16 Fascinating Facts About Sleep (Infographic)

Sleep is probably one of the most important contributing factors to our health,  yet most of us know surprisingly little about it. We spend roughly 1/3 of our lives sleeping (that’s thirty years if you live to be ninety!), and while it may look like there’s not a lot going on while you’re asleep, it’s far more complex than many of us would imagine. Most of scientific knowledge we have gained has only been acquired in the past twenty five years, and there’s still a great deal of mystery about how this altered state of consciousness works. 

But here’s what we do know…

Graphic Designer: Ellie Koning

Each week on the Intent Blog, we feature articles, videos, and images to inspire you to live a healthier, happier, more fulfilling life. This week, our focus is Rest and Sleep. If you’ve recently set an intent related to Sleep, share it with us in the comment section below. We’ll do our best to support you with interesting content to keep you motivated along the way!