Finding a form of meditation that works for you and leads you to a deep sense of inner peace isn't secondary to solving the world's problems. In fact, it seems to be obviously primary to achieving balance in the outer world.
Did you know that sleep deprivation can lead to depression and suicidal tendencies? Dr. Oexman pointed out that chronic sleep decreases serotonin, And if you're low on serotonin, you're not thinking or reacting as well as you should.
If someone said to you that your lifetime risk of a heart attack was close to 100 percent, you'd probably want to do everything you could to either prevent that fate or delay it by as long as possible, right?
A study published by the journal Cancer in October, reflects the first time anyone has ever found a link between sleep duration and risk of polyps, which are tied directly with the risk for colon cancer.