Why Women Suffer Insomnia More Than Men – And What You Can Do About It

[Editor’s note: This post originally ran on the Calm blog and reruns here with permission.]

Far more women than men suffer insomnia or chronic sleep trouble, and middle-aged women suffer most of all, according to an international study commissioned by Calm.

Women are 40% more likely than men “always” to sleep badly, reveals the survey of 4,279 Britons and Americans, conducted by pollsters YouGov, on our behalf.

Women are 40% more likely than men to sleep badly on a regular basis, reveals the survey of 4,279 Britons and Americans.

This figure rises to 55% in middle age [aged 45-54], when the gender gap hits its peak, as does the number of women who report “always” sleeping badly.

“I certainly see more women with sleep trouble than men”, says Dr Steve Orma, a clinical psychologist and insomnia specialist, whose talk on sleep science and advice is one of Calm’s 30+ Sleep Stories.

There are several possible reasons that so many more women than men sleep badly, says Dr Orma, author of the book, Stop Worrying & Go To Sleep.

“One is hormones …

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Saving the World One Seed at a Time – Instagram

New episode! We welcome Jere Gettle of @bakercreekseeds to the show to discuss heirloom seeds, gardening and sustainability. Check out the link in our profile or go to futurefood.fm. ⠀ ⠀ #foodie⠀ #gardening⠀ #heirloom⠀ #non-GMO

A post shared by Lee Schneider (@futurefoodbook) on Oct 29, 2017 at 11:40pm PDT

Listen here: https://futurefood.fm/episodes/saving-future-one-seed-time-jere-gettle/

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Bill Fitzgerald of Common Sense Media on EdTech NOW Transcript

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Lee: This is “EdTech NOW,” a short podcast about educational technology and how it’s used in the classroom. “EdTech NOW” is made possible by Stackup, a Chrome browser extension that makes reading fun and easy using the entire web and delivers reading progress and online usage metrics to administrators. Now, here’s our host, Noah Geisel, Education Director at Stackup.

Noah: Hi, Lee. Great to be here with you today, and our guest today is Bill Fitzgerald, who’s director of the Privacy Evaluation Initiative at Common Sense Media. Bill evaluates the privacy practices of vendors building educational technology and was also a classroom teacher for 16 years. Bill, welcome to the podcast.

Bill: Hey, great to be here, Noah. Thank you for having me.

Noah: Bill, Common Sense Media has been around about as long as what we think of today as educational technology. And so I’m curious from the Common Sense lens, how has EdTech become more and more pervasive in our learning? And how has Common …

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Nicholas Cole Mather on the Brandboom Podcasts – Show Transcript

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Amy Zhou: Welcome to the Brandboom Podcast where we discuss trends and share tips and stories from the savviest retail brands. My guest today as Nicolas Cole Mather. So he goes by the name of Cole. I’m just gonna keep calling him Cole for the rest of the podcast. He’s an expert on branding and marketing to, specifically, Generation Z. And he’s an amazing, prolific writer with more than 200 columns for Inc. Magazine alone. Cole, I’m super excited to have you here. Welcome to the podcast.

[00:00:28] Nicholas Cole Mather: Thanks for having me. I really appreciate it.

[00:00:30] Amy: So Cole, I’ve been reading a lot of your columns and your pieces and you’ve written a lot about how people feel about millennials in general, and how they’ve undoubtedly changed the perception of the workforce culture from Big Fortune 500 companies to every little startup out there. But in your point of view, before we go into Gen Z, how do you think millennials have actually changed their expectations of …

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Erin Coffey Brandboom Podcast Transcript

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[00:00:11] Amy: Welcome to the Brandboom Podcast where we discover trends and share tips and stories from the savviest retail brands. I’m super stoked today. My guest is Erin Coffey, owner of The High Rise, a 420 Media Platform and cannabis lifestyle brand. The High Rise does original 420 videos, hats, T-shirts, hoodies, socks, and so much more. You can find them on YouTube. They have a lot of popular episodes with more than 50,000 views. Erin, welcome to the podcast. How are you doing today?

[00:00:40] Erin: I’m doing well. Thanks for having me, Amy. I’m stoked to be here.

[00:00:43] Amy: I did a little bit of research on High Rise and I saw that you guys were doing so many amazing things producing media on YouTube, and you guys have, you know, a business selling hats and everything. As I was researching, I was listening to another interview that you were doing. And the inspiration you said in that interview for starting the brand is, you …

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Jaime Casap EdTech Now Show Transcript

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Lee Schneider: This is EdTech NOW, a short podcast about education technology and how it’s used in the classroom. EdTech NOW is sponsored by Stackup, a Chrome browser extension that tracks reading online for teachers and students and delivers metrics to administrators. Here’s our host, Noah Geisel, Education director at Stackup. Hey, Noah.

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Noah: Hey, Lee, great to be here today and great to be joined by our guest Jaime Casap, chief education evangelist at Google. Jaime, welcome to the podcast.

Jaime Casap: Thanks for having me.

Noah: Jumping right in. The first question we have for you is about panel You recently took part in at Zøcalo and Arizona State University, with the title Can digital learning dismantle the American class system? You’ve also said that education disrupts poverty and education is powerful. and to what extent is digital education especially potent and how can you see it being used as a tool for equity to dismantle the American class system?

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Jaime: Yeah I often struggle with that word digital right in …

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Social Narrative Mastery

What is a social narrative and why do you need one?  In an earlier blog about building your social narrative, I wrote about the importance for brands and individuals to tell a story online.  Not just be online, but to unspool a narrative that represents who you are as a company or as a person.

Your customers, friends, clients, and potential employers are all seeking to know you a little better.  If they aren’t meeting you for a coffee or a drink,  they are seeking a similar connection online. They want to know how smart, capable, and funny you are via your website or social media channels.

How Many Friends Do You Have Online?

Back in the 1990s a British anthropologist named Robin Dunbar proposed that there is a limit to the number of close friends we can comfortably interact with — about 150 people. His method was scientific, citing primate studies, studies of brain size and cognitive load, but he also once said you should think of that circle of 150 people as “the number of people …

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Richard Chang EdTech NOW Season 2 Transcript

What follows is a full transcript of our conversation for the podcast. It has been lightly edited for clarity and includes some extended sections that are not part in the show as posted. To listen to the podcast, go to SoundCloud.

Lee Schneider: This is EdTech NOW, a 10 minute podcast about education technology and how it’s used in the classroom. EDTech NOW is sponsored by Stackup, a Chrome browser extension that tracks reading online for students and teachers and delivers metrics to administrators. Here’s our host, Noah Geisel, Education Director at Stackup. Hey, Noah.

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Noah Geisel: Hey, Lee, great to be with you. And our guest is Richard Chang. He is the former associate editor of THE journal. He’s an educational technology and arts and entertainment writer, as well as an adjunct instructor Glendale Community College. Richard, welcome to the podcast.

Richard Chang: Thank you very much. It’s great to …

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