You have probably heard it over and over again! The importance of sleep. How sleep is important for you, your body, and your mind! Yet, many people live a very busy life and unfortunately, that means that sleep gets underprioritized sometimes. Most of them do not know the main 7 reasons why sleep is important.
Some people seem to be able to function perfectly just after 4-5 hours of sleep, while others need a least 7-8 hours. Personally, I need 8-9 hours of sleep before I wake up and feel completely rested and ready for a new day. We all know how a good night of sleep feels like. However, most of us are not aware of the many other benefits we receive while sleeping. Below I will dig a bit deeper into 7 reasons why sleep is important of sleep. I will outline how sleep influences your overall body and brain function.
1) Your Mental Health
The lack of sleep can have a huge impact on your overall mood. If you don’t get enough sleep you might feel more impatient, irritable, and overall moodier. Several studies have even shown that the lack of sleep can lead to depression for many people. Open next page to continue reading