First off: your body is no machine. Unfortunately, many tend to forget this fact. Especially during stressful times, in times of high work load or social obligations. But, our body and mind need phases of regeneration – during the day and at night.
For the German association „Tag des Schlafes e.V.“ (Day of Sleep) the longest day and hence the shortest night of the Northern Hemisphere is reason to draw the attention to sleep and its significance for our health, our well-being as well as our motivation and performance.
Seminar for becoming a certified sleep-healthy-coach according to Prof. Dr. med. h.c. Günther W. Amann-Jennson
Does it sound familiar to you, too? After a too short night, the first look in the mirror is not exactly fun: dark rings under the eyes, puffy eyes, and pale cheeks are the outcome of missing sleep. But, why does our skin look pale and tired after sleep deprivation?
It’s a widespread assumption that people of old age need fewer sleep. The science is unclear: on the one hand there are studies which prove that by the age of 20 it is clear whether one needs a lot of sleep or few sleep.
The understanding of us human beings that sleep is the decisive factor for our physical and mental health is constantly getting better. Because, more than 70 % of physical recovery depend on healthy sleep – and even 100 % of mental regeneration! Only during sleep, the powers of self-regulation, self-repairing and self-healing are activated. But, […]