Sleep

Brand New Sleeping Thoughts

Time for my annual discussion about sleep. Let’s start with some things we already know (Read more in LIFEies). —Sleeping less than 5 hours a night doubles the risk of death from cardiovascular disease. –Losing sleep during the week negatively changes your metabolism (and you can’t catch up). –Glymphatic System (the system that cleans out your brain) only works when… Read more →

Get your 7+

I have spent a lot of time in these LIFEies discussing  sleep.  For regular followers, you know I am committed to being in bed 7 hours a night, 25-28 nights a month.  I have been able to do that since I was declared cancer free in 2014.  Why?  First, I went 25 years with less than 4-4.5 hours of sleep.  I… Read more →

Napping 2019

  In 2015, I wrote my first LIFEies on napping (Read it here).   Here is the 2019 version to reinforce that napping is wonderful, glorious, and great for you. The article below contains more research on how great napping is for you (Spoiler alert—it’s one of the best things you can do for your health).  I also loved the Ted… Read more →

More On Sleep

I have been advocating for more sleep in my own life and on LIFEies for some time.  I put together a special report on the latest thinking about sleep. First—We don’t necessarily need more than 7-8 hours a night.  Watch the video below on the latest study regarding length. Second—Getting up with the sun is not necessary.  The last remaining… Read more →

Feeling Burned Out?

  If the path to the Fantastic Life seems exhausting, that’s because it is! It’s easy to get burned out. Over the years, one of the hardest lessons I’ve had to learn is how to slow down.   Mel Robbins gives us 9 things to do when you are feeling burned out.  Of course, I added my comments in orange.      Stay active on… Read more →