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“Spent” perhaps the perfect word to describe most of us at the moment. We wake up in the morning groggy and need coffee or something sugary to get going. Then we need more of the same later in the day.
“We live in a fast pace world” – These words have probably been uttered by every generation since the dawn of time, but social media has brought the world into our living rooms and set a frenetic pace in a league of its own.
Scent plays such an important part in our mental space, our daily experience, and our memories. We link scent to people, lovers, friends, and family members no longer with us. We are drawn in by the glamour of celebrities with flower crowns pouting at us on our screens and looking down at us from billboards. The greats like Coco Chanel warned us of the prospects of a woman not shrouded in sophisticated scents.
We all know the importance of sleep for every system in our bodies, but I only recently truly grasped how integral sleep is to our immunity. Our sleep health and immune systems are closely linked and critical to our overall health. Fighting off infections and protecting against chronic and life-threatening illnesses requires this bi directional relationship to be optimal.