175: 5 Health Risks Associated with Lack of Sleep

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Sleep should not be considered an afterthought, a luxury.  The truth is that sleep is not a luxury but a necessity.  Without it you are limiting almost all areas of functioning in your mind and body. Listen to the top five risks you take by not getting enough sleep

Quote of the Day

"Sleep is the golden chain that binds health to the body" - Thomas Dekker

"There is no hope for a civilization which starts of each day to the sound of an alarm clock" - Unknown

Topics Discussed

  • Why people do not get enough sleep
  • The top five health risks associated with sleep deprivation
  • How much sleep is needed for adults and children
  • How to determine your sleep cycle
  • Three ways to connect to the present moment

Resources

ZEN commuter episodes on sleep

  • 17 - How to increase energy by sleeping more
  • 101 - How to get back to sleep after you have woken up in the night 
  • 148 - The perfect evening routine to sleep better

Question of the Day

Do you get enough sleep?  If not, why?

Action of the Week

Determine your sleep schedule 

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