Tag Archives: sleep

What’s Really Happening Between the Sheets?

woman stretching in the morning

Can we talk about something that’s absolutely non-negotiable for good health? While there may be a few things happening between the sheets, I’m talking about the importance of getting enough restful sleep. The CDC recommends most adults get about 7 hours of sleep each day. But at least 30% of Americans aren’t hitting that target […]

Self-Care Challenge (Day 94): Taking a Nap

big island relaxation

On day 94 of my 366-day self-care challenge, I recharged my batteries by taking a nap. Whether it’s a quick 20 minutes or several hours, taking a nap can dramatically improve our mental acuity. Studies have shown that napping enhances declarative memory, our ability to recall facts. Rest is integral to our systemic health, and […]