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Challenger’s Journey – Day 24


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👋 Welcome to Day 24 of the Challenger’s Journey!

Each day for 8 weeks we’re going to help you think, eat, move, or sleep better.

  • 💡 Each week we will be focusing on 1 of the 4 pillars at a time.
  • 💡 Each day we will challenge you to take action with a daily mission that you need to complete.

Here’s a quick snapshot of what Week 4 looks like:


Today’s 🎯 Mission:

This is what you need to do in order to successfully complete today’s challenge mission.

  • Set a “start shutting down” bedtime alarm to go off 1 hour before you need to be asleep.
  • Use the alarm as a cue to remind yourself of how terrible you feel when you’re sleep deprived and how great you feel when you wake up well rested.
  • When the alarm goes off, start getting ready to go to sleep. Try to stop all stimulating and energising activities. Rather, start doing more relaxing and calming activities.
  • Brainstorm in your Sleep Journal what changes you could make to your bedtime routine to help you feel more relaxed and calm in preparation for a better night’s sleep.
  • 🤩 [OPTIONAL] Share with us a pic of your “start shutting down” alarm and let us know what you’re going to try doing less of or more of once the alarm goes off in the Sleekgeek Facebook Group.
  • 📋 Complete the form at the bottom of the page when done.

⚠️ Click here if you need a reminder about how this challenge works and what the rules are.


More 🔔 Info:

As we explained on Day 22 (Sleep Journal), sleep is one of the most overlooked limiting factors on your journey to living a healthy lifestyle.

For example: Someone who is struggling with sugar cravings and finds themselves constantly snacking all day.

It’s making them put on more and more weight – causing them to resort to dramatically restrictive diets or expensive supplements to try and get things under control.

But what if all they needed was 1 hour of extra sleep each night and suddenly their cravings became much more manageable?

Now getting more sleep isn’t the magic solution to weight loss – but it certainly helps enormously.

10 Good Reasons:

Healthline do a great job of outlining 10 Reasons why Good Sleep is Important.

  • Poor sleep can make you fat and weight loss harder. Short sleep duration is associated with a drastically increased risk of weight gain and obesity, in both children and adults.
  • Good sleepers tend to eat fewer calories. Poor sleep affects hormones that regulate appetite. Those who get adequate sleep tend to eat fewer calories than those who don’t.
  • Good sleep can improve concentration and productivity. Good sleep can maximize problem solving skills and enhance memory. Poor sleep has been shown to impair brain function.
  • Good sleep can maximize athletic performance. Longer sleep has been shown to improve many aspects of athletic and physical performance.
  • Poor sleepers have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke. Sleeping less than 7-8 hours per night is linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • Sleep affects glucose metabolism and Type 2 Diabetes risk. Sleep deprivation can cause pre-diabetes in healthy adults, in as little as 6 days. Many studies show a strong link between short sleep duration and type 2 diabetes risk.
  • Poor sleep is linked to depression. Poor sleeping patterns are strongly linked to depression, particularly for those with a sleeping disorder.
  • Sleep improves your immune function. Getting at least 8 hours of sleep can improve immune function and make you 3 times less likely to develop a cold.
  • Poor sleep is linked to increased inflammation. Sleep affects the body’s inflammatory responses. Poor sleep is strongly linked to inflammatory bowel diseases and can increase the risk of disease recurrence.
  • Sleep affects emotions and social interactions. Sleep loss reduces our ability to interact socially and recognize various expressions of anger, happiness, and important social cues.

Take the first step:

We’re going to give you some incredible tactics, strategies, and hacks to improve your sleep over this Challenger’s Journey.

However, today we start with the first step:

GET YOUR BUTT INTO BED!

No matter how many ways you have to improve the quality and quantity of your sleep, you can’t do any of them if you don’t get into bed early enough.

We know that if you’re someone who struggles with falling asleep then you may almost dread and delay getting into bed. But the sooner you take that first step, the sooner you can fall asleep.

There may be exceptions where you have kids or a job or something else important that is keeping you busy into the late hours of the night.

But if you’re scrolling on your phone, watching TV, playing games, procrastinating, or even out partying when you shouldn’t be – you’re not going to get the sleep that you need.


Today’s 🎯 Mission:

This is what you need to do in order to successfully complete today’s challenge mission.

  • Set a “start shutting down” bedtime alarm to go off 1 hour before you need to be asleep.
  • Use the alarm as a cue to remind yourself of how terrible you feel when you’re sleep deprived and how great you feel when you wake up well rested.
  • When the alarm goes off, start getting ready to go to sleep. Try to stop all stimulating and energising activities. Rather, start doing more relaxing and calming activities.
  • Brainstorm in your Sleep Journal what changes you could make to your bedtime routine to help you feel more relaxed and calm in preparation for a better night’s sleep.
  • 🤩 [OPTIONAL] Share with us a pic of your “start shutting down” alarm and let us know what you’re going to try doing less of or more of once the alarm goes off in the Sleekgeek Facebook Group.
  • 📋 Complete the form at the bottom of the page when done.

⚠️ Click here if you need a reminder about how this challenge works and what the rules are.


Mission Accomplished?


Fill in the form below once you’re done so that we can keep track of your progress.

We’ll be awarding spot prizes to deserving challengers as they progress along the Challenger’s Journey.

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