Sleeping well directly affects your mental and physical health. If you fall short even just for a day or two nights, it can take a serious toll on your daytime energy, productivity, emotional balance, and even your weight. Even though people experiencing sleep loss identify with these symptoms, a troubling percentage of people still find themselves regularly deprived of quality sleep. So, why despite the fact that we know the importance of sleep, we continually place it as not a priority to our well being.
A good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. You have much more control over the quality of your sleep than you probably realize.
Recent research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance, and brain function. It can be a contributing factor to weight gain and increase disease risk in both adults and children. Receiving a good night sleep can help you eat less, exercise better, and be healthier.
Over the past few decades, both sleep quality and quantity has declined and continues to decline. Many people report that they do NOT get regular sleep and when they are sleeping, they are not receiving a quality sleep. Not only this, most people do not have any kind of sleep routine to encourage a good sleeping pattern.
If you want to optimize your health or lose weight, getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important things you can do.
How you feel in your waking hours, can contribute to how well you sleep at night. This means, if you are looking to improve your sleep, look at your daily routine. Often times, you can connect some of the daytime habits as contributing factors in your poor sleep quality.
Unhealthy daytime habits and lifestyle choices can leave you tossing and turning at night, thus, affecting your mood, brain and heart health, immune system, creativity, vitality, and weight. Try experimenting with the following tips. In doing so you will find that you enjoy better sleep at night, feel healthier,improve how you think and feel during the day and generally make better choices.
Here are 6 easy tips for helping you get better sleep. Stop hoping for a better night sleep. These tips will have you waking up ready to jump out of bed to face the new day!