The new year has begun and that means it's time to pull out your resolutions. Do you have any new resolutions on your list or are you making the same resolutions that you seem to keep failing at year after year. The most common resolutions are healthy eating, exercising more, and stopping smoking. Most people find that their resolutions fall by the wayside within a few weeks to months. Have you ever wondered why so many people fail at accomplishing worthwhile goals? The answer is simple: sleep. When you are sleep deprived or have poor sleep you are less likely to accomplish your goals because you are tired. This year, instead of making the same old resolutions again, try making a goal for better sleep. A good night’s rest is the basis for making and keeping resolutions for a healthy lifestyle. The Importance of Sleep:
Sleep and Alzheimer's This article highlights just how important sleep is for our health. Losing sleep can really impact our health in many ways. This is one of those ways. "If you think that a bad night's sleep is harmless, think again. New research suggests that a single night of sleep deprivation can increase levels of a protein involved in Alzheimer's disease."
Effects of Missing Sleep When you miss out on a good night's sleep there are some serious effects on you that could be affecting your relationship! Sleep deprivation causes physical appearance changes and can result in you looking less healthy and even less attractive to your partner. Your sense of humor goes right out the window. Sleep directly affects how you're feeling. You will feel more distant, less secure