How Caffeine Affects Sleep

How Caffeine Affects Sleep

  How many times growing up do you remember hearing your parents tell you “no more soda today, that caffeine isn’t good for you?” Meanwhile, they were sipping on their own soda…or coffee…or energy drink. Here’s the thing: caffeine is not good for sleep, for...
Does Missing Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

Does Missing Sleep Cause Weight Gain?

  Sleep & Healthy Weight Maintenance Have you heard that missing sleep can cause weight gain? Well…have you ever noticed that on the days when you wake up without those full 8 hours, you feel a little bloated? Or maybe you’re much hungrier than you...
Anti-inflammatory Mexican Hot Chocolate

Anti-inflammatory Mexican Hot Chocolate

  What is Mexican Hot Chocolate? Before I dive into this new recipe for y’all, I wanted to share what differentiates the traditional hot chocolate from this version. “Mexican hot chocolate” refers to the classic drink with a spicy twist –...
How do CBD and THC Affect Sleep?

How do CBD and THC Affect Sleep?

  Do CBD and THC affect sleep? Do you use cannabis – either pure CBD or a mix of CBD with THC – to help you sleep “better?”  This is one of the most common questions you guys ask me on social media, so we’re finally going to tackle it:  Do CBD and THC...
How Does Sleep Affect ADHD – and Vice Versa?

How Does Sleep Affect ADHD – and Vice Versa?

  Beware: this blog is purely Kirk off the wall. However, I think my logic is pretty inescapable here.  Is your kid diagnosed with ADHD? Or maybe they seem like they might get that diagnosis soon? Whether it’s a child or an adult who’s got ADHD, there are a lot...
Vitamin D3 & its Effects on Your Sleep

Vitamin D3 & its Effects on Your Sleep

  Many people are (over) supplementing with melatonin to help them sleep better.  But what if your body was just better at making its own melatonin? That’s what we’re going to get into today – and it starts with understanding a nutrient known as vitamin D3. ...