Vicky Countess

sleeping kitten

I was coaching a client this week about getting a “good night sleep” so that she would feel rested in the morning.

After all, it’s no secret that getting a good night’s sleep results in a better functioning next day.

And did you know that it really makes a positive difference in the weight loss journey, too?

In so many ways.

Check out this article from WebMD:


Does Sleep Affect Weight Loss?

It’s true: Being short on sleep can really affect your weight. While you weren’t sleeping, your body cooked up a perfect recipe for weight gain. When you’re short on sleet, it’s easy to lean on a large latte to get moving. You might be tempted to…

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Yet at bedtime, you may want to stay up later to:

Keep scrolling and scrolling on your phone

Finish up one more work thing

Look at one more email

Do some online shopping

All of which shorten your amount of sleep time and negatively impact your next day.


You can be intentional.

And ask yourself the same question I posed to my client:

“What is the priority?”

You can make sleep a priority and decide to put aside the distraction.

It takes a moment to decide and act on it.

One pro tip that she is implementing:

Input the bedtime phone alarm reminder that is labeled “Sleep is my priority”.

What is your priority and decision?