We are cleansing our bodies of harmful sugar toxins, we are deep/mindful breathing and we are hydrating! Now let’s focus on invigorating and rejuvenating with some great quality sleep!
Doctors and health literature preach that adults optimally need 7-8 hours of sleep every night, and simply lying in your bed from 10-6 isn’t what they’re talking about. I’m talking about 7-8 hours of GOOD QUALITY sleep to operate at top performance.
We all know how it feels to be sleep deprived - sluggish and grouchy. When you’ve squeezed in a couple of good nights you feel like a new person! Some of the most touted benefits of good quality sleep include:
Getting a really good night’s sleep takes a little effort and even some planning, but get a routine going and you’ll be counting your lucky stars. Here are some tips on how to improve your quality of sleep:
If you get in bed and sleep just won’t come, try Week #2’s deep breathing 4-7-8 technique. Sometimes the stress of the day just needs a release. If deep breathing doesn’t work, get up, go to a different room and read a bit. When your eyelids start getting heavy, crawl back between those sheets and let the darkness take you. Sweet dreams, my friends!