NEED A NAP RIGHT NOW?
You're not alone!
Studies show that nearly 1/3 of Americans suffer from sleep deprivation. This affects just about every aspect of life, from relationships, productivity, sexuality, mood, driving, health, and life span.
Click HERE to see the National Sleep Foundation's "25 Random Facts About Sleep." It's fascinating and frightening at the same time.
Some of you know how much I LOVE podcasts. I just listened to a 2-part interview on The Chalene Show with Dr. Michael Breus, a sleep expert, and I'm so excited to share what I learned with you!
*We all fit into one of four sleep chronotypes.
*It's a myth that we all need 8 hours of sleep a night.
*Our weekends can undo great sleep during the week.
*Sleep-deprived people tend to eat more and have higher body fat than their well-rested counterparts.
*Our hormones go haywire when we don't get enough quality sleep.
Please take the time to listen:
How Sleep Loss Affects Weight Gain, Part 1
How To Radically Improve Your Life By Knowing Your Natural Sleep Type, Part 2
Happy Listening (and Sweet Dreams)!
PS-- I'm a BEAR. Just in case you were wondering what my sleep chronotype was...