Illustration by Kim Salt
In a society where constant activity has become a marker of one’s status and standing, going above and beyond has become the norm while we slowly (and for some- rapidly) reap the repercussions of this taxing reality. The secret to better performance at work and in your day to day activities isn't necessarily in that extra cup of coffee or that intense HIIT workout, the answer may lie in something that is often overlooked and fairly simple, your nighttime routine and sleeping habits. If you are looking to optimize your immune system, reduce inflammation, boost memory, recover from your workouts and boost your metabolism, sleep is key, and proper sleep is everything.
If you feel like your consumption of caffeine is taking a toll on your body or that you aren’t as energized, focused and sharp at work, it might be time to try these 8 sleeping hacks to help your body heal and wake up feeling on top of the world.