Too Tired to Cook

The Shift Worker’s Guide to Working (and Surviving) in a 24/7 World

by Audra Starkey

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 02/08/2019

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 178
ISBN : 9781504318754

About the Book

Imagine a world where hospitals closed at 5 p.m., where trains and buses stopped at the end of the day, and where emergency service calls were directed to voicemail with the setting of the sun. Despite our reliance on these services, there is very little help and support available to those who deliver them—until now. In this compelling book, Audra Starkey educates her readers on how to mitigate some of the adverse health eff ects of being awake when everyone else is winding down their day or sleeping. Learn how to: • implement relaxation techniques at the end of a shift instead of relying on medications to fall asleep; • lose weight and minimise weight fluctuations by focusing not only on what to eat, but also when; • reduce some of the debilitating effects of stress, anxiety and depression which can lead to burnout; and • navigate disruptions to your personal and social life. The fact is the world needs people to work 24/7, but if you’re one of them—you need to stay healthy too. Arm yourself with valuable information to nurture your mind, body, and spirit with the lessons and strategies in Too Tired to Cook.

About the Author

Audra Starkey is a clinically trained nutritionist, accredited trainer, shift work veteran and founder of The Healthy Shift Worker podcast. After more than twenty years in the aviation industry, Audra decided to switch careers and complete a bachelor of health science degree, majoring in nutritional medicine, to gain a better understanding of the impact a disrupted sleep-wake cycle and poor dietary habits have on our health. With a particular interest in preventative health, she went on to found ‘The Healthy Shift Worker’, a company that provides shift-work-specific wellness services to individuals, along with corporate wellness programs via her signature Healthy Shift Worker Workplace Wellness Seminars. Visit to learn more.