I find that when I don't get enough sleep, I am much less successful at losing weight. Being tired causes me to make poorer choices in food. I am tired and don't feel as great as I could and choose comfort foods when I know I shouldn't, and lose sight of my goals/motivation. Being tired also causes me to be more negative emotionally, which again leads to doubting myself, comfort foods or snacks that I know I don't need. Get your 8 hours of sleep!
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Part of staying healthy is getting lots of sleep. I try to get a nap each day. Once you can't get enough sleep during the night, make sure you get some sleep during the day. Even if you intended for it to be a nap and it ended up being a sleep. It is better. Getting you sleep renews you mind and you are able to think better. 10243
One recent discovery is: I eat when I'm tired - night time being the most intense. When I listen to my body saying "tired" and go to bed, I avoid the added calorie intake and get a decent night's sleep.102
Getting enough sleep at night helps avoid "tired" during the next day, which also prevents snacking.
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