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Lets Be Honest Before We Start Pretending


Nov 2, 2020

As a leader, self-care is a non-negotiable. We can’t contribute to others if we are not taking care of ourselves, and sleep is one of the most important components of that. It affects us in our day to day action. 

 

If you ask my clients, we have all talked about self-care and sleep at one point or another.  I am really passionate about this subject because there was a time in my life that I began really unhealthy sleep habits and kept pushing through.  You’ve heard “sleep is overrated”, “you can sleep when you are dead”, well I made up a self-limiting belief that if I didn’t keep pushing through, producing more, than I wasn’t really a leader!  Um, what??!!!  I’m here to tell you right here, right now, that is complete baloney.  And the lack of sleep contributed to some pretty serious health problems, that I got to take on.  I promise when you take care of you, let your body rejuvenate, you will have all the time you need.

 

Today our guest is Dr. Andrea Matsumura and she is going to assist us in demystifying “daylight savings”, share with us some amazing sleep practices, and assist us with staying healthy during this pandemic.  Dr. Andrea Matsumura was born in San Antonio Texas and attended the University of Texas health science Center in San Antonio for medical school. She had a desire to explore and thought she was an east coaster for sure. Little did she know when she did an externship as a fourth-year medical student in Oregon that she would fall in love with the West Coast and all things involving the outdoors. She quickly switched gears and ended up finishing her internal medicine residency in Portland Oregon.

 

She worked as a hospitalist for a few years and moved into the outpatient care setting as a primary care physician. It was there that her spark for the love of sleep medicine started. While trying to manage chronic medical conditions she quickly realized that sleep is the juggernaut for wellness.  She went on to complete a fellowship in sleep medicine at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).

 

Dr. Matsumura describes herself as a holistic sleep medicine physician and enjoys public speaking on all things sleep.  Sleep is a vital sign that has yet to be discovered as the key for how everything else is managed in one’s life. 

 

To connect with Dr. Andrea Matsumura please follow her on Facebook at: Sleep Well with Andrea Matsumura M.D.  On Instagram at: holisticsleepmd

 

You don’t want to miss all her amazing drops of knowledge, tips, and sleep strategies!

 

Here are the highlights from this episode:


{4:38} Introduction to Dr. Andrea Matsumura

{8:05} Why Daylight Savings Time is not good for our health

{15:32} Why we should have a bedtime routine

{20:53} How our bodies optimally work

{27:40} Why we should sleep at least 7 hours every night



To connect with Coach Kelly and for more resources please visit www.kellyjmobeck.com  Follow on Instagram @coach_kellymobeck. You can also email us at Kelly@KellyJMobeck.com  

 

Let us know any questions in life you have, and what you would love to hear more about, we are happy to help and will take these on in future episodes.