Doc Parsley’s Blog

Staying Healthy through the Holidays

The holiday season can be hectic and it is easy to get caught up in the frenzy. Doc shares his top five tips for staying healthy throughout the holidays. Of course, getting good sleep is his first tip. He also includes some advice around nutrition, drinking, exercise...

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Whole30 and Sleep: An Interview with Dr. Kirk Parsley

Whole30 and Sleep: An Interview with Dr. Kirk Parsley

Text below adapted from the original interview, part 1 of a 2 part series posted on the Whole30 website on October 9, 2017 WHOLE30 AND SLEEP: AN INTERVIEW WITH DR. KIRK PARSLEY October 9, 2017 - A note from Whole30 Headmistress Melissa Hartwig, who slept 9 hours last...

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Doc Parsley on Behind the Shield with James Geering

Doc Parsley on Behind the Shield with James Geering

Doc joined James Geering for episode 6 of Behind the Shield, a podcast aimed at wellness for First Responders. Throughout James’ career as a firefighter and paramedic, he noticed a trend of ill health among others in his profession, both mentally and physically. He...

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What is the perfect travel food?

What is the perfect travel food?

When consulting—and often when lecturing—I continually get questions regarding travel; “how can I get to sleep so early going east”, “how can I wake up so early going west”, “should I sleep on the plane”, “when should I eat”, “should I eat the airport food”, “should I...

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5 Things Every Parent Should Know About Sleep

Sleeping with Babies At this point in my career, I could not even estimate the number of lectures that I have done on sleep. Amazingly though, I cannot recall a single lecture when I wasn’t asked what to do about parent’s sleep with newborn babies to toddlers. My...

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