Hey Gorgeous, Do it in the Dark!

Want to move into the gorgeous life and have a little raw kale, butterflies fluttering on your head kind of fun? Of course you do!

Each Sunday I will be posting a new Hey Gorgeous tip that is simple and fun. I am a believer that what we put out we attract and I am looking for some simple and some fun. I want my tribe to feel sexy and gorgeous and inspired. I want you to pay-it-forward when you feel inspired by a tid-bit and create the ripple that the joy of loving yourself up, healthy style brings. Yes, that means we might have to share this with the guys (*wink* at the guys who are here already)!

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Behind dark curtains, snuggled up under soft comforters, do you do it with socks on or off? I'm a socks on kind of girl, I just can't sleep without them. Patrick is too, we are a nice fit.

Gorgeous, we have got to talk about the quality of your sleep. It might be keeping you from the ness in gorgeousness. What is in your bedroom? From clutter to shining lights bedrooms can be filled with distractions that disrupt normal sleep cycles. You've got to do it in the dark. Your health depends on it.

Sleeping with blinking lights and t.v. in the bedroom causes your body to be out of rhythm with it's natural sleep cycle, which can disrupt your melatonin levels. This is causing premature aging, chronic disease and an increase in cancer (and weight gain people, weight gain!!!!). Your body goes into repair mode around 11pm, but if you aren't doing it, and doing it in the dark, you aren't getting repaired - you are being impaired.

If you can't part with your clock, cover it and move it away from your bedside. Invest in some black out shades. Pee before bed. Stop eating 3 hours before bedtime, this is again about letting your body go into it's natural fast and repair while you do it in the dark.

Go a little Laura Ingalls Wilder with me for a minute. Eat dinner before sundown. Go to bed after sundown. Wake with the sun. Eat an awesome breakfast. Move your body all day. Repeat.

Our world isn't set up to be relaxing, but we can choose to create an environment to give us that gorgeous life. I'm off to clear the clutter out of my bedroom, but that's a whole other post for another day.