscally and mentally. Newborns and Sleep At this point in my career, I could not even estimate the number of lectures that I […]
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Sleep your way to optimal performance in just 7 days

[This blog was written for Robb Wolf - Original Post found here] As a former Navy SEAL and an MD that has long worked on health and performance issues with active-duty Navy SEALS, it’s become my personal mission to disrupt the construct that suggests that getting by on less sleep is some sort of badge of […]
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A Drunk, Anxious, and Depressed: A Sleep-Deprived CEO

Having recently started my fourth business and designing my fifth, I can claim some reasonable understanding of what it takes to run a successful business. A business is nothing but coordination of systems that ultimately results in an exchange of value. One party produces an offer of said exchange, and another party agrees to that […]
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#FAQFriday with Doc Parsley

Message me your questions on Facebook,  Twitter @DocParsley or Instagram  with the #FAQFriday
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How Does Sleep Affect Your Relationship

We are aware of the effects sleep has on our mood, cognition, and performance, but we may not realize that our relationships also depend on it. Relationships depend on decision-making, shared responsibility, even humor, and attractiveness. Couples trials have provided us with more insight in regards to the effects a lack of sleep has on […]
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How do you sip your Sleep Remedy?

I often get questions about the volume of water recommended on the packaging of my Sleep Remedy product. The flavoring was designed to taste the best at around 8 oz. However, we are just mixing supplements in water, and suspending them long enough to get them into the GI tract--not launching a space shuttle. I […]
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Tips to Mitigate the Effects of Performance and Sleep Decline Associated with Shift Work

This blog is designed primarily for First Responders, LEOs, Military, Healthcare shift workers. The most common question that I asked is; “how do I compensate for shift work”. The unfortunate answer is that you cannot, at least not completely. Two plus two will always equal four. It would be no different than saying, how do […]
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Staying healthy during the holidays

Message me your questions on Facebook,  Twitter @DocParsley or Instagram  with the #FAQFriday
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