We spend roughly 1/3rd of our day doing it, it's as natural as eating, drinking and breathing - but why is it important to make sure we are getting enough of it?
It's recommended that we get 7-8 hours of sleep a day.
But like most things, it's as much about the quality of our sleep as well as the quantity. It's estimated around 30% of the UK population will at some point in the year struggle with sleeping issues. Unfortunately the proportion of people suffering with sleeping issues is increasing in the UK; which isn't necessarily a surprise considering all the uncertainly we have all be experiencing over the last few years from the pandemic and economic uncertainty.
Perhaps more than ever, getting enough sleep has become important for both our own mental and physical wellbeing.
Getting enough sleep can have a positive impact on
If these are some of the benefits of sleeping, it certainly makes it being worth something we should focus on.
As with many of our LifeTonic's, small inremental changes can make a difference to our daily life; without having to spend more money to achieve positive results.
I'm sure you have come across many of the tips above, but hope they will act as a prompt or a reminder for you.
Try out some of the tips above and find out what works best for you.
Have a great night's sleep!
(I appreciate that none of us probably look like this when we are sleeping, but I was not given permission to show Shannon sleeping on the blog!)