How We Give Ourselves Jet Lag Every Day Without Stepping on a Plane
“On a typical workday morning, if you’re like most people, you don’t wake up naturally.”
That’s how Maria Konnikova begins a wonderful article about sleep in The New Yorker. We mentioned it in our previous post and hope you’ll take a look at it. It’s a great introduction to the concept of “social jetlag,” something most of us live with too much of the time.
She ends with a thought that captures the SunSprite spirit, namely embracing nature’s benefits in your everyday life:
“And taking our waking slow, without the jar of an alarm and with the rhythms of light and biology, may be our best defense against the thoughtlessness of a sleep-addled brain, a way to insure that, when we do wake fully, we are making the most of what our minds have to offer.”