How Improving Your Sleep Will Improve Your Success
Do you see rest as something that you get all the time, so it’s super familiar to you? Or does a good night’s sleep seem like a distant fantasy?
Do you see sleep as something necessary that you guard with reverence? Or, do you see sleep as something that may be nice to have, but something that’s be the first to go when you’re busy?
If you see sleep as more of a luxury than a necessity, get yourself comfortable and listen as Dr. Patricia Thompson, a corporate psychologist, discusses the effect of lack of sleep on your work performance…and your overall quality of life.
- Forty percent (40%) of Americans don’t get the recommended amount of sleep (7-9 hours).
- Two reasons behind our sleeping issues.
- Research has found that chronic sleep problems have been linked to health issues like diabetes, obesity, heart condition, immune suppression, and even a shortened lifespan.
- 8 tips to have a good night’s sleep.
- More Sleep Would Make Most Americans Happier, Healthier and Safer – Discusses how chronic sleep deprivation can be disastrous from American Psychological Association (2014)
- Impact of Sleep and Sleep Loss on Glucose Homeostasis and Appetite Regulation – Research done by Dr. Kristen L. Knutson which reviews laboratory and epidemiologic evidence for an association between sleep loss and the risk of diabetes or weight gain.