James Swanwick joins us to share the incredible health and lifestyle benefits from living an alcohol-free lifestyle, along with his favorite biohacks for optimizing sleep and circadian rhythm. Fact: you don't need to be an alcoholic in order for alcohol to negatively impact your life! James explains how to calculate the true financial loss from drinking, and how you can socialize without alcohol, and why your party host doesn't care if you drink or not.
1:20 Welcome to the show!
1:31 James’ Bio
2:16 Welcome James!
2:54 Swannies Blue Light Blockers
5:15 The problem with blue light at night
7:29 Lauren’s experience with stage lights on Broadway
8:20 How light has changed our health
10:24 Candlelight & Melatonin
11:33 The impact of social conditioning
12:35 Renee’s sleep schedule
13:04 Lauren’s sleep chronotype & hacks
13:46 James’ sleep chronotype & routine
16:15 His journey to becoming alcohol-free
20:11 “You don’t need to be an alcoholic”
20:35 The sneaky ways in which alcohol affects you
23:56 Renee’s experience going alcohol-free
25:06 The success of the 30-Day Program
25:25 “Project 90” for Business Entrepreneurs
28:38 Quantifying alcohol & sleep with the OURA Ring
29:13 The health benefits of going alcohol-free
29:53 James’ goal to touch his toes!
31:03 The importance of tracking & quantifying
31:58 What you’re not generating (lost revenue)
33:28 The expense of getting sick
36:05 Doing the math on productivity gained
38:20 Social conditioning for alcohol & drinking
40:17 “Smiling Assassins”
43:17 How you can socialize without alcohol
45:07 The only drug you need to justify
49:22 Celebrities that don’t drink
54:52 Why AA doesn’t work
57:52 “Energy goes where money flows”
1:02:14 His one piece of advice for takeaway
1:03:36 Where to find James
1:05:38 Thanks for tuning in!
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