Cold winds, gray skies and short, cold days seem like the perfect time to curl up under a warm blanket and take an afternoon nap. It can slow us down enough to ponder.It is an irrefutable fact that the human brain works in sleep.
Without sleep, everything goes wrong. First, it slows down our minds and prevents us from working at full capacity. As the deprivation continues, the mind begins to collapse.
Dr. Siquilla Liebetrau, Psy.D., HSPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist and clinical director of the Bowen Center. You can contact her at Ask.DrLiebetrau@BowenCenter.org.