The most important aspect of health is sleep. We can eat clean and exercise regularly but if our sleep is off, our health will suffer and our exercise will do more harm than good. On this page you’ll learn why we need sleep, why insomnia in kids and adults is at all-time highs, and how we can improve our sleep.
Good sleep is critical for health and happiness. We need sleep to:
What’s the main requirement for good sleep? Our eyes need to be exposed to a natural spectrum of light. What alters this natural light exposure and prevents our bodies from initiating restorative sleep? Blue light from technology:
While nature delivers a full, balanced spectrum of light, our digital devices emit primarily blue light, which has been shown seriously impact health. The more often and closer to bed time we’re exposed to it, the worse the effects:
What happens when we’re sleep deprived and suffering from dysrhythmia?
We think and feel below our best. This is especially true for our energy levels, digestion and mood. The longer we are dysrhythmic, the greater our risk of developing illness because our circadian rhythms regulate our body’s most important systems. What can we do to avoid this?