Seven to nine hours. That’s the recommended amount of sleep we should all be getting each night. But are you actually hitting that target? If you’re not, your body is likely sending you all sorts of signals to try and let you know it needs a little more rest. Here are some of the key signs that you might not be getting enough sleep.
The perfect night’s sleep might seem elusive, but it’s actually pretty straightforward. Your body needs to pass through the five stages of sleep, completing between four and six full cycles before your alarm goes off. So what are these five crucial sleep stages – and how can you fit them all in each night?