Why is sleep important?

Sleep is very important for your wellbeing. If you don’t sleep well, your performance at work will be affected and your health will start to deteriorate. No matter how busy you are you should get adequate sleep. Even the great leaders of the world, who are responsible for running the country, find time to get enough sleep within their busy schedule. Here are some reasons why sleep is so important.

Physical health

Sleep is directly linked to health. You can prevent a lot of diseases if you sleep well. It is essential for diabetes 2 patients. Your sugar level may increase if you have sleep deprivation. Your heart and cardiovascular system will function well if you have proper sleep. Your immune system will also improve. Obesity is also caused due to lack of sleep. You will start craving for unhealthy food and you will grow fat.

Mental health

You may suffer from depression due to lack of sleep. So, sleep is needed for your mental health as well. You will feel relaxed and energized after a good night’s sleep.

Better performance

If you sleep well, your mind will be fresh and you will perform better at work. You will be able to make good decisions and do work efficiently. If you suffer from lack of sleep, your performance at work or your college will decrease.

Most of us don’t give much importance to sleep. But it is a very important part of our life. You should make time to have at least six to eight hours of sleep every night. This way you will be able to stay healthy and lead a great life.

States in the US where cannabis is legalized

Cannabis can be very harmful to the health. At the same time, medicinal cannabis has many useful properties. The recreational cannabis was not legalized before. It was bought secretly and the business of recreational cannabis and the related products were illegal. But now some of the states in the US have legalized cannabis business. Even the business of medical cannabis is limited. In the US, 29 states have legalized the use of medical cannabis and 9 states have legalized the buying of recreational cannabis. Here are the states where it is legal to buy recreational cannabis.


It is the first state where medical marijuana was made legal in 1996. From this year, it is legal to carry and use up to one ounce of recreational marijuana also. However, some cities in California like Fresno has banned the use of recreational marijuana.


Recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado in 2012. There are lots of marijuana dispensaries across Colorado. The residents and tourists both can buy them.


In Alaska, anyone above 21 years of age can buy marijuana. Consumption of marijuana was made legal in 2015 here. But it is legal to use up to one ounce of marijuana. Many pot shops are now open in Alaska.


The residents of Maine can possess about 2.5 ounces of marijuana. This is more than the limits given by the other states. There will be taxes imposed on the sale of marijuana as well.


Massachusetts made marijuana legal in 2016. People can use maximum one ounce of marijuana. They will also be allowed to grow about 12 plants indoors.


From July 2017, Nevada legalized the selling and use of recreational weed.  Anyone above 21 years of age can buy it up to an ounce. But if someone wants to grow it in your own house, he or she must live at least 25 miles away from a weed dispensary.


Since 2015, the residents of Oregon and tourists can carry an ounce of weed and grow maximum four plants in their home. But there is a restriction that weed must be consumed in a private place. In 2017, $85 million was earned in tax revenue.


Residents of Vermont can use about one ounce of marijuana and grow up to two plants in their house. So, anyone above 21 years can possess it.


Washington has legalized recreational marijuana in 2012. There is a limitation for growing weed. Residents can grow weed in their home only if they need it for medical purposes. Otherwise, it’s illegal to grow weed. Non-medical marijuana was made legal here in 2014. People can possess about two ounces of marijuana. But for a gift, the amount is limited to one ounce.

Many people voted for legalizing marijuana in 2017. According to a poll, about 64% Americans voted for the legalization of recreational marijuana. It is expected that the country will make billions of dollars as revenue tax from the sale of marijuana.

Top 3 most significant world events of last year

Every year we see some changes in the political landscape. New leaders take vows, countries go into political crisis, major government decisions are being made, etc. Last year hasn’t been any different. Here are the most significant world events that took place last year.

Rohingya crisis

This has been one of the most talked about topic of last year. The Rohingya’s were forced to flee from Myanmar.  Majority of them took shelter in the neighboring country Bangladesh.They are the minority group and mostly Muslims, living in Myanmar for years. But they were discriminated, tortured and raped. Even people were killed. The political leader and Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has done very little to overcome the crisis situation.

Saudi Arabia’s new prince

Mohammad bin Salaam is crowned the new Prince of Saudi Arabia. He is young and is all set to make some major economic and social changes in the country. The state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco is made public and women are given permission to drive. He is also arresting people for corruption, and that includes his own family members. It is a very big move for a conservative country like Saudi Arabia.

Nuclear testing in North Korea

Last year North Korea has tested it’s sixth nuclear test. Despite the opposing remarks of the world leaders, they have continued to test their nuclear power. The U. S and China government are likely to take some major step. They will go for military action if needed. It is a great risk to the world if North Korea remains a nuclear power.

Some of these events have affected the world politics. It is hoped that people will stay in harmony and make it a better place to live in. The world leaders should try to make peace, instead of fighting.