18th March = World Sleep Day
Did you know that 48% of adults and 66% of teenagers said that sleeping badly has a negative effect on their mental health? You can fact check this statistic.
World Sleep Day is a global awareness day that celebrates sleep and aims to help those with serious sleep problems, which at times can affect people more than we may think. This day has an annual 155 events held across the world and is participated by over 70 countries. This is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep.
This year's theme is QUALITY SLEEP, SOUND MIND, HAPPY WORLD. Yes. There are lots of research evidence showing that lack of sleep is a very significant risk factor for cognitive impairment, dysfunction and psychological problems including depression.
So, get sufficient sleep people. It leads to sound mind and happy world! Here are a number of ways of how you can make an effort to move towards a healthier sleeping pattern:
✔️Take a Nap
✔️Practice Sleep Hygiene
✔️Download a Sleeping App
✔️Buy a New Mattress
✔️Talk to a Sleep Professional
Finding more ways to improve sleep requires lifestyle and nutrition level interventions, through to high quality supplementation and even health testing.
Sleep is a fundamental foundation of health and is critical to our performance in the workplace, in addition to enjoyment of life. lf you're not waking up feeling refreshed then paying some attention to sleep improvement, no matter how marginal, could really pay dividends.
Most sleep disorders are preventable or treatable, yet less than one third of sufferers seek professional help. There is no shame in seeking help because lack of sleep can be detrimental to our mental health and wellbeing.