Sleep is something that is so vital for our health yet so many of us cut back on it in a frantic attempt to fit more into the day, due to the pressures of a busy life. Many others are suffering with sleep problems for various reasons but thankfully there are plenty of things we can do to help. Sleep disorders are different and not covered here, as they are medical conditions, eg sleep apnoea.
It’s really important for us to get the balance right between activity and rest in our lives! Sleep has regenerative effects and lack of it affects energy, moods, blood sugar levels, pain, memory and learning, among other things.