Sleep Myths part 1

Sleep myths part 1

There are many myths around sleep and here are 3 that many people believe.

1. Everyone should sleep between 10pm and 6am
2. You can make up for lost sleep on the weekend
3. Everyone needs the same hours of sleep – depends on age & genetics

5 ways to improve your sleep

1. Mindset – Must make sleep as a priority
2. Wind down routine – ideally at least an hour before going to bed
3. Consistency – same time going to bed and waking up daily

Meditation before bedtime helps you relax and have a more restful sleep

Truth about caffeine
Do you feel you have to have a cup of tea or coffee in the morning it may be because heat increases your core body temperature, which is energising.

Caffeine blocks the sleep inducing molecule called adenosine, which makes us feel sleepy.
Adenosine builds up by being active throughout the day.
The more adenosine you build up, the higher your sleep drive,
and the higher your sleep drive, the faster you’ll fall asleep,
and the more sound your sleep will be, as your body flushes out the adenosine your body built up.

Saturday: Sleep
Sleep is THE number 1 priority  in my life, because it has THE most impact on your energy and EVERYTHING you do requires energy. The less energy you have the faster you will fall into the vicious circle and the worse will be your health outcomes.
Upcoming events:
Free nutrition webinar at www.tonywinyard.com/webinar

5 week Habits & Health programme at www.tonywinyard.com/workshop

Take my quiz to unlock your personal key to healthier habits.
Find out if you are controlling your habits or your habits are controlling you—plus exactly what to do about it!
https://habits-health.com/

Blog posts weekly schedule:
Mondays: Movement
Tuesdays: Habits
Wednesdays: Nutrition
Thursdays: Breathing
Friday: Mindset
Saturdays: Sleep
Sundays: Personal Development

Related Posts

360 Degrees to Healthspan: A Proactive Perspective-episode 250

Tony Winyard

In this grand finale episode, host Tony Winyard is interviewed by talented Helena Holrick as they nostalgically reflect on the podcast’s 6-year journey and give an exclusive sneak peek into Tony’s health-focused rebrand and upcoming podcast. This heartwarming celebration overflows with captivating conversations guaranteed to leave you feeling informed, inspired, and eager for what’s next.

Mapping Your Wellness Journey: Navigating Health from the Inside Out with Izabella Natrins episode 249

Izabella Natrins

Get motivated by a trailblazing leader as the CEO of the UK and International Health Coaching Association, Izabella Natrins shares the visionary white paper “Towards a Healthier, Happier Britain” – revealing how integrating health coaching into public health can empower lifestyle changes that prevent chronic disease on a society-wide scale. You’ll be inspired as she draws on her personal journey from high-powered business consultant to her current mission of passionately working to enable health creation through coaching.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *