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Happy Bones, Happy Life

Sep 27, 2022

James Swanwick is an Australian-American investor, sleep expert, stop-drinking expert, and former SportsCenter anchor on ESPN. He is the founder of Swanwick Sleep, which produces the blue-light blocking glasses called "Swannies" - which are currently used by more than 200,000 professional athletes, business owners, and wellness enthusiasts who want to reduce eye strain and sleep better. James is also the founder of Alcohol Free Lifestyle, which has helped more than 100,000 high achievers reduce or stop alcohol.

His sleep and alcohol expertise has been featured in the New York Times, Forbes and Entrepreneur magazines, Psychology Today and Harvard Business Review.

He is the host of the podcast, "Alcohol Free Lifestyle" and author of books "The 30 Day No Alcohol Challenge" and "Sleep on Demand". Forbes listed James as one of 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch. In this episode, James gives us practical and easy to implement tools we can all use to have a better night’s sleep. You don’t want to miss all the great information he shares with us.

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[04:29] James’ Backstory and How He got into Creating His Amazing Glasses

[09:45] If You Want to Feel Refreshed in the Morning, Here’s James’ Top Tips

[17:29] How Much Sleep the Average Adult should get & How Darkness is Critical to Your Sleep

[22:12] The Importance of Sleep Masks

[28:14] This is What Actually Happens When You Have Alcohol at Night & Programs to Help You Stop

[34:25] Snacking Before Bedtime - Do or Don’t?

[44:47] James’ Final Bits of Wisdom


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