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Nutrition facts

Serving size
1 Tbsp (6g)
Calories
20
Total fat
.5g
Sodium
10mg
Total carbohydrate
4g
Dietary fiber
1g
Total sugar
0g
Protein
<1g
Potassium
110mg
Iron
0.4mg
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Chaga, reishi, lion’s mane, cordyceps mushrooms and mycelium cultured on Organic Oats

INGREDIENTS: Organic cacao, Organic Spice Blend (organic cinnamon, organic turmeric, organic ginger, organic cardamom, organic black pepper, organic nutmeg, organic cloves), Organic black tea powder, Himalayan pink salt

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Nutrition facts

Serving size
1 Tbsp (6g)
Calories
20
Total fat
0g
Sodium
5mg
Total carbohydrate
4g
Dietary fiber
1g
Total sugar
0g
Protein
0g
Iron
0.3mg
Mushroom blend

Turkey tail and Reishi mushrooms and mycelium cultured on Organic Oats and/or Organic Sorghum

INGREDIENTS: Organic Lucuma Fruit Powder, Organic Rooibos Tea Extract, Organic Spice Blend (Organic Turmeric , Organic Cinnamon, Organic Ginger, Organic Cardamom, Organic Black Pepper, Organic Nutmeg, Organic Cloves), Organic Valerian Root Extract, Passionflower Extract, Organic Ashwagandha Root Extract, Organic Chamomile Extract

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How to Get Back in Sync With Your Circadian Rhythm

Our resident insomniac Damon Orion offers tips for getting back to your natural sleep/wake cycle

Damon Orion

I’m not going to lie—I suck at sleeping.

I’ve tried all kinds of supplements that people swore would knock me out, from weapons-grade pharmaceuticals to funny-smelling herbal tinctures, but it soon became clear that nothing short of an elephant tranquilizer was going to take me down. Getting acupuncture for my insomnia was like throwing darts at Godzilla, and whenever I’ve followed the advice of well-meaning New Age types—you know, stuff along the lines of “Have you tried breathing through your toenails and visualizing a sunflower?”—I’ve always ended up in the same old place: flat on my back, staring into space at 4 a.m.  

So, how does someone like me go about trying to fix his off switch? Well, it turns out the best place to start is by looking at something called your circadian rhythm. Simply put, this refers to the changes that your body and mind go through during a 24-hour cycle. Sleep problems can arise when your circadian rhythm gets badly out of sync with the rising and falling of the sun. Needless to say, that’s very much the case for me; the only time I see the dawn is when I’m still awake for it.

I know there are readers out there who, like me, are running on fumes and sporting eye bags you could carry groceries in. For your sake—and mine—we’ve tracked down the very best advice on how we can align our sleep cycles with the natural phases of light and darkness.  

Tips for Regulating Your Circadian Rhythm 

  • Every morning, go outside and get some sunlight in your naked eyes as soon after waking up as possible. 
  • Exercise regularly, but do so early in the day. Vigorous workouts too close to bedtime can throw your sleep cycle off. Working out one-to-two hours before bed is an especially bad idea. 
  • Get into the habit of letting the direct light of the sunset into your bare (read: free from shades) eyes at the end of each day. This triggers the release of melatonin, a hormone that lets your body know you’ve had your day in the sun, and now it’s time to start closing up shop.
  • Sleep experts like U.C. Berkeley neuroscience/psychology professor Matthew Walker, PhD, recommend developing a nighttime routine for winding down. Take a bath, get in a robe, read a book, meditate … whatever your ritual is, make sure you do it every night. 
  • Stanford neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Huberman advises that you avoid exposure to bright light between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. 
  • Consistently go to sleep and wake up at specific times. Even after a night of crappy sleep, get up at the usual time, and don’t nap later in the day. 
  • Limit the use of your bed to sleep and sex. The idea is to create a Pavlovian response: bed = Zzz.  
  • If you’re not able to fall asleep, get out of bed after 20 or 30 minutes and do something else. Again, don’t give your body and mind a reason to associate the bed with wakefulness. 

For now, good luck, and may deep, restorative sleep be yours.  

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