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Why We Sleep

Juan Otálora's Key Ideas from Why We Sleep
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🚀 The Book in 3 Sentences

  1. In order to have a better performance and better health, we should sleep 7-9 hours
  2. Sleep is our superpower
  3. If we prioritise sleep over work hours, our work hours could be more productive


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🎨 Impressions

This is one of my favourite books of all time, I have always known about the importance of sleep, but after reading this book, I started to take sleep really serious, making it the engine of my "productivity machine"


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Who Should Read It?

I think everyone should read it, it is definitely directed to everyone, since all of us has to conmute to bed every single day. Maybe, it is a great way to introduce yourself to health-related topics, the way the author explains the topic makes it accesible to all of us.


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☘️ How the Book Changed Me

  • It made me more aware of the importance of sleep
  • It made me realize how our society is priving us from enjoying better performance
  • It made me change my habits, now 7-9h of sleep for me are a must


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Why we should go to bed and wake up at the same time

It all comes from the notion of circadian rhythm, which is simply your 24-hour rhythm. If we make it change constantly, by waking up at a different hour everyday of most of the days, it will not be able for our body to regulate our energy-levels.


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Main benefits of sleeping 7-9h every night

  • It boosts memory retention
  • It helps preventing plenty of diseases
  • It improves athletic performance


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Hi all! 📚I'm Juan, a Learning Coach and founder of We Learn from 🇨🇴! I'm passionated about evidence based learning, marketing & systems. You can reach me at juan@welearn.com.co

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