Mindful.org article The Science of Deep Sleep by Caren Osten

The Science of Deep Sleep

Understanding the new science of sleep can supercharge your energy levels, strengthen your brain’s resilience, and help you relax into a deeply restorative night’s rest.

There’s a master clock inside your head. Tucked deep inside your brain, this expert timekeeper keeps all of the cells in your body running smoothly, protects you from chronic disease, and helps you have deep, rejuvenating sleep. To keep these systems ticking along, this internal clock relies on a steady diet of healthy habits and mindful routines.