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The importance of sleep
We know that everything we do during our daily routine influences our health and wellbeing; however,
we often forget that our sleeping habits are just as crucial to our health. Yes, exercising, eating right, and
finding a healthy way to deal with emotions and stress are all important parts of our day, but allowing
our minds and bodies to rest and recuperate at night is equally important. While some may think that
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actually been linked to a number
risks that can impact the body.
the only consequences of poor sleep are feeling groggy or sluggish the next day, sleep deprivation has
What do our brains and bodies do
while we are asleep?
Sleeping is much more than just a way to pass the time, or a means
of getting rid of the bags under our eyes. As we sleep, our brains and
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bodies go through important processes that are necessary for growth,
learning and memory, and recuperation of the body’s systems.
While we sleep, our brain processes information, stimuli, and
memories from throughout the day. As the brain sorts through
important information and memories, it clears away waste and excess
information in order to refresh the mind—allowing the brain to start
fresh in the morning.
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rejuvenating the body’s cells while promote
relaxing the muscles
and taking sleep
Relaxed, deep sleep allows the body to rest and recuperate by
slow, deep breaths. Just as our minds must process information while
we sleep, giving the body a break will help major systems function
During the night, we experience several levels of sleep that allow the
brain and the body to rest and recover. When we cut those processes
short, our minds and bodies haven’t had time to properly process and
recuperate, which can cause problems in the long run.