Sleep is one of the most important bodily functions. Food and sleep work very hard together to keep our bodies working properly. This is why you need to get enough of each. Here are just a few of the ways lack of sleep can have a negative impact on your life.Read More
We’re often told by our doctors, personal trainers, studies, and other sources that we must value rest, that getting ‘enough sleep’ is ‘important’ to our health — but what exactly is enough sleep? Understanding the answer to this question can help us understand the quality of our own rest, and better recognize its impact on our overall well-being.
The importance of sleep
Sleep is a time for our body to recover from the rigors of the day, to rebuild our bodies and minds. When we short-change our body on sleep, the detritus of days — tired muscles, mental stress, minor illnesses — start to build up, leading to worse conditions. This forces our bodies to work overtime during the day, burning resources and energy it would normally replenish during our evening rest.
With kids starting school, the weather getting colder, work picking up and the holiday season slowly approaching, autumn is easily one of the most stressful times of the year. Without calming beach days and long vacations, it's even harder to de-stress in the coming months. In fact, you may not have any time to set aside for proper relaxation sessions. Luckily, there's now a way to relax without having to stop everything or even really think about de-stressing.
The Pranamat ECO is a massage mat made of eco materials that can help you re-charge with no effort on your part. Take just a few minutes a day to sit or lay on the Pranamat ECO with a cup of tea and a book, and you will instantly notice a difference in your daily stress levels. You can even sit on the Pranamat ECO while working to induce muscle relaxation. There's no certain time of the day you can use the Pranamat ECO...