Yesterday was a rough day and therefore no post. I stayed up late working and then for some reason, couldn’t sleep. I felt like I was awake for most of the night, but probably not – more like just not enough sleep and for no particular reason.
The Team Beachbody Newsletters are a dependable source of information, so I searched for “sleep deprivation” and found the reason that I was feeling negative and just not my usual upbeat self. Here’s that reason:
“Researchers found that when you’re sleep deprived your prefrontal cortex—the portion of your brain responsible for cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functions—is also sluggish.”
This nugget is in an article about your metabolism and weight gain, which I don’t have a problem with, but I think that I will post the article in its entirety because I do know that this is a universal problem as we age. Here it is for you to use and glean information from:
How to Boost Your Metabolism