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Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Speaker Amy Desmarais

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continues with a brand-new storyteller: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Amy Desmarais! We are honored and excited to have Amy join us as our first speaker with idiopathic hypersomnia (IH). This Sunday, May 31, Amy will present her story and journey with IH,…

Listen Now: Project Sleep Featured on the Snooze Button Podcast

New Podcast! This week, Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare, JD joined The Snooze Button podcast for a lively discussion about sleep health and sleep disorders. Listen here. About The Snooze Button: The Snooze Button podcast is a project of Neil Hedley, a veteran radio and TV personality from Toronto, Canada. Neil’s personal battle with…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Writer Kayla Douglas

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continued with a brand-new storyteller: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained writer Kayla Douglas! On Sunday, May 24, Kayla read Scared of the Dark: The Narcolepsy Symptoms That Nobody Talks About, one of her many writing pieces about or inspired by her experiences living with…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Speaker Eilís Finnegan

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continues with a brand-new storyteller: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Eilís Finnegan! This Sunday, May 17, Eilís will share her journey of receiving her diagnosis as a college sophomore to using her experiences with narcolepsy to influence her thesis project in architecture to finding…

Recognizing Nurses with Narcolepsy for National Nurses Week

Every year, America celebrates National Nurses Week starting on May 6 and ending on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, a pioneer of modern nursing. The World Health Organization designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife to “recognize the critical contribution both professions make to global health.” These recognitions are…

Special Broadcast: Julie Flygare’s Narcolepsy Story & Book Reading Live

On Sunday, May 10th, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continues with a rare online event and book reading with Project Sleep’s President & CEO, Julie Flygare! In this unique broadcast, Julie will share her journey—from wanting to push narcolepsy out of her life to finding self-acceptance, writing Wide Awake and Dreaming:…

Not Alone with Narcolepsy: Kicking off Mental Health Awareness Month

Today kicks off Mental Health Awareness Month and here at Project Sleep, we believe that mental health and sleep health are closely intertwined. We also believe that both mental health and sleep health are critical and underrated in our society. Living with Narcolepsy? You Are Not Alone. During challenging times, connection is more important than…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Writer Rachel Miyazaki

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continued with a brand-new storyteller: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained writer Rachel Miyazaki! On Sunday, May 3, Rachel read her pensive and witty essay, “The Awakening,” which felt particularly timely. Afterwards, we caught up with Rachel on how she’s been since publication and hosted a…

Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing Series: Meet Lizzy Terry

This week, our Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story Sharing live series continues with a brand-new speaker: Rising Voices of Narcolepsy trained speaker Lizzy Terry! This Sunday, April 26, Lizzy, a seasoned speaker who has presented to high school and college students across Indiana, will share her presentation and answer questions from live viewers. The Rising Voices…

Watch Now: Interview with Dr. Emmanuel Mignot, Narcolepsy Expert

On Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:00 pm ET, Emmanuel Mignot, M.D. Ph.D., Director of the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine spoke with Julie Flygare, J.D., President & CEO of Project Sleep, via Facebook Live for an timely discussion on narcolepsy research, immunology and treatment advancements. Watch VideoNow more than ever, it is…
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