It’s that time of year again! You may be noticing the shorter days, a little chill in the air, maybe drawn to more comforting foods, possibly wanting more sleep or not sleeping as well. Cap that off with the cold and flu season upon us and it can add up to a stressed, fatigued body and mind.
Research and evidence show that 40% of Canadians will experience a sleep disorder during their lifetime. Over time, it can lead to long term health consequences including obesity, heart problems, diabetes – to name a few. We can’t change the amount of distractions, pressure, expectations we encounter through living in this modern age; however, we can adjust how we approach sleep as a way to good health by utilizing simple tools to overcome factors that interfere with proper rest.