The statistics about sleeplessness are substantial. Sleep deprivation wreaks havoc on your immune system, throws your moods into turmoil and it can create more cortisol (the stress hormone) in your body that contributes to weight gain and more illness. If that isn't bad enough, sleeping less than 6 hours a night for a week can alter over 700 genes in your body (in a bad way). Driving and working and living sleepless is considered akin to doing all of these things under the heavy influence of alcohol. Plus who looks great after a few nights of tossing and turning?
Sleep is essential.
Feng shui tips for sleep are often basic, but today I wanted to share a few more unique — and luxuriously simple — tips to help you not just get your 7-8 hours of sleep recommended by the National Sleep Foundation — but also, to make those hours deeply rejuvenating!