Too often we are falling into a lifelong routine. It seems that we are pressured to follow a path to go through school, get through college, get a well paying job, work, have children, work some more, and then retired. What if we don’t follow this path? What if we dream of something a bit different?
“Great sleep is hard to come by in our society, so this video explains an approach to getting the most out of the time you spend sleeping. Our sleep occurs in repeating cycles that last an average of approximately 90 minutes each. You start out in lighter sleep, slowly drifting off into deeper sleep towards the middle of each cycle, then re-entering lighter stages of sleep where you enter REM or Rapid-Eye Movement sleep when your most vivid dreaming occurs. When you wake up during REM sleep or one of the other light stages of sleep, your brain waves are operating close to what they normally do when you’re awake. This is the ideal time to wake up because you’re ready to take on the day. If your alarm clock jolts you awake during a deeper stage of sleep, you’re going to suffer through cognitive impairment that is likely to have a noticeable effect throughout your whole day. To avoid this, plan out how many full 90-minute sleep cycles you can fit into each night to ensure that you wake up when you’re in a lighter stage of sleep. That way you’ll be more alert, think quicker, and feel better emotionally during your day. ”
We have relationships with all kinds of people are things. One of those things is time. Have you ever sat back and really thought about how well you and time get along? Maybe you and time should try going on a little date together.
A simple tutorial on one proven method* to reduce stress and anxiety in your daily routine.
*this method has not been proven, but it’s still pretty neat.