Life Performance Blog: Sleep=Being Leaner, Smarter

For many people, sleep time is whatever time is leftover at the end of the day.

Life is busy. Sleep can easily become the last priority. The reality is, especially within a busy life, taking ownership of prioritizing sleep is vital. We can't be healthy and happy without it.

What's so great about sleep?

Sleep restores everything in our bodies: Our immune, nervous, skeletal, hormonal, and muscular systems.

Sleep helps regulate our metabolism, including blood sugar and insulin levels.

Eventually, chronically inadequate sleep is linked to gaining fat and risks of diabetes.

Sleep helps us make and recall memories. People think, learn, and make decisions better when well-rested. Healthy adults need at least 7 hours of sleep per night, and sometimes more.

Light makes our body clocks tick