How Much Sleep Do We Need

How much sleep do we need?   This is a common question many people ask me. Before I answer this question let me briefly describe what sleep is.   Sleep is   Sleep is a highly complex and active process of dynamic restoration, rejuvenation, recuperation and reconsolidation, all of which are essential for health and wellbeing. Sleep is a fundamental

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Is napping a bad idea

Is napping a bad idea? Do naps disrupt circadian rhythm What is circadian rhythm The word circadian originates from the Latin “circa diem” and meaning “approximately a day”. We are born with a biological clock ingrained in us, which is our circadian rhythm. Our circadian rhythm is calibrated by presence and absence of natural light in a 24-hour period. Our

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Can sleep deprivation be fatal?

Can sleep deprivation be fatal? Sleeping is like breathing, an essential requirement of human being. People can survive three times longer with no food than with no sleep. Why is it so? What really happens inside our body when we are sleep deprived? Initial stages of sleep deprivation Within the first 24 hours of sleep deprivation, our stress hormone such

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Overthinking in bed, change it now.

Overthinking in bed, change it now Don’t lose your sleep from overthinking. Don’t sacrifice your sleep on thinking about what people think of you, whether they care or not, whether they love you or not. End of the day each person only cares about themselves only.  So remember your mind is only making up scenarios or going over the ones that

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The most common cause of insomnia

The most common cause of insomnia One of the main root causes of insomnia.   The vast majority of people have had acute (short term) insomnia at some stage of their lives.   But how many people have actually thought what exactly caused their insomnia? I certainly haven’t until today.   One of the most common causes of insomnia is

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