Sleep is for suckers, Not! Sleep is the most underrated health habit there is! Sleep is vital for your body to recuperate and rejuvenate. The amount of sleep per person varies, average is 7 hours. What matters most is the quality of our sleep. The deepest form of sleep is REM cycle, rapid eye movement. We are torn, because we have been programed to work hard and get it done! But, “Sleep deprivation negatively impacts our mood, our ability to focus, and our ability to access higher level of cognitive functions – mental performance.” Dr. Stuart Quan. The Exxon Valdez wreck, the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle, and nuclear accidents at Chernobyl were at least partially caused by lack of sleep. There are numerous health problems that are associated with lack of sleep: Diabetes, Psychological Disorders, Breathing Problems, Sexual Dysfunction, Heart Health and Cancer.
Do you want to be healthy and empowered people or do you want to drag around like zombies? As you age your body starts to teach you that, you can’t out work nature. Sleep is for the mind and rest is for the body. Sleep is for the wise. Get you some.