How Important Is Sleep For Your Health?by Tamara Selaman
Follow our 7 daily challenges to improve your sleep and experience positive change after just 7 days.
Why is sleep important?
Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout your life. Getting enough quality sleep at the right times can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. During sleep, your body is working to support healthy brain function and maintain your physical health.
Recent findings suggest that sleep plays a housekeeping role that removes toxins in your brain that build up while you are awake.
Getting enough sleep lowers your risk for serious health problems, like diabetes and heart disease. Reduces stress and improves your mood. Enables you to think more clearly and do better in school and at work.
Want To Feel Happier And Healthier? Try Forest Bathing.by Tamara Selaman
If you’re looking for an easy way to lower stress and give your immune system a hearty boost then look no further than your local forest. Shinrin-yoku also known as forest bathing is a Japanese art of taking a solitary walk through the woods in order to bathe in the nature around you.
Shinrin-yoku translates as “taking the the forest atmosphere" or “forest bathing” and the best thing about this trend is no matter what the weather, it is still effective.
So where did the term shinrin-yoku come from?