Mind Optimization Part 2: Sleep as a Vital Sign for the Mind

Sleep is perhaps the most important vital sign for the human mind. You cannot push the gas pedal, if there is no gas in the tank. Poor sleep is associated with almost every mental issue we face today, and can impact mood, anxiety, attention and focus, memory, and impulse control. A good understanding of sleep is the basis of all the work we do at SiliconPsych. Sleep, so often, is the tip of the iceberg.

This video is part two of twenty-six excerpts from a presentation hosted by SOUL Food Salon in March 2019.

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Mind Optimization Part 1: Understanding Fundamental Mood States

A house cannot be built on a poor foundation. At the core of all living things is our biology. Understanding the basic underlying principles of mood, anxiety, energy, and cognition is essential to building the foundation for better mental and physical health. Our psychology and interpersonal relationships are all ultimately dependent on these more fundamental mood states. Here, we analyze fundamental mind states, before looking into more complex psychology, and interpersonal relationships.

This video is part one of twenty-six excerpts from a presentation hosted by SOUL Food Salon in March 2019.

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