Sleep – Vital for Health and Wellbeing

We all too often neglect one of the most important criteria for coping in life, let alone in bereavement.  We are talking about the importance of sleep.  Contrary to what some modern commentaters might believe, without adequate sleep, everything deteriorates.  Lack of sufficient sleep is implicated in a myriad of illnesses ranging from cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline and emotional disorders to numerous other physical ailments.  So, what should we do about it?  We look to two of the leading experts in the field, professor of neuroscience and psychology, Matthew Walker, and neurologist, Dr. Stasha Gominak.  Herewith we have selected two interviews for your perusal, there are numerous additional short clips available on their respective websites.


Interview with Prof. Matthew Walker by Matt Brittin – Talks at Google

Prof. Walker is interviewed by Matt Brittin for Talks at Google.  He elucidates decades of research to provide relevant, accurate and effective advice on the importance of sleep and the impact it has on a wide range of health issues.


Interview with Dr. Stasha Gominak by Mike Mutzel MSc – High Intensity Health

Dr. Gominak discusses the discoveries she has made over decades of treating patients with sleep disorders, ranging from the importance of proper nutrition, to the importance of deep, restorative sleep for adequate cognitive and physical performance and emotional stability.


Click here for an article dealing with insomnia by Dr. Sharon Galor.