MindBodyGreen Founders on a PRACTICAL Approach to Sleep

Colleen and Jason Wachob are the co-founders and co-CEOs of the wellness company mindbodygreen. Their enormously popular website is a comprehensive health resource aimed at improving your physical, emotional, and spiritual health. In this interview with sleep expert, Dr. Michael Breus, the Wachobs discuss their journey to building a wellness company; the difference between “healthy” and “well”; the importance of practical health tips; and why sleep is the linchpin for any health journey.

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0:00 Introduction
0:54 The Story of mindbodygreen
3:52 The Importance of Practical Wellness Tips
7:40 Breathing Properly
8:36 Sleep as a Foundation for Wellness
13:12 Being the CEO of Your Own Health
15:00 Wellness vs Well-Being
20:29 The Pros and Cons of Health Trackers
25:57 Being Kind to Your Sleep
28:35 Cold-Plunging
34:45 Rooting Health Choices in JOY

😴 Michael Breus, Ph.D., is a double board-certified clinical psychologist and sleep expert. He's been in practice since 1999 and helped thousands of patients improve their sleep. Dr. Breus has written five books on sleep and conducted over 1,000 interviews to the press and public.

#mindbodygreen #wellnessjourney #sleepbetter

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  1. This is great. Lower your expectations a bit; not every night will be a perfect night of sleep.

  2. Another encouraging, insightful video! Thank you! Appreciate this a lot.

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