When you don’t sleep well, nothing else really goes well, either. Lack of sleep results in difficulty focusing, mood swings, cravings, daytime fatigue, and poor decision-making, among other symptoms.
Low on energy and not sure why? It makes sense that you’ve started looking for answers. Feeling sluggish can be frustrating, and the root cause isn’t always clear. Oftentimes, though, low energy is a sign that we’re not meeting our needs.
Do you have a friend, family member, or coworker that is never—and I mean, never— late? If you do, you can relate to feeling like they must have more hours in the day than the rest of us.
With family visits and office parties and pies on top of pies, the holidays require an extra helping of sleep. That means taking a nap—or two—when you need it. Because ICYMI, the holiday season is also napping season.
Sleep: It’s so crucial to good health, affecting everything from immunity to appetite, mood, beauty, libido and more. We all need it to live a healthy life, and yet so many of us don’t the 7 to 9 hours per night recommended by the National Sleep Foundation.
Sleep: It’s absolutely essential to good health and quality of life. People who get consistent, good-quality sleep are at lower risk for everything from colds and flu to obesity and other chronic diseases.
Sleep. You need it. You want it. You feel so much better when you get it. Why is it so important? Along with giving you enough energy to power through your day, sleep is necessary for the body to detox and repair itself.
If you pay attention to trends in wellness, then “detox” is a word you’ve probably heard a lot. It can mean everything from simply taking a break from sugar after the holidays to a full-on juice cleanse or fast—but no matter the method, the desired result is the same.