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WORLD SLEEP DAY (WSD) – WHAT IS IT?
World Sleep Day is an annual, global call to action about the importance of healthy sleep. The focus of WSD is to bring cognizance to the many burdens of sleep problems, as well as the importance of healthy sleep. WSD publicly displays efforts being taken toward prevention and management of sleep disorders. Created and hosted by World Sleep Society, World Sleep Day is an internationally recognized awareness event bringing researchers, health professionals and patients together to recognize sleep and its important impact on our health.
Find out more about World Sleep Day here.
ILPA have dedicated a page on our Well-being Resources Hub to the importance of sleep which you can find here. There is a huge range of resources from podcasts, books, sleep aids and research about sleep.
If you missed our conversation last year during Mental Health Awareness Week with Dr Julie Molkte on sleeping your way to better health then fear not, you can watch it back here.
Sleep is fundamental to optimal functioning of the immune system and supporting our physical and mental health. Sadly we seldom get the time to explore how much we personally need to really reap the benefits sleep has to offer our health and energy levels. Without time-sapping commutes and long office hours, the present crisis has gifted us the opportunity to experiment and discover our unique sleep success formulas. Join us for this 45-minute session to discover:
• The role of sleep in regulating our immune defences
• How to work out precisely how much sleep you need
• Tips to enhance the quality and quantity of sleep
• The 3 key mistakes you want to avoid when seeking a good nights rest
• Supplemental support to enhance recovery