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S2E6 How Sunlight and Vitamin D Improves Your Focus, Mood, and Creativity

The shift to remote work has left us divided. Some of us want to remain remote forever, others can’t wait to get back to the office, and some are calling for a hybrid model.

In this episode, I explore the role that direct-sunlight exposure (as opposed to indirect sunlight exposure through a window) plays a number of critical and foundational roles when it comes to optimizing our health and mental performance.

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SHOW NOTES

Links to resources mentioned:

1) https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/135/11/2739S/4669900

2) https://www.healthline.com/health-news/new-study-found-80-percent-of-covid-19-patients-were-vitamin-d-deficient

3) https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2770157

4) https://www.amazon.com/s?k=vitamin+d&_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&linkId=2f9c49394bad861f2a015b9a5820ec7b&tag=glaveski-20&ref=nb_sb_noss

5) https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01NA7ULEJ/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=glaveski-20&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B01NA7ULEJ&linkId=821ab4349273c7e8be0d3561255a4eb7

6) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2290997/

7) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6751071/

8) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3487856/

9) https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/3666056/

10) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2728098/

11) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4877070/

12) https://glaveski.medium.com/9-ways-to-get-a-good-nights-sleep-eef026d3c510

13) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6213953/

14) https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28475473/

15) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6751071/

16) https://scopeblog.stanford.edu/2020/06/03/setting-your-biological-clock-reducing-stress-while-sheltering-in-place/

17) https://www.instagram.com/ergogenic_health/

18) https://www.sunsmart.com.au/

19) https://www.amazon.com/s?k=vitamin+d&_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&linkId=2f9c49394bad861f2a015b9a5820ec7b&tag=glaveski-20&ref=nb_sb_noss

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20) MY ORIGINAL ARTICLE ON THIS EPISODE TOPIC

https://www.steveglaveski.com/blog/how-direct-sunlight-exposure-improves-your-focus-mood-and-creativity

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