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Why I’m learning about sleep

There are many mysteries in life and many great unanswered questions. One of them surprisingly is, ‘why do we need to sleep?‘ No one really knows. There are all sorts of theories but no conclusive answers, yet one thing is clear: need it we do. Take a look at this from John Hopkins Medicine So increased risks of heart disease, cancer, obesity, depression, and if you happen to be driving: death. These things we do know and the science seems undeniable. There have been Christians in the past such as…

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It’s bedtime

I’m currently listening to the excellent Night School: Wake Up to the Power of Sleep and the science is pretty unequivocal; a lack of sleep (which they define as 8 hours or less a night) will prove detrimental to your physical health, your mental health and will make you less productive, less happy, less alive. It wasn’t always thought to be that way. According to John Wesley sleep is a pernicious thing (though he himself swore by six and a half hours sleep a night).  It is the chief real (though unsuspected) cause of…

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