Do you feel really, really good? How long has it been since you really felt your best?
All of us live our lives in cycles and we can all remember when we have had down cycles and up cycles. Let’s look at what we are doing when we are in a down cycle.
Sleep is usually a key factor. If we are not getting adequate sleep, our body fails to regenerate fully and various systems begin to degrade. There can be multiple causes for poor sleep habits, but the end result is the same. Worry, anxiety and stress top the list. Poor nutrition (too much sugar in the diet), over-work, and simply bad habits all can be a cause. The important thing to remember is that it produces a downward cycle that can be difficult to change. The more tired we become, the less energy we have available to make a change. (more…)