Foundational Wellness: Sleep
There is a great deal of research in the medical community supporting the positive impacts on sleep and daily functioning. When we make a commitment to community restfulness, we are setting the standard for our expectations on general well-being. We set the tone for sustainable routines that will have life-long enhancement on performance and achievements. Proper sleep hygiene is often overlooked or taken lightly. There is much to be gained if there is Institution-wide support for sleep health and education.
A naturally occurring state of mind and body typically characterized by a sense of altered consciousness, a lack of awareness of surroundings, reduced muscle activation, and inhibited sensory activity.
Healthy habits created with the intentionality of producing good quality sleep.
Circumstances related to a lack of sleep or the lack of good quality sleep, sleep timing, or duration that impacts the ability to properly function while awake.
A brief period of sleep, often during the daylight hours.