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REM (noun) Rapid Eye Movement sleep. The fourth stage of sleep, which promotes learning and memories and which restores the mind. It is proceeded by three stages of non-REM sleep which renew and repair the body. Quality sleep promotes wellness and vitality.
Minder (noun-slang) Someone acting as a bodyguard, guard, or assistant
Health (noun) The condition of being sound in body, mind, or spirit
REMinder Health (proper noun) A small Australian start-up with BIG ambitions in helping people improve their quality of life through effective Sleep Wellness programs that address inadequate sleep and/or sleep disorders.
REMinder Health has the tools, expertise and partners to help you get more restorative sleep. "Sleep is the golden chain that ties health and our bodies together." ~ Thomas Dekker
We'd like to be your Pathfinders in discovering a healthier and more engaged life through better quality sleep. We work closely with relevant Healthcare Professionals to tailor make an appropriate solution just for you. No cookie cutter approach here!
We'd like to help you achieve your personal goals. We know how hard change can be, even if it's for the best. We will therefore work out a change management and support program especially for you. We will do our best to make as easy as possible and intend for you to have fun on the way.
Sleep plays a pivotal role in good health and wellbeing throughout your life.
Getting enough quality sleep can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. It's also been proven to boost your immune system.
Sleep affects how well you think, react, work, learn, and how you interact with others. Sleep helps enhance your learning and problem-solving skills; it also helps you pay attention, make better decisions, and be more creative and productive.
Ongoing sleep deficiency is linked to an increased risk of heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and obesity.
Regular poor quality sleep can also lead to to fatigue and subtle incapacitation where you're much more likely to make mistakes.
A number of studies of hand-eye coordination and reaction time have shown that sleep deprivation can be as debilitating as having a Blood Alcohol Concentration over the legal driving limit of 0.05%
Many disasters have been linked to a lack of quality sleep, including nuclear reactor meltdowns (e.g. Chernobyl), maritime accidents (e.g. Exxon Valdez), many aviation and train accidents and countless motor vehicle and industrial accidents.
However, very few of us get regular quality sleep. Evolution has primed us to get around 8 hours sleep every night. Yet, in this chaotic modern world that can be very difficult. The Sealy Global Sleep Census revealed that 1 in 3 Australians sleep for 6 hours or less per night!
Our partner, SeventeenHundred, recently conducted a Workplace Sleep Quality Study which showed that:
See our Partners page for more on SeventeenHundred and our other valued partners.
The Fishbone Diagram above captures some of the more negative aspects that can result from regular poor quality. This list is by no means comprehensive but it does illustrate how a Sleep Performance Programme can influence physical and mental problems. These in turn can transform behaviours and performance and finally result in improved productivity and safety.
Visit our Blog for more information on how to achieve regular, good quality sleep and its importance.
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