8 Ways You’re Ruining Your Body

Lack of Sleep

1. Lack of Sleep
With today’s emphasis on increased productivity, sleep often gets pushed aside in favor of work. Yet, the most successful people recognized the importance of a full night’s sleep. During sleep, your body repairs injuries, boosts your immune system and replenishes your physical and mental energy. Alternatively, skimping on sleep has been associated with more frequent illnesses, lowered metabolism and decreased mental clarity.