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How are you sleeping? Why sleep is an important part of your overall wellness

How are you sleeping? Why sleep is an important part of your overall wellness

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How well are you sleeping? For many Filipinos, getting a good night’s sleep has become increasingly hard.


More than 1 out of 2 Filipinos shared that they experience sleep problems, according to a sleep tracker study released by Southeast Asia’s leading consumer research firm Milieu Insight. Among the six countries surveyed, Filipinos have the highest difficulty of getting a good night’s sleep, with 56% of those saying they experience sleep problems a few times a week.  The most common sleep problems encountered by Filipinos include difficulty falling asleep (53%), waking up often at night (41%) and irregular sleep and wake cycle (41%).


The effects of poor sleep are both physical and mental. One does not only feel tired but there’s an inability to concentrate. Regulating emotions and dealing with daily stress also becomes harder; one feels more irritable and moodier. And getting poor sleep even for just a few nights a week, is associated with higher levels of depressive symptoms.


This spells a big problem when it comes to overall wellness for Filipinos as sleep is a critical part of our health. Fortunately, Samsung has developed innovative technology to help those who want to get a good sleep, and care for their overall wellbeing.


Recognizing the importance of sleep, the Samsung Galaxy Watch series offers different features to help users improve their sleep quality. With the Samsung Health app and Sleep tile on one’s Galaxy Watch, one is able to monitor their sleep patterns, track sleep movements and get an overall sleep score for a better idea on how one is sleeping thus far. It also helps set daily goals and coaching programs based on the sleep data it has gathered to form better sleep habits.


For easier assessment of whether one is getting good quality sleep, the Galaxy Watch provides a sleep score from one to 100 with one being the lowest, 100 being the highest. The score which is based on a variety of factors such as total sleep time (adults should get around 7 to 9 hours of sleep every night), number of sleep cycles, movements or awakenings (to get an idea of how often one’s sleep is interrupted), physical recovery or how much deep sleep you get and mental recovery or REM sleep.


With a sleep score, one can now go about improving it with the Sleep Coach features of the Galaxy Watch. One can enable the Sleep Coaching feature by starting the program with a quick questionnaire and wearing the Galaxy Watch for a week while one sleeps. This will help gather a week’s worth of sleep data.


After logging a week’s sleep data, users will be able to discover their Sleep Animal tailored to their sleep patterns and then start a four to five-week sleep coaching program. This includes Sleep Missions that will help improve sleep quality with notifications. One can follow the steps of the Sleep Coaching program and read the recommended articles for tips to help better manage sleep.


With good sleep, one tends to think more clearly, be able to process information in a more balanced way and overall have a brighter outlook. Are you all set to get a good night’s sleep? Samsung is gearing up to unveil its latest Galaxy devices to help you sleep through the night and boost your overall wellness.  Embark on a captivating journey as Samsung introduces a new cultural driving force – an all-new Galaxy at the very first Unpacked Event to be hosted in Seoul, South Korea.


This global event will be streamed live on, Samsung Newsroom, and Samsung’s YouTube channel beginning July 26, 7:00 p.m. Philippine time.


Be the first to know about what’s in store for the next Galaxy, plus get an exclusive voucher. Sign up now at Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2023 until July 26.