Perfect Mornings

Get Enough Sleep

Nothing can replace enough sleep. After all, how can you have a perfect morning if you are waking up exhausted? Most of my clients simply don’t get sleep. I’m not talking about strictly the insomnia patients. We live in an on the go, constantly overstimulated, high stress, rather polluted, and very demanding society. We work all day, are constantly bombarded by the demands of our electronic devices. We spend hours in traffic, or hours in front of the internet/cell phone/video games…. and with all this on the go, the typical American is only getting about 6.8 hours of sleep. Furthermore, 1 in 3 Americans isn’t getting that much sleep. The problem is that there are a variety of health problems associated with being tired:

  • Weight gain
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Body aches and pains
  • Impaired judgement
  • Poor memory,
  • Lowered libido

And an increased risk of:

  • Heart disease
  • Heart attack
  • Heart failure
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Diabetes

133599_1737777174839_5647452_oWhen you are sleeping, your body gets to recover and repair. Of all the many fads that come around, getting extra sleep never really seems to be on the list. The extra hour or 2 from going to bed early and sleeping in will help you with all of your wellness goals. Prioritize your life, not your lifestyle. #getpoked.


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