We have discussed numerous ways to help us stay on an even keel. We mustn’t forget sleep.
Sleep: I’ve often heard, and have come to agree that 20 minutes of meditation is as good as a two hour nap. But we mustn’t forget our bodies internal clock that tells us we also have a need for good sound sleep. Our body was built to need sleep. People working on Night Shift get out of their circadian rhythms and often suffer the consequences. Eight hours of REM sleep is a basic need. Lack of sleep and being an insomniac could end up giving you forgetfulness and cognitive disaster.