There isn’t anything new and revolutionary to the idea of ‘how beneficial sleep is for you’, but it definitely a buzzword lately. We are hustling now more than ever and doing whatever it takes to reach success.
We are in a society where people are hustling now more than ever – doing whatever it takes to reach success. Success a lot of the time comes with burnout and overworking our bodies physically and mentally.
Gwyneth’s book, Clean Health, emphasizes a great deal on how beneficial sleep is – ‘clean sleeping’. She aims for nine hours of sleep a night.
‘Call it vanity, call it health, but I know there’s a huge correlation between how I feel and what I look like when I roll out of bed in the morning.’
Gwyneth Paltrow via DailyMail.
More and more names in the spotlight are getting behind the power of sleep. Answering questions like, “How do I feel more energized every day?” and “How do I perform better at work?” to “What can I do to lose weight and slow down the signs of aging? It is simple – sleep, getting optimal sleep in length and quality.
Without proper rest, your body can’t efficiently regulate hormones, repair, and detox. Sleep-deprivation could even be causing you to overeat. Studies also show that shortened attention span, poor memory, lack of motivation, and even a higher risk of strokes and heart attack are commonly linked with sleep deprivation.
What will you do to sleep more? Try going to bed a bit earlier each night. You don’t have to start with anything drastic. Work your way to slowly getting to bed earlier and earlier. You’ll find this is easier to adjust and your body will welcome the longer window to sleep during.
Give it a try tonight!