Join Danielle Diamond (founder of XenStrength.com) and me for a full-length yoga routine that you can do every night before bed for a more solid, peaceful, and BLISSful night’s sleep.
13 facts about sleep (from SleepFoundation.org):
▻ Man is the only mammal that willingly delays sleep.
▻ In general, exercising regularly makes it easier to fall asleep and contributes to sounder sleep.
▻ Caffeine has been called the most popular drug in the world. All over the world people consume caffeine on a daily basis in coffee, tea, cocoa, chocolate, some soft drinks, and some drugs.
▻ In general, most healthy adults need seven to nine hours of sleep a night.
▻ We naturally feel tired at two different times of the day: about 2:00 AM and 2:00 PM.
▻ Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise.
▻ There are individual differences in the need to nap. Some adults and children need to nap. However, the majority of teenagers probably nap in the afternoon because they are not sleeping enough at night.
▻ Snoring is the primary cause of sleep disruption for approximately 90 million American adults; 37 million on a regular basis.
▻ One of the primary causes of excessive sleepiness among Americans is self-imposed sleep deprivation.
▻ People who don’t get enough sleep are more likely to have bigger appetites due to the fact that their leptin levels (leptin is an appetite-regulating hormone) fall, promoting appetite increase.
▻ Rates of insomnia increase as a function of age, but most often the sleep disturbance is attributable to some other medical condition.
Watch the video, and let me know what you think (or how you slept)!
Rebekah “Bex” Borucki, founder of BexLife.com and the Blissed In® wellness movement, is a mother-of-five, TV host, meditation and yoga guide, author, speaker, birth doula, and life transformation and resilience coach. Her first book, You Have 4 Minutes to Change Your Life (Hay House 2017), is available now, wherever books are sold.
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