“Sleep is that input to health that we so willingly give up for any other priority, yet it can be the one thing that holds everything else together.” ~ Sarah Ballantyne
Update ~ the Giveaway has Ended
The winner was chosen with a random number generator on 4/15/2016. Congratulations to May! If you didn’t win, don’t despair. You can purchase your own copy of the ebook as well as the amber glasses I’m modeling in the photo below.
How Important Is Sleep?
When it comes to reversing autoimmune disease, most of us focus on diet first and lifestyle second. Sometimes we’re just pacing ourselves, and we can only handle one change at a time. Sometimes our autoimmune symptoms interfere with our ability to sleep, and we need to start feeling better before we are capable of sleeping more. But at some point in our healing journey, sleep needs to become our focus. It is directly connected to inflammation, autoimmune expression, hormone balance, brain function, mental health, cardiovascular health, and weight management. Autoimmune disease often involves problems in all of these areas. If we want to heal, sleep is absolutely essential. This makes sense if you think about. Our body repairs and rebuilds while we sleep. If we don’t give it the time it needs to do this, how can we possibly reclaim our health? Continue reading