Daytime sleepiness is a known condition that is experienced by the global population.
We need to realize that sleep plays a huge role in our productivity, and is a major key to a successful future. I strongly encourage all of you to get a good night's sleep, otherwise sleep deprivation may just strip you of your sanity, and turn you into an anxious sociopath.
While staying up an extra hour or two to finish your work can be tempting, missing just a few hours of sleep today can have serious consequences tomorrow. Here are seven reasons why the most productive people go to bed early:
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Before my two-year-old daughter came in my life, I'd hardly sleep. I spent my time reading more books than I can remember. I didn't care about sleep b...
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Two weeks ago, I wrote a post in the Facebook group of my graduation class, asking the members if any of them had ever experienced severe sleep deprivation, and if they were willing to share their story with me. Half an hour later, my inbox was full.
How many hours of sleep should I get? How do I sleep better? If all these practices are effective, why aren't college students using them? The answer will surprise you.
Sleep deprivation can result in sleepiness, irritability, mood swings, impaired judgment and increased risk taking. During the campaign, candidates' schedules are packed with appearances, speeches and travel from state to state crossing time zones in the process.
Sleep deprivation is a real issue, and there are a number of consequences for not getting a good night's sleep. Here are a few of them - and steps you can take to try and overcome those sleepless struggles.
There is a persistent and dangerous myth believed by college students across the country: sleep isn't cool.
Opening our eyes to the importance of sleep can go a long way to combat the impact that sleep deprivation is having on individuals across the globe.
If you're struggling with sleep issues and traditional advice hasn't made a difference, you might consider visiting a naturopathic doctor or other complementary health care practitioner for natural sleep remedies.
Letting out a big yawn and rubbing your eyes as you slide into the driver's seat with a large latte -- it doesn't sound like the makings of a deadly car accident. But driving on too little sleep can be just as dangerous as driving with too much alcohol in your system.