Welcome to Feel Better Now!
Do you struggle with sleep?
If so, you’re not alone! Each month, there are over 100,000 internet searches a month about sleep deprivation.
That’s why in today’s mini dose, Jackie will give you her 5 top tips for better sleep.
You’ll learn everything you need to know about sleep deprivation and its negative effects.
While poor sleep can give you type two diabetes or heart disease, changing your sleep habits can make you smarter and less stressed.
In this short episode, Jackie will leave you with actionable tips to start improving your sleep immediately!
Key Topics and Takeaways:
- The definition of sleep deprivation.
- The medical and economic impacts of sleep loss.
- Why people sleep in cycles and the reason those cycles have widened.
- The language you use can make all the difference between a good and bad night’s sleep.
- How to prepare for quality sleep.
- Sleeping on your right side will help you sleep better.
“Did you know that the definition of being sleep deprived is being awake for more than 17 hours? That is the equivalent of a blood alcohol level of 5%, which is the legal limit.” (1:49, Jackie)
“Sleep is linked to every biological process. You’re more attentive, more focused, better recall, better memory, better mood, confidence, leadership.” (2:49, Jackie)
“A body is miraculous. It’s a trillion-dollar machine that we’ve never been taught how to use.” (3:39, Jackie)
“Do you get up in the night, go to the bathroom, and go back to sleep? Or do you get up in the night, go to the bathroom, and then you’re stuck awake for hours? So this is common, but not normal.” (4:57, Jackie)
“There is absolutely no drug on the planet that can mirror the miraculous powers of sleep.” (6:15, Jackie)
“We’ve been designed to worry because we have been designed to survive, but it’s what you do with that.” (10:04, Jackie)
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