HOW I LOST MY WEIGHT SERIES

PART 3: IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP IN YOUR LIFE

Hello everyone. Hope you are all doing great. I am doing very well by the grace of God. So it is a beautiful day to start our next part. So we are already done with the first two part of the series of how I lost my weight, the first part was all about Self Love. Accept yourself and give importance to yourself. Second part was all about how when and why you should drink water and the mistake that people usually commit while drinking water. So coming to the third part, that is, the importance of sleep in our lifestyle.

I belong to a traditional Indian family there they believe in going to bed early and waking up. Early in the morning. This was how I bought up. But after some time when I started living alone my sleep cycle was disturbed. I started going to bed really late and waking up really late as soon as I woke up, I started having my breakfast with no physical activity, no exercise, nothing and I gained tremendous amount of weight.

BE AN EARLY RISER

Waking up early ensures that you have a good amount of time for yourself, your physical activity. Sleeping early ensures that you have a good amount of sleep before you are ready to face the challenges of the world. So, make sure that you sleep well, early, and wake up early.

Sleep is like nutritient for the brain. Most people need between 7 and 9 hours each night. Get less than that, and your body will react. So a good night's sleep is incredibly important for your health. If you have a good night rest, then most probably the next day your mood will be elevated. You will be feeling fresh and your productivity will also increase apart from that you will be having good amount of weight loss as well because our body gets synced with the nature and the hormones start working very properly.

So it was earlier rightly said we have to get up early in the morning. Get our work done then only we used to have the food. So sleep is just as important as eating healthy and exercising. There are several different ways that poor sleep or lack of sleep can play a role in reaching or maintaining a healthy weight. When you understand the impact that sleep can have, you may feel inspired to set up and honor a new bedtime ritual.Always follow Sleeping with the moon waking up with the sun. This is how nature perform. This is how God created and we are no one to interfere with the God’s creation.

Nature has provided with the best resources, nature is the best teacher. We should never go against the nature or it will always backfire. Seasonal fruits should be eaten in that particular season alone, or else your body will not accept that , you should sleep with the moon and wake with the sun. Always follow the saying-”Early to bed, early to rise, makes man healthy wealthy and wise.”

Sleep and weight loss- What will happen if your baody is deprived of its regular sleep?

  1. Poor sleepers have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke.
  2. Sleep affects glucose metabolism and type 2 diabetes risk.
  3. Poor Sleep Is a Major Risk Factor for Weight Gain and Obesity.
  4. Poor Sleep Can Increase Your Appetite.
  5. More Fatigue and less healthy activities.
  6. Skimping on sleep sets your brain up to make bad decisions.
  7. Poor Sleep Can Increase Your Calorie Intake
  8. Poor sleep is linked to depression.
  9. Poor Sleep May Decrease Your Resting Metabolism.
  10. Sleep affects emotions and social interactions.

Sleep and weight loss- What will happen if you get good night sleep?

  1. Sleep improves your immune function.
  2. It helps Prevent Insulin Resistance.
  3. Good sleep can maximize athletic performance.
  4. Sleep Can Enhance Physical Activity.
  5. Good sleep improves metabolism.
  6. Good sleep insures that you remain active throughout the day.

Most importantly good sleeper tend to eat fewer calories sleep deprivation describe the daily fluctuations in the appetite hormone and believed to cause a poor appetite regulation. Poor sleep can increase your calorie intake by increasing late-night snacking, portion sizes and the time available to eat.

Good sleep can also improve concentration and the productivity so sleep is very much important for the various aspects of brain function. Good sleep has also shown to improve problem-solving skills and enhance the memory performance. Of both children and adult Good sleep can also maximize the athletic performance.

Good sleepers also have the Lesser tendency of having the high-risk diseases skimping on sleep set your brain up to make bad decisions it Dulce activity of the brain frontal lobe the locus of decision-making and impulse control.

Poor sleep dramatically alters the way the body responds to food.For starters, your appetite increases and you are less likely to resist temptations and control portions.To make matters worse, it can become a vicious cycle. The less you sleep, the more weight you gain, and the more weight you gain, the harder it is to sleep.

Sleep is just like nutrition for your brain. So most people tend to need between seven to nine hours of undisturbed sleep get less than that. Your body will react in a way .

See our body is very much intelligent. It knows what it needs to make you function really. Well, it will start showing certain kinds of symptom to you when you are not getting good amount of sleep. It will lead to food cravings. It will lead to the disturbance of the hormones and it will then again lead to a gaining large amount of weight. It will again lead to hormonal And hormone-related diseases like PCOS in ladies or any other kind of diseases for anyone it will also lead to the blood pressure shoot up. So definitely the body knows the best what it needs and what it does not need. It is just like the allergic reaction if you are allergic to something your body will show reaction. Earlier human used to sleep undisturbed in the night and wake up early in the morning. So basically is putting it into the simple term sleep with the moon wake up with the Sun. For example,if yesterday you slept at 11 p.m. ,So tonight you try sleeping by 10:45 p.m. Just improve your sleep cycle. Just try it for a while, for like a month or two, you will see a tremendous increase in productivity ,you will have work-life balance. You will be see a huge amount of improvement in every kind of the role that you are playing as a father or a mother,a son,a daughter,a sister,a cousin,a friend,a colleague,anything.You will be productive at your work and there are chances that,apart from losing weight, you will also gain good amount of promotions in your work,you will rise to a very good positions in your life.

So sleep is pretty much important. People just undermine the quality of the sleep they are getting,they are ready to sacrifice their sleep for everything. Sleep also has the tendency to reduce a depression,it will just elevate your mood making sure that you do not suffer from any kind of hormonal imbalance if you are having a proper amount of sleep in the body. So sleep is very very very important. Make sure that you have an undisturbed sleep.I do accept right new time mothers,some people people who have erretic job schedule ,will not be able to sleep that is certain exception. But make sure that you are able to compensate your sleep , in any other ways as possible.

I pray that , you have peaceful sleep everyday without any kind of worries.

You can reach out to me at vharitacse@gmail.com and do let me know about the how beautifully you are progressing with the series and other suggestions.

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