The average adult functions best with 7-8 hours of sleep each night. Most women average only about 6 hours of sleep.
If you are not getting enough sleep, can you do something about it? Unless you have a newborn (or insomnia), odds are you can. You can choose to get more sleep.
I don’t get to bed early enough. Mostly because my quality personal time occurs when my kids are unconscious. I certainly don’t want to give that up.
That said, I could probably hit the hay a little earlier than I do and still have plenty of “me” time.
I’m up for a challenge. Maybe you will be, too. I challenge you to go to bed 30 minutes earlier than normal for a week and see if it makes a difference in your life. Let’s see what happens!
We are so busy taking care of everyone else, we need to remember to take care of ourselves – not just once in a while – everyday. One of the ways we can do that is to choose sleep.