It’s finally here. A book exclusively for shift workers! After many years of writing on and off, my new book – ‘Too Tired To Cook: The Shift Worker’s Guide To Working (and Surviving) In A 24/7 World’ has finally hit the stores of global online book retailers, along with being distributed within bookstores around Australia.… Continue reading HSW 89: New Book For Shift Workers!
When it comes to our health, there are many pillars, but none is more important than sleep – especially if you work 24/7! So in today’s podcast, we’re talking with Dr Carmel Harrington who holds a PhD in Sleep Medicine from Sydney University, along with yoga instructor veteran Jennie Blevins on how a regular practice… Continue reading HSW 88: Sleep and Yoga with Dr Carmel Harrington and Jennie Blevins
Today we’re chatting with Dr Peta Stapleton who is a registered Clinical & Health Psychologist and an Associate Professor in Psychology at Bond University here in Australia. She is a world-leading researcher in EFT – which is short for Emotional Freedom Technique (otherwise known as tapping) and led a world-first randomized clinical trial investigating the… Continue reading HSW 87: Tapping for Food Cravings, Stress and Insomnia with Dr Peta Stapleton
They’re back! Mike and Alison Bareham (whom I interviewed back in episode 60) just before they were about to head off on their adventure around Australia and the World, are back from their whirlwind trip! Mike and Alison, who are based in Nerang in Queensland Australia, actually did what so many of us think about… Continue reading HSW 86: Quitting Work to Travel for 14 Months with Mike and Alison Bareham
In this episode, we’re talking about insulin resistance, a condition that has been shown in the research that shift workers are at risk of developing, due to a multitude of factors. Whilst most of us are aware that the type of food that we eat plays a key role in the regulation of our blood… Continue reading HSW 85: Shift Work and Insulin Resistance
When we work irregular hours, it’s very hard to feel motivated and inspired to whip up some kind of culinary delight when we’re feeling super exhausted! It’s definitely one of the reasons why we tend to rely on pre-packaged and takeaway foods as super-quick options to “nourish” us when working 24/7. But what if there… Continue reading HSW 84: Getting Organised in the Kitchen with Ashley Jubinville
In today’s episode, we’re going to be talking about how better sleep leads to weight loss because there’s always so much emphasis and focus around nutrition and exercise when it comes to weight loss, and rightly so – however, sleep is often the missing link. We discuss: How sleep deprivation and disruption messes with our… Continue reading HSW 83: How Better Sleep Leads To Weight Loss
In today’s episode, we’re talking about Shift Work Disorder, a condition that can affect those working 24/7 with sleep and circadian rhythm researcher Dr Jade Murray from Monash University in Melbourne. I absolutely loved this chat with Dr Murray where we discuss: What exactly is shift work disorder? Why do people need to be concerned… Continue reading HSW 82: Shift Work Disorder with Dr Jade Murray
OK. So this has to be the million dollar question. Is there a perfect shift work diet? After recording a free training recently on this exact topic in my Healthy Shift Workers Facebook Group that generated an enormous amount of interest, I decided to record a condensed version of this discussion on today’s podcast. What… Continue reading HSW 81: Is There A Perfect Shift Work Diet?
I’m going solo again this week to announce a really exciting development here in Australia. That being the Australian Government launching a world-first inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness, which can I say – makes me extraordinarily happy! Given shift workers are faced with ongoing sleep and circadian disruption every single day of their lives –… Continue reading HSW 80: Parliamentary Inquiry into Sleep Health Awareness