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A Business Keynote Speaker Stresses that Sleep is Just as Important for Well Being as Exercising

Good sleep habits are one of the most important ways to increase well being according to a business keynote speaker.

Good sleep habits are one of the most important ways to increase well being according to a business keynote speaker.

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Well Being and Peak Human Performance.

One thing a business keynote speaker often stresses in their talks is just how vital sleep is to attain and maintain wellness. It’s been well documented that a nutritious diet and active lifestyle are key to health. However, health and wellness expert Andy Core says that sleep is just as, if not more so, important than exercise and eating well.

1. It improves memory. Getting a full and good night’s sleep has been shown to improve memory skills by increasing information processing and retention. You can exercise and eat well all you want, but if you’re not giving your body a chance to recharge, all of your efforts might as well be for nothing.

2. Your heart will thank you. Not sleeping between 7-9 hours per night increases risk of heart disease, accumulation of cholesterol-related diseases and can increase blood pressure. Getting the right amount of sleep is one of the biggest ways you can reduce those risks.

3. Stress levels go down. When you’re on a regular and full sleep schedule, your stress is decreased without you even doing anything else about it. Picture yourself stuck in traffic: are you more likely to snap at other drivers if you’re lethargic, or do problems roll off your shoulders more easily? Getting to work in a calmer state of mind also increases productivity.

So, make a cup of tea, grab a pillow, and settle in for a good night’s sleep. It’s one of the most important and easiest ways to improve your overall wellbeing advises a business keynote speaker.

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Too Much Overtime Lowers Productivity in the Workplace

Productivity in the workplace depends on sleeping soundly and managing stress. Working overtime for too many hours unbalances everything.

Productivity in the workplace depends on sleeping soundly and managing stress. Working overtime for too many hours unbalances everything.

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Well Being and Peak Human Performance.

Overtime may seem beneficial to productivity in the workplace but excess amounts of hours are actually harmful. On paper, overtime looks good for the company’s health as “extra productivity.” In reality, it is extra stress for you and will hamper you during the regular hours of work. While it is true that it is extra money, there are several downsides. These drawbacks include:

One of the biggest downsides is that you’ll have less time for sleep. Not having enough rest and/or sleep reduces productivity in the workplace, so you’re actually losing productive hours rather than gaining them. What kind of motivation will you have when you have black circles under your eyes? The motivation to take a nap, perhaps? Working for an extra buck isn’t worth it if it means risking your regular hours. Remember, your performance also affects the performance of your co-workers.

Working overtime should be avoided as much as possible. Once in a while is not so bad and only doing it when needed is better. As much as employees should avoid taking extra hours, employers must also avoid giving them. It is true that situations will arise where someone has to take up the extra load, but the person that picks it up will likely under-perform or struggle the following day. Create precautions instead so that there won’t have to be a sacrifice and productivity in the workplace remains sound.

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Early to Bed, Early to Rise …

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

In today’s fast-paced world, it can be easy to skimp on sleep. However, your mind and body will eventually shut down on you if you don’t make sure you get enough rest. Going to bed at a decent hour should be a priority.

Between work, family, and social obligations, it can be difficult to get to bed and get your required amount of sleep. And it may seem like that coffee wakes you up enough to get through your day, but your mind and body are still not operating at full capacity if you’re not sleeping as much as you should.

Getting enough sleep is essential to functioning throughout your day.

Getting enough sleep is essential to
functioning throughout your day.

Sleep is a valuable tool to reset your body and brain. When you go to bed at night, it is your chance to get rested so that you may start all over the next day. When you don’t get enough sleep, you can never quite get caught up.

Of course everyone will have a short night here and there, but whenever possible, you should allow yourself at least six to eight hours of time for sleep. Your thinking will be clearer, your afternoons won’t seem as long, and the fact that you’re well-rested will show in your work and how you deal with your relationships.

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