Sep 17, 2019
#4: Julie Flygare is a narcolepsy spokesperson and the award-winning author of Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy. She lives in Los Angeles and speaks across the country and world to open people's hearts and minds to the real narcolepsy, a neurological disorder affecting 3 million people worldwide.
Julie is also the founder of Project Sleep, which aims to improve public health by educating individuals about the importance of sleep health and sleep disorders. Project Sleep educates and empowers individuals using events, campaigns, and programs to bring people together and talk about sleep as a pillar of health.
In this episode, you’ll learn about Julie and her own narcolepsy story, how she approaches being present, saying no, living life on her own terms, and how she went about getting an international day dedicated to narcolepsy! (September 22nd!)
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To find out more about Project Sleep & World Narcolepsy Day check out: https://project-sleep.com/worldnarcolepsyday/
To learn more about Julie Flygare check out: http://julieflygare.com/
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