There are few things more satisfying than crawling into bed after a long day.
Despite that fact, busy schedules make it increasingly easy to think of sleep as a luxury rather than a necessity. Missing a few hours here and there won't hurt you, right? False.
It's important to recognize sleep as a vital (and wonderful) part of your day. It's widely accepted that getting quality rest improves virtually every facet of life. Studies have shown that getting consistent, good sleep can boost mental health, clear the mind, help to maintain a healthy weight and improve mood. It may even help you live longer.
To showcase the beautiful refuge of sleep, Huffington Post photographer Damon Dahlen captured people "levitating"over their beds, a technique he's known for -- and it looks totally magical.
Relish bedtime like the sleepyheads in the photos below. Your body and mind will thank you.
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