What morning routine truly works for you? How consistent are you with your morning routine? In this Insights episode, I’ll share with you some of the things that I usually do on a daily basis that might give you an idea if you’re planning to have a good and effective morning routine.
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Topics Discussed in this episode:
- Importance of Morning Routine
- Tips to avoid Sleep Deprivation
- How adequate sleep affects our health
- Concept of Sleep Staircase
- Some morning routine for works for you and some won’t so you have to craft your own routine at your comfort
- Sleep window should be 8 to 9 hours
- In Matthew Walker’s book, he said that it has to be 99.99% of his sleep should be in good quality between 7 and 8 hours of sleep.
- Autonomic nervous system has two branches. The Sympathetic which is responsible for intense physical activity and is often referred to as the fight-or-flight response and the Parasympathetic has almost the exact opposite effect and relaxes the body
- The idea of sleep staircase is a set of steps that you follow that help your nervous system into that calm and relaxed state like the following:
i. Avoid exposing yourself to bluelight which prevents us from sleep
Ii Have your phone on flight mode
iii.Setting your room with your desired atmosphere
- People who have 6 hours of sleep or less on a consistent basis have the testosterone level of a man has the same amount as aging 10 years, and which applies to women as well.
- Create your own morning routine
- Be clear on your negotiables and non-negotiables
- Avoid any form of disturbance to maintain your relaxed state
“Good quality sleep can absolutely dictate the quality of the day ahead”
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