It’s no surprise that good sleep is paramount for our well-being. What IS surprising is how little value we place on our sleep knowing what a powerhouse it is for mood improvement, memory consolidation, immune system function, safety and longevity. Maybe it’s because most of don't understand the impact or maybe it’s because the pull of one more episode of Schitt’s Creek or another hour of scrolling are just too strong. Check out our short-list of ways to improve your sleep:
Which Came First...Insomnia or Stress? But do we even need to? It’s no surprise to anyone how intertwined insomnia and stress are. What we find surprising is how little value we place on our sleep knowing what a powerhouse it is for mood improvement, memory consolidation, immune system function, safety and longevity. Maybe it’s because people don’t really have a full understanding of the impact or maybe it’s because the pull of one more episode of Schitt’s Creek or another
At the end of each year, we take time to reflect on the past and align for the future. When we make resolutions, we literally “resolve to continue good practices, change an undesired trait or behavior and to accomplish a personal goal or other life improvement.” As we leave 2020 behind (phew) and look 2021 straight in the eyes, what shows up for you? The top resolutions or intentions are usually in the following categories: Be more productive Achieve inner peace Get organize
Snoring, on its own, isn’t always an issue (except for your bed partner who might think it’s a BIG deal). The deeper concern comes from sleep apnea. Snoring can be a sign that it’s time to get this checked out by a professional. We’ve listed a few of the negative impacts of sleep apnea: Fragmented Sleep - waking often throughout the night without even realizing it Overtaxing Your Heart - blood pressure → heart size → heart attacks & strokes Light Sleep - frequent waking
Can sleeping position really affect my health?
The short answer is...ABSOLUTELY! Google it. The data is endless. What you won’t find is any real data refuting the benefits of side- sleeping. The only potential drawbacks are shoulder, neck and jaw pain. Why? Because when people aren’t sleeping on a supportive pillow, adjusted to fit their body and mattress density, it doesn’t feel good. Solve the pillow issue, and the optimal sleeping position is yours to enjoy! We could