You might be on vacation but it doesn’t mean you’re coming back refreshed. If you spent your time with family and friends catching up on all the things you miss year-round, you’re not alone. If you’re anything like us, you’re exhausted and that is no way to enter a new year. We’re going to spend the last few days of 2016 trying to catch up on some zzz’s so we enter the new year ready and rested.
You too? Let us help you get a little rest:
- Can you catch up on sleep? Here are some tips for bouncing back from deprivation.
Will sleeping in on Saturday fix everything? Sleep science shows it may not be enough. If you’re going to bounce back, it’s going to take some intentional rest time. We’re talking lights out, taking a break from your phone and climbing into bed early enough to get 7-9 hours.
- What happens when you don’t sleep? This TED Talk shares the bad news…
Think you can get by without much sleep? Think again. Perhaps you’ve gotten used to struggling to focus or remember details, forgotten than you haven’t always operated that way. The truth is there is a good chance that these traits are more closely tied to sleep deprivation and are your body’s way of trying to get your attention.
- This guided sleep meditation from Deepak Chopra and Sonima
Ready to get to work? And by “work”, we mean sleep, but you knew that. Check out this guided meditation from Deepak Chopra That is designed to help you get ready to rest. If you’ve got on your comfiest clothes, then you’re ready to go!