Pietari Nurmi

Head of Nyxo Coaching

Pietari Nurmi is a cognitive neuroscientist experienced with brain research using electrophysiological neuroimaging methods. He is the head of Nyxo Sleep Coaching and a researcher at Aalto University. Besides sleep science, he has expertise in the field of neurolinguistics.

You can follow him on Twitter.

Lessons by Pietari Nurmi

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How to Optimize Physical Performance by Sleeping

There is a two-way connection between sleep and exercise. Physical activity improves sleep...

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Exercise and Sleep

Exercise and balanced day-night rhythms go hand in hand and are strongly connected. Being...

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How to Fall Asleep Faster?

Even if you take care of your sleep hygiene, not always things go to plan when it’s time to fall...

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Difficulty Falling Asleep

Do you often find yourself lying on your bed for hours not being able to sleep? Almost every one...

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Sleep Inertia = Grogginess

Do you wake up often groggy, without any sense of time or place? You can't seem to think straight,...

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Lack of Sleep Makes Us Fatter

Correct timing of your meals plays a significant role in your sleep health, but also the amount...

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Do You Sleep Enough?

The cornerstone of good sleep is, perhaps a bit self-evidently, to sleep enough. Even the soundest...

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Time to Wake Up!

Your body is a powerful and exact instrument that is very precise in knowing when it is the best...

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Bedtime Window

You know that moment in the evening when you suddenly get so tired that it gets hard to keep your...

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Light and Displays

Do you have a habit of checking social media or watching videos on your phone, only minutes before...

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Sleep Pressure

The inner clock is not the only mechanism regulating your sleep-wake rhythm. Your level of...

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Work and Stress

Stress is one of the most common nominators to restless nights. It makes falling asleep harder and...

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Tips for Better Sleep Hygiene

Good sleep hygiene is a set of habits and routines that make falling asleep faster and sleep more...

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Social Jet Lag

How many hours of sleep do you clock on a regular weekday? And how many hours on weekends? The...

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Wake-Up Window

Obviously, the most important part of waking up refreshed is to get enough good quality sleep....

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You Snooze, You Loose

The alarm goes off in the morning. If only you could sleep just a couple of minutes longer... Do...

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Morning Routines

Are you often sleepy and ineffective in the morning? Do you feel like you are using only a part of...

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Mind Control

A stressful point in your life, thoughts running through your head, anxiety? Those are very...

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Tips for Sustaining Sleep

Find an optimal ratio for eating and drinking in the evening. If you find yourself waking up in...

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Earlier Sleep–Wake Cycle

If you wake up too early in the morning, the reason behind is not always in bad sleeping habits,...

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Sleep Hygiene

Do you often feel that you could have had better rest? Do you roll in bed restlessly until the...

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Internal Clock

Some things in life aren’t certain, but one thing is sure: the sun will rise every morning and set...

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Why We Sleep?

Why do we sleep? That is a good question! The simple answer is that we don't really know. What we...

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Welcome to Nyxo Sleep Coaching!

Hello! And great to have you taking part in Nyxo Sleep Coaching. The goal for the next few weeks...

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Is Napping Bad for You?

We’ve all had naps at some point during our lives. It is not only children that are used to...

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How to Improve Your Sleep Quality?

Getting enough sleep does not guarantee that the sleep you get is refreshing. Besides quantity,...

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Sleep Stages Explained

Sleep can be divided into different stages that all serve their own purpose. Sleep stages differ...

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Alcohol – Myths and Facts

One of the most common sleep myths is the effects of alcohol and its relaxing qualities. The...

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How Nicotine Affects Your Sleep

The chances are that you are aware of how damaging smoking is to your health even if you were...

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Do You Eat at the Right Time?

Light is the single most important factor timing your natural rhythms. Light is, however, not the...

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Addicted to Caffeine?

Caffeine is the most commonly used and the least regulated psychoactive stimulant. By affecting...

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