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20180331, Article, Taichung

文章Jasmine0316 » 週二 3月 27, 2018 6:02 pm

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Poor Sleep Quality Comes from All the Things You Do Since Morning


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1. What are your behaviors/habits before going to sleep? What behaviors before bedtime can lead to better/worse sleep quality?

2. Which suggestions mentioned in this article have you tried before? Do they work? Could you please share your experiences with us?

3. Do you have any other tips to improve your sleep?

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Re: 20180331, Article, Taichung

文章Jasmine0316 » 週四 3月 29, 2018 11:13 pm

Dear Taichung Happiers,

Who needs sleep when you have a good “Pink”?

Is sleep your love lost and found? Sleep is the most straightforward and surprising way to make everyone more creative and attractive; sleep is the nourishment for our brain; sleep is the most dominating factor of our health and happiness. Dr. Rafael Pelayo, a Clinical Professor, gives us a mental picture of a diamond while talking about sleep. "Your life is a reflection of how you sleep, and how you sleep is a reflection of your life." Sleep is as considerable and remarkable as a diamond. We should never compromise on anything when it comes to sleep. Sleep is as considerable and remarkable as a diamond. A better understanding about sleep can promote successful prevention for sleep problems. Sleep is as considerable and remarkable as a diamond. What kind of sleep experiments have you done? Saturdays and Sundays are for sleeping in and nice cups of coffee? What rhythm is your heart humming while you go to sleep? How many hours do you sleep every night? How do you know if you’re sleep deprived? When you go traveling, is there any disagreement between you and the new bed? Overall, we cannot overemphasize the value of getting a good night sleep for our mental and physical health. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to join our host Harry in digging deeper into why and how to make sleep a primary focus.

Ninjas ninja hard all day, they need to sleep before they play.
8) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYl5yk_cd1Q Sleep is one of the most significant yet secretive factors of our memory and health. It’s part of the endless whole, inseparable from everything else. As a result, the better you sleep at night, the more productive you are during the day. The trouble is, most of us don’t get enough sleep and our eyes cloud with confusion. Indeed, sleep should be prioritized--getting enough sleep is equally important as nutrition and exercise. Sleeping is not indulgence, nor a waste of time; on the contrary, our brains are working harder when we are sleeping than awake. As we know that we need sleep after learning to restore the memory of what we learn. Furthermore, Professor Matthew Walker further unlocks the secrets in our brains and explains that we also need to sleep before learning to prepare the brain for the memories.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_d583swchPA Above all, high quality sleep is the best investment--we all benefit from sleep for our work performance, wellness, learning, memorizing and decision-making abilities, the immune system, and longevity. Long before scientists unveiled the reasons and purposes of sleep, American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) had simply asserted that “Health is the first muse, and sleep is the condition to produce it.” So, you might be wondering what horrible things will happen if we don't get enough sleep? http://www.businessinsider.com/what-happens-if-you-dont-get-enough-sleep-2017-3 Precisely, questions about sleep differ among individuals. Oxford Professor Russell Foster and Professor Colin Espie take care of the following questions. http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/jun/11/sleep-mental-physical-health-neuroscientists-questions

Who needs sleep when you have a good book?” I mean, if your goodnight yoga is grounded by your sisters/brothers, try this book Goodnight, Already! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxFNyavM0Rc The sleep cycle is like a peaceful plant that takes correct conditions to flourish--only when carefully cultivated by people can sleep be beautiful. A good night sleep is not only about the quantity but also about the quality. National Sleep Foundation sketched out the four criteria of good quality sleep: You take half an hour or less to fall asleep; you wake up no more than once per night; if you do wake up in the middle of the night, you fall back asleep within 20 minutes; you’re asleep for at least 85 percent of the time you spend in bed. So, do you sleep right? If not, the insecurity would follow you around like a faithful cat. What on earth is dancing in the way of our good quality sleep? Do you plan your days and nights to ensure you get sufficient rest? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=om7micCoqkk Nowadays, technology has become the game changer for sleep--the use of blue light devices has been the greatest challenge for our sleep quantity and quality. Digital sociologist Julie M. Albright depicted the junk sleep phenomenon, which leads to the sleep crisis. “More than 80% of Millennials sleep with their cell phones (as compared to only a third of Boomers); More than half check them in the middle of the night. A third send over 35 text messages after having gone to bed. For digital natives, life is lived mediated.” Well, what we do have to bear in our minds is, not until we find our lost love for sleep can our first step of change be taken. https://aeon.co/essays/the-cure-for-insomnia-is-to-fall-in-love-with-sleep-again

“Insomnia” (by Kathy Kenney-Marshall)

I cannot get to sleep tonight.
I toss and turn and flop.
I try to count some fluffy sheep
while o'er a fence they hop.
I try to think of pleasant dreams
of places really cool.
I don't know why I cannot sleep -
I slept just fine at school.

Do you whisper a wish to the stars before going to sleep?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYMSrz5NI5M Sleep has the magic power of healing-- sleep can let out a new version of everyone, like we have stepped out of our own skin, physically and psychologically. "When people tell me ‘You're going to regret that in the morning,’ I sleep in until noon because I'm a problem solver." Meanwhile, it’s surprising how well acceptance suits us for the bedtime. Acceptance is the coziest sleep gown we’ve ever worn, while stress is the most common cause of sleep deprivation. Emotional stress, relationship stress, work performance stress…......After a busy day, we have to take a bit of time to rest and relax for a welcoming fun tomorrow. However, it might be difficult to relax at first—fear might be leaking out of us in every direction. Why don’t we transform it into a stable and substantial feeling of freedom and kick every doubt and dread out of the bed? Mmmmm…..inhale, exhale……. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lfjNAXGPzA Stress is the most common cause of sleep deprivation, and Prem Prakash, director of the Green Mountain School of Yoga, sees the source of stress through our relationships with ourselves, with others, and with the world. “Our stresses, anxieties, pains, and problems arise because we do not see the world, others, or even ourselves as worthy of love.” Therefore, return to the ravishing relaxation to paint our thoughts and feelings, to eliminate negative inputs, to stop thinking of worse scenarios, and to truly experience life. In other words, mindfulness can help to avoid pressure, end the risky relationship with stress, and build resilience for a healthier, happier life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eA4lNO5Gm4E We can fall asleep fast when our stress is reduced by what makes us smile every day; we can fall asleep fast when our stress is reduced by writing down things happened during each day we are grateful for; we can fall asleep fast when we are drunk on family and friends’ love, which makes us feel like resting and relaxing on a soft and sweet flower blanket. Besides, reading, writing, and watching films can all reduce our stress—seize every opportunity to let the beauty and inspiration wash over us. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dt__kig8PVU&feature=youtu.be

Sleep hard and dream harder. Russian writer and philosopher Leo Tolstoy visualized it, “We should show life neither as it is nor as it ought to be, but only as we see it in our dreams.” When the stars are out, let the night time take our weariness to rest. When the stars are out, let the night time sooth our dreary hearts. When the stars are out, let the night time leave us alone with our day dreams. Whatever our biggest dreams are, we want to see and remember family and friends’ love, in our dreams, asleep and awake! Join us, thanks!!! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ncPSxdiHVo


With Gratitude,
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文章longbow » 週六 3月 31, 2018 6:59 pm

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