It is always great to be sleeping the perfect amount of hours every night, however, a common misconception among people is the belief that duration is the only important aspect towards a good night’s sleep. This is, however, incorrect, as important as achieving the correct duration of sleep is indeed, the quality of sleep that you obtain is just as vital to ensuring that you awake the next morning, refreshed and prepared for the day ahead.
Have you ever randomly, consistently woken up at the same time during the day, every day and wondered why this happens? Well, the answer is simple really. Our routines of when we go to sleep and when we wake up, essentially help our brain to maintain our “internal clock”. Continue reading
Did you know that your brain remains highly active while you’re in deep sleep which is also known as REM sleep? Often your brain is more active in these periods than when you are awake. This is because it is storing all the data or “memories” of the day into our long term memory “storage” and getting ready for the next day.
Everything, of course, requires a source of energy to function, luckily for us, our energy comes in the form of food which our body digests into the basic ingredients. One of which is glucose. During the entire sleeping process, our body is consistently producing glucose to provide energy for our thoughts. Continue reading
We all love summer, it brings the motivation to get out, get fit. Go to beaches, enjoy the sunshine, get a nice tan going and so forth. For many of us, however, it also leads to a horrible situation of unbearable heat at night, this can cause things such as night sweats and degrade not only the quality of sleep but also your quantity of sleep. We have decided today to bring forth a list of ways to promote staying cool whilst in bed, as well as, promote our body to stay cool before it is time to go sleep.