If you were to ask for the five most important things you need to live a productive, energetic, and vibrant life, most people would miss this one, often overlooked key ingredient that keeps seekers continually searching.
Sometimes, the hardest questions have the simplest answers.
What most people are lacking and what keeps them from being their best is sweet, beautiful, restful sleep. Experts contend that we need roughly eight hours of sleep a night, yet most of us fall well short of that goal.
We let other seemingly more important things take priority, and it is playing havoc with the health of so many Americans. You may never hear anyone say that their lack of sleep lead to their illness, however, it may have lead to their body's inability to fight that disease.
We've all heard of those people who only slept a few hours a night, managed to keep a crazy-busy schedule, and achieved greatness. But, did they? At some point, shortchanging your body of adequate sleep will eventually take...
It is estimated that over 70% of Americans deal with some type of stress whether it be physical or psychological. Most of the time we simply want it to go away without looking at the root cause behind it.
So, what is behind the stress in your life? It can show up in any number of things including: marriage & family, relationships, finances, career, and health. It’s essential that we learn how to manage it, or it will destroy us.
I believe that stress is one of those things that you sometimes don’t realize is really affecting you until you end up in the ER. People even miss the early warning signs because no one ever thinks that something bad could happen to them.
But, before we talk about managing stress, let’s talk about avoiding it as much as possible. This may seem simplistic, but I think that some stress could be avoided by recognizing your trouble spots.
What are your triggers? Is it your home life, outside relationships, job, or your health?