”Multitasking is a disease and sleep deprivation is the root cause of all bad decisions,” says Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington, as she explains why “four hours are just not enough”. With a philosophy that suggests leadership begins in the bedroom, Arianna believes it (bedroom) should be kept device free. We live in an era of dramatic distraction with email notifications, What’s App messages and social media Newsfeeds all within easy access. And then there are those who work long hours, travel extensively, and work shifts (sometimes all at the same time). Doing so, we deprive ourselves of our ‘beauty’ sleep (called so for a good reason). Researchers have identified a variety of practices, called “sleep hygiene”—that can help anyone maximize the hours they spend sleeping. Sleep hygiene may sound unimaginative, but it just may be the best way to get the sleep you need in this 24/7 world.
A good sleep makes you more creative, more productive, less reactive; it is the key to being more energetic and vibrant. Here are some simple yoga asanas that can make your dream sleep a nightly reality. These poses will relax your body and mind, and the best part is that you can do them all in bed!