Sleep Smarter – to achieve the impossible dream, try going to sleep!
Do your eyelids feel heavy during afternoon meetings? Do you sleep extra hours on weekend mornings? Do you use caffeine to stay alert? Do you need an alarm to get you out of bed? These are all symptoms of sleep deficiency - signals that you are operating below your peak performance and beneath your mental capacity. Despite popular perceptions, sleep is not a luxury - it’s a biological necessity.
We will explore
Sleep is a key element of a healthy lifestyle. It’s essential for us to keep our immunity from infection at peak performance and to enable us to restore our bones, muscles, organs, and tissues. Sleep is necessary for the adequate production of hormones, including the all-important growth hormone, which make us less vulnerable to the diseases of aging. In addition, your brain will retain 40% less information when in a sleep deprived state, severely impacting cognitive function.
Key topics include:
- Sleep loss and the damaging effects on our health
- How to use the 90-minute rule for sleep optimization
- The three distinct, but closely intertwined sleep windows for optimal recovery