Honored to be quoted in this Prevention Magazine article. Do you know how chronic jet lag affects your learning and memory?
Surprisingly, many daily choices that we make are not as healthy as you may think. Sure, your healthy, happy lifestyle can be affected by obvious things like:
But in this article published by Prevention Magazine, I share how your health and happiness – even your learning and memory – can be affected by every day things that may surprise you!
For instance, chronic jet lag from a busy travel schedule can affect your learning and memory for up to a month after you’ve returned home, according to research from the University of California, Berkeley.
And travelling through different time zones disrupts your body’s normal circadian rhythm, (the physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a roughly 24-hour cycle, responding primarily to light and darkness in your environment.) In addition to problems with sleeping, eating and hormone regulation (all of which can also influence memory and learning) it serves as a significant source of stress on your body.
This is just one of the 6 surprising choices you might be making that may be affecting your health and happiness. The good news is – you can begin TODAY to make better than perfect choices for a healthy, happy, smarter lifestyle!