Sleeping is a personal need. For most adults between 7 and 8 hours is the average amount needed. This is an average and there are people who need a little more or a little less. of course when we are children and even teenagers we need more sleep. When we get older we may need less sleep, but contrary to popular opinion older people do need between 6 and 8 hours of sleep.
Sleep time allows two important processes to happen. It allows us to process our thoughts and move them from short term to long term memory, and it allows our body to heal itself. These two processes are so important especially as we grow older.
How do we achieve a good night sleep. You need to put it on your to do list. If you make sleep a priority, set that absolute bedtime, make sure you are creating a routine to help, it will help to make life more energetic. Creating the best sleep environment will help to get the most of this time of day.
At the end of the day it is important for you to take advantage of this 7 hours a day of good healthy sleep to allow you to really enjoy the rest of the day. Y