June 13, 2016
As we all know, in the days of the cavemen, there were no clocks. As such, our bodies evolved to sleep when it was dark and function during the daylight. In today’s society, many of us are expected to run on little to no sleep at all, let alone have the luxury of preparing for bed as the sun is setting.
Although it may be unrealistic for many of us to sleep like the cavemen did, it is crucial for each and every one of us to have healthy regenerative sleep each night. The health benefits of adequate sleep not only include more resilient immune function and increased metabolism, sleep also plays a critical role in other important bodily functions such as learning, memory and overall cognitive function.
Despite these facts, for millions of Americans, it is so difficult to fall or stay asleep during the night. Here are my top five tips for a better night’s sleep with the intention of helping you fall asleep more easily and wake up feeling more rejuvenated, ready to take on anything.