Why We Need Sleep

Screen Shot 2017-11-06 at 16.05.30Benefits

  • A rested brain allows you to be at your cognitive peak.
  • People who sleep more earn more money on average.
  • regulate the immune system, repair damaged tissue, and optimize our physical abilities
  • develop the good relationships and emotional intelligence needed to succeed in life.

Lack of sleep

  • creation of false memories in the hippocampus.
  • increases our stress hormone, cortisol.
  • kill brain cells and lead to brain shrinkage.
  • only six hours of sleep a night is associated with increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and obesity.

How to sleep

  • 20-minute naps are one of the best ways you can quickly improve your creativity and memory.

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