Our culture is preoccupied with being busy. We work long hours, and pack every moment with activity. Often, when we do finally rest, we spend hours on our devices, scrolling through social media or watching endless hours of television. Sleep almost feels like an inconvenience, but it is critical to bodily functions and good health.
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As the days get shorter and the weather colder, most of us tend to need more sleep. Research shows how the right sleep is an essential requirement for health and healing, not just another indulgence. To optimize the rejuvenating power of sleep, we need to support healthy relaxation, melatonin production, and more.
Breathing is essential to life, but we rarely think about it. Because it’s automatic, we don’t have to focus on breathing like we do eating or exercising. Or do we?
Are you satisfied with your sleep? Truly regenerating sleep means greater immune power, more energy and vitality, better brain function and much more. And research is showing that certain foods may help us achieve more restful sleep.
We’re hearing more and more about the importance of good sleep countless areas of health including cellular and metabolic function, cardiovascular health, immunity and more. But we’re also learning what quality sleep really means. Essentially, sleep by itself is not enough.
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The body spends a lot of effort dealing with blood sugar (glucose): getting it, storing it, transporting it into cells.
As summer winds down, our to-do lists pile up. It can seem like the peace and spaciousness we felt during the summer starts to slip away as we enter a new mode of productivity.
Why does summer seem to be the worst time to get your zzzs?