Health Tip

1 Apr

Here’s a tip from YWCA Health Outreach Coordinator Josephine Hall, R.N.

Recharge Your Batteries

josephine hallMany of us face pressure to do more and sleep less, but chronic sleep deprivation has harmful effects. Sleep restores our energy, helps us deal with stress, boosts our immune system and provides other health benefits as well. Aim for about eight hours of sleep a night. To rest better, get exercise during the day, and set up a relaxing evening routine. A warm bath, soft music and gentle stretches calm your body and mind before bed.

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