Feel good guide: What normal sleep looks like - Deepstash

Feel good guide: What normal sleep looks like

Our natural body clock regulates functions through what's known as circadian rhythms: physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a daily cycle.

Most adults require approximately 7,5-8 hours of good sleep per night. This enables us to spend adequate time in the stages of sleep known as nonrapid eye movement sleep (NREM) and rapid eye movement sleep (REM).

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There's nothing better than a good cup of tea and a good book.

Does hitting the snooze button really help you feel better? No. It's probably best to set your alarm for a specific time and get up.

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