By Colleen Flynn
Shorter days are upon us and the time to hunker down and cuddle up in cooler weather is here. With the onset of early darkness comes the opportunity to focus on getting more satisfying and rejuvenating sleep.
As a recovered insomniac I understand how debilitating it is to miss out on a good night’s sleep and I’ve experienced all of the negative side effects it has on mental and physical health. The good news is that there are many simple hacks you can do that will allow you to have consistent, rejuvenating, quality sleep.
The benefits of sleep are incredible. Sleep is our body’s time to recover from everything it did for us during the day and has been show to:
- assist with weight loss
- increase athletic performance
- improve concentration and memory
- increase cell repair
- decrease risk of Type 2 Diabetes
- improve mood
- decrease the risk of depression
- improve immune system function
- decrease inflammation
- improve social skills
Read Colleen’s full post to get the tips: