9. Sleep well to help prevent depression
We all feel better after a good night’s sleep. As we sleep, our brain is able to repair itself and prepare for the next day. Sleeping well is an essential part of learning, and can help improve our mood.
Researchers have also discovered that it takes more effort for a brain area known as the dorsal anterior cingulate cortex to modify emotional responses which are negative in individuals with depression who have poor sleep patterns.
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