• 22 Days to a Healthier Happier Christmas

    Posted on December 4, 2013 by in Healthy Holidays

    40 Days to a Healthier Happier ChristmasThe busyness of the Christmas season may have you choose to get less sleep.  Not a good idea!  Did you know that when you don’t get a good night’s rest, your appetite hormones get out of balance and this makes you want to eat more.  What this means is that when you don’t get enough sleep, no matter how strong your willpower, you WILL eat more because your hormones will demand it. Lack of sleep also makes you more likely to make unhealthy choices.  Sleep deprivation turns on the part of your brain that is associated with addictive behaviour and turns off the “reasoning” part of our brain.  When you are sleep deprived you are much more likely to choose high calorie junk food to eat than you would normally.  Tomorrow I’ll give your some easy tips on how to improve your sleep…

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