Imagine what your lifestyle will be like when you are ninety years old. Is it burdening basic needs due to the high cost life’s chaos presents or is it polar opposite? Will you substitute work at ninety for other activities or will you reel in all that work from today as a trophy, to sit up high beside you while you rest in hammock with a cold beverage in hand?
Older adults ability to feel satisfied and participate in meaningful activities or engage in social activities are protected by poor sleep. Their daytime inactivity, and poor health are contributors to poor sleep.
What habits have been created to protect the basic need for sleep?
We physically and mentally respond differently when sleep is poor. Adhering to sleep basics within younger years sets a foundation to the aging progression. Actively listening to the body’s call for sleep will rear habits that reduce the need for large doses of stimulants or shifting blame. Mindfulness, physical activity, and establishing routines enhances sleep. The sleeping environment is a necessary factor to gaining healthy and.
The habits within and around work cost sleep.
Michael Hyatt is redundantly addressing sleep as a resource to high performance. Arianna Huffington is on a crusade and sharing her rude awakening to the value of sleep within her roles. Mark Bertolini is paying his employees to sleep. Scientists and health professionals are challenging that the 40+ hour work week is too much for the body. Seek the testimonials and research that underline the value of sleep and the results will overwhelmingly point to improved performance and wellbeing.
Sleep has high costs.
- It’s a result of what’s a priority.
- It’s a representative of how the mind and body mature.
- It’s a responsibility that effects the checkbook.
- It’s a relationship with the natural and designed environment.
- It’s a routine that empowers work behaviors and physical strength.
- It’s a reactive state for increasing creativity.
Now pay it forward. Get some sleep.