Being a full time University student is difficult. Between living expenses, managing multiple jobs, keeping up with readings, and staying active in the field of media – I often find myself so drained at the end of the day. Having such a busy lifestyle means that I need to maintain the balance of a healthy lifestyle, as well. Because I’m so busy, I have difficulty making time for fitness. So it’s very important to me, that at the very least I can eat healthy, and rest properly.
Did you know that on average we spend approximately 227,468 hours or 26 years of our lives sleeping? That’s a whole heck of a lot of time. According to the National Centre on Sleep Disorders Research, this amounts to 33% of our entire lifetime spent sleeping. So, other than taking up a 1/3rd of our lives, why is it so darn important?
As I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to realize that I need to be taking care of myself in order to keep up with day to day life. I’ve taken a pledge to get healthier and find beauty in the simple things in life. One of those things is the ability to get a good night’s sleep – something I think many of us take for granted. As you would have seen, we recently ordered a Casper mattress. To understand a little bit more about this amazing brand, I took the opportunity to sit down with Casper expert Nicole Tapscott to talk about real sleep with real people behind the brand! Continue reading “Health & Nutrition | Sitting down with Casper to talk about real sleep with real people.”
I think as I’ve gotten older, I’ve come to realize the toll that stress has taken on my life and ultimately my health. Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness Month? With simple changes in my daily diet, I’ve also been thinking about what other changes I can be making to help us live longer and healthier lives. Recently our friends at Casper have helped to not only create a product that I need to get my hands on for a better night’s sleep, but have also shared some important information about the biggest issue most Canadians face: sleep. Continue reading “Health & Nutrition | Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness Month?”