Sleep in a very important part of your life. During sleep, your body enters an anabolic state, and this is when it detoxifies itself, muscles grow, tissue repairs itself, and protein synthesis occurs. During sleep, the body restores what you have lost while being awake.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, 10:30 p.m. is the best time to go to bed. It is believed that around 11:00 p.m. (or before midnight), the Qi in the liver regenerates itself. In Chinese medical theory, the liver controls a lot of your emotions. This may be the reason why you are cranky and moody after being deprived of sleep.
We sleep 36% of our lives, 1/3 of our day, so make the best of it with these Feng Shui tips.
There is no set time for the amount of sleep that you need. This varies from person to person. Some lucky people may have a genetic predisposition to need only 4 hours of sleep.