Benefits of Intermittent Fasting
1. decreases insulin levels
2. HGH levels increase 5-fold
3. induces neuronal autophagy
4. reduces oxidative stress and inflammation
5. protects against neurodegenerative diseases
6. increases longevity !
***Update (2/24/19): Have recently been exploring working out and cognitive function in a fasted state. So far both are crazyyy!
***Update (8/06/19): Extremely high intensity workouts are still better in the afternoon / early evening but so far nothing beats doing work fasted!
I usually meditate with Insight Timer
BUT recently I have been loving
Headspace's Free Course
The analogy of sitting on the side of the road and watching your thoughts pass by has really helped me.
Have been thinking about how you far we can get just by asking for
what we want. How can we be less afraid to do so?
Nighttime meditation for 15 minutes or less has helped me
fall asleep almost instantly and increases my sleep quality