Mary Miller Brooks, M.Ed. Nutrition – Sleep Well Naturally

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About Mary Miller Brooks, M.ed.

Mary Brooks, M.Ed. Nutrition, is a fatigue, gut and thyroid expert. She had her own personal health journey including thyroid cancer and an addiction to sleeping pills. Today Mary is healthy, happy, sleeps well, and takes no prescription drugs.

In this episode we discuss Mary’s healing journey and she shares her top tips for getting good sleep.


“Cows go to sleep. Chickens go to sleep. Mary goes to sleep. Day is done.”

What's Inside

02:24  Mary’s sleep struggle story

07:46  Getting off meds by taking ownership of her mind

14:13  Managing your blood sugar to sleep better

17:06  Mary’s recommendation on carbohydrate timing

19:24  2 big reasons you may be waking up in the middle of the night

21:15  The importance of minerals for sleep

23:01  Establishing bedtime rituals

25:49  Why you can’t be a night owl and get a good night’s sleep

28:04  Sleep habit stacking for success

34:29  Keys to sleep success: patience, self-compassion and awareness

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