Resting with Intention
Research shows that you’ll sleep better at night if you have a good reason to get up in the morning. In fact, people with a strong life purpose report fewer sleep disturbances, better mood, and greater resiliency.
You’ve likely heard tips that promote rest, like reducing caffeine and limiting screen time before bed. But you may be surprised to learn that adding more purpose to your day can benefit your quality of sleep.
Watch this month’s PurposeCast, Resting with Intention, featuring Dr. Vic Strecher and Dr. Sophie Bostock to discover tips to help you build a more mindful sleep routine
PurposeCast is a series of conversations highlighting purpose-driven thought leaders, experts, and innovators. Through their stories, get a glimpse into their journeys and gain insights and actionable tips for yourself. Learn how they harnessed their purpose to live bigger lives and how you can too.
Sophie Bostock, Ph.D.
Dr. Sophie Bostock completed a PhD in Psychobiology at University College London and has published research in collaboration with the Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Institute in Oxford. She served as Innovation Lead at Big Health, and was awarded an NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellowship for her work on Sleepio.com. Sophie is a Sleep Evangelist on a mission to help millions of people improve their health and performance by unlocking the science of sleep.
Vic Strecher, PhD, MPH
CEO and Chief Purpose Officer, Kumanu
Vic Strecher (PhD, MPH) is a leader and visionary in the fields of purpose and wellbeing, creating new solutions that operate at the intersection of the science of behavior change and advanced technology. In 1998, Vic created Health Media pioneering Web-based “digital health coaching.” Since January 2014, Vic has given keynote presentations about the role of purpose in life, energy, and willpower to over 1,500 organizations, providing him the opportunity to not only respond to the growing interests of the market, but to also continue to help shape it. In late 2015, Kumanu (formerly JOOL Health) was launched as a major paradigm shift in how individuals engage in the pursuit of purpose, meaning and wellbeing while offering organizations a more insightful means to support positive culture and behavior change.