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Optimize Sleep and Manage Stress: Q&A with the CEO of Gravity Blanket

Optimize Sleep and Manage Stress: Q&A with the CEO of Gravity Blanket

Imagine waking up more often from truly refreshing sleep. The founder and CEO of Gravity Blanket, Mike Grillo, struggled immensely with sleep, which launched him into a personal exploration of solutions to get better rest. In 2016 the Gravity Blanket was developed. The Gravity Blanket uses the power of "deep touch pressure stimulation" to simulate the feeling of being held. This increases serotonin and melatonin, the hormones responsible for relaxation, and decreases cortisol, the hormone responsible for stress which leads to a deeper, healing sleep. Read on for a Q&A with Mike Grillo.

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Stress, HRV and Psychedelics: An Interview with Dr. David Rabin

Stress, HRV and Psychedelics: An Interview with Dr. David Rabin

We experience a stress response when we feel a threat, whether the threat is real or perceived. Teaching our bodies to respond appropriately to stressors is key in maintaining wellness. Dr. David Rabin joins us to discuss forward-thinking approaches to train the mind to turn on the parasympathetic nervous system and relieve chronic stress.

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