The inclusion of mint, basil and parsley in this recipe is super refreshing and uplifting on the taste buds which means it can also help in overcoming bouts of brain fog, especially during early or night shifts.
This week I reflect on a talk that I delivered at the Wellness Basecamp here in Brisbane last weekend titled “Are You Getting By On 5-6 Hours Of Sleep – Or Maybe Even Less?” because as shift workers we can definitely relate to running on minimal sleep due to our work hours and irregular roster patterns.
What is probably most concerning however, is that right now, according to the World Health Organisation or WHO, we’re currently living in the grips of a global sleep loss epidemic and with that comes negative consequences on our health. In fact, as stated by the Victorian State Government here in Australia, shift workers get on average 2-3 hours less sleep than other workers which over-time is staggering.
In this episode, I discuss:
what happens when we’re sleep deprived
how much sleep do we really need
along with some actionable steps that you can implement into your own shift working lifestyle that’s going to help to maximize your sleep.