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The Peak Time for Everything

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Sue Shellenbarger, Senior Writer and "Work & Family" Columnist for the Wall Street Journal, explains what the optimal time is for our daily tasks. In her article “The Peak Time for Everything,” Shellenbarger explains new research that suggests that paying attention to the body’s clock can help determine the different times of day most people perform specific tasks best, from creative thinking to resolving conflicts to working out.

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Comments [5]

Justin from new york

24 Hour cycle of Qi

3-5 am = Lung time
5-7am = Large Intestine
7-9am = Stomach
9-11am = Spleen
11am-1pm = Heart
1-3pm = Small Intestine
3-5pm = Urinary Bladder
5-7pm = Kidney
7-9pm = Pericardium
9-11pm = San Jiao
11pm-1am = Gall Bladder
1-3am = Liver** very important to be asleep during this time as the liver greatly impacts the blood!

Oct. 23 2012 01:29 PM
Hal from Crown Heights

...throughout the day

Oct. 23 2012 01:19 PM
Hal from Crown Heights

Please ask if hormone cycles vary throughout the and the consequences for men, women, and couples.

Oct. 23 2012 01:17 PM
Justin from new york

Can your speaker comment on the relationship between circadian clock/rhythm and the function of Qi and organs as it pertains to Traditional Chinese Medicine?

http://www.yinyanghouse.com/practitioner_members/general-lifestyle/circadian-rhythms-chinese-clock-and-how-live-sync

Oct. 23 2012 01:17 PM
Caroline Schimmel from Greenwich, CT

Do hot flashes impact the rhythm? I've been tired for ten years!

Oct. 23 2012 01:16 PM

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