BY: Lively Staff

November 5, 2018

4 Things That May Happen If You Get a Restful Night’s Sleep

Sleep is a crucial part of a healthy lifestyle, but few people prioritize it. Well, gather up the comfy pillows and luxurious mattresses, because this is your excuse to head back to bed and catch a few more ZZZ’s. Keep reading to find out the benefits of a restful night’s sleep.

Clear Skin

Beauty sleep is real, and definitely the cheapest beauty product you can get. Sleep clears oils and toxins from your pores by circulating nutrients. This helps increase blood flow to the skin, which promotes a youthful glow and combats dark under-eye circles. 

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Improved Workouts

The restorative nature of an old-fashioned snooze allows your body to recover, boosting muscle mass and may even improving speed. Sleep can also help improve your focus and motivation.

 sleep girl dog

Weight Loss

Sleep controls and regulates the hormones responsible for hunger and appetite. Missing just a few hours can throw off your typical nutritional choices and can even lead to weight gain. Make sure you’re getting around eight hours every night to lead a healthier life.

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Less Stress

Like hunger, stress hormones are also regulated by rest. This is an important point because millennials are said to be the most-stressed generation in the U.S., and are, therefore, most susceptible to its negative health effects. Getting quality sleep can help control stress, boost your mood and alleviate worrisome thoughts.

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